Victorian

Red Temptress – Moulin Rouge

Picture shows Nicole Kidman as Satine, wearing the gown One day my friend Katrin asked me to make her a wedding gown. Which I did 😉 The gown I created is a fairly accurate reproduction of Satine’s red gown from Moulin Rouge. I used what I think to be the original fabric – double-sided silk […]

Planning

As I have already mentioned on the index page, I wanted a mix between the various stage versions of this costume. To be exact, I wanted those things…: The waterfall drape of the US gown. My lining color would be dark blue velvet; I’m contemplating to use ‘black-blue’ – black velvet with a blue shimmer. […]

Blue “Phantom” gown

Well, what can I say except state the obvious: If it’s blue, it’s gotta be MINE. That was always so and hopefully will remain this way. No wonder that, when I stumbled over the umpteenth picture of the ‘blue wishing gown’ from ‘Phantom of the Opera’ on the net, at some point of time I […]

Skirt

– Edited to add: During to a flood that hit my house, the fabrics and partially completed parts of this costume were destroyed. So until I decide to actually redo everything with new fabrics, the pages for this gown only serve as a documentation and memory of what I made; not as a dress diary. As […]

Elisabeth of Bavaria

– Edited to add: During to a flood that hit my house, the fabrics and partially completed parts of this costume were destroyed. So until I decide to actually redo everything with new fabrics, the pages for this gown only serve as a documentation and memory of what I made; not as a dress diary. Navigation […]

Bodice

– Edited to add: During to a flood that hit my house, the fabrics and partially completed parts of this costume were destroyed. So until I decide to actually redo everything with new fabrics, the pages for this gown only serve as a documentation and memory of what I made; not as a dress diary. When […]

Victorian evening dress

When I found this evening dress on the web: it was crystal clear for me that I just had to make it; though it was, of course, an almost insane task. Please follow me to the planning stage, which, for this gown, took almost two years until now and is still going on.