Padme Amidala (Fireside Corset Gown) - Star Wars II : Attack of the Clones


hmmmm.. where to begin. Basically I thought that could kill two birds with one stone by making a ball gown and a cosplay in one...

So I started off, I could not find a lace even remotely close to the original, So I stupidly decided that I would make it from Scratch.... I Beg... If you need to make more than a meter square of lace... DON'T DO IT!!!!!! This took me hours, I also needled myself pretty badly in the process >_<

But for anyone who wants to know, I made the lace by sandwithing black tulle between water dissolable stabilzer and then embriodering it using laurelin/lizzy's awesome machine.

But all in all, I eventually got this finished and I mainly use it for formal dinner... There are way tooo many formal dinners to go to in Oxford.

The corset it made out of leather and the neckpiece was handbeaded with a little help from my friend anne.


I'm gonna fix the skirt up and remake the corest and neckpiece for the Grand international ball in november


Man this was alot of work.. I should have made a new costume :P

I have
Remade the corset and the undercorset
Remade the neckpiece
Remade the gloves
Remade the headband
Overlocked, rehemed and added a petticoat to the skirt

SherlockHulmes posted on 13 August, 2007 - 21:44
You.Made.You're.Own.Lace?!?!!? Just, STOP being so awesome! My god Lex you're so dedicated and amazing! :D Also, you cosplayed a Star Wars character... <3 I really need to finish either my Anakin, Luke or Zayne Carrick costume one day, I need to be a Jedi. (Albeit a whiney, emo one...) Great stuff! :D

MangaChild posted on 6 November, 2008 - 18:26
Cant wait to see this at the ball XD

Defrain posted on 28 November, 2008 - 14:09
hows the remake going ? xx

Sephirayne posted on 28 November, 2008 - 14:41
*is still sniggering at Mark's desription of a whinny emo jedi* Lovely costume. I just can't believe you made your own lace. You be awesome. I hope the remake is going well.

HelloKitty posted on 2 December, 2008 - 23:25
it was great seeing this in person, its a fantastic costume and it really suits you!! mike said somthing about part of it breaking though... its fixable i hope? (thanks for the dance btw, XD)

MangaChild posted on 31 July, 2009 - 09:51
Possibly the most accurate cosplay i have ever seen XD

Sillabub posted on 31 July, 2009 - 10:00
Wow. Amazing work!

nanahara posted on 31 July, 2009 - 10:16
WOW, you look awsome XD

Ranma1-2 posted on 31 July, 2009 - 19:35
Really nice costuming skills. It may have taken a lot of time and effort but it shows. It looks superb!

Sephirayne posted on 5 August, 2009 - 01:32
Love the ball photo. You look so stunning.

SamanthaKaiba posted on 9 November, 2010 - 16:38
Beautiful outfit ^_^

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