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Arwen's Coronation Gown by ThreeRingCinema Arwen's Coronation Gown by ThreeRingCinema
Finally, I have some pictures of me in my Arwen Coronation gown!!!!!! This is the same basic pattern as the Blood Red gown and the Requiem gown. I finished this back in May, but I didn't get around to actually taking the pictures until this weekend. As you might be able to tell, this is my longest gown yet!!!!! I still have some leftover fabric too, which I should do something with....but it's not much. :D This fabric was only $3 a yard from JoAnn's!!!! I couldn't believe it when I saw it - it was the perfect color, and a great price!!! I got it a few years ago, and finally made it. The bead trim for the sleeves and neckline is something I bought, but I put so many more white (and green) beads on it, it hardly looks the same as before. I didn't make the headdress or the banner, but I did dress up the banner with some silk flowers. I had a lot of fun with this photoshoot, although it was one of the hottest days of the entire summer so far....Anyway, hope you like it!!!!!!!
~Maggie

Arwen is © J.R.R. Tolkien
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RainbowHonhon Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
Omg!!! I know you've had like billions of comments on did you use a template and that sort of things. I was just wondering if there was a general (sort of) shape so that it would end up (more or less) like a dress. It is completely and utterly amazing !¡! 
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Whirinaki Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Professional Artist
Wow,I love this dress.Well done!You look wonderful! Would you tell me what pattern you used? I have no idea how to do these seam lines.Please,please help!
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Dragonblade99 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013   General Artist
Beautiful gown. :) I've always wanted to make that one. ^_^

One quick note, though; if you ever find the time to, you should probably sit own and hem those inner sleeves. :) A quick shirt-tail hem would easily keep them from fraying any more. :)
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SelenaCat Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Student Writer
Thank you for stating; CORRECTLY; that this the CORONATION gown and not the "wedding dress" like so many others.
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GreenWallsOfArt Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
Please please please tell me what pattern you used!! This is amazing!
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ManiacalFreak Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
OMG! I am completely envious of you! *dies* :faint:
The dress is beautiful! I am completely shocked! This must have taken you a very long time to make for it to look as perfect as it does. The fabric look really smooth and comfortable, the fabric you used for under the sleeves is an interesting color too, doesn't so much as stand out, but blends in perfectly to match the gown. Beautiful. :heart:
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RoxannaMeta Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012
This is just stunning! I can't believe you found the fabric in this color without having to dye it... I'm jealous and impressed! :D
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Firefly182 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Gorgeous! Did you make the pattern for this dress (or dresses) yourself or did you alter an existing pattern? If so, may I ask which one? I am making an elven gown (non-Lord of the Rings though) and this is the exact length of the train and sleeves that I would want for it.
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shelob82 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
ah beautiful gown:)
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seawaterwitch Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2010
I LOVE IT ^^b
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