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Steampunk Girl Robin Hood

Steampunk Girl Robin Hood

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...

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Blonde Snow White

Blonde Snow White

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...

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Pikachu!

Pikachu!

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...

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Living Dolls

Living Dolls

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...

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Moonkin

Moonkin

Made from scratch, one of a kind costume. Moonkin from World of Warcraft

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Adorable Pirate Captain

Adorable Pirate Captain

The inspiration for this costume was a novelty kit that included a compass, pistol, eye patch, etc.  I used Simplicty 2333 and resized down from adult sizes down to fit a child.  I used the pattern...

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Its all madness in here!

It's all madness in here!

I used patterns M6143 for the mad hatter and the rabbit's clothes.  For the rabbit I used fleece for the head and I sewed wire into the ears (M6016) to hold them up.  I used a waste paper basket to...

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Star Wars, The Force Awakens: Rey

Star Wars, The Force Awakens: Rey

Except for the boots and staff, everything in this ensemble was handmade and self-drafted. Felt fabric and stiff fusible interfacing was used to make the belt and wristband. Upholstery fabric was...

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Renaissance Sentry

Renaissance Sentry

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This Renaissance sentry costume was constructed using heavily texturized cotton upholstery for the mid-knee outer doublet, brown wool baise for the mid-calf pantaloons and hat. Simple muslin with...

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Candyland baker

Candyland baker

This Candy inspired outfit was made with brightly colored fabrics and accessories and a lot of imagination. Almost all of the candy is made with paper, pipe cleaners, ribbon and puff paint. The shoes...

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Frozen Prince Hans, Kristoff and Princess Anna

Frozen Prince Hans, Kristoff and Princess Anna

I used Simplicity 1233 for Princess Anna but modified the applique to match more closely to the actual dress.  I used faux gems and sequins to add "bling" to the dress. Too bad it was cold and she...

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Steampunk Snow White

Steampunk Snow White

Partner and I were invited to a Steampunk-themed Halloween/Costume party this year. I dressed as a Steampunk version of Snow White and he dressed as a Steampunk Mad Scientist. This was a great...

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Rosalina from Mario Brothers

Rosalina from Mario Brothers

I made this costume by request for my daughter. I modified a pattern which I no longer have to make it. She made the Luna plushie and earrings.

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17  Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Sewing Machine

17 Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Sewing Machine

This slideshow compiles many useful pieces of advice for operating a sewing machine.

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Sarah Sisulart - The Lost Odyssey - Video Game Costume

Sarah Sisulart - The Lost Odyssey - Video Game Costume

This costume was made in roughly 3 weeks. Corset jacket: The corset jacket was entirely hand drafted. It was made from the same linen look material as the floating sleeves. The corset has spiral...

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My best Friends dog

My best Friends dog

My best Friens dog made from a Photo

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Button Vest

Button Vest

I made this vest to wear to the National Button Society Convention this past summer. I am an avid sewer and button collector and wanted to wear something that was a conversation piece and that would...

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Fashionista Loki

Fashionista Loki

This is my take on a Lady Loki out on the town in Midgard. The design, while inspired by Alexandra Byrne's look for the Avengers film, is my own. No commercial patterns were used and everything was...

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Winning Poker Hand

Winning Poker Hand

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We have two daughters aged 13 and 10. We have long played games as a family, but it has become increasingly difficult to find games that we all enjoy playing. This year we taught the girls how to...

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David Bowie-- Life on Mars?

David Bowie-- Life on Mars?

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I'm a different David Bowie for Halloween every year. This year, I recreated Freddy Burretti's design for the "Life on Mars?" video...

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