Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/readers-closet Sun, 26 Oct 2014 02:39:36 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/readers-closet <![CDATA[French Queen]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:59:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39624/french-queen http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39624/french-queen 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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39624/french-queen
<![CDATA[Snow White]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:51:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39619/snow-white http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39619/snow-white Snow White Posted by sewvictorian
This costume was sewn using Simplicity 2813. Made with cotton and satin. Altered the pattern by lengthening the bodice. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39619/snow-white
<![CDATA[Pirate Wench]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:38:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39613/pirate-wench http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39613/pirate-wench 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... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39613/pirate-wench
<![CDATA[Elsa's big this year]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:07:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39610/elsas-big-this-year http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39610/elsas-big-this-year 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... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39610/elsas-big-this-year
<![CDATA[Princess Luna]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:25:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39604/princess-luna http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39604/princess-luna 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... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Yet another Elsa Dress]]> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:15:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39602/yet-another-elsa-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39602/yet-another-elsa-dress 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... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39602/yet-another-elsa-dress
<![CDATA[Little Rapunzel]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:02:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39555/little-rapunzel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39555/little-rapunzel 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... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39555/little-rapunzel
<![CDATA[The Mighty Hercules]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:02:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39547/the-mighty-hercules http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39547/the-mighty-hercules The Mighty Hercules Posted by merripoppins
My son Patrick had his mind set on being Hercules for Halloween this year. Yes, my son is wearing a dress because well, let's face it, Hercules wears a dress. I started with the bodice using Ollie ... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39547/the-mighty-hercules
<![CDATA[Goldust the Wrestler]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:46:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39530/goldust-the-wrestler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39530/goldust-the-wrestler Goldust the Wrestler Posted by maboltezar
Jumper Pattern: I used out of date McCalls 6908 because it has set in sleeves making it easier to match up pattern and it is more fitted than the recent M6251 with raglan sleeves. Fabric: gold lame... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39530/goldust-the-wrestler
<![CDATA[Common household objects was costumes]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:06:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39524/common-household-objects-was-costumes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39524/common-household-objects-was-costumes Common household objects was costumes Posted by Nittleworks
I like to reproduce non living things as costumes. The chapstick and "me tube" take on Youtube were my own ideas. The washing machine I heard about somewhere. But all patterns were my own exceptr the... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39524/common-household-objects-was-costumes
<![CDATA[Echo as Maleficent: Mistress of All Evil]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:43:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39503/echo-as-maleficent-mistress-of-all-evil http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39503/echo-as-maleficent-mistress-of-all-evil Echo as Maleficent: Mistress of All Evil Posted by kikikiwi18
Echo is a 10 year old Boston Terrier that is pretty well known for her handmade costumes and has been all over the internet. This is her last year dressing up and competing so we wanted to wow her... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Merida´s dress (Brave)]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:23:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39479/meridas-dress-brave http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39479/meridas-dress-brave Merida´s dress (Brave) Posted by Like_a_feather
I would like to show you the costume I made for my daughter for the school carnival.   She has asked to be the princess Merida from the film "Brave". I bought some nice soft stretch velvet in navy... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39479/meridas-dress-brave
<![CDATA[Elsa´s Dress]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:05:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39473/elsas-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39473/elsas-dress Elsa´s Dress Posted by Like_a_feather
My daughter is fond of the film Frozen. She asked me to make her a blue dress of the Snow Queen Elsa. So here is my version of the dress.   The costume is made of three separate parts. I bought my... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39473/elsas-dress
<![CDATA[Rachael (Blade Runner)]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:58:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39460/rachael-blade-runner http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39460/rachael-blade-runner Rachael (Blade Runner) Posted by CostumeGirl86
To make my Rachsel, from Blade Runner, costume I was able to draft a pattern by looking at the original costume sketches from the film. I studied film stills to decide on the fabrics and used a pair... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39460/rachael-blade-runner
<![CDATA[baby mario]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:56:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39444/baby-mario http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39444/baby-mario baby mario Posted by im_sew_fleecy
made this onesie costume using a basic onesie pajama pattern by jalie patterns as a base and added lots of modifications, hat has machine embroidered patch the whole thing is made using polar fleece... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39444/baby-mario
<![CDATA[princess anna costume]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:25:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39440/princess-anna-costume http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39440/princess-anna-costume princess anna costume Posted by im_sew_fleecy
made this using a basic peasant dress pattern as the base just cut out bits in the shape of the vest and added trims and embroidery cape was pretty much just a big circle and a small one :) ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39440/princess-anna-costume
<![CDATA[pretty woman costume]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:16:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39439/pretty-woman-costume http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39439/pretty-woman-costume pretty woman costume Posted by im_sew_fleecy
my pretty woman costume was designed and sewed by me , i wore it for a pimps and hoes party got a lot of attention on the night ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39439/pretty-woman-costume
<![CDATA[Alice]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:47:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39437/alice http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39437/alice Alice Posted by Verdaera
I made this Alice costume from the Tim Burton Alice in Wonderland. I dyed all the silk fabrics, and hand-embroidered the hem over a period of 7 months. I made the lace at the neck from battenburg... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39437/alice
<![CDATA[Stay Puft!]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:10:40 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39431/stay-puft http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39431/stay-puft Stay Puft! Posted by Babepig
My husband & I were talking about Ghostbusters one day and how it was such a classic and that the movie was 30 years old.  We then toyed around the idea of dressing our 4-month old as the Stay Puft... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39431/stay-puft
<![CDATA[Lilly the Pirate]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:07:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39432/lilly-the-pirate http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39432/lilly-the-pirate Lilly the Pirate Posted by yogamama522
I used McCalls 4952 for my daughter who has been obsessed with pirates since watching The Goonies 78346 times. She had to have the pants, not the skirt! I found the pants fabric at WAL MART in the... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39432/lilly-the-pirate