• Costuming
  • Sewing 18th Century Pockets

    When I made my Claire from Outlander (Season 1) costume last year, I didn’t include pockets in the skirt.  Pockets make every outfit magical, from 18th century on.  So rather than adding the pockets in the skirt I so desperately coveted, I decided to make a set of traditional 18th century pockets that could be […]

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  • OMG I Love That Skirt!

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  • Costuming
  • Costuming Ursula (Concept) from The Little Mermaid

    There’s something about a good villain.  Particularly a villain that still makes a statement decades later.  As I’ve tended to gravitate towards costuming villains (and…), Ursula from The Little Mermaid really appealed to me.  I’ve seen some spectacular Ursula cosplay at DragonCon and on the internet.  This young lady was my inspiration for costuming Ursula, however […]