Awhile ago I went a little crazy buying vintage silk saris online (they are so cheap! and colorful! and embroidered!). I posted previously about several of the garments that I made from them, and now I have added a couple more. The first one is a super fun maxi skirt from lekala, #4186. It is… Read More More Fun with a Vintage Saris
This has actually been finished for awhile, but it’s taken me awhile to write about it. You can read about my process for this quilt in these previous posts (here and here). I LOVE how it has turned out! It makes me happy every time I look at it, and I love that I can… Read More My Completed Quilt
We didn’t get pictures at the party– too busy having fun– so the quality isn’t great. As already discussed in my 18th century underwear post, and my post about my cosplay of Claire Fraser’s red dress, my approach to these costumes was to use patterns (from Reconstructing History) that are designed to reproduce 18th… Read More James Fraser, an 18th Century Gentleman
I am so proud of this dress! The is definitely one of the most challenging projects I have done. If you have been following along, you already saw a preview of my cosplay/ historical costuming in which I talk about what goes under the dress. Now I can tell you about the dress itself! (I… Read More THE RED DRESS!!