Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:06:09 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Kaylee's Shindig dress Firefly]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:27:43 -0500 Kaylee's Shindig dress Firefly Posted by user-6470194
I made Kaylee's shindig dress from the show Firefly. I drafted a skirt to fit over the large hoopskirt, layered 8 layers of chiffon ruffles (lots of rolled hemming!). I used a McCalls shirt pattern... ]]>
<![CDATA[Steampunk Girl Robin Hood]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:14:51 -0500 Steampunk Girl Robin Hood Posted by Fashionista_3mily
So when I started this project I started with a drawing. It was an idea what I wanted it to look like in the end. I am a refashionista I like to refashion and change things so this project was... ]]>
<![CDATA[Indian Corn Costume]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:38:19 -0500 Indian Corn Costume Posted by PJWilcox
I drew free handed every part.  Tank slip of raw cotten for kernels to attatch to.  Marbled cotton fabric in fall colors for kernels, (over 250) stuffed, gathered and individually sewn on slip and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Blonde Snow White]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:49:12 -0500 Blonde Snow White Posted by missvautour
I made this using only fabric scraps I had saved over the years. It paid off. Found this Simplicity 5402 pattern years ago at a Value Village for a dollar :). I didn't have any children at that... ]]>
<![CDATA[Bonnie - Five Nights at Freddy's]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:30:30 -0500 Bonnie - Five Nights at Freddy's Posted by Lucy_jul
My son is an avid gamer and requested a costume of his favorite character, Bonnie, from the popular horror game Five Nights at Freddy's.  I found Max and Meena's Mega Max raglan pattern while... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hello Kitty]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:17:10 -0500 Hello Kitty Posted by Lucy_jul
My daughter requested a Hello Kitty costume and I was so glad to oblige with a hoodie that can be worn again later using Max and Meena's new Mega Max pattern.  Fleece was chosen to keep her warm... ]]>
<![CDATA[Mini Wonder Woman]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:31:11 -0500 Mini Wonder Woman Posted by mummers53
For our 5 month old granddaughter's first Halloween, I chose Wonder Woman for her costume.  This was in celebration of her amazing and safe late pre-term birth, Wonder Woman seemed suitable. Plus... ]]>
<![CDATA[Eevee]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:27:54 -0500 Eevee Posted by aunrea79
The Eevee costume is made out of faux suede using a modified version of Simplicity 1382. I changed the back, lengthened the bodice, shortened the midriff and added Sleeves. The tail, removable fur... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Ghastly Wraith]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:59:33 -0500 The Ghastly Wraith Posted by ndwarfsf
I made a ghastly wraith costume dress and wore a store-bought corset over it. The dress is grey gauze over mushroom satin that I designed and created my own pattern for its construction. I used black... ]]>
<![CDATA[He-Man for Halloween ]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:44:10 -0500 He-Man for Halloween Posted by user-1066360
This He-Man costume was made for my grandson.  He thought he would like some extra muscles on his little six-year-old body to go with the shorts, boots, etc. that He-Man wears. The body suit is... ]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Costume Contest]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:16:46 -0500 Halloween Costume Contest Posted by user-902896
Levi 3 is an Astronaut, the main suit was made from a Wedding Dress purchaced at a Thrift store for $4 including the zipper. Simon 18 months is a Scarecrow  both handmade by Grandma Crowell   ]]>
<![CDATA[Pikachu!]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:05:12 -0500 Pikachu! Posted by Lisa2222
This Pikachu costume was made entirely without a pattern -- I used one of my son's hoodies and a pair of his sweatpants to get the basic outline. It's made of yellow fleece with felt accents, and has... ]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Claus]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:18:05 -0500 Santa Claus Posted by Teresag516
I was hired to make this costume for a coworker. There are no patterns available that I was able to find for a subject larger then a 2  or 3 Xlarge person. Had to use a tshirt and sweatpants to use... ]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Scarecrow Tutu Dress]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:21:04 -0500 Halloween Scarecrow Tutu Dress Posted by MyPreciousTutu
This dress was a huge hit during Halloween Season.  I used 4 different colors of Tulle, a Sunflower, and Raffia Ribbon. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Little Wonder Woman]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:31:49 -0500 The Little Wonder Woman Posted by Lady_Stitch
This outfit was made in responce to how the little girl wanted the look of the DC Bombshells Wonder Woman,but they wanted to keep it kid friendly. The shirt is made from Flame red bridal satin, with... ]]>
<![CDATA[Jacob Frye Assassin's Creed]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 09:33:34 -0500 Jacob Frye Assassin's Creed Posted by Runion
I used the Lincoln costume pattern to make the jacket.  I shortened the length and used a faux leather fabric.  I added a lining and used a stretch fabric for the undersleeve knowing he would be... ]]>
<![CDATA[Living Dolls]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:57:08 -0500 Living Dolls Posted by justhollyanne
My girls wanted to be dolls for Halloween this year and we found Simplicity 1300 that looked like it would be perfect. Using patters is always a challenge with fitting my daughters because their bust... ]]>
<![CDATA[Prehistoric couple with a pet monkey]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 01:42:57 -0500 Prehistoric couple with a pet monkey Posted by LadyMara
This family theme originated from our child's love of monkeys. After the monkey costume was done, we joked about having a "pet monkey" and then I began to develop the idea of two prehistoric people... ]]>
<![CDATA[Princess Sophia]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:57:35 -0500 Princess Sophia Posted by Mosolydesigns
My two year old consistently desired to be princess Sophia for Halloween so I was thrilled to make this dress. I altered the simplicity 2989 little girls dress pattern for the skirt design as seen in... ]]>
<![CDATA[Christine Daae from Phantom of the Opera]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:50:38 -0500 Christine Daae from Phantom of the Opera Posted by user-6341569
My daughter has had a sudden interest in Phantom of the Opera and decided that the outfit that Christine Daae wears while singing Point of No Return fit her personality the best. For the skirt, we... ]]>