Bella Mae's Designs

Bella Mae's Designs


Browse the many products listed for sale. PDF patterns, eBooks, & merch!


Browse the many videos on my YouTube channel!  Learn techniques. See the sewing process from start to finish!


Explore the sewing process and techniques for many of the costumes seen on this site.

“Sewing with the courage to learn and a dash of perfectionism since 2013”

Make your own Cinderella’s Day Dress!

These PDFs were created with a stunning replica in mind!  From the dress, to petticoats, to a PNGs of the flower design, use these files to create your own special Cinderella dress!

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Tackle those frustrating hems!

Circles hems can cause headaches and make you wonder why you ever chose to make one… Learn 6 ways to hem circle skirts of all different fabric types!

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*Learn one hemming technique shared on my YouTube!

I’m a passionate seamstress, dedicated to creating intricately designed costumes and historical clothing.

With more than a touch of perfectionism in my personality, each project is extensively researched and  accomplished with precision.

As well as creating high-quality costumes for customers around the world, I have shared my love of details with anyone willing to read my blog. And now, I’m sharing my sewing journey on YouTube!

My journey continues as both a seamstress and someone willing to share successes and failures!

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Read the latest blog posts

Alice’s Red Court Costume – Petticoat (Video & Diagram)

I've started on a new adventure! It's a replica of Alice's Red Court Dress from the 2010 "Alice in Wonderland!" Instead of writing blog posts... Read More "Alice’s Red Court Costume – Petticoat (Video & Diagram)"

How to Apply Gold Leaf to Silk Fabric – VIDEO Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how to add the shimmer of gold to your project? Wonder no more! In this video, Bella Mae walks you through... Read More "How to Apply Gold Leaf to Silk Fabric – VIDEO Tutorial"

Spreading Christmas Cheer – Sharing My Favorite Christmas Songs!

It’s that time of year! The time for twinkling lights, pondering of gifts, and Christmas carols!  The sounds of Christmas always include those traditional carols….Silent... Read More "Spreading Christmas Cheer – Sharing My Favorite Christmas Songs!"

Making Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – Video Tutorial

For the past few weeks, I've been editing and releasing a video series tutorial! This three part series (plus an epaulette tutorial), is all about... Read More "Making Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – Video Tutorial"

Self-Fabric Lacing – Tutorial: The Easy Way

Sometimes you just need that perfect touch of matching lacing! Personally, a laced up bodice isn't my favorite.  I definitely prefer a smooth hidden closure. ... Read More "Self-Fabric Lacing – Tutorial: The Easy Way"

The Scalloped Hem: Step Up Your Hem Game!

Hello world! It's been awhile...I do sincerely apologize for this! These past few months have held many different things.  Nothing too major, just busy life!... Read More "The Scalloped Hem: Step Up Your Hem Game!"