Sakizo Inspired Renaissance Gown

A very detailed dress created in just under three weeks. The original design was based off of Sakizo artwork, but  I ended up taking it in a different direction. 

It’s made from seven yards of red cotton sateen, four yards of ivory silk, and a bit of gold spandex. The bodice is boned hand basted, and beaded. The skirt was all hand sewn together and hemmed, it was quite the task. 

The patterns were all made by me, as was the entirety of this costume.


I have two posts about creating this 

           Part 1

         Part 2




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7 responses to “Sakizo Inspired Renaissance Gown

  1. Bee

    September 13, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Utterly gorgeous

  2. Catherine Asaro

    February 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    That’s incredible. Do you do all parts of the design, all those amazing details, like the lace borders on the hem.

    You are an amazing costume designer/maker.

  3. Michele

    February 26, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    I have looked over your work and am amazed with the beauty of it al–and inspired to sit down at my machine too! I was wondering if you would ever think about doing some makeup tutorials. I am ver fair skinned but have never figured out how to achieve that perfect pale skin with my makeup. The makeup is too dark or too yellow oe I end up looking blotchy. Not to mention to work you do on eyes, lips, etc. Anywho, if you ever did post some tutorials, at least one reader would love it.

  4. Isabella

    March 8, 2014 at 10:58 am

    Georgous! I am very impressed! As I posted on the Elsa blog, how much did it cost for everything you needed?

  5. arsalan

    October 22, 2015 at 8:41 am

    what is the price of this frock?my sister really like it.

  6. Eliana Kellenbach

    January 3, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    OMG Is sooo beautiful! Just like Sakizo artbook! I really admire you!

  7. Lauren

    January 17, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    Wow! Your website is so impressive! You are incredibly talented and such a hard worker!! You go girl!!


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