Tag Archives: Halloween

Pirate Costume Reveal!

I’ve been working on these costumes forever, and I can’t wait to share with you! Here are Bella & cousin Julian having a sword fight. A few more shots… (You can click here to see how I made her shirt.) … Continue reading

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Taking a Break From Pirates

I’ve been working on a fully boned & lined corset using Butterick 5662. I’m a size 10ish. I thought it would be safe to buy the pattern sizes 6-14. But after constructing the front and back bodice, I realized it … Continue reading

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I Hate Pirates

I made Edson’s pants yesterday for his costume. They were so carefully constructed and had a nice tailored look….but they didn’t fit! What’s worse is; I’m out of that fabric! So I’m going to work on my costume for a … Continue reading

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Halloween Goodies!

This week we have mended pants, up-cycled would-be trash, and repurposed a dress to a skirt. I feel like we’ve accomplished a lot. But I can’t look at my pretty, pretty Halloween fabric anymore and not make something. I paid … Continue reading

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Pirate Costumes

In school, I had an internship at an independently owned historical costume shoppe. It was full of huge, heavy gowns and elaborately trimmed costumes from all different eras. I wish I paid more attention and learned more. All I wanted … Continue reading

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