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Made by a Fabricista: YouTube Edition | Marty - Hades

I saw this fabric and instantly knew I needed to make another Olympian God dress. It could be nothing BUT Hades. The design took a little bit more wook and brainstorming. I knew that I wanted some sort of Halter top for it, but beyond that it was fuzzy. 

With the help of a few friends and a late night design session I came up with the design. A little more bold than I expected, but not too bold for the God of the Dead. I hoped. 

This dress was an adventure in patterning. It's amazing how things fit differently when 90% of the back is missing. But with fittings and patience I got the fit I wanted. The skirt was easier. I used an 1890's walking skirt pattern and altered it to allow for the waist high slits. This allowed me to have the full skirt that I wanted without having to completely pattern a new one.

I also made all of the jewelry for this outfit, that was a week of audiobooks and annoyance. I won't say I'll never make jewelry for a dress again, but I will say it'll be at least six months before I attempt it again.

All in all this was a fun project. I'm excited to add Hades to my Olympian series right alongside Artemis.

MARTY  @scrapsandsequins


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  1. very beautiful, love the color and design. Looks stunning!

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  2. Artfully done. Your hard work paid off.

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  3. Really lovely larger woman fashion!! I would make this!

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