Monthly archive for ‘ October, 2009 ’

Unrelated to crafting but very much related to domestic Goddesshood

14th October 2009 | 0 Comments

Made fudge this morning and realized almost all the fudge recipes out there call for corn syrup and/or marshmallow, which in my opinion, make the fudge too sweet. So I make my grandmother’s fudge which is easy and contains only 5 ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/3 cup cocoa 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup […]

Renaissance Fairy Top

12th October 2009 | 0 Comments

The Fairy Top is by far the most popular item I make and for good reason; it is beautiful, comfortable and versatile. Made from 100% cotton in any color, it has dramatic belled sleeves that flutter in the wind like fairy wings. It has an elastic neckline that can be pulled off the should for […]

Corset Making III

7th October 2009 | 0 Comments

The corset started in this post is finished. I am not entirely pleased with the way it came out, but first the specs. It is made from black polyester satin brocade with silver chrysanthemums all over it, and lined with black cotton duck cloth. It has 14 pieces of 1/2 inch wide spiral steel boning […]

Homemade Socks

1st October 2009 | 0 Comments

So this morning was really cold and so I was looking for some socks, which didn’t want to be found. I remembered I had a couple of pieces of white fleece that I had no plans for. So I decided to make some fleece socks! I just measured around my ankle (9.25″) added a 3/4 […]