Oh my, oh my! I squealed when I saw this. It has to be the most wonderful Grosgrain giveaway yet, well; I really love the Marie dress and the whole lot of what she makes. But come on, Alice in Wonderland is my FAVORITE and who could pass up these beauties.
I seriously want to win this prize!
is what you get: The Queen of Hearts dress, the wig, the crown, the striped
tights and red pettiskirt. The winner
will also get the
Kathleen took her cues from the upcoming Tim Burton’s version of Alice in Wonderland which makes me even more anxious to see the movie and want to create something too.
Here are some of the details on the costumes from Kathleen:
“For the Queen of Hearts dress, I tried to exact every small detail. (Notice the pintucked upper bodice:) Of course, there were a number of things I could not find. The gold and red paisley overskirt material wasn't available at any store I visited. So I bought the gold striped material instead and bustled it with black and red striped gold buttons. Bustles just look better anyway.”
“The jewelry detailing on the upper bodice was all done by hand.
I mean with pliers and metal cutters. I can't tell you how many details went
into this dress. There might just be a hundred buttons. And did I mention I
didn't use a single pattern.
It literally took weeks to finish. Of course I didn't work on it everyday but from the first day I started to the last day (being today) weeks have passed. Seeing it on the mannequin was so rewarding. And making the patterns was so much easier with it. I didn't have to ask Lily to take her shirt off once.
Queen of Hearts dress would fit a 3T-5T (maybe 6T, depending on how big your
child is). The
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