Comment like mad to tell all these amazing makers how great their work is. They showed a lot of courage to submit their work for your judging, and they deserve tons of praise and encouragement!
Voting has now closed. Winners and Runners Up are visible from the links below! Congratulations to you all, and thank you everyone for entering, commenting, sharing and voting!
Fairy tales and folklore are my favorite reads. The Brothers Grimm story of Cinderella had stood out to me because she actually got a happy ending, even though it came with lots of blood. It's interesting and vulgar, and I love the descriptions of her ballgown. Silver and gold, made by faeries of the seasons. She was radiant.
To reinterpret the Grimm gown as a ballet inspired corset, I flatlined coutil with silver brocade, used a horsehair panel in the center front and fixed crystal Swarovski crystals to the horsehair. I drafted the corset with an 1878 pattern. The boning is 1/2" flat steel on the center front and center back, and 1/2" spiral steel throughout. The corset has gold accents, including gold grommets, piping, and crescent Swarovski crystals.