COSTUMINGMAGHDA

MAGHDA [DIABLO 3] MOTH ARMY!!!

Step 1: Prep your fabric rectangles. Place ‘pretty’ sides together.

Step 2: With ‘right-sides’ together; I stitched around the perimeter with a 1/4″ seam allowance. Making sure to leave a gap, to turn each moth right-side-out at a later date.

Step 3: Cut off the corners, making sure not to cut through our previously made stitches.

Step 4: Each moth was then turned right-side-out. The corners were carefully pulled out to a point (as best as possible).  Gap is pinned closed.

Step 5: Using an 1/8″ ladder-stitch; each ‘moth-gap’ was hand stitched closed.

Step 6: The steam setting on my iron was a life saver… or moth-saver! Each moth was pressed, flipped, and pressed again.  It is important to make a night clean/crisp, flat, shape to work with.

Step 7: Now it is time to pull out the sewing machine.  As much as I want to fold them all up, I need to add a little more tender, love, and care.  A stock embroidery stitch was selected with metallic thread to add filigree to the perimeter of each prepped-moth.

Step 8: Time to start folding!!!

Project Info:
Cosplayer: http://disfusional.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Disfusional/
https://www.instagram.com/disfusional/
Character: Maghda
Franchise: Diablo 3 (Blizzard Entertainment)
Genre: Video Game

Materials List:
Fabric(s):
Casa Crepe Satin (Top)
100% Black Cotton (Bottom)

Thread:
Gutermann (Met. Cold) Col. #9961 / 100% Polyester
Gutermann (Blk.) Col. #10 / 100% Polyester

Sewing Machine:
Bernette/Bernina – Chicago 7https://www.mybernette.com/en-US/Chicago/Bernette-Chicago-7.html

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