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29 July 2008 @ 05:59 pm
Costume Silliness  
Hey everybody!

I have taken a moment to de-lurk and show you the costume i made. I went to Marcon recently and went as the fifth doctor. Since i really didn't think i could pull off the whole striped pants look, I made a skirt and went as girl!five.
I sewed the skirt and put trimming on the coat.
I also did some jiggery pokery with the sweater but i mostly just made it up as i went along.




gratuitous picture of me and a cute ten.

(Please note my *awesome* celery pin. A nice button maker person made it for me while i was there.)

I may look silly but I had a blast. Hurrah for conventions!
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kahva: Adiposekahva on July 29th, 2008 10:46 pm (UTC)
I remember you, I saw you at Marcon! :) I believe I saw that Ten also, he's looking familiar. I walked around Saturday with an Adipose on my shoulder, I was making an attempt to be Stacy Campbell from "Partners In Crime" (the lady who collapses into the pack of Adiposes while Donna is visiting).

Nice to see you here! :)
clairevoyantkclairevoyantk on July 29th, 2008 10:58 pm (UTC)
Oh cool!
I am sad I missed you with your Adipose. That's a really cute costume idea.
Next years theme is British Invasion, and i am excited already.
I can't decide whether I want to make a whole new costume or just spiff this one up. (I know. I'm a total dork for thinking about it this far ahead.)
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clairevoyantkclairevoyantk on July 29th, 2008 11:02 pm (UTC)
Thanks!
I got the skirt fabric at Joann Fabrics. It was in the sale section. It is really too heavy to be a skirt fabric, it more of an upholstery weight. But the pattern was just so perfect i couldn't help it.
I will post it over there. I didn't even know that group existed!
Van: Doctor Who: 5/Turlough/Teganvan on July 29th, 2008 11:05 pm (UTC)
Ah! I love it! THat's marvelous! :D:D And creative! And a celery pin! Love!
Text vs. Romance: doctor sonic screwdriverthemaidmarian on July 29th, 2008 11:19 pm (UTC)
I love it!! Jiggery pokery for the win.
La Princesse incongrue: Donna was Haitian'dlesmisloony on July 29th, 2008 11:23 pm (UTC)
Ooh, what a lovely costume! And yep, that's a cute Ten.

Arghh, I wish I could go to conventions, but the closest ones to me tend to be down in Georgia... *le sigh*
Elvish Kitty: Into the Tardiselvish_kitty on July 29th, 2008 11:25 pm (UTC)
I love the idea of girl!Five >:)

Costume looks excellent! Well done!
Kathrynkathrynthegreat on July 29th, 2008 11:54 pm (UTC)
I love it!
Lady Paxie of Kick Ass, Duchess of Winpaxieamor on July 30th, 2008 12:02 am (UTC)
Hee! ♥
PinkPorcupineawoods5 on July 30th, 2008 12:56 am (UTC)
That is just *awesome*!
Mother Superior of Misanthropy: fanboypurpleallison on July 30th, 2008 01:09 am (UTC)
I love it!
Hiding in plain sightwulfae on July 30th, 2008 02:52 am (UTC)
That is some sweet skirt material. *nods*
Weirdo the Abhorrentjianna on July 30th, 2008 04:29 am (UTC)
That is so ridiculously awesome and adorable. I'm kind of jealous xD

If I had that costume I would have a ridiculously hard time not wearing it every single day.
clairevoyantkclairevoyantk on July 30th, 2008 10:15 pm (UTC)
Believe me when I tell you that it's hard for me too. If it weren't summer i probably would wear the sweater and jacket around all the time.
Year Round Produce: 5till make this look goodmichelf on July 30th, 2008 07:57 am (UTC)
Very nice. Where did you get the material for the skirt?
the good ship Saucy Gibbonbalcairn on July 30th, 2008 08:45 am (UTC)
I love it! :D
therru: Five Pretty marvelloustherru on July 30th, 2008 09:31 am (UTC)
Great Girl!Five costume! You look amazing. :)