Alice Liddell (Wonderland Dress) - Alice: Madness Returns



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BabemRoze posted on 6 January, 2012 - 20:51
I loves the handle shape .o.

WarriorTeddy posted on 7 January, 2012 - 20:39
nice! I look forward to seeing the blade

Athora.x posted on 10 January, 2012 - 01:38
the knife is gorgeous! wonderful work!

BabemRoze posted on 10 January, 2012 - 08:11
DAT KNIFE! AMAZING 8U!!!

Feather-to-Earth posted on 10 January, 2012 - 21:58
The Vorpal Blade looks beautiful!!!

BabemRoze posted on 26 January, 2012 - 17:27
I loves it all 8D you is gonna be perfect!

SilveraDestinova posted on 26 January, 2012 - 23:35
Loving the vorpal blade =D

Manjou posted on 26 March, 2012 - 19:43
Your prop work is amazing :) Looking forward to seeing this at Kita ^_^

Moonchild posted on 26 March, 2012 - 20:38
Great work on the Vorpal Blade!

Augmented Queen posted on 2 April, 2012 - 10:33
This looks great! Amazing work~ I can't wait to see you at Kita.

BabemRoze posted on 24 April, 2012 - 11:08
Loved this so much 8U! xx

rosieroo posted on 24 April, 2012 - 16:12
WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS amazing x

Mungojerrie posted on 24 April, 2012 - 20:37
You look amazing in this :)

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Progress Journal

7th April 2012

Blood~ ooo

Been testing ways to put the blood on the apron, Cut patches of the left over material I used to make the apron, Researched what other people had suggested for blood on fabric and i saw alot of people used acyrlic paint so i mixed up Acrylic paint, Acrylic + PVA, then saw I had some Brusho dye so I mixed that in PVA. The Acrylic looked crap, The Acrylic + PVA looked even worse but the brusho dye and pva. Scary good. It has the perfect colour and consistancy of blood, And if I add more pva it looks like arterial blood which is usually brighter in colour. I'll be adding that to the apron on a day where its not so windy. But it'll look awesomely realistic. >8D mwuahaha

2nd April 2012

Completed

Attached tabs to the back of the pinafore so I can loop through the waistband and bow and stitched the waistband to the front to keep in place. I made the bow in the shape of a massive bow tie. I also added Elastic loops on the back of the skull so i can put it over the bow. In other words its fucking done. It's awesome. Probably the best thing i've ever made. Pictures tomorrow mayhaps.

28th March 2012

more fabrics!

Got some bleached calico to make the underskirt that will give my dress a bit more poof! I also got a very pretty lace trim i dunno where i'll stick it yet, if it'll go on the bottom of the white underskirt or on the bottom of the actual dress. I'll cross that bridge when I come to it.

26th March 2012

Dress Progress

Now we have the right pattern the bodice has been cut, lined and stitched together. The skirt still has to be sewn onto it. There is so much skirt. Then when I've done the dress I can make the pinafore. I've spent ages cutting out blue butterflies to have in pictures aswell. My wittle fingers hurt like a bitch.

7th March 2012

Oh mon dieu! Une catastrophe.

FML. Cut the bodice pattern wrong. When i cut the material i completely forgot that I had snipped the shoulders off the pattern to make my Esmeralda. So my options are I bodge the sleeves which i don't want to do cause it will be obvious and look awful, or I go all the way back to London to get more material.

14th February 2012

Finally got dress material

Expensive! but high quality taffeta. It's got a two-tone kinda look to it and its the perfect colour. Well chuffed :D Hopefully i won't maim it with my skills.

10th January 2012

Vorpal Blade Minus Blood

The Vorpal Blade is officially done. Despite the fact i stuck the blade on wrong I'm quite happy with it. At the moment its lacking the blood which i will be doing. I painted the handle in dark brown acrylic and buffed on a metallic bronze paint. The blade is made of foam and is supported by skewers. The design on the blade is painted on. It needs some touching up where the hot glue gun peeled my paint off and i need to add the blood splatters. Apart from that. Le Done.

8th January 2012

Boots and Tights

Brought some stripey black and white footless tights. Footless because i can wear those squishy fluffy kinda socks that hug your soul. You know the ones. As a precaution The boots I've got are uncomfortable. I searched for hours for the nearest to perfect pair of boots I could find (pic related). They don't have as many buckles. But they are damn well good enough.

Also the vorpal blade handle is coming along well. i manged to pick off all the crappy 3d paint. utter shite that it was. now i'm doing the design in 2 coats of some textiles volume squeezy majigga.

6th January 2012

Vorpal Blade handle

Made from hobby craft make and bake clay. I'm not sure if that's polymer clay or not. Took me forever to work and warm that shit up in my hands, but i managed it and the result is a slightly wonky and bumpy looking handle. it bends slightly to one side where i laid it down on the baking tray to cook. So no the entire thing will be wonky. I am disappoint 8I. I'll be doing the raised design in 3d paint. what could possibly go wrong with that? >_>

Edit: The answer to that. Very very wrong.

20th December 2011

Materials.

I got a plain white cotton for the apron today. still pondering material choices for the dress and waiting til i can go to the special awesome material shop my mum has found out about. Decided to make the vorpal blade out of clay and foam. event though i wanted to make it from would kitacon rules says no wood weapons :C