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Margaery Tyrell Cosplay Refs and Help!

Costumes in no particular order!

(sorry forgot to put numbers on this, but it’s left to right…)

So there aren’t as many patterns and tutorials available for Margaery so I’ll compensate by linking you to cosplayers if I can that might be able to give you some advice. And most of her outfits are very similiar so the same patterns would work for more than one outfit.

Outfit 1: A long flowing, pale blue dress, possibly with green around a deep, v neck collar. Or she’s wearing a scarf benath her grey/green brocade bolero. Worn over this is a possibly white/grey/or paler blue cloak, attached to wide brocade cream and gold shoulder pads.

In the center of the shoulder pads is a silver clip, attached to which are several strands of crystal shaped peach beads.

Her hair is done simply and worn down. 

Fabric Ideas: Bolero 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Shoulder Pads: 1, 2, 3, 4.

(bolero fabric appears kinda of velvety)

Beads: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Patterns: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

Tutorials: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Hair:  1, 2.

Cosplays: 1, 2.

Outfit 2: The infamous “cone of shame” dress. Inspired by one of Alexander Mcqueen’s famous creations. It was incredibly hard to find refs for this one, I found very very few suitable patterns or fabrics. So please bear with me!

It’s made to be like a very high collared, sleeveless coat. In a brown and blue geomatric fabric. The inside is cream and worn over a off the shoulder, long sleeved pale blue dress. Around the armholes (yes i know it has a technical name) is are gold swirling decorations.

Incredibly detailed. While you may not be able to find or make it exactly you might find something similiar at fabric or craft stores. You could theoretically make it, good luck to you!  

Fabric Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

Trim Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

(or you could use gold fabric, paint on the details?)

Patterns: 1, 2, 3, 4

Cosplays: 1, (amazing and she tells you how she did it too.) 2.

Hair: 1, 2, 3, 4.

Outfit 3: A very modern outfit for this time period. It is similiar to her other dresses, except the top and skirt are attached only at the front, the seam covered by her famous rose belt. The top is a pale/sky blue fabric with gold brocade, the bottom pale blue and both are lined with what looks like crushed velvet.

This top has a butterfly back.

The belt is a brown or copper rose, attached to two twirling gold stems, each with thorns. They are attached to the top by blue ribbon. You can make this or buy it. 

Fabric Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Patterns: 1, 2

Belt Tutorials, Makers and To Buy: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

(or similiar.)

Buy The Costume: 1.

Cosplays: 1, 2, 3.

Hair: 1, 2.

Outfit 4: Colours fairly similiar to the previous dress, so I will only add the fabrics, I didn’t to this one. Again few patterns. Plenty of cosplays. Again we have a blue and gold brocade top, full blue skirt and grey/blue shoulders. And the belt. 

Her hair is loosly pulled back.

I think, despite tha patterns, it will be easier to do the outfit as seperate pieces. I only included patterns that were similiar or wips.

If you still dont like the fabric, you could get a base colour and paint on the flowers as some people did.

Fabric Ideas: 1 ,2 ,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

Patterns: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Buy The Costume: 1, 2, 3

Cosplays: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Hair: 1, 2, 3, 4.

The belt is attached the same as before.

Outfit 5: I can’t tell if the sleeves are attached somehow to the vest or to the dress. But see the first outfit for patterns on that. The rest will be fabric ideas and vest patterns.

She wears a vest like garment in blue with brown floral swirls, over a satin brown scarf and blue dress with off the shoulder sleeves. She wears it with a few outfits, not always with the scarf. Sometimes a wrap/shawl is worn instead. 

The vest is made up of many panels.

She wears a silver necklace ending in a rose.

See previous refs for hair tutorials.

Fabric Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

(you could paint, embroidery the design on)

Patterns: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Necklace: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Buy The Costume; 1.

Cosplays: 1, 2, 3, 4.

Outfit 6: Very similiar to Outfit 4. Use the same patterns and tutorials for that. Same style, but instead of blue and gold brocade its a toss between black and gold floral brocade or green and gold. I couldn’t decide so I’ve included both in fabric ideas. 

The shoulders and skirt are blue and the rose belt is tied around her middle. Her hair is done up beautifully with two strands resting beside her face and the rest of her hair down at the back in waves.

As with most outfits she wears a ring but I haven’t find a decent ref for it. Given that her crest is a flower, its possible something like that.

1-11 is black and gold. 12-23 is green and gold.

Fabric Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23.

Hair: 1, 2, 3, 4.

Outfit 7: Again, similiar, except the shoulders aren’t attached, they are seperate and more pad like, one blue over one brown. They are attached by a thin piece of blue cord. No belt this time, but a thin piece of blue velvet sepertes the top from the skirt. 

I suspect it’s backless.

See previous refs for hair.

Fabric Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Patterns: 1.

Outfit 8: Again, same style. Sensing a theme here. But this time no blue! Black and gold with no shoulders. The skirt is a silky, satiny fabric. You can either chose from the previous black and gold fabric on the one below.

For hair see previous refs. She wears a new necklace here. With three drops. Unfortunatly no one has made it yet. Her ring is now gold.

Fabric Ideas: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

Patterns: 1.

Outfit 9: The wedding dress!

Backless with a very long train its a gorgoues and deadly looking wedding dress. It’s a silver white and embroidered with dark silver/black mixed with gold twining and weaving branches, with the thorns a pearl white, like drop beads. The leaves are embroired/appliqued on with the same black and gold trim.

The roses are made from a soft cream fabric, with a few as dark grey and cover most of the long train. The shoulders are covered in smaller leaves in various colours. 

Her hair is done up with the tiara inside an almost birds nest at the top. 

It mirrors Joffrey’s crown in it’s design. 

The shoes appeare to be high healed grey boots.

Same necklace as previous ref is worn.

This is the best I could do. I couldn’t find many patterns. But I wish you look.

Patterns: 1

Tiara Tutorials: 1, 2, 3.

Rose Tutorials: 1, 2, 3, 4.

Beads: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

You may need to use similiar methods to making Joffrey’s crown in order to make her tiara.

Wigs: I haven’t been able to find one reccomend so I’ll just link you to long wavy brown wigs. Sorry!

Links: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

From Arda either a Luthien, a Deliah or a Ferrai in I think Spanish Brown.

As with previous refs, looking at fabric stores first, craft stores, even op shops. Same with wigs. I really hope this helps. I did my best and it was a hard one! 

Enjoy!

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336bc:

The old city of Al-’Ula, Saudi Arabia, built in the 13th century.  In the 20th century the new town center was established beside the old town and eventually the people left the old buildings. The last inhabitants left in 1983.

336bc:

The old city of Al-’Ula, Saudi Arabia, built in the 13th century.  In the 20th century the new town center was established beside the old town and eventually the people left the old buildings. The last inhabitants left in 1983.

(Source: National Geographic, via abandonedography)

marjahalla:

Classification and distribution of Romance languages.

Romance languages, group of related languages all derived from Vulgar Latin within historical times and forming a subgroup of the Italic branch of the Indo-European language family. The major languages of the family include French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian, all national languages. Catalan also has taken on a political and cultural significance; among the Romance languages that now have less political or literary significance or both are the Occitan and Rhaetian dialects, Sardinian, and Dalmatian (extinct), among others. Of all the so-called families of languages, the Romance group is perhaps the simplest to identify and the easiest to account for historically. Not only do Romance languages share a good proportion of basic vocabulary—still recognizably the same in spite of some phonological changes—and a number of similar grammatical forms, but they can be traced back, with but few breaks in continuity, to the language of the Roman Empire.” Encyclopaedia Britannica

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ereri-is-love-ereri-is-life:

dggeoff:

im sick and tired of fuckin frozen everywhere like “do you wanna bui-” NO BITCH I DONT WANNA BUILD NO MOTHERFUCKIN SNOWMAN ITS FUCKING SUMMER THIS SHIT CAME OUT IN GODDAMN NOVEMBER STOP FUCKING SHOVING IT DOWN OUR THROATS I SHOULD PUNT YOU ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND INTO FUCKING RUSSIA BUILD A FUCKING SNOWMAN THERE IN THE GULAG YOU WANKSTAIN

It doesn’t have to be a snowman

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