Adventures in Virtual Fashion Design: Creating a Patchwork Dress with Hanging Panels

Today I learned how to do M:N Segment Sewing in Marvelous Designer. (M:N Segment Sewing means that you can sew M (1 or more) edges to N (1 or more) edges in your pattern, and MD takes care of all the calculations for you.) I used this very useful tool to add hanging panels all around the hem of this crazy purple patchwork dress I created! I don’t think I’m going to sell too many of these, but I will put it up for free in the Sansar Store.

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Here is Vanity Fair wearing the dress at Zen Garden:

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Pick of the Day: Happy Holidays!

This night-time winter experience was created by Boden Linden, who says:

This winter cabin is ready for the holidays!. ps this entire experience was created with items from the Sansar Store. Thank you creators 😀

It’s so dark that I had to edit all these pictures in GIMP to get the detail to show up! You’ll have to visit the experience in person to get a true feel for the darkness of a wintry countryside at night. The audio materials for the snow add to the immersion of the experience considerably.

You walk from a forested pine area past trees decorated with Christmas lights, and a couple of vehicles—a farm truck and a carriage—that you recognize from the Sansar Customs experience. Snowflakes are gently falling.

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A little further on, you discover a top-hatted snowman under a canopy of Christmas lights flashing many different colours!

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Finally, you arrive at a cheerfully decorated house, with a brightly-lit Christmas tree and pine bough garlands, plus stockings hung on the fireplace mantel. There’s a fire roaring in a small pot-bellied stove in the corner, next to a table laden with coffee cups, a bottle of wine, and a basket of food. Nostalgic Christmas music is playing, and it would seem the inhabitants of this cozy home have only just momentarily stepped out.

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You could consider this experience a Christmas card from Boden Linden to the rest of us. So please pay a visit soon to Happy Holidays yourself!

(The red dress that Vanity Fair is wearing is brand new from RSVF, and available for S$5 in the Sansar Store.)

 

My First Dress!

I am slowly working my way through the CGElves beginners-level tutorials on Marvelous Designer, and I am getting better, little by little, at making clothing using MD! Today I made a simple woman’s dress, and textured it using a blue fabric with white polka dots:

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I have decided to take down my first posted item, a very crudely made skirt which I can now improve on, so now I have a total of five items of clothing up for sale under my fashion label RSVF in the Sansar Store! I’m so excited!

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Outfit Outlay: Lady of Avalon Medieval Gown

This lovely medieval gown for female avatars comes in two colours, lavender and teal blue. It’s the first clothing that Northern Kiara has put in her store. These dresses are only S$25 each, which is a real bargain!

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These pictures were taken in today’s Pick of the Day, Amber Castle. Along with this beautiful gown, I am wearing a black headscarf by Agustine, which is free! It’s made in Marvelous Designer so you can adjust it to your liking. (Click each picture to see it full size.)