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1860’s Evening Attire – Civil War Era Ballgown – The Progress

We were headed to a Civil War Reenactment in Jefferson, TX.  While packing up, I decided I should grab a project to fill the days of sitting under a canvas tent! Among the many possessions of reenacting gear, we have a historic treadle sewing machine. Being from the 1880’s, it’s not completely accurate for the… Continue reading 1860’s Evening Attire – Civil War Era Ballgown – The Progress

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Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 2018 – Part 2: The Jacket

  Here we are! Part two of Clara’s Toy Soldier Costume remake.  The original costume is worn by Mackenzie Foy in “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”. Here we go! Let’s go into the world of the four secret realms. • Clara’s Velvet Jacket • First came the draft.  This is a draft that turned out… Continue reading Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 2018 – Part 2: The Jacket

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Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 2018 – Part 1: The Skirt

“It’s Christmas Eve. A time of mystery, expectations, who knows what might happen?”  ~ Drosselmeyer Do you get that overwhelming feeling that you’re about to do something crazy and should probably stick to your plans, but want to do it anyways?  Of course, I’m talking about sewing.  In this area of my life, I’m a… Continue reading Clara’s Toy Soldier Outfit – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 2018 – Part 1: The Skirt

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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

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The Great Endeavor – Recreating Greatest Showman Costumes – Charity’s Traveling Outfit

~ The Greatest Showman Costume Remakes ~ Charity’s Traveling Outfit Visit my last post for Costume #1 explanation (which is Charity’s Pink Dress)! Costume #2: Traveling Outfit I love this outfit! I would totally wear it in real life…well, if I were brave enough! ~ Velvet Vest ~ Unfortunately, I didn’t get very many photos… Continue reading The Great Endeavor – Recreating Greatest Showman Costumes – Charity’s Traveling Outfit

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The Great Endeavor – Recreating Greatest Showman Costumes – Charity’s Pink Dress

~ The Greatest Showman Costume Remakes ~ Charity’s Pink Dress I did it again.  I took a leap.  I made a crazy decision.  I made a decision based on a dream of a video. If you’re anything like me, you know this movie.  Not only know it, but have watched it (maybe more than once!).… Continue reading The Great Endeavor – Recreating Greatest Showman Costumes – Charity’s Pink Dress

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The “Perfect” Cinderella Dress – The Process of the Upgraded Version

My Cinderella Dress Process – Upgraded Version A few years back, I posted about the “perfect” Cinderella dress. I never posted finished photos, nor the process, mostly due to not taking enough photos. A year later, I was blessed to create a second, upgraded, Cinderella dress for a customer…this time I took photos! In order to… Continue reading The “Perfect” Cinderella Dress – The Process of the Upgraded Version