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Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Bjarne's work is stunning!

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  • Roberta Belen
    Bjarne, I am absolutely in awe of your skill and talent. I went over your websites and kept saying Oh, God! and Wow! Amazing, just amazing- and the
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      Bjarne,
      I am absolutely in awe of your skill and talent. I went over your
      websites and kept saying 'Oh, God!' and 'Wow!'

      Amazing, just amazing- and the embroidery is beautiful! Your lacework
      is simply beyond belief.

      *applause*

      Thank you for sharing!

      On Apr 8, 2005 2:19 PM, Bjarne og Leif Drews <drewscph@...> wrote:
      > Hi,
      > A seam gauge? is that a tape meassure? Well if it can help to get a better
      > idea of the scale, i am willing to do it.
      > This dress is made for a girl living in New York. She is studying to be a
      > museum curator. She has an interrest in historical costumes and she always
      > dreamed of getting an 18th century dress. I dont know if there are any
      > events where she can wear it, ill ask her.
      > I started this projekt last summer - dont laugh. But it has taken a while
      > and i have had other projekts going on besides this. Now when the panier is
      > finished, i will be able to make a muslin model of the dress so that i can
      > start the skirts embroideries.
      > I also have other projekts going on, you can all se them when you click on
      > the link below: www.my-drewscostumes.dk.
      > I made a dress after a portrait last summer also for a museum. An old manor
      > house in Denmark has a wonderfull large portrait of some of the landowners
      > that lived in second half of 18th century. She is wearing a court dress of
      > the type used in France and Denmark consisting of a fully boned bodice, a
      > skirt and off the shoulder ruffled sleaves + a court train.
      > It was made with the materials i could get, and it should have ben a fine
      > silk brocade, but money and difficulties in finding such a fabric, forced me
      > to use a plain silk taffeta.
      > The dress is permanently exhibited at the manor house now.
      >
      > Bjarne
      >
      > www.my-drewscostumes.dk
      >
      > http://home0.inet.tele.dk/drewscph/
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: catslave54
      > To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 5:32 PM
      > Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Bjarne's work is stunning!
      >
      >
      >
      > So beautiful! But next time could you put a seam gauge or something
      > next to the work in one photo so we can get an idea of scale? And
      > when does this costume get worn? Are you working under a deadline?
      > Are there other pieces in the works? This is SO lovely...
      >
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      >
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