My friend Deidre needed something to wear to a posh charity ball, and I saw a flash vision of something in my head that would suit her. I showed it to her and she was MORE than happy to pay me to m…
Made as a focal piece in my Burlesque Girl Halloween costume, I threw this together on my dress form from scrap fabric in my collection. I wanted a miniskirt with a drape front and a bustle back t…
You can bet your bustle I’ll be adding some more looks here soon!
Thank you! I found the wig on Ebay from a cosplay shop. I love it so much, I might buy one in e…
Hee hee, thank you! _
This is the completed costume, as I wore it to Steamcon III. I made the spats, bustle belt, bloomers, and wrist braces, and I styled the wig. The dress, suspenders, boots, tights, and pocket-watc…
Thank you! I’m thinking of providing the pattern here, if you’re interested. For free, of course!
Thank you! _
I’ve been suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome for months now. I’m uninsured and can’t afford surgery. I have been forced to wear medical wrist braces day and night to keep the symptoms in check…
Oh, thank you. This is really encouraging for me, because you’ve encountered so many of the same…
I had wanted to make a little vest or shrug out of this wool ever since I took it from my mother-in-law’s donate bin. I took pieces of a coat pattern I already had, Very Easy Vogue V8548, and disp…
Oh, gaiters is just another word for the same thing. English likes to do that.
Hit the city streets in adventurous looks with utilitarian details like cargo pockets and belts.
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
Member Project of the Week
Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
The latest pattern bundle features nine vintage reissues from the 50s and 60s.
Pick one of 5 patterns for a new kind of sew along
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