Tag Archives: Vogue 8772

Tales out of Anchor

The preceding three costume posts were all for the same game, Tales out of Anchor Event 2, held at YHA Langdale in the first week of February. Here you see the finished outfit. My entire character, never mind the outfit, started with the tailcoat, which … Continue reading

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A frilly shirt

Every LARPer should own one! I made this for Tales out of Anchor, an indoor LARP for which the kit brief is approximately Regency with touches of 1930s China. Links to other kit pieces for this event to go here … Continue reading

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V8772: Rocket Edition

Necessity is the mother of invention. In this case, when I spotted this light blue fabric on the Pin It & Stitch stall at the Knitting & Stitching Show, it was suddenly extremely necessary that I make a shirt out … Continue reading

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Arranging the blocks

My fabric stash, while I do my best to contain it, is still taking up all the available storage space (one small bookshelf, one small cupboard, one cardboard box, many bags) and threatening to expand. I am trying to keep it … Continue reading

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Rouge et noir

After making the White Devil costume with its faux panels, I decided to have a go at doing a version of the original pattern with actual bodice panels and seeing what it looked like. I’ve made V8772 six times previously (1-4, 5, … Continue reading

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V8772 #6: Purple at last

I’m not entirely sure what I think about this one. It’s yet another Vogue 8772 – my sixth. (Numbers 1-4, five.) It’s a lovely mottled purple (it looks kind of blue in the photos, but it’s purple) with long sleeves … Continue reading

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The White Devil

So a while ago our intrepid party of adventurers destroyed a powerful necromancer’s secret Doom Lair, which was all well and good except it turned out that we’d also accidentally let loose his personal demon menagerie. Ah, Law of Unintended … Continue reading

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Top 5s for 2013

I’ve been sewing all through 2013, but only started blogging about it in July, having discovered the sewing blogosphere and all its wonderful people. So now that the Top 5s of 2013 post meme has started going around, my list … Continue reading

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V8772 #5: Blue diamonds

So, I mentioned a little while ago that I’d ordered some fabric with the aim of getting more blue into my wardrobe, as I like blue and am told it goes with my eyes, but I don’t actually have that … Continue reading

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A Parcel of Vogues

Some time ago, I was bemoaning the lack of smart button-up shirts in interesting colours, and my mother, wonderful as she is, offered to make me one up if I brought her the fabric. I hied me to Samuel Taylor … Continue reading

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