I’m really pleased with the way the Cardcaptor Sakura costume turned out! You can read the rest of the tutorials on how to make this costume here –
In the original belt design there is a small pink strap that goes across the bellybutton. I decided to alter the design a bit by making it into a under-bust corset. This gives the illusion that the shirt and belt are the same piece. It give more structure to the gown and makes it slimming! I added plastic boning to each seam and lined it with the same dress fabric. I finished off the back with buttonhole. It’s a little more elegant than using metal grommets. If your wondering how the wings were made check out my wing tutorial!