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    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    So, we seem to do this every year, what are your projects for the new upcoming year 2007? I guess I only have one so far, and that's the Red Chancellor/Mace Duel Palpatine robes. I don't get that much done, so... yeah. What about you folks?

    LAN-ED-TUL Jedi Padawan star 4

    Oct 28, 2005

    well, just keep upgrading my vader of course.

    got a new FG armor in the works, and after ITR i will get a lucas A. suit.

    then i should be pretty well finished with vader.
  3. princessleia911

    princessleia911 Jedi Padawan star 4

    May 25, 2005
    My costume projects are 1) finished the costumes for fan films, "General Deception" and "Fall of the Republic" 2) Padme Parade(in progress) and Leia Ceremonial for CIV 3) Jedi costumes for my little boys(I have 2) for CIV 4) Leia Boussh so I can join the 501(that is the only costume I will consider wearing to join them)

    OK, I think that is enough considering I have about 15 costumes to make for the fan films!!![face_talk_hand]
  4. Kelldar

    Kelldar Jedi Youngling

    Sep 6, 2003
    Stuff I finished in 2006:

    [link=]Bespin Escape Leia[/link]/[link=]Hoth Leia[/link]
    [link=]Darth Vader[/link] (soft parts)
    [link=]Padme's Lake dress - second version[/link]
    [link=]Padme's Lake dress - third version[/link]
    [link=]Dorothy Gale[/link]
    [link=]Princess Leia - third version[/link]
    [link=]Stormtrooper[/link] (finally!)
    [link=]"Poncho" Leia[/link] (based on doll costume)
    [link=]Dark Phoenix[/link]
    [link=]Gentle Giant "Animated" style Leia[/link]
    [link=]Mustafar Padme[/link]
    [link=]Corde - Post-Blast[/link]
    [link=]April O'Neil[/link]
    [link=]Beast & upgrades to Belle[/link]
    [link=]Custom Mandalorian[/link]
    [link=]Belle's Blue Dress[/link]

    In-Progress right now:
    Lois Lane dress from Superman Returns
    Ceremonial Leia version 2
    Padme's Steel Blue nightgown

    Things I want to work on in 2007:
    Funeral Padme
    Belle's Winter dress
    Leia's Bespin dress (at least get a start on it)
    Two Wonder Woman costumes
    Utena Tenjou duellist uniform version 2
    Bastila Shan
    Sarah from Labyrinth
    Marasiah Fel
    Remake Belle's Blue dress
    Anna Valerious blue outfit
    Fix Beast's shoulders/jacket
    Start on Boushh
    Amidala Red Senate

    2007 is off to a great start, since my boyfriend proposed to me tonight :) starting on a high note! :D
  5. lavagrrrl

    lavagrrrl Jedi Padawan star 4

    May 16, 2002
    Congrats on your proposal! :D

    I am planning on (in order):
    Bespin Leia (thanks to Jade-Walker's work on the embroidery)
    Hoth Leia Vest & Boots
    Bespin Escape Leia Version 2
    AT-ST jumpsuit version 2
    X-Wing Jumpsuit (I would make the jumpsuit at the same time as AT-ST)
    X-Wing Vest
    I might remake my Ceremonial Leia, depending on fabric finds.
    Leia Commander from ROTJ (with and without poncho)
    I would LOVE to do Boushh, but my husband would not be pleased because of the price. Basically I want all the Leia costumes except Slave Leia.
    Everything depends on time and money, of course. :)
  6. Benae_Quee

    Benae_Quee Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 15, 2002
    Awesome, congrats! Are you making your own dress ;) :D

    Speaking of Weddings my 2006 list consisted of...
    My Wedding Dress
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    Veil with Comb
    Customized my Shoes to Match the dress
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    2 Commissioned Snowbunny Capes
    Commissioned Black Corset Dress
    Commissioned Sleepless Night's Dress

    For 2007...
    My secret CIV Costume is[link=]...[/link]
    I also want to finish the [link=]Tatooine Poncho[/link] I started this spring

    Thats all for now, the CIV costume is the biggie for me, I've been putting a lot of work into the hand beading and have tried 3 mock-ups of the bodice so far (just the fabric part) - I think I may have finally found the shape that works best for me :)

  7. Obi Anne

    Obi Anne FF manager Celebrations star 8 Manager

    Nov 4, 1998
    Well my financial situation wont allow me to really have any big projects, unless it gets better with the new year.

    I know what I have to do is my aunt's Eowyn's funeral gown and a heavily modified Arwen's coronation gown for myself, those have to be finished by March 31st. I'm still hoping that I'll be able to make my Return to Naboo gown before C4, and a handmaiden concept gown.
  8. Queen_Apailana

    Queen_Apailana Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jun 12, 2005
    2006 has been a great year and 2007 will be so much better, but I only have about 1/2 a year for sewing.

    In 2006 I said I would:

    Padme ROTS kissy kissy gown (maybe with velvet robe)
    Amidala Return to Naboo
    Another one (possibly Isard or anything I finsd interesting)

    Finish Dancer
    Black Dress
    Pink Dress as before

    I started The kissy Kissy gown, but had trouble with the lace and dyeing it. I decided not to do the Return to Naboo and started the packing dress instead.

    What I actually did in 2006
    Finished Snowbunny
    Leia ANH
    Finished my red Dancer Outfit
    FInished my Pirates Outfits
    Sleepless Knight Dress
    30's Inspired Red Dress for Mackinaw Island
    Started Padme's Packing Dress
    Started the Kissy Kissy Dress
    A Civil War Ballgown
    A 1880's Dress
    Black Silver Party Dress
    Started my Imperial Officer Uniform

    Last year I started lots of projects that I hope to finish, but I will be leaving In july or August to study abroad for a year and my joanns closed down so sewing will be hard this year

    In 2007 I hope to Create:
    A dress for my school's fashion show (Finsh by Valentine's Day)
    A suit for States in Forensics (from an old 1940's pattern I found)
    A 50's Dress for Twirp (Again an old pattern)
    A Mardi Gra (spelling?)Outfit for a confernece
    Halloween Costume for my best friend (Maybe Arwen Morning)

    If I have time I would like to Finsh
    Imperial Officer Uniform (the hat is scaring me)
    Packing Dress
    Kissy Kissy Dress

    And hopefully I can fit another Star wars costume in here.

    Happy New Years!

    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    Things I said I'd do last year:
    Red Guard
    Palpatine (Yoda duel for friend)

    What actually got done:
    Palpatine (Yoda duel for friend) which I didn't even make ironically enough. I gave his mom the fabric and she did it!
    Worked on Custom Jedi

    Things I would like to accomplish this year are:

    Again, the Red Chancellor/Mace Duel
    Mando which might be custom or it'll be a Fett (since people keep asking me about my username)
    Maybe a Maul
    Possibly a MagnaGuard... if I can think of a good way to do it

    But the way things go for me I doubt if I'll get more than one done, and the one I really want is the Palpatine. I've got several fan film costumes on my schedule, mainly designing though. I've got a costume head for my crew... but it could end up being a group effort.
  10. Verdaera

    Verdaera Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 25, 2005
    Well, I'm going to start the new year by making a Duct Tape Double with, how do I put this... bean bag boobs, because my dummy just isn't the right shape there or in the shoulders.

    -Mara Jade
    -Lake Gown (already started, but dummy made draping undergown not work correctly)
    -Ravenclaw Hogwarts robes
    -Regency era outfit
    -Line of Men's Garb

    Not a big list I know, but I'm in college right now which saps all my personal costuming time, BUT! My fashion collection class which we have to make 4-5 outfits, I'm designing them like sci-fi background characters, most of what I've got planned will fit into either Star Wars or Firefly universes.

    Here's what I got done last year (again, school can kiss my arse)

    [link=]Elizabeth's Plum Pirate gown[/link] (for best friend)
    [link=]Italian Rennaissance Gown[/link]
    [link=]Red Silk Dress[/link] (only pic I have is what I used in my "ad" :p
  11. Verdaera

    Verdaera Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 25, 2005
    Good lord, woman! That's the best parts for [secret costume] I've ever seen! Good job! I hope you post a tutorial some time! I have too many failed attempts at that...
  12. FETT-MAN

    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    Wow, I didn't even see that link until now. Can't wait to see you at CIV!
  13. Miba

    Miba Jedi Youngling star 1

    Feb 21, 2004
    I'm still sorta new to this, but so far my to do list includes:
    Admiral Daala's flight suit: Already started but failed with a sucky pattern, I'm looking for a better one, and I think I found it.
    General Pirate: Have pattern, but nothing else.
    General Renasaince: My mom has a lot of renasaince type dress patterns so I'm thinking of trying one out for more practice.

    Last year all I did was my Jedi costume.
  14. FETT-MAN

    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    Thanks to bwize it looks like my Chancellor Palpatine shall become a reality! Man that's going to be a nice costume if I do it right.
  15. JediKnightGareth

    JediKnightGareth Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 21, 2005
    Well I'm still rather new to the whole Costuning "Scene" (a fan for the entirety of my life and it took College to make me realize I wanted Trooper armor) SO I'm starting small, I'm doing my jedi robes and the sith variant (my character falls then rises, sorta) hopefully they'll be done by allhallowseve. I'm in the middle of like four sabres, and am being taught to sew. I cannot really begin anything until I get moved though (I'm going from podunk Mississippi to SanDiego Cali).
  16. ewok78

    ewok78 Jedi Youngling star 1

    Jun 20, 2005
    For 2007 i would like to finish my Leia Slave, my Picnic dress for C4 ...
    I dream of the lake dress but ......
  17. liannb

    liannb Jedi Knight star 5

    Jun 30, 2002
    What i had planned for last year was:

    Ever After Breath Gown
    ANH Leia
    Another Slave Leia for a friend
    Aragorn shirt and maybe another Jerkin

    what i did was:
    Aragorn Shirt
    Aragorn Jerkin
    Aragorn / boromir guantlets x2
    Boromir surcoat
    re-did White Battle Outfit
    helped a friend make a slave leia
    re-did most of my slave leia in sintra
    2 medieval dresses
    renaissance dress
    3 mens medieval shirts
    ANH leia
    fireside gown
    pirate costume
    mrs smith dominatrix costume
    regency dress

    it think thats it :p

    for this year:
    necklace for fireside gown
    aragorn bracers
    ever after breathe dress
    redo ANH leia
    ceremonial leia
    french court
    anna from van helsing
  18. Arsinoe

    Arsinoe Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jun 24, 1999
    hmmm well, '06 was a good year. lol Here's the list of what I got done iirc...

    4 chemises
    3 ren faire skirts
    Greek matron's dress (for mom)
    3 silk scarves
    a long coat with three shoulder flounces (for a friend)
    "Your pretty face is going to hell" jacket
    Can-can outfit
    Rebel Pilot's jumpsuit from scratch

    There were also several none costuming related projects completed as well.

    Here's my "to do" list for 2007... :oops:
    Long paisley vest to go with the red coat from above...and that will complete that costume
    Black suit jacket - at least I don't have to do everything for this costume ;)
    Bam Margera's coat from Haggard
    Bariss Offee
    a red blouse for my can can to replace the black one
    Umbridge outfit from OotP
    Redo my Jedi belt with the new buckle I have
    blaster prop and maybe get started on the holster
    re-make my marroon handmaiden cloak

    Plus sewing for the house. I need to make a few curtains and cover some chairs. I also have a few none costume clothing projects to finish too.

  19. Kasey8473

    Kasey8473 Jedi Youngling star 1

    Dec 13, 2005
    Goals for 2006:

    1. Dorme Nightgown and Robe (for me and my daughter both)
    2. Finish ROTS Dressing Gown and Underdress
    3. Finish AOTC Naboo Nightdress and begin a more accurate one embroidery-wise
    4. Dye the fabric for the Dark Blue Tatooine, make underdress
    5. Dye the fabric for the ROTS Vintage Blue Linen, begin drafting a pattern or find a pattern to alter
    6. Begin a revised AOTC Loyalist Committee Brooch for myself
    7. Begin a ROTS Green Velvet Brooch for myself

    What I got done:

    Finished both Dormé?s
    The ROTS underdress is completely done and the dressing gown is sewn. No trim, bead balls and tassels.
    Nightdress is completed. I made the robe as well, including embroidering the trim on net. Still up on this one is the bead balls. I?d like to finish other projects before beginning a re-do.
    No progress on the Dark Blue
    No progress on the Vintage Blue
    Brooch completed
    Brooch completed
    Made version 1 of the Lt. Blue Tatooine costume for myself and a doll
    Began the picnic gown
    A new Regency work apron
    Two new Regency style dresses
    Three sundresses
    Red Eye skirt
    Red Eye sweater
    Eowyn short coat based on travel coat
    Kara Thrace/Starbuck hospital gown
    Kara Thrace/Starbuck Tracksuit (without Buccaneer patch) and two t-back sport bras
    Kara Thrace/Starbuck gray tank
    Kara Thrace/Starbuck gray sweatpants (without Galactica patch)
    Purple satin jacket
    My daughter?s self-designed Halloween costume
    Zip hoodie to match sweats listed above (but too wrong in fit to be part of the costume)
    Yoga pants
    Seven pairs of sleep pants

    Pictures of what I remembered to take pictures of can be found [link=]here[/link].

    Goals for 2007:

    Finish the ROTS Dressing Gown
    Finish the Naboo Robe
    Finish the AOTC Picnic Gown
    Turkey red spencer
    Evelyn (The Mummy) skirt
    Kara Thrace/Starbuck black tank
    Kara Thrace/Starbuck tracksuit re-do
    Make Buccaneer patch for KT tracksuit
    Dye the fabric for the Dark Blue Tatooine, make underdress
    Dye the fabric for the ROTS Vintage Blue Linen, begin drafting a pattern or find a pattern to alter
    Two vests
    Dress pants

  20. FETT-MAN

    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    Wow... that's a lot. I'll look at your pics in a second.
  21. BurntTheMacaroni

    BurntTheMacaroni Jedi Knight star 3

    May 16, 2005
    Let's see.. What i finished in 2006:

    Mirax Terrik- Comic version
    Mirax Terrik- Book version
    Iella Wessiri- CorSec
    "I Write Sins, Not Tragedies" By Panic! At The Disco Costume- Ringmaster Brendon Urie
    2 Commissioned Panic! At The Disco jackets
    1 Commissioned Imperial Officer- Officer Zuud
    Matching Purse to Panic! costume
    2 cloaks
    and a billion pillows

    What i'd like to get done this year

    Finish Guri
    Moff Tavira
    Jaina Solo
    Hogwarts student
    Jysella Horn
    Grand Admiral Thrawn(for my Boyfriend)
  22. Lady_Skywalker13

    Lady_Skywalker13 Jedi Master star 1

    Oct 27, 2006
    Wow, everyone's got so much going on! And Quee-Benae, that costume will look awsome!! I've always wanted to see someone do that one.

    My goals for 2007 are
    1) to finish up the batch of costumes I've been working on in 2006. That includes
    Slave Leia
    Lake gown
    AotC battle
    Femme Anakin
    I'm almost done with them. They just have one or two more things left to do. Once I do that, I will start working on:

    Marion Ravenwood (torn snake pit dress)
    Padme steel blue nightgown
    If I have time I'll do the nightgown that Evelyn wore in The Mummy.
  23. FETT-MAN

    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    Oh, also thought I might try a Vader again, this time Lego-style! [face_laugh] I'm serious... with a lot of cardboard I think I could do it.
  24. Natalie1988

    Natalie1988 Jedi Youngling star 1

    Dec 27, 2005
    for 2007 my wish list is :

    - Padme's Corset Gown
    - Arwen's Red Blood Dress (RotK)
    - Arwen Bridge gown (FotR)
    - one Costume of Padme in RotS :confused: [face_thinking]
  25. FETT-MAN

    FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 21, 2005
    All this mention of the LOTR costumes has suddenly made me want to watch those movies again. Wow... I haven't watched them in some time!
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