Added Oct 31, 2010
Halloween is by far the most fun holiday for me, and this year I chose to be Robin Hood for one green and brown wood-printed reason. I had found this Joel Dewberry fabric on sale during the summer and continued to stare at it longingly for a few months, afraid to cut anything since there was only one yard. Whatever I ended up making would not be sold, so it needed to be fantastic!
No pattern was used for any of this, so the process took a bit longer than usual.
Bodice and hood lined with muslin for stability, found ribbon pleated for a trim, the eyelets are all hand-stitched for that straight outa the woods look, created a plain brown babydoll dress to wear whenever I want, found some brown tights, knit a pouch for my gold, and found a roll of leather lace.
The bow and arrow were made by my good friend Jim and were a hit at Jack White’s party last night (he was an astronaut), BUT were not made for slowly pushing your way through a crowded venue so the arrow did not survive.
Oh well! Tonight is the annual pub crawl in my neighborhood so I will be biking around as robin hood, with a big bow, a camera, and lots of chocolate gold coins for the drunk people.
Make something special and practical for your friends and family this holiday season!
Pattern of the Week
This slim-fit dress makes a perfect cocktail dress for this time of year!
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
Check out Meg's latest mash up of our Straight Skirt, and how she made it look so yummy!
Member Project of the Week
The latest Elie Saab collection inspired this hand-beaded dress by chanel2005.
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