For a last minute outfit suitable for wearing at the DFW Costumers Guild’s Mourning Tea, Butterick B6108, was a quick and easy costume to make. (Sorry, the photo of Kayle wearing it was at the end of our very long day and she was whooped!)
We purchased the blackish-brown taffeta yesterday at Golden D’or for about $5/yard. The bit of lace also came from Golden D’Or. The velvet was from my stash. The white shirt she’s wearing under the suit is actually the shirt she wears for the 8th Doctor. The total cost of this costume was about $30. The shoes (not worn in the photos) are Victorian replica boots.
Once Kayle had all the pattern pieces cut out, actual sewing on the outfit took less than 4 hours.