ARWEN
Mourning gown

Arwen's mourning gown - ooak Barbie doll dress


Description One piece gown for 12" doll.
  • Gown has two-piece bodice (shoulder seams don't exist, the center front seam makes a "false front"), with a low pointed waist, and two-piece lined inset sleeves. Golden beads imitate the buttons.
    The skirt has a circular cut (consist of 1 front piece + 2 back pieces) with the back seam and lots of fabric pools around the sides and back. Fastens back with hooks and eyes.

  • The neckline and sleeves are adorned with red trim, which is embroidered with metallic thread, sequins and tiny beads. The red sash is two-part, attached to the gown; the front knot is fixed.

  • Outfit complete the circlet and black mourning veil.

Used materials
  • For gown I used dark blue silk velvet;
  • dark blue pong√© for lining of the sleeves.
  • The trims, the sash and the insert at neck are made from a bright red habotai. The trims were embroidered with fine golden bullion (satin stitch), then I beaded them with a small golden sequins (handmade from a bigger sequins, using method "the hammer & the puncher") smallest clear, purple and black beads.
  • The circlet is made from a stripe of soft metallic plate of golden colour - I found it as the bottom of a small can with cat's food (I think it was "Sheba", but I am not sure...:-)).


Arwen's mourning gown - ooak Barbie doll dress Arwen's mourning gown - ooak Barbie doll dress
Arwen's mourning gown - ooak Barbie doll dress


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