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Lady Thanatos Du Mort - Mrs Death

Lady Thanatos Du Mort - Mrs Death

Halloween party costume.  Skirt Simplicity 2172. Bustle McCalls M6770. Corset McCalls 9769.

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1910 Basque Bicycle dress

1910 Basque Bicycle dress

Bicycles were liberating for women, for the first time women could travel and experience freedom,  though their long dresses caused many accidents. So they went against all that was decent and...

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Little Kristoff

Little Kristoff

My grandson Liam Nix makes a very cute little Kristoff.  A sure winner! The  faux shearling fabric was used for the tunic like top and the boot like shoe covers. Brown fleece pants and faux leather...

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Coronation Elsa

Coronation Elsa

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...

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The Flash!

The Flash!

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...

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French Queen

French Queen

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.

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Snow White

Snow White

This costume was sewn using Simplicity 2813. Made with cotton and satin. Altered the pattern by lengthening the bodice.

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Pirate Wench

Pirate Wench

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...

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The Mighty Hercules

The Mighty Hercules

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 ...

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Echo as Maleficent: Mistress of All Evil

Echo as Maleficent: Mistress of All Evil

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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baby mario

baby mario

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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Stylish Jacket with embroidered dragon

Stylish Jacket with embroidered dragon

This Jackest is sewn with faux-leather and a Snake-printed fabric. It is interlined and lined. Bound Buttonhole.

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Elsa Dress with Detachable Cape

Elsa Dress with Detachable Cape

My daughter wanted to be Elsa for Halloween (not terribly shocking, considering Frozen's popularity.) I shopped around, looking at costumes in stores but I found them all horribly disappointing. None...

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washable fabric picture frame sewing pattern

washable fabric picture frame sewing pattern

6 sizes of washable, fabric photo frames, tabletop, with pockets on the back for removable easel back & strut leg board, ribbon connecting strut leg pocket to back panel, pocket for photo and sheet...

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Munchkin costume

Munchkin costume

This is a costume that I made for our 1 year old. The skirt has 3 layers. The top is a sperate piece. The hat is abonnet I made and swed hand made flowers on to. There are matching flowers on the...

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Agnes Unicorn Princess - Despicable Me 2

Agnes Unicorn Princess - Despicable Me 2

Unicorn Princess Agnes from Despicable Me 2    Inspiration: Agnes is my favorite character from the Despicable Me movies. And when I saw her in this costume the first time I saw the second movie, I...

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Pirate costumes

Pirate costumes

Costumes for the Seattle Seafair Pirates. Made from heavy brocade fabric trimmed with ribbon, venise lace and embroidered trims. Shirts of crinkle cotton with lace cuffs. 

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Misses knit top

Misses knit top

This top was not as fitted as I like so I took measurements from a top I had purchased and took in the sides accordingly. The neckline was also larger than I would want for fall so I will make it...

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McCalls M6996

McCall's M6996

This is an easy pattern and fit me perfectly!  I made it from a very light weight sweater fabric purchased from Field's Fabrics.  I used a sheer ribbon for reinforcement on any seams I didn't want...

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Grey Top with Solid and Silver Lace Fabric

Grey Top with Solid and Silver Lace Fabric

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I was given this fabric and I loved the stretch and variated grey color. Perfect for an office blouse. The back has lace over a different grey fabric since I ran short. The edging of the lace was cut...

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