So, I have this dress that I love because it is all flowy and makes me feel feminine. I found it in Arizona when my sugar plum and I went to celebrate his mom’s 80th birthday. Arizona, unlike Oregon, has tons of cute dresses everywhere. Oregon has things like flannels and hunting vests. I’m kidding…kinda.Continue reading “Making a Tiered Dress for Plus-Sized Women”
MY NUMBER ONE RULE AND KEY TO MAKING A MULTIPURPOSE SPACE WORK IS COLOR COORDINATION!
This is more of a show and tell than a how to because I think there are a lot of tutorials on how to sew a face mask. I have made hundreds of masks in different styles. I donated a bunch and sold some too. I just added some steampunk details to these. I triedContinue reading “Steampunk Face Mask”
This should have been a snap to make but I ran into a few snags. Maybe by sharing them, others won’t make the same mistakes I did. This is part of my series on the Steampunk outfits I am making for Halloween for my boyfriend and me. The first thing I did was measure aroundContinue reading “Steampunk Faux Leather Arm Bracer”
Edited: I added some details. Read at the bottom of the page. I had so many plans for this vest but, like with a lot of my bright ideas, I had to change some of my ideas and adapt the design. Originally, I wanted to add lots of faux leather to it but I discoveredContinue reading “Upcycling a Vest to Make it Steampunk (Edited)”
This is my fourth post on my Steampunk series. After searching the internet for a pattern for spats and not finding anything I liked, I decided to make my own pattern. There was one pattern on etsy but there was no way I was going to spend $10.00 for something I had to print outContinue reading “How to make Steampunk Spats”
I briefly tried my hand at applique. It was not for me for several reasons; it was super time consuming. It gunked up my machine and I’m not that great of a seamstress so I sewed all crooked. I thought I would share what I made and what a pain in the bazooka it was.Continue reading “Feeling Groovy”
I’m all about keeping organized. Okay, maybe I suck at it but I’m always trying to improve because I cannot work or function in a mess. I needed something to organize my junk stuff on my bedroom side table so I decided to use a coffee can and some fabric to make a caddy toContinue reading “How to make a coffee can into an organizing caddy.”