What fabric? (Blue Diamond)

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#1 DlGlT on 7 months ago

I can't seem to settle on a fabric type so I figured I'd ask here. What would you reccommend would be best for her dress. Also her giant full robe. :eeek:
(doesn't have to be the same fabric, I just have to be able to get them in similar blues)

What would YOU use?

Her dress

[IMG]https://78.media.tumblr.com/f9da43c670bd0f514ab0a381cc3bf91e/tumblr_inline_otwbhwh2u71tro7gc_540.png[/IMG]

Crepe satin? Twill? Duchess satin? Other?
(Unfortunately the blue sateen joanns sells isn't available in store or online currently, or I'd use that.)

Her robe

[IMG]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/HTBwIKFQpaU/maxresdefault.jpg[/IMG]

[IMG]https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/universosteven/images/d/d8/Diamante_Azul_-_Steven's_Dream_(14).png/revision/latest?cb=20170206222801&path-prefix=es[/IMG]

And the pattern I was going to use, as I want it full and draping.
[url]https://www.simplicity.com/simplicity-storefront-catalog/patterns/costumes/simplicity-pattern-5840-adults--teens-costumes/[/url]

I'm all for ordering online! While my local Joanns has a huge selection, none of their blue fabrics really "Wow'd" me.

#2 Penlowe on 7 months ago

I like the idea of crepe, it flows much more nicely than a twill or a duchess satin. Of course reading then looking at the picture before reading your list of ideas, my brain went straight to velveteen....

#3 DlGlT on 7 months ago

I considered velvet in the beginning but its just not how I wanna go, especially with plans to add trim I want to blend in and airbrushing details. What about the robe?

#4 Penlowe on 7 months ago

I didn't see a picture for the robe but I looked at the pattern to use. I like outer layers with some weight to them, gives them more oomphf. In this case, polyester blending will add to the swish & drape of whatever you pick, so yay save money!

#5 DlGlT on 6 months ago

Hope thats fixed now....

Guess I'm just nervous about picking something that in the end won't be quite right.

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