A simple no sew costume. A French Mime…. Always chic. You need black pants black suspenders black dance shoes a striped top a black beret white gloves ( not shown) white face makeup and black eyeliner to draw the harlequin lines red lipstick Et Voila!
But let’s talk sewing now. I’ve been sewing like a maniac for this play I’m working on and I am looking forward to making some modern clothing after eating , sewing, and sleeping 1890’s Chekhov style outfits. 1890’s walking suit made from a tablecloth.. Patterns I used for all the costumes This one was […]
I’m done with the 1890’s walking suit for the character of Nina in Chekhov’s The Seagull. For the jacket, I used Simplicity 2207, and for the skirt I used Butterick 5970. This outfit will be worn in act 2 before Nina leaves home to become an actress. I wanted to make her something more wholesome […]
Last year when Lily told me she wanted me to make her a Black ninja assassin costume I raised my eyebrows and thought to myself….”hmmmmmm.” “Sounds challenging….” And the perfect opportunity to experiment with some black faux leather stretch fabric I bought downtown for 2 dollars a yard that had been donated from the workshop […]
Today is day one of The Train To Crazy’s 3rd annual Handmade Costume series! Yes, it’s time to start thinking about sewing for Halloween again! Over the next couple of weeks you should definitely put The Train To Crazy on your must read list because there will be lots of tutorials shared for Halloween sewing! […]