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Traditional Gypsy/Minstrel Costume Update

Well I finished the skirt a couple days ago and almost finished the shirt. I tried the skirt on and fell in love with it. It’s so pretty and comfortable. So I began to work on the shirt. I had everything just about completed when I realized that I ran out of bias tape for the neck edge. So I tried the shirt on and found that I like the way it looked and hung without the neckline bias tape and elastic. That being said, I am redoing my original design to compensate for the new drape of the shirt. So, it’s going to take me a bit longer to finish the outfit but I like the outcome better.

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About narnianna

Narnianna is a costume and needle artist from the great northwest state of Idaho. She began needle arts in 2002, costuming in 2009, and attending conventions in 2010. Since then, she branched into many venues of costume recreation and design, such as historical, anime, video games, movie, television, and original design in both science fiction/fantasy and historical as well as many avenues of needle arts such as crocheting, knitting, embroidery, and beading. Each project is a work of love and has a unique story behind it. It is here she expounds those stories into tales and thoughts of her experiences in the crafts she loves.

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