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Donna and the Dynamos

Donna & the Dynamos A Mama Mia themed 50th Birthday  In August 2019 I made Super Trooper costumes for a friends 50th birthday. Donna and her Dynamos had matching outfits. They were a fun costumes to make and the birthday girl had a great party. Donna  Concept drawings made on Prêt - à - Template The Super Trooper outfit has pants and a top with the belt attached to the bodice. I used Kwik Sew 2057 for the elastic waist stirrup pants. The top was made using the bodice part of Simplicity 1537. Donna Donna's costume Donna  The main blue fabric is foil dance polyester. I used the patterns original sleeve and added a godet to the seam. I drafted my own shape godet and cut it from a white mesh fabric with a silver foil spot. I sewed two godet's right sides together along the hemline then turned them.  I sewed the godet into sleeve seam. I then decided to accent the hem by adding blue foil spot binding, so I could have just sewed