Historical Costuming, 16th Century, 18th Century, Victorian, Steampunk, and vintage.
Friday, March 4, 2016
"Hogwarts A History" Cosplay Steampunk
The majority of my work (by popular demand) is 16th Century. Being an admitted Potterphile and lover of high Victorian Steampunk clothing, I wanted to make something fun!
Tackling the pattern draft was a challenge, but I persevered!
The fabric is 100% wool suiting that I found on Ebay.
I had to fuss with the collar A LOT! This was my first draft. I pinned it on wrong! LOL
After several drafts I finally ended up with one I liked. I decided after I'd already cut it out that I would like it better with a more drastic point in front, but didn't want to waste the fabric, so I redrafted the pattern but didn't redo the vest. Wool suiting is not cheap, and I couldn't justify scrapping this one simply on a whim.
The picture on the bottom left is my finished version, This particular vest is for my niece who is a Ravensclaw.
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