10 January, 2013
jl-r favorited the project Make the Lesley Circle Skirt
jl-r added the project Retro Circle Skirt - Plus size
A retro circle skirt to be worn with our without petticoats. I made it a tea length by request. My friend is modeling it without the petticoats. Hopefully I can get her to wear it with the fun p…
4 September, 2008
jl-r commented on the project Blue & Gold Minna
Very cute – good fabric choice. Looks like raw silk without costing like raw silk! Yay for cotton!
2 September, 2008
jl-r added the project Mrs. Peacock's purse
Mrs. Peacock’s purse for “Clue!” – made from fabric remnants of the costume and a peacock feather print that I couldn’t NOT use – even though the director hated it. It was barely visible on stag…
jl-r added the project Mad Hatter Purse
Jeans purse – Mad Hatter style.
A friend loaned her massive top hat for a production of Alice, so I made her a purse using fabric remnants from the Mad Hatter’s costume, and other items expres…
jl-r added the project Mrs. Peacock Costume
Tie-back tunic with cutout sleeves. Fortuny pleated palazzo pants.
This was for a local production of “Clue!” – for the character of Mrs. Peacock. The actress had some areas she wanted to "hide…
jl-r added the project Renaissance inspired Prom Dress
Prom dress with laced corset top, slashed full sleeves ending in cutout cuffs, silk and satin removable overskirt and tulle underskirt. Beaded ribbon trim and rhinestone buttons.
My daughter …
jl-r added the project Ren Faire costume
Crushed velvet and satin underdress with lace trim. Brocade surcoat, with beaded trim.
jl-r commented on the project Favourite jacket
Love using upholstery and drapery fabrics for clothes. Especially love them for costumes too – they read so much better from stage. Who says you match the sofa? It matched you!
jl-r commented on the project Dracula cape
Very cool. I like the way the herringbone pattern keeps it from looking ‘vampirey’. It’s a working wardrobe piece, not a costume. Really good choice of fabric!
jl-r commented on the project Renaissance inspired Prom Dress
This dress took a full month to design and make – with stops to regain our religion along the way. Thanks for the comment! :)
jl-r commented on the project Princess dress for my daughter
So darling – and chic not ‘meringue’