Had one much fun at the symphony yesterday. We got dressed up in all our witchy goodness and experienced #halloweenathogwarts #harrypoter #phoenixsymphony #lolitafashion #gothiclolita #witch
I usually just draw up what I want then I go to Joanns and look at all the patterns in the dress section and costume section and buy the ones that match closest to the cut I want and alter them from there. Sometimes piecing up to three different patterns together. I draft the apron patterns from scratch though.
The first generation maid uniforms are straight from a simplicity costume pattern and a rectangle skirt. The second generation are the same pattern but minus the front details, with added sleeves, and a circle skirt with ruffles. The third gen is a mccalls I think with like a zillion alterations and 4 circle skirts with horsehair braid.
I sort of play Dr Frankenstien when I sew things… I just grab patterns laying around my room and test it till it works.