You probably come here expecting counted embroidery, ramblings about minimalism, and my adventures in 14th-16th C clothing. But today we are going FULL FLOOF One of my co-workers is the lead singer in a band and likes to wear fun outfits to her shows. Recently we've started making stuff for her and teaching her how [...]
What is all this nonsense about not being able to find a host? Here are some great options Brian May, astrophysicist and part-time guitarist of some band called Queen Alison Janney Trevor Noah Maya Rudolph in character as The Judge from The Good Place Melissa McCarthy, just have her wear a different hat when she's [...]
I was going to start this post with a cute "One year, $XXXX in fabric, and uncountable stitches later" but actually calculating how much I've spent on fabric in the past year was seriously anxiety provoking so I gave up. Twelfth Night 2019 has come and gone! Thanks to Heather for the great photo of [...]
Yes, I know, it is still November... but when you like crafty things from small businesses you need to start planning this early. So. If you are interested in purchasing me a gift! That would be awesome! Here are some ideas! My Etsy favorites This book, if you can find it Yup, it's another book [...]
Lovely gifty #1 DRESS FORM! Luckily I am a normal size so it was easy to find and get! No more trying to determine trim placement in my house windows! Not actually a gift but I got it yesterday so whatever-- beautiful fascinator block from Guy Morse. Sadly these pins are Too Large and therefore [...]
Things are coming along! My camicia is done-- I followed the highly recommended instructions here, and got a great reminder of why standing on one end of a measuring tape and holding the other and squinting is not an effective measurement technique. I intended it to hit at upper ankle, it's mid-calf. Whatever. It's in [...]
This is me: I used to do this: But now I work here: And I do this: And this: And this! Join me on my costuming, sewing and research adventures. Expect some weirdness and sarcasm.