Among all of the things I love about sewing, I would say having the freedom to make any outfit or costume I want, how I want it, ranks at the top. The freedom to choose the pattern, fabric, and fit makes all of the time and effort worth it. Last year, I made a Daenerys… Continue reading The Sneaky Khaleesi Dress
Ah, the Hunger Games. A great movie series, although not quite original (check out Kinji Fukasaku’s film Battle Royale for some REAL fun… and over-exaggerated acting). So what’s better than seeing children and teenagers fight each other to the death? Sewing, perhaps? Once people saw Katniss’ different, funky, yet super-cute weird cowl half-sweater thing during… Continue reading Hunger Games: The Katniss Cowl
It’s officially Halloween week! I absolutely love dressing in costume, so I’m pretty darn excited! Since I don’t have Mardi Gras to dress up and celebrate anymore, I have to make Halloween count. This is the first year since I’ve been sewing steadily that I’ve made my costume. I was originally thinking of being Ariel… Continue reading Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Costume
Halloween is approaching fast so I’m sure most of you have seen some costume ideas being kicked around the blogosphere. I’m currently working on my costume for this year (which I swear will be more awesome than the following), but thought I would share something I made for the Renaissance Festival last winter. I know,… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Huzzah for Costumes!