Bella Mae's Designs · Completed · My Costumes

Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 2018 – Costume Video

So excited to share this video with you!  Let me know if you love it as much as I do! Photos are coming soon! SmileforSophie.com This costume is for sale on Etsy. Video by: PP Tech Videography   Advertisements

Bella Mae's Designs · Completed · Progress

Disney Park’s Dress Replica – Alice In Wonderland Costume with Extra Embellishment

Ta-da! It’s another version of an Alice dress!  Custom made, based off a certain Alice dress from the Disney Parks. Look at the lovely Mikayla in her custom dress. Doesn’t she look perfect?! Follow her Disney journey @mikidisneybounds ∨ The original costume. ∨ And now, some progress photos! • The Apron • 10 Pieces Pack Triangle Tailor’s Chalk… Continue reading Disney Park’s Dress Replica – Alice In Wonderland Costume with Extra Embellishment

Bella Mae's Designs · Tutorials

Circle Skirt Hems – Tips & Tricks

For some reason I decided to make a petticoat with all circle skirts…Why? I don’t know! They’re absolutely my least favorite thing to hem, and in general, to work with! You know, it makes sense when you think about the mathematics involved.  Even if it’s only a 1/8″ hem, the circumference is larger on the… Continue reading Circle Skirt Hems – Tips & Tricks

Bella Mae's Designs · Completed

Another Narnia Dress Recreation…

A few years after my first 10-seconds-of-screen-time Narnia dress, I was commissioned to create Lucy’s coronation dress from the 10-second scene!  🙂 First Susan, now it’s Lucy’s turn! If you don’t remember it…well, even if you just watched it yesterday, I’m not sure these dresses would be remembered.  That is, unless the beauty of them struck… Continue reading Another Narnia Dress Recreation…

Bella Mae's Designs · Completed

Where it All Started – Living My Dream – Narnia Costume Replica

I was thirteen. I had a dream. That’s how it began.When watching the second The Chronicles of Narnia movie; Price Caspian, I fell in love with one of Susan’s many gowns.  I don’t know why, but the gown that started my dream had a screen time of about 10 seconds. This wasn’t only the beginning… Continue reading Where it All Started – Living My Dream – Narnia Costume Replica

Completed · My Costumes

1860’s Work Dress – Civil War Era – Homespun Fabric from JoAnns

Yup, that’s right; I used fabric from JoAnns! There was an upcoming Civil War Reenactment in my area.  I needed a work dress. I was at JoAnns.  I made a purchase! Looking back, I wish I had chosen a larger checked fabric.  From a distance, the dress looks, well to be honest, like mush!  It’s… Continue reading 1860’s Work Dress – Civil War Era – Homespun Fabric from JoAnns

Cinderella · Costume Studies

Ella’s Work Dress – Cinderella 2015 – Costume Study

“To be seen as we truly are, is the biggest risk we will ever take.  Will we be enough as we really are?”  As you may know, I’ve been interested in the costumes of Cinderella for over three years.  In those years, I’ve done hours of research trying to find detail photos and information. Now,… Continue reading Ella’s Work Dress – Cinderella 2015 – Costume Study