26 November, 2009
18 November, 2009
dxdolson favorited the project Eye Eye top
dxdolson commented on the project Costumes for Prospero and Ariel for a production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare
the starry cape is gorgeous, I especially like the work on the back, the wave motif. Keep on stitching!
dxdolson favorited the technique magic seams (reversible)
dxdolson added the project Clutch purse
Inexpensive, quick accessory for plain black dress. Lining matched the shawl.
dxdolson added the project Pirate disguise
Pirate costume compiled from memory, history, film.
dxdolson added the project two blind mice
part of a gag at work for Halloween, there were three mice of course and a farmer’s wife. Designed from scratch, purchased mask. Crinoline added girth.
dxdolson added the project Civil War day dress
Period correct details for Civil War re-enactment encampment held every summer in Oregon. Cartridge pleated skirt was a lot of hand work. Grow pleat detail hoping to prolong wearing
dxdolson added the project Racing jumpsuit
Costume for racecar driver obsessed nephew. I just can’t leave well enough alone and buy one on the ’net. Purchased patches, grow pleats on sleeves and pantlegs, also below yoke. Had to let out …
dxdolson added the project duvet dress
My niece asked me to make a dress from a found fabric, a duvet cover, a beige woven with ribbon embroidery and hand chenille-ed vines. Started with a pattern but changed it to lower the neckline, …
dxdolson favorited the project My first blouse is JJ
dxdolson favorited the technique Finish for jersey neck edges using twin needle