Clow Reed NDK COSTUME SIGN-UPS - GO LIVE ON 8/18/2012, Noon MST
8/20 - Signup Confirmed, yay!Progress:
7/21-22 - Cut out all base robe pieces, pants, shirt, and mapped out new pattern pieces for modified over layer
7/23 - Cut out remaining accent pieces for cloak (blue bits)
7/24 - Started shirt assembly (classroom), completed mariners compass halves (including topstitching), pressed and pinned gold border for compass halves
7/25 - Skived off work to sew. Mariner's compass set into gold and blue borders. Body/under layers of both lining and main material put together. Lining for overlay assembled. Overlay pieces and accent pieces labeled and separated. Test for back embroidery and painting done.
7/26 - neck, edge, and tip accents attached to front overlay panels
7/27-8/4 - Hauled ass on all sorts of finishing on the cloak.
8/5 - cloak complete except for white neck accent, top finished completely
8/6 - pants assembled
8/7 - overlocking and seaming on rest of pants seams
8/10 - elastic into pants waist, planning to add a cuff at the ankle to tie in with the costume and to add some length
8/12 - Redrafted McCalls 4645 and previous modifications of it for Clow's coat. Started sketches for jacket back detail and lower hem embelishments.
8/15 - Classroom. Cut all yellow facing/trim strips and coat pieces.
8/17 - Drafted design for asymentric star portions for back tails of jacket.
8/18 - Pieced back point insets, set aside until yellow trim was on.
- Sketched, embroidered, and appliqued center back sun and moon.
- attached all yellow trim/facings at outer hem
- mitered corners and angles of yellow facings
8/24 - bought tassles and piping for jacket, started to top stitch yellow facings/trims. Trimmed down point insets and positioned in alignment with yellow and piping.
8/26 - assembled collar with piping, finished tacking down lower jacket trim, then found out the collar looked horrible and went to sleep
8/27 - managed to fix jacket collar to the point of not-quite-so-failing
8/28 - panicked, spun in circles, then worked on unrelated T-shirt things.
8/29 - finished tacking down lower jacket stars, sleeves attached
8/30 - Printed Shirts for Green Jello Cosplay, Packed
8/31 - PAX - Assassin Day
9/1 - PAX - RT and Aquisitions Inc. Day
9/2 - Fly to Denver, Drive to Ft. Collins, unpack
9/3 - Hiked and puzzled with family, napped, saw Julie at night.
9/4 - Hung out with Mik, finished Jacket cuffs
9/5 - Stayed home. Made piping and cording, finished pants cuffs and fasteners/frogs for jacket
9/6 - cut and attached robe collar! Ordered new boots. Rehersed for walk on. A lot.To Do:
-create/attach belt or sash
-tighten frog loops
-rehearse walk on more
assemble cloak lining
test for back design
enlarge back design to approx 19" across
create back design (applique, embroidery, and paint)
assemble cloak outer layer (complete designs first)
draft jacket pattern
cut out jacket pieces, assemble
bobbles and tassels for jacket
finish Jacket - yellow cuffs with piping
finish pants - choose band color for bottom, need extra length (yellow with blue piping?)
cut/attach white collar accent on cloak
9/6Mycroft HolmesTo Do:
-modify/cut jacket pattern
-purchase or pattern button down
-purchase umbrella (plain black, wooden handle)
-tie/pocket squareEveline Guerra (The Corsair)
[As of 8/28, planned for AkiCon 2012]Progress:
March - Corset re-drafted, cut, and assembledTo-Do:
-binding, boning, accents, and fastenings on corset vest
-cut out dress/shift
-cut out pants
-modify and cut coat pattern
-create head scarf
-hair cut and colored
As of 8/11/2012 I am also considering Order of the Stick cosplay. This is just a theory.