Kevin Roche (kproche) wrote,
Kevin Roche
kproche

Cartouche! Now all the basic pieces are made.

Photos of the cartouche and all the basic pieces completed
Cartouche! All the pieces laid out together Cartouche! All the pieces laid out together
Here's roughly how it goes together. The pectoral and the cartouche (the long oval) need to be beaded. The beadwork on the cartouche will spell "TUTBUCKS"
Closer view of the cartouche piece Closer view of the cartouche piece
For the curious, it's two layers of the pale blue calcutta with batting between them. The coffee-and-cream colored "linen" was machine appliqued onto the top layer of calcutta, then the three were machine stitched together and the edges bound with the same stone blue binding used throughout the costume
Corner detail of the cartouche Corner detail of the cartouche
one end of the cartouche one end of the cartouche
You can see the applique stitching on the "linen" look fabric, and the edge stitching that holds the back side of the binding in place
Now I have to do the beading, and if I can find adequate images of the four sons of Horus, make paper-cut-out canopic jar lids
Tags: cc24, conventions, costume, costume-con 24, egyptian barrista, future fashion
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