br trim

Sep. 13th, 2005 08:12 pm
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okay so i haven't gotten to the tutorial yet I'm too lazy, so heres the gist of it

stitches
turkey work chain stitch stem (?) overhand and more chain

here is the cut and patsed from awhile ago

here are the pics that lead me to the conclusions and some of the pics have notes on them (sorry but thire in my chicken scratch)

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neck trim right

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middle right

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neck trim sketch (middle/middle R)


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the best pic of the turkey work, along with the dmc colors I used and how many threads

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early neck trim sketch a lot of notes, mostly on the stitches I used etc

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armband incomplete but what is there is pretty accurate (ignore the notes this was before I hade simi-decent pics of the armband trim)

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one of the most helpful pics of the neck trim (I boxed in the shapes so I could see them better and name the stitches)

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the most helpful armband pic I once again boxed in the shapes so I could name the stitches

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enhanced arm and neck trim nice to see what was going on there

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up close neck can see stitches up close so can guess more accurately and can see whats going on between the rows of turkey work


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enhanced pic of the neckline trim so you can see the shapes more clearly

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the best to see the (what I think is) button hole stitch outlining the other stitches, and the lace under it all, along with great color. now I'm thinking instead of button hole I would say stem or some variation of such.

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another very helpful pic

keep in mind I made my trim only with the the promo pics and such NOT the rotk pics. so sorry for the inconsitances between now and then.

I mostly followed my sketch and at the few inches where we can't see anything (under the straps) I guessed and made it work with the emb I could see at the shoulders, as for the back I repeated the pattern from front middle on ward all the way on the back with slight veriations. and also the arm bands are the same as the neck with some veriations and the shaped edges.
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well so i could'nt find the exact date (I haven't started keeping a log till recently so sorry about that) but heres waht I could gather

Elrond aug 21 04 - 1/31/05 (inc the belt I had to wait for and the emb and everything else, I actlually finishe in dec, the first date i posted)

Battle dress (I'm still not too happy about it but it's done for now, perhaps if I have a sword I'll be happir with it ;)) 2/27 (or earlier I couldn't find the exact date I started studying it) well not just looked through the archives at ACS and I remember starting studying this dress during Elrond so I'm going with the earliest post there- sept 20 04 - (till I had the Vambraces done) 6/25/05

br trim dyed the fabric 3/5/05 (can't find the date on this one, I'll try the archives again well can't find it but I know for a fact I posted there, and I finished fast in about two months so) 5 somthing
started on the mock 11/23/05
finished dress in about 4 days... (after long hietus) finished 2/7/06

meanwhile 3 Jedi costumes made in one day each about a week before SW ep 3

hope dress start 6/29/05 (all but sleeves form that point on. done is a week from there) - 11/10/05

GG. velvet and trims gotten around 11/27/05 mock strated 11/27/05 finished 1/10/06 (took a break for Disney)

Victory dress started on mock 11/11/05
"finished" the jacket (aside from beads) 11/23/05 (took a break for Disney and money purposes)
dyed the matelasse 1/9/06 finished under dress 1/13/06
finished everything 1/17/06

secret started 1/25/06 finished 6/7/06 must get pics of this

skirt, about 2 days includ embelishments. (can't find dates)  must get pics

fukuhara's shirt about two weeks this thing was a pain! drafting, buyinf, dyeing etc. (too lazy to find dates)

door thing fro DT (not looking for dates) about 4 hours. incl shopping. ;p

mirror. muslin (sometime before march 21st) lining march 26th (cut sewn)
dress fabric ordered march 17th got it april 14th dress cut and sewn april 16th finihed april 19th 2006

mourning gown trim started I don't know, can't find the dates.... possibly feb or march. worked on it on and off. ttrim and dress done 6/21/06 (dress started 6/19/06?) no true mock done. used battle dress "pattern"  need pics of this as well

cranberry started 6/24/06 took break and finished 8/20/06

gwen started 6/14/06 finished (dress and loops) 7/5/06 finished belt 8/20/06

started on dorme belt buckle 8/24/06 dorme mock made sometime 10/05 put up till I started cutting and sewing the jacket 10/21/06 just need to get the fabric and dye for the dress, but the jacket and everything is doen on the 10/25 or so...)  finished dorme (finnally) 4/22/07 but to give myself credit, I did just get the fabric on friday 4/20/07

PR LJ dress.. done in three days at most.. 8 hours will find dates later

headless horseman.. will find date later finished 10/15/06

shield maiden started officialy 10/13/06 underdress(started not done) vest and corset and trim done on 11/12/06 finished everything on 12/16/06 (had to wait for fabric and money though.... so small break)

arya, started on corset 11/12/06 finished corset 11/18/06 finished all

lucius malfoy started 11/26/06 (spent so far 61 bucks, just got beaver fur fomr ebay, for 10 bucks will take some time later to make the clasps and brooch and by the walking stick...) finished the coat, (12/20/06)now I just need to make te clasps and buy the walking stick.. forget the hat... too much fuzz. ;p finished everything except one small detail including gettign the wand and teh belt done I am done 12/29/06

coronation sleeves started somtime in november.... I think... finished both pper sleeves 1/1/07 starting on neckline design same day. (call it boredom. ;p finished the emb n sleeves and underdress, need t add beads and start on the faux trim 1/25/07

random dress

started on mock for POTC wedding on 1/8/07 remocked fabric ordered looked at more, forgot about and started the skirt applique by hand 2/28/07 finished this dress emb etc on 3/30/07  now all I have left to do is the veil and crown thingy and the shoes. shoes and veil done 4/2/07

redheaded wench 2/10/07 finished all but the roses and the accssories like fishnets wig and pumps. but "all" done on 2/15/07

sometime in all this, I also finished Lucius Malfoy deatheater and started on a wedding dress  I really need to update this more often
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okay here are some pics of my BR trim....
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the arm band,

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the side back of the neckline trim

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the front neckline trim

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it's made up of turkey work, chainstitch and overhand, and this was my first real emb project (aside from Elrond's costume) I have "lace" I made under all the emb, these pics are a tad old but it mostly looks the same as now, just the colors are a bit less bright.. (I lest the rit dye from the cotton bleed into the emb a little so as to age the trim (I'm thinking of beating it up a little so as to make it look less new) I'll try to post the old study of the trim here asap, it is lod but the info is still good (as with all reaserch) and it's in e-mail format so ignore anything that doesn't partain to the trim....

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