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Designing the Tulip Dress

This dress has a neckline I’ve been wanting to incorporate into a garment for a long time. I first encountered something similar in a knit top from Talbot’s and later in a jacket from Chico’s. 592 more words


My First Make from Sew Over It

Not sure why I waited to long to make a pattern from Sew Over It? I finally took the plunge once Lisa Comfort the awesome lady behind… 645 more words


The pains of preparation

I’ve always winced when hemming pants and having to cut through the seam. It feels wrong to me to cut through a seam someone else has sewn. 286 more words

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Part One- Bodice Construction…

Now this is still currently a work in progress, to be honest it has been a little bit of a nightmare, but I couldn’t just not post about it so here goes… 476 more words



Hello cosplayers and cosplay-curious readers!

I am trying something new this year. Rather than wait until months after I finish the costume, this page will be continuously updated as I gather references, tutorials, patterns, and supply links for building a Shao Jun costume. 736 more words

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Miss Maddy Sews a Thing or Two - Part II

Round two of last Summer’s makes! When I made that first cotton circle skirt, it was actually something of a wearable muslin for this project – the satin circle skirt! 805 more words