Halloween did happen, as scheduled, and the costumes got finished!!![caption id="attachment_289" … Continue reading the story "Bavarian fun on Halloween"
Post Archives from the ‘Costumes’ Category
And Now... the moment that some of you - and my mom - were waiting for!
Those of you who know me, know that I have this horrible case of "the cobbler's children have no shoes," when it comes to Halloween; which is a shame, because it is probably my favorite set of annual festivities. Despite the favoritism, I can't ever seem to get it together and actually make a specific, purpose-built Halloween costume; I often say that I will, but … Continue reading the story "Halloween Costumes? What? AKA: a new adventure in simplicity"
This project started after I sold my old elizabethan stays, and then realized that I didn't have anything to wear under my dresses. So smarts, I is, sometimes... As a group project, with my costume cronies, I started with the Tudor Tailor's Effigy Stays pattern, and then changed some stuff. Unlike the Effigy, this one … Continue reading the story "Yellow Linen Effigy Stays"
I think I started making this dress in about 2006, and this will be the first of many flash back posts, migrate old content to the new blog. I started with the Dresden woodcut from those maps (erm...I'll look it up later?) And then I sort of extrapolated to make it more English. All … Continue reading the story "Blue and Pink German-esque Elizabethan Gown"