Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/readers-closet Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:32:10 -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[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Jumper Pattern: I used out of date McCalls 6908 because it has set in sleeves making it easier to match up pattern and it is more fitted than the recent M6251 with raglan sleeves.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... ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![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 :) ]]>
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<![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 ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![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... ]]>
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<![CDATA[My "SUPER GRANDSON"]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:09:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39427/my-super-grandson http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39427/my-super-grandson My Posted by kmegamom
My grandson wanted to be Superman for Halloween and I couldn't find a decent pattern to make the costume so I decided to design and make the costume myself.  I fashioned the main body parts after... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:41:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39421/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39421/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Posted by cgarner
 I took on this costume for a friend of mine so she could surprise her little boy during his costume party. It took a lot of time to carve the head out of foam layer by layer. Then used spray... ]]>
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<![CDATA[1920s Flapper Costume]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:23:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39418/1920s-flapper-costume http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39418/1920s-flapper-costume 1920s Flapper Costume Posted by mimi71
Past Patterns #503 slip on evening dress. Made from sequined net. Vogue 8957 bolero, trimmed with feathers. Headband made from old embroidered velvet belt. I used peacock eye and sword feathers for... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Flexible Robot Costume for the Preschool Set]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:10:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39414/flexible-robot-costume-for-the-preschool-set http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39414/flexible-robot-costume-for-the-preschool-set Flexible Robot Costume for the Preschool Set Posted by TheInspiredWren
When faced with a request for a robot costume, many people turn to the trusty cardboard box. But The Peanut made this request when she was 3-years-old, and I just didn't see her hanging out in... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39414/flexible-robot-costume-for-the-preschool-set
<![CDATA[Sam Spade - The Maltese Falcon ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:44:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39404/sam-spade-the-maltese-falcon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39404/sam-spade-the-maltese-falcon Sam Spade - The Maltese Falcon Posted by andrea78
A big fan of The Maltese Falcon - I decided to make my little man's costume to suit. This suave little 1940's detective was costumed using Peek-a-Boo's Little Gentleman's range. I added a second row... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Princess Jasmine]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:36:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39408/princess-jasmine http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39408/princess-jasmine Princess Jasmine Posted by Ajaire
I used the Alley Cat Romper pattern by Lil Luxe Collection and the Free Peasant Dress pattern from Once Upin a Sewing Machine to hack this Princess Jasmine Halloween costume.  You can see more about... ]]>
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<![CDATA[He wanted a king costume - we chose infamy ]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:26:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39398/he-wanted-a-king-costume-we-chose-infamy http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39398/he-wanted-a-king-costume-we-chose-infamy He wanted a king costume - we chose infamy Posted by andrea78
Massive, massive GOT fans in this house (well the adults anyway).  So, when Mr 6 asked for a king costume , I knew exactly what he was going to get. The jacket was made using McCalls 5214 from some... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Princess Celestia- My Little Pony Inspired Costume]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:51:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39391/princess-celestia-my-little-pony-inspired-costume http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39391/princess-celestia-my-little-pony-inspired-costume Princess Celestia- My Little Pony Inspired Costume Posted by lilyshine
 I have been eyeing the Sophia Maxi dress from Pink Poodle Bows Patterns since it came out and it was perfect for a Princess Celestia inspired look. I love the triple ruffle at the neckline, and... ]]>
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