Apprentice Fairy Demi Costume

I do love requests like this one. I was asked to make a pink and gold “apprentice fairy” costume with golden wings. The client and I decided on an upside down tutu, with the shortest layers at the top, in a multitude of pinks. Here’s what I came up with.

skirt

pink skirt

and to give a ballet feel to the costume we added little pink arm frills with gold venise lace to match the bodice.

puffs

arm frills

The wings were made from gold stiff net covered with fine gold glitter tulle. I used a little more venise lace to tie all the costume elements together.

wings

wings

I added a little pink dew drop tiara.

tiara

tiara

The sweet little fairy looked so gorgeous on the back steps in my garden.

fairy

fairy

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