Cosplay & Historic Dresses

News and Updates

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This costumes are in progress and can be seen soon:

  • Historical: an 1850s Dress made from a Second-Hand Saree
  • Historical: 1797 Early Regency Ensemble
  • Paused: Queen Hippolyta’s Armor from Wonder Woman
  • Paused: Queen Ravenna’s black-golden crown from Snow White and the Huntsman
  • Completed: An 1869 silk dress



  • 02/04/24
    • A wrote a tutorial about how to make paper flowers to accompany your cosplay or dress, which can be found in the new Tutorial section.
  • 12/02/24
  •  02/02/24
    • For the beginning of the year, I would like to feature my latest historical summer dress, a 1770s Italian Gown.


  •  16/09/23
    • The Thor photos are edited and online. You may recognize the outfit from the making-of. Hint: I also have a free online pattern for the hammer.
  •  28/08/23
  •  04/02/23
    • I fixed some links, so that navigating between the German and the English part should be easier now.
    • The Hippolyta build is making some huge process, cannot wait to share pictures.


  •  12/11/22
    • At the moment I am writing a short article about the making-of our Thor armor. It serves as a small teaser for the finished costume, that will be featured soon.
  •  14/06/22
    • I wrote down some thoughts on perfectionism showing some of my typical mistakes in sewing.
    • New photos of the Victoria ballgown!
  •  13/06/22
  •  11/03/22
    • I translated the page of the 1861 Wool Gown into English.
    • I am currently working on a 1660s baroque dress and will try to translate the WIP into English soon.
    • In addition, I finished a quilted waistcoat recently.
    • In January, I managed to sew a complete crinoline dress with two separate bodices.
  •  21/02/22
    • The site is currently under construction. I am working on the layout and several other things that needed an update.
  •  22/01/22
    • I hope you all had a great start into the new year. I am finally back into sewing, which was not possible during the last year. As a result, I have a huge list of leftover tasks from old projects, but also a bunch of new ideas. I am so looking forward to have more time for sewing and I hope that you have some great projects planned for 2022 aswell.


  • Hint: If you are curious for more content, please change the language to German.
  •  20/10/21
  •  15/01/21
    • I hope you all had a great vacation. Due to the Lockdown in Germany, I do not have the chance to take a lot of photos, although there are several dresses that are finished. However, I try to upload some content from the last years, that got lost on the way.


  •  04.12.20
    • I often use Ikea items for historical projects. Have a look at my new 1869 bustle dress made of two packages of bedcloth.
  • 18.11.20
    • There are barely any occassions to wear a costume these days, so updates are rare, I’m sorry.
    • But I could take some photos of my finished 1840s handsewn day dress.
    • I had to disable the comments. Please write a mail in case you have any questions.
  • 20.08.20
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  • 13.05.20
    • I added references and citations to the pages dealing with Viking Age clothing.
  • 09.05.20
    • The costume Seeres Skade combines Viking Age clothing with cosplay makeup and setting.
  • 21.04.20
  • 20.04.20
    • I fixed some problems with the size of photos on various pages.
    • The photos of my DnD witch could be uploaded as well.
  • 10.04.20
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  • 01.04.20
    • A new (recycelt) outfit: Viking Coat
    • Due to some technical issues, I could only upload the main photo of my DnD Witch, but I will add more photos and a description in the time to come.
  •  29.01.20
    • The Elder Scrolls Online Armor has been photographed properly.
    • Someone tried to interfere with my site, so please excuse technical issues during the last days.
  •  09.01.20
  • 07.01.20
    • After all this time, I added some info about myself right here.
  • 02.01.20




  •  22.11.17
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  •  09.08.17
  •  08.07.17
    • Finally I decided to continue the Star Wars Ep. II Padme Senate Gown, as can be seen on the Padme Senate WIP.
    • Immediately, page 6 was created to show progress on the embroidery of the tabard.
  •  07.07.17
    • New: I created an Instagram account named @fjalladiscosplay
  •  25.06.17
  •  21.06.17
  • Update 13.06.17
    • Athena is no longer alone. We made a costume suitable for the Greek God Hades.
  • Update 06.06.17
  • Update 28.05.17
  • Update 29.04.17
  • Update 12.04.17
    • The Athena goddess photos are online now and can be seen on the cosplay’s page.
  • Update 11.04.17
  • Update 26.03.17
  • Update 24.03.17
  • Update 18.03.17
  • Update 13.03.17
    • As I already mentioned, I am still working on the Ciri project, because the next occasion to wear it is coming soon.
  • Update 11.03.17
    • At the day of the party, the main parts were wearable. You can see it on the page of the Ciri project.
    • In addition, I could improve the quality of some Yennefer project photos.
    • All of the photos shown when you click on a finished costume’s page have improved measurements.
  • Update 07.03.17
    • Although I needed some more time than expected, I can present some progress on the Ciri project.
  • Update 05.03.17
    • The trousers and the shirt of the Ciri project are finished now.
  • Update 02.03.17
    • My Witcher medaillon arrived today. However, I do not have a lot of progress on the Ciri project to present to you.
  • Update 01.03.17
    • Today I received my fabric for the Ciri project and finally started sewing.
  • Update 28.02.17
    • Since my fabric did not arrive yet, I could only work on some of the extra parts for the Ciri project.
  • Update 27.02.17
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  • Update 25.02.17
    • Even before finishing Yennefer I already started another character from Witcher 3. Progress can be seen on the Ciri making-of page.
  • Update 24.02.17
    • In the last week I altered a pair of boots to wear with the Yennefer Outfit, which you can see in the making-of.
  • Update 10.02.17
    • Ten buttons are now sewn to the Yennefer Jacket. Besides, I received my medaillon. This can be seen on the Yennefer making-of.
    • By the way, I finally started the Jamie outfit from Outlander. Soon, I will post some making-of information on this project, too.
  • Update 04.02.17
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  • Update 29.01.17
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  • Update 22.01.17
    • Some Progress on Yennefer, that you can see in the making-of section.
  • Update 21.01.17
    • I started my Yennefer cosplay from Witcher 3 some weeks ago and decided to make a detailed making-of parallel to the sewing.
  • Update 02.01.17


  • End of 2016: I wish you nice holidays and a good start into 2017!
  • Update 02.12.16
    • News and Updates section started in English.

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