Starting sewing is intimidating, especially when you're going through rows and rows of sewing notions in Joann Fabrics. I've distilled those walls into a list of the basics you'll need to get started and with the 'advanced' tools you will likely want to acquire over time if your needs call for them. Click on the … Continue reading The Great Big List of Stuff!
Beware: Algebra Ahead! Petticoats are not hard. I repeat, they are not hard. All of it is simple math and I’m here to help you figure out your fluff, length, and fabric requirements for a basic tiered petticoat like the one I’ve made for Anna! First things first: Fabric. You’ll need a stiff organza as … Continue reading Petticoat Math!
Pattern: Vogue 8943 Pattern Description: Dress has bias shoulder and armhole binding, fitted bodice, scalloped lace-edged neckline, three-quarter length sleeves, waistband yoke, flared skirt and purchased ribbon belt. Fitted slip has shoulder straps, and side slits. A, B: French darts, underlined and back zipper. Pattern Sizing: 16 and then scaled down to fit. Did it look like … Continue reading The Wedding Dress
I'm working on this Elizabethan styled cosplay. Together with Sara Cosplays, we're going to be Anna and Elsa - she's Elsa. Anyway, these cosplays are something of a cluster of new techniques I'm having to research, learn, and use in the creation. I got it into my big silly brain to make a snood for … Continue reading 13th Century Hair Netting