Patterning the dress was quick, I used her blouse pattern as a base.
My current project is my brother's Comic Con costume. Last year he went as Henchman 21 from Venture Brothers. It was a really fun costume that turned out better than I anticipated.
But, then craziness ruled out and I agreed to make it. We met so I could take some measurements and we could talk about the specifics.
Once we broke it down into separate elements it became much more manageable.