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Alice, at last... by Verdaera Alice, at last... by Verdaera
**Please Note: This is NOT Cosplay. I am a Costumer, not a Cosplayer. Thank you for your understanding.**

Here is my completed Alice costume, from the new Tim Burton version of Alice in Wonderland. It is entirely hand-made, including the lace and the embroidered hem (which took me 7 months to hand embroider) I do want to add another petticoat for floof and get a proper wig, but it's essentially done.

For more detailed shots of the individual pieces, please see my gallery.

Photo by Scott Cousins of Suburban Journals of St. Louis: [link] (downloads disabled)
Taken at Archon, October 2nd. This costume won Best in the Journeyman category for Workmanship!

At Dragon*Con in Sept. 2010, I also received an Honorable Mention in the Friday Night costuming contest, Best Workmanship In Show for the Young Adult Lit. costume contest, and Best Disney Character in the Hall Costume Contest!
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HalfBloodPrincess-93 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Student Interface Designer
It's just... perfect! Wow!
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bluesapphire92 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absolutely beautiful! I would love to see a close-up of that incredible hem embroidery.
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Verdaera Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Aww, thanks! :)

Here's a pic of the hem: [link]!/photo.php?fbid=1647636315816&set=t.100000095530815

And real close-up of one repeat: [link]
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ilithyahime Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
This is so cool! The embroidery at the hem looks great, and those shoes are awesome! :)
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Verdaera Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks! :D
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SineadMeehan Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2010  Student General Artist
This looks amazing, and you totally deserved all those awards :)
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GuiseMaker Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Congrats on all the awards! :clap: This costume is perfect :)
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Cherry-tree-island Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010
Yay! you finished it - It looks amazing! 8D
Well done :)
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allishaan Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutely Beautiful! All that hard work and time you spent on it really paid off - and it show!! Just lovely!!
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DrMind Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
Wonderful. You're such a master!
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AlAlNe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010
Perfect!! worth the wait!
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Ringo-amai Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010
oh i LOVE it!
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Ringo-amai Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2010
are you going to make the other Alice costumes now?
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leodox Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010
nice work
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mahoujirou Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What a wonderful dress!!!!! :la: :heart: O my goD I love it!! and the boots!! extraordinary job!! :la:
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WanderingWindward Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010
Awesome!
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:iconsweeneyt-demonbarber:
wow that is the most accurate Alice dress I have ever seen! looks just like the original one
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rasmermaid Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010
i costume as well, nicely done
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WhiteAngelDreams Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010  Student Writer
You are completely awesome. I actually went out and watched the film because of your dress diary. XD Your dedication and talented are to be much admired. :)
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SparkleWolfie Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
Wow it is beautiful! The embroidery is beautiful and it is stunningly accurate :) Love the sleeves and lace detailing!
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dinokat Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautifully done. I'm even more impressed with your workmanship on this dress now that I've seen the official costume in store. I had to try it on since I adore the style, but was saddened to see the seems already were ripping when I took it out of the bag. Congrats on the awards, your dress is worth them!
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innermonkey Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
That looks fantastic!

You really outdo yourself every time.
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TekRep Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
Very lovely :heart:

Your hard work shows and your accolades are well deserved. I'd ask you to marry me, but well, I'm already married, and you're young enough to be my daughter. But someday soon you will make some lucky young man very happy.
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