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Feathers & All – Recreating Belle’s Shoes – Beauty and the Beast 2017

~ Beauty and the Beast Costume Remake ~ The Shoes Well, here goes another explanation of a crazy decision!   After seeing those two photos of Belle’s shoes, I was determined to find replicas, or more like, I needed to find shoes that had the same shapes so then I could paint them and add… Continue reading Feathers & All – Recreating Belle’s Shoes – Beauty and the Beast 2017

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Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 4: The Bodice

~ Beauty and the Beast Costume Remake ~ Step 4: The Bodice “In the bodice there’s layers of net laid on each other to be like feathers.” Once I figured out what “layers of net” meant, I was on my way to success! By looking at up-close photos of the dress, I able to see… Continue reading Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 4: The Bodice

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Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 3: Gold Leaf Embellishment

  ~ Beauty and the Beast Costume Remake ~ Step 3: Gold Leaf Embellishment They also printed gold leaf and glitter onto the dress for even more sparkle. ~ Jacqueline Durran One of the main attributes of the outer skirt, one which I didn’t explain in my last post, is the gold embellishment.  Due to the… Continue reading Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 3: Gold Leaf Embellishment

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Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 2: Outer Skirt

~ Beauty and the Beast Costume Remake ~ Step 2: Outer Skirt “Think of the one thing you’ve always wanted, see it in you mind’s eye and feel it in your heart” ~ Beauty and the Beast 2017 Last post we examined the construction of the underskirts. Today, we will dive into the outer skirt details!… Continue reading Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 2: Outer Skirt

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Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 1: Underskirts

~ Beauty and the Beast Costume Remake ~ Step 1: Underskirts One never knows how long an adventure will take to complete…. In my case of recreating Belle’s Yellow Gown, this was definitely the truth! If you read my last post, you’ll see that I’ve finally completed the dress ~ It might have taken 5… Continue reading Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 1: Underskirts

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Beauty and the Beast – 2017 – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake

Well, where do I start?! I can’t believe how many months I’ve let slip by without posting; life just happens! In my last post, I mentioned how I wanted to complete Belle’s Gown by the time the movie came out (March 17th), well….that. did. not. happen. I did have the underskirt and bodice finished in… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – 2017 – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake

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Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake – Beauty and the Beast 2017 – Video

Two weeks ago I finished up my Belle Dress and with Smile for Sophie and Vantage Point Video, we did a photo shoot! I’m so excited to show you the completed video: Vantage Point Video did an awesome job! Photos will be coming soon! Thanks for looking and learning with me! ~ Bella Mae