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Unread 01-04-2013, 10:38 PM   #56559
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Finished hammering the grommets and eyelets into my Pinkie Pie bodice tonight, and was able to try it on for the first time in the 3 months I've been working on it.

Holy crap - it actually fits. It actually fits, and the embroidery gets pulled properly so it lays flat against my torso, and it didn't instantly disintegrate into ash and ribbon like I had a nightmare that it did.

On top of that, it is as supportive as some of my professionally made corsets from RenFest (which was a huge fear I had with regards to this bodice). Now that I've seen it on me, though, I think I will be embellishing it quite a bit more, since it actually looks a bit more princess than pirate. Possibly due to the fact that it is a lovely mix of fuschia and baby pink...

But I just can't get over the fact that I actually made a bodice, with boning, and embellishments, and everything, and it fits me properly.
Convention Line-Up: Dragon*Con 2016
Planned Costumes:
Scarlet Witch (All New All Different Marvel), Fix-it Faerie (Original Design), Pirate Duck (Original Design), Generic Jedi (Star Wars)

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