Friday, October 14, 2005

Lemon Meringue - The Challenge!

I've dared myself to make this year's costume - Lemon Meringue. I could have bought this strawberry shortcake costume, but no, I am overcome with the urge to sew!

One problem: I'm no seamstress, and I've never made a skirt, so this will be very interesting. I can sew my way through a jewelry pouch, and let someone else construct it perfectly. I can design an outfit and pay a seamstress to make the beautiful bustier pictured below, but sewing a skirt - a skirt with a tulle ruffle underneath - will be a real challenge.

The materials: (from Mood, New York's best fabric store on 38th and 8th)

The sketch:

PS: Since this post, I've completed it. Click here to see a dark picture of it (it was late, and I didn't want any closeups... :)


kelly from work... said...

i lov ethe sketch but what are yougoing to be? whatever it is, you're going to look like a delish dish

thanks for coming last night! we had so much fun, so glad to see you and Dov. Did you go to Fornino's????

hearted it. so much fun. love the boobs, i couldnt' stop talking about how good they were hhahah.

you have SO many friends :) everyone was like, " oh this is THE katie from work" -lets hug! hahah

I love it.


Mista said...

I'm trying to make a costume for a character from Strawberry Shortcake. I made the petticoat, but it's very zigzagged, and has turned into it's own creation. I'm just not sure I will make it out of the house with a normal looking costume!

Right now, the goal is to be Lemon-Lime Meringue, a cousin of Lemon Meringue from Strawberry Shortcake.