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Oscar Francois de Jarjeyes

Manga Ballgown

The Rose of Versailles

Last Updated: 06-20-2010

I have officially worked on this costume more than any other costume ever. This is my baby! However, it took a year for me to be happy with it. I completely messed up the back of the dress the first time around. I made some rather stupid patterning mistakes and had to make some not-so-pretty modifications to the back in order to make it wearable. Right before Fanime 2010 I separated the dress into a skirt and bodice, and completely remade the bodice. It's so pretty fron the back now! I'd still like to make a big bow to go on the back.

I made a PDF booklet documenting the steps I took to make this gown. Sorry, it's impossible to c/p that here! You can find the PDF at


Best of Division: Individual Craftsmanship at Fanime 2009

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Character Oscar Francois de Jarjeyes
Series The Rose of Versailles
Costume Views 1083
Favorites 1
Comments 1
Upload Date 06-20-2010
Debuted Fanime 2009

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