Archive for the ‘ Costuming ’ Category

Historic Sew Monthly Challenge #2: Blue

16th March 2015 | 0 Comments

I was really limited in time this month due to the short month and my time has been eaten up sewing silk robes for a client, so this got pushed down the list of things I need to do. So with limited time it had to be small and I recently chopped off all the […]


Knitting

4th May 2011 | 1 Comment

I really am loving knitting (except for the fact I seem to be mildly allergic to the wool I bought for a large portions of christmas gifts). Since I have a fiercely sore throat from knitting my nephews hat (I need to find a better place to hold the cable needle than in my mouth), […]


Celtic Inspirations

14th February 2011 | 0 Comments

Celtic Inspirations Curated By: 28SidesDesigns ArtFire.com Fine Art Photography


Lace in and Tie Up

6th December 2010 | 0 Comments

Since I have yet to come up with a corset I like here are a bunch that I adore and would love to get for myself All Laced Up Curated By: 28SidesDesigns ArtFire.com Handmade Soap


I’ve been a busy child the past few months

23rd April 2010 | 0 Comments

I’ve been getting a lot made and done. I even was able to clean up the house a bit. The two Mini Lace Top Hats are embroidery machine free standing lace. They measure 5.5 in x 4.75 in x 2.5 in. They are wicked cute and perfect for a steampunk, gothic lolita or burlesque outfit. […]


Choker to Headband Converter

7th February 2010 | 0 Comments

I’ve been loving my chainmaille lately. It’s fun, and something that I can do in the living room. I also love my chokers but wanted to wear them has headpieces as well. So I developed the converter piece. Now you can make any of my chokers into headbands. It is made from metal rings (can […]


Chainmaille Jewelry

14th December 2009 | 1 Comment

For a long time (since I went to my first Ren Faire at the age of 14), I have lusted after chainmaille jewelry. Of course I wanted the more expensive chokers and chaplets. Being the crafter and creative person, I would rather learn how to make it instead of purchasing it. So I put it […]


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 […]


Part One & Two of Corset Making Series

29th September 2009 | 5 Comments

So I have decided I am going to make a corset. I’ve wanted a real corset with steel boning and steel busk for a long time and simply do not have the funds to buy the corset and I have the basic skill to be able to make one. I have tried in the past […]