Moonchild
 

Sally - The Nightmare Before Christmas

Status :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2010


Photos

Another Group Shot =)

Jack Skellington, Sally and The Mayor

Sally & The Mayor =)

Sally and The Mayor

Sally

Its Our Town, Everybody Scream!

The Nightmare Before Christmas

This is Halloween!

Finished Dress ^-^

 


Information

Finally decided on my other Expo costume =)
I'd actually been considering this for a while since finding out expo would be running during Halloween but wasn't totally sure =/

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is very special to me, its something ive grown up with and pretty much watched every single year XD I love everything about it!
Sally has always been my favourite character as I think I relate to her the most ^^'

Wearing on the Sunday of October Expo (Halloween xP) alongside Sweeturk who will hopefully be The Mayor of Halloween Town XD

Cost Notes~
Dress Pattern~ £2.85 from Fabric Land
Fabric (white lining, dusky pink polycotton, black polycotton, dark green polycotton, dark orange silk-backed dupoin, dark pink polycotton)~ £20ish
Black Ankle Boots~ £8.99 from Ebay
Black & White Stripy Leg Warmers~ £3.65 from Ebay
Long Brown Auburn Wig~ £30 (including express shipping) from Wig Fashion on Ebay

Comments

hacwa posted on 10 October, 2010 - 01:18
awesome idea =D =D

GraceyDarling posted on 12 October, 2010 - 21:19
Thats a sexy ass foot right there ;)

Leonie Heartilly posted on 12 October, 2010 - 21:59
I'm glad you decided to do this =) Can't wait to see it!

GraceyDarling posted on 28 October, 2010 - 12:55
Looks awesome =)

Kacela posted on 28 October, 2010 - 12:58
Looks great =]

Newdles posted on 2 June, 2011 - 22:41
Lovely costume! You make a wonderful Sally :-)

rosieroo posted on 26 August, 2014 - 18:29
this is wicked excellent sally

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Progress Journal

Dress Progress (Posted 26th October 2010)

*Just to show I am making progress lol*
What my dress looks like at the moment. All the peices of fabric are just pinned on atm which is why it looks a bit funny lol Need to also sew on the sleeves and cut & hem the bottom as its too long. Oh and hand-sew the big stitches...fun xD
Also need to add the black circles to the blue, black swirls to the top pink part, black stripes on the dark pink/red park and lines on the bottom pink park. Seems like a lot but ive got everything under control...I hope ^^'

The dress shape is not accurate to Sally's as well my original more accurate pattern just looked awful on me >.< So ive used a dress pattern that i'm more comfortable in, I'm hoping it won't matter too much ^^' Also I know some of the colours don't match but I just had to work with what I could find so yeah lol

Update & Boots! (Posted 12th October 2010)

Okay much needed update~
Dress is in progress =) I'm basing it off of reference pictures from the movie as well as my own interpritations (looks different in EVERY picture I find -_-)
I'm making the base dress first using a bought pattern then once ive got the dress shape how I want it i'm going to sew the various peices of fabric on top.
I hope it goes how I want it to ^^'

I have Boots! Saw these on ebay and thought they would look pretty good, great price too. I had to remove these silver clasp things they had on them but apart from that I love them xD I got some stripy black and white leg warmers as well instead of using socks as these are longer and fit better over the boots =)

Will hopefully be ordering the wig tonight as well. Still need to do the make-up test which i'm not looking forward to...not yet sure if i should go for a white look or more pale blue..we shall see. I'm hoping to use actual thread for the stitches on my face too~