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Halloween Edition 2013 Part I

October is here and the weather is chillier, leaves are turning orange-brown and falling to the ground. I love this time of the year I just want to wear my comfy sweater and drink a pumpkin spice latte and eat a pumpkin pie with whip cream. Anyways enough about what I love about October, well as you know Halloween is fast approaching, this year I had the privilege of designing not one but THREE Halloween costumes!! Here is my first out of three.

My aunt wanted to be Gunter from Adventure Time.



The character is a cute penguin. She wanted a dress that consisted of a sweetheart neckline, long sleeves, a hoodie, and ruffles at the bottom. Her fabric choices was satin, she wanted it to be shiny. The colors consisted of black, white, and orange for the beak.
I made muslin for her to test out the design. However, the flared sleeve was omitted in the final design.

After minor adjustments I was ready to sew with the real fabric. I have to admit this design had a lot of curbs that were tricky to sew, but I was successful at making sure they all matched. I really loved the way I captured the characters face with a 3D beak. The ruffles really made this design stand out, and made it girlie. I was extremely happy when I saw her try it on, it fit like a glove. She was really excited and happy with her Gunter Halloween costume. Thanks aunt for allowing me to design your costume; it will definitely be one of a kind and unique. Hope you all enjoyed part one of the Halloween edition 2013. Stay tune for part two all I can say for now is, I am designing two children’s costumes.

As promised here is a picture of her wearing it, she looks AMAZING. Happy Halloween everyone!



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