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The first of these were made on fannish whim for my roommate and I, back at UCLA. As it turned out, many other people wanted them too, so commissions of many different sizes and colors followed. These lovely people were kind enough to send me back pictures after their orders were completed.
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Not long after I started doing student robes, a few people contacted me regarding garments for the more mature fannish contingent. After some diligent research into specific cuts, this professorial style was created for them. One in linen and one in silk faille, both with wonderful shape, texture and drape.
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Yet another special request re-creation. Bodice in silk with wool trimming and the capelet lined in microsuede. Yes, we modified the shoes. No, I didn’t make the hat. Made for the opening of Goblet of Fire back in 2005. Being modeled here by my lovely friend Sassy.
I’ve done more than a handful of custom orders over the years. I take personal commissions when I have time between larger projects, based mostly on (1) how obsessed I currently am with that particular fandom or timeframe and/or (2) how challenging it promises to be. Construction is its own joy when you see something gain personality with every stitch. Requests for custom recreations of animated costumes occasionally come my way. They are usually fun (lots of colors and interesting lines) but it can sometimes get tricky finding a good fabric match and construction technique for the odder projects. Kagura Sohma …