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Thevina
08-25-2011, 08:01 PM
Hello all! As my local convention creeps around the corner I am trying to finish up my cosplay of Sophitia. What I am stuck on (and have had to re-do 3 times) is the skirt portion of her toga.

What I am stuck on is how to get the "flared" look and feel of her skirt. When I spin or move around, I want it to flounce a little bit. Reference photos are below and you can check out my profile to see my progress on it.

My only idea was to use an elastic waistband like I would with a lolita skirt to gather it, and then sew the two together.

Any other ideas would be GREATLY appreciated!!!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2226/3000958591_38bf93998b.jpg

http://fenixware.net/fab/images/chars/story/sophitia_soc.jpg

electroViolet
09-01-2011, 06:18 PM
try to cut it from circle instead of rectangle.
you know,like here http://makingthings.andreatung.com/2009/07/circle-skirts-part-2.html
If the fabric is light enough the skirt will look just like on the art :)