Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:47:30 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Mermaid costume]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:03:23 -0500 Mermaid costume Posted by cnuland
My daughter wanted to be Ariel from The Little Mermaid this year.  I made the hair by knitting a stretchy hat and then weaving in strands of sparkly yarn.  The t-shirt was purchased, but I sewed... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hand Painted - Hand Embroidered Tangled Rapunzel Costume]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:12:26 -0500 Hand Painted - Hand Embroidered Tangled Rapunzel Costume Posted by PixiePirate
My daughter really wanted to be Rapunzel for Halloween but there were no patterns or costumes in her size.  I found a Simplicity costume pattern and a McCall's vest pattern and altered them... ]]>
<![CDATA[ALMA'S HALLOWEEN COSTUMES]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:52:19 -0500 ALMA'S HALLOWEEN COSTUMES Posted by almasue
<![CDATA[Halloween costume contest]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:06:06 -0500 Halloween costume contest Posted by user-3239104
Elsa outfit, granddaughter picked out all the material herself. ]]>
<![CDATA[Anna Costume]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:36:55 -0500 Anna Costume Posted by aunrea79
The costume is hand embroidered (which only took me 140 hours to do). I used Simplicity 1233 with many modifications. Modifications that I made are: I made the scallop at the bottom thinner, made the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Not just for Halloween!]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:07:12 -0500 Not just for Halloween! Posted by 4L8ter
Joe wanted to be an elephant for Halloween. Plus this costume is great for play dates and offers lots of opportunities for pretend! Starting with a McCalls pattern and working from a photo that... ]]>
<![CDATA[Max from the Wild Things]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:37:44 -0500 Max from the Wild Things Posted by dalachin
I wanted to make a classic costume, one that would be a favorite for dress up and play. Where the Wild things are is a favorite book for us, and Max's wolf costume seemed like a perfect fit for... ]]>
<![CDATA[Coronation Elsa]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:19:59 -0500 Coronation Elsa Posted by Mx_angel
Coronation elsa Frozen costume. Everything was hand made but the crown. Skirt, bodice, shirt, cape and shoes were all hand painted by me. It also has gloves but unfortunately she was hot and took... ]]>
<![CDATA[The New Look Suit]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:45:41 -0500 The New Look Suit Posted by StinaP
A very, very long project has reached its end, and last week my suit and I walked the streets of Paris. My inspiration is the 1950's, Christian Dior and the New Look.  The suit is in black wool... ]]>
<![CDATA[Flu Bug]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:57:05 -0500 Flu Bug Posted by JuliePea
I made this when there was a shortage of flu vaccines in Seattle.  I wanted to stand by the tour boat that was taking folks to Victoria, BC, Canada to get their shots.  For the adult party, I added... ]]>
<![CDATA[Princess Merida (Brave)]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:19:32 -0500 Princess Merida (Brave) Posted by Like_a_feather
My daughter has asked me to make her a dress of princess Merida from the film "Brave". I bought some nice soft stretch velvet in navy bleu and for the blouse under the dress I used some satin that... ]]>
<![CDATA[Jellyfish Costume ]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:11:22 -0500 Jellyfish Costume Posted by costumesbyjune
Sewing is my art. My joy is to create something new that may give another as much pleasure to wear as it brought me in the creation. This year a granddaughter wanted a Jellyfish Costume. It is my... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Flash!]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:00:09 -0500 The Flash! Posted by SnoopMurph
I used Simplicity Pattern 2567 to make my son a Flash costume.  I used red polyester costume fabric for the actual suit.  I used yellow felt with stiff interfacing for the lightening bolts on the... ]]>
<![CDATA[French Queen]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:59:17 -0500 French Queen Posted by sewvictorian
This dress was sewn using OOP Simplicity pattern 3637. I modified the bodice into a vest and added my own trim styling. This was sewn with an upholstery embroidered fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Snow White]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:51:48 -0500 Snow White Posted by sewvictorian
This costume was sewn using Simplicity 2813. Made with cotton and satin. Altered the pattern by lengthening the bodice. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pirate Wench]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:38:43 -0500 Pirate Wench Posted by sewvictorian
This costume is sewn using Simplicity pattern 3629. I modified the top by adding ties to the sleeves. I lengthened the skirt and added pearls to decorate. I designed and drafted the corset myself by... ]]>
<![CDATA[Elsa's big this year]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:07:25 -0500 Elsa's big this year Posted by slofrano
Made from the McCall's Elsa pattern for my Granddaughter. Fabric was purchased on Etsy. The cotton dress has silver threads running through it. The bodice is an overlay of the organza which has... ]]>
<![CDATA[Princess Luna]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:25:50 -0500 Princess Luna Posted by xbabygurlxxx
I was wander craft section of local store saw these fabrics that caught my eye and then when i saw they glittery pipe cleaners i thought to myself i can make a crown with these and then came to light... ]]>
<![CDATA[Yet another Elsa Dress]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:15:13 -0500 Yet another Elsa Dress Posted by sandra1446
Yet another Elsa costume from Mccall's 7000.  Shockingly was able to make this dress entirely from fabric in my stash (although in my defence, the blue organza with snowflakes was repurposed from a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Little Rapunzel]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:02:34 -0500 Little Rapunzel Posted by lrldelrosso
I fell in love with this pattern from the moment it was released. It's really a very basic bodice and rectangular skirt design, with a few ribbon details. The challenge was in the many layers and... ]]>