Peach turn-of-the-century blouse DIY upcycled from man’s shirt and doily.
Ideas on how to make a ruffled turn-of-the-century inspired skirt from a bed skirt.
Example of upcycling a man’s dress shirt and a doily to make an Edwardian blouse.
Overview of constructing an upcycled Turn-of-the-Century young woman’s costume for stage use.
How to make a shaped mask with filter pocket.
How to add a filter pocket or metal nose piece to your fabric mask.
Well, here we are again with another Covid oriented post. This time it’s scrub hats. At my work we are all required to wear face shields with all patient contact within 6 feet (no complaining here). The hats are heavy, and they make your face sweat. We are also sharing them shift to shift, and…
DIY tutorial for making a fabric mask / mask cover.
So . . . my costuming life is going to be changing. I am officially “done” costuming for my local high school. My personal stuff is removed from the costume room . . . my school key is turned in . . . and I’m looking at what comes next. I will continue to make…
Wedding dresses are a great source of trim, fabric, petticoats and base garments for an upcycling costumer. The biggest drawback to these dresses is that they are WHITE. Unless you are Ella-going-to-the-ball, an “Addams Family” Ancestor, or perhaps Eliza Dolittle, a fancy white dress pretty much screams “BRIDE”. Most wedding dresses are made of…