This scarf is great because it’s easy, quick, and inexpensive to make! Plus, you can wear it like a traditional scarf, or wind it up around your face, kind of like a Victorian ruff!
I’m using fleece, but if you’re feeling ballsy, try it with a lighter weight fabric, like jersey knit.Read more…
This is a nice, quick tutorial for beginners and pros alike! Not only are zipper pouches easy to make, but they’re practical as well. They make great little clutch purses, or make up bags, or storage for art supplies (or whatever else you want to use them for)!
Well, so far I have not met my New Year’s Resolution goal of one new pattern a month. But I did at least meet the goal of having this pattern ready before Halloween!
The newest WhatTheCraft Pattern is the Ruffle Bustle Skirt!
This voluminous tie-on bustle skirt is the perfect accessory for any steampunk, burlesque, or Halloween costume- complete your look with a corset and a pair of bloomers or leggings!
The skirt has an open front with three lace trimmed, ruffled layers that cascade around your hips, emphasizing your feminine curves. The satin ribbon ties at the waist allow for flexible sizing.
The sample I made is Queen of Hearts inspired, now I’m thinking versions for Alice, the Cheshire Cat, and the Mad Hatter are in order! These bustle skirts would be so awesome for a group costume theme.
I had a lot of people asking for a more fitted version of my TARDIS dress, so here it is! Dr. Who fans, rejoice!
Somewhat unrelated, I got a new 50mm lens for my camera and holy crap, it is awesome. It makes me cats look extra cute…
Pardon my lackadaisical posting habits, I am experiencing an unprecedented custom order boom. Usually the first few months of the year are slower for me, but good GOD, not this year. Plus it’s nearing the end of March and I’m not trying to panic over how much garden prep I have NOT done yet.
Also I know I have already totally failed at my “one new tutorial and one new sewing pattern” per month thing. BOO! I actually have things mostly ready, but I just haven’t had time to finish them. ARG!
Yeah, that’s right. BOO and ARG!
Anyway, here are some of my new designs that I’ve been working on!
A new sweater coat called Absinthe- I had planned on designing a whole bunch of new coats, and then got completely overwhelmed with all these orders, so I only got one out in time!
The TARDIS dress! Featuring my custom designed fabric:
The Party Animal dress. Or as some people call it, The Lisa Frank dress.