|Book Review ||5/19/10 11:35 AM|
|From The Neck Up: An Illustrated Guide to Hat Maki |
PaperBack or HardBound?
This is mostly a paper back. Sometimes you can get it from the public library.
Does this book have clear illustrations or photographs?
Oh, heck yes! That's what makes this book so great!
Would you recommend this book as a MUST HAVE?
Yes. If you do costuming, church ou...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/23/10 0:32 AM|
|Butterick - 4954 Victorian Lady Suit view A & B |
Pattern Description: One fully lined and trimmed, full sleeve jacket that has buttons, princess (bust curve) seams, and an accordion style pleaded back flap. Poly satin lining and poly cotton exterior, with vintage cotton lace. Buttons are shank "cover buttons" made with the lining material. T...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/14/09 11:53 AM|
|Simplicity - 4083 Victorian Man |
Back view of Project:
Simplicity 4083 costume for Willy Wonka or Dr. Jeckle or Victorian man.
I made view A, a long lack and a long vest.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern enve...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/13/09 10:07 PM|
|McCall's - 3789 Wizard Hat |
Multi sized Wizard Capes and robes. Lord of the Rings styling. This is the review for the hat. I did the capes earlier. But this hat does not go with any of the cloaks.
Mens multi sizing.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once y...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/13/09 8:37 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 109615-1002 self patterned Wand - Quiver |
This is a two piece carrying case for a costume of Harry Potter character Mr. Ollivander, the wand maker.
I used my paint brush holder as inspiration for the rolled up wand display made of taffeta and upholstry fabric (the silver jaquard).
The quiver is made of microfiber...more...
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