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Made by a Fabricista: YouTube Edition | Marty - Athena

Athena is the next Olympian in the series is Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom and Warfare. Because of time I wasn't able to get the armor for this done. But I'm also not upset about it. I think this dress belongs to a fairy princess. I think the next photo shoot I do with this dress will include fairy wings borrowed from a friend. 

My cousin also said the pictures looked like the wisdom side of Athena. Which I am 100% here for. It's always hard when you're trying to combine attributes into one cohesive look, and to get her Wisdom aspect without even really trying is honestly, amazing. 

This dress has a corset understructure, which gives it the support that it needs for the neckline. It also sucks me in about 5 inches, so... not going to complain. Was that intentional? no. But when you work with historical corset patterns, its happens some times.

I feel like I cheeped out on the patterning with having the skirt be a circle skirt. Brain Weasels are rude. This skirt has ALL the movement I could ask for and more. It's also extra long so it puddles elegantly. IDK how I'm going to shoot this outdoors. BUT it washes so... meh?

All told this dress is probably one of my favorites I've done for this series. It's more in my style and feel less like a costume. Don't get me wrong, Hades and Aphrodite were AMAZING. And they stretched me out of my comfort zone. But it's nice to get comfy in a pretty dress sometimes.

MARTY  @scrapsandsequins


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