Bad Girl Rizzo: Combining two dresses

Rizzo is the Bad Girl of “Grease”, who eventually shows a soft heart inside her tough exterior.  The costume plot in the back of the script “Grease:  A New 50’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Musical’, published by Samuel French, Inc., indicates that Rizzo wears “Black prom dress, black heels” (p. 80) for the Big Dance Scene.…

Simple Skirt-to-Cape Upcycle

Simple Skirt-to-Cape Upcycle Last year when our High School was doing “Beauty & the Beast” I wanted all of the Villagers to have capes in the Mob Scene . . .it just looks “better”.  After going to our local rental shop . . .and coming away with some really nice capes . . and some…

“Anna” Inspired Upcycle

This post is about an “Anna” inspired costume I created last fall.  I made this costume in about 8 hours over the course of two days.  I was lucky enough to have the base dresses & trims in my “stash”.  Most of the time came from cutting out and ironing on the dress “embroidery” designs.…