The Baron Bomburst Jacket/Pirate Jacket/Prince Jacket: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

One of my last projects was the formal jacket for Baron Bomburst (I’m going out-of-order . . I got tired of writing about Fun Fair costumes).  My instructions were that it should be over-the-top and made in red & black, and it could have some gray, but no white.  While my jacket works well for…

Capes for the Stepfamily: Cinderella

What would YOU wear to cover your ball gown when going to the ball?  Well, a voluminous, flowy cape of course! Knowing it would take a TON of fabric to make a floor length cape to cover a ball gown, and having a real dislike of doing more work than I need to . .…

Leather Split-Sleeve Peasant Jacket: Upcycle

While watching a Youtube video of “Cinderella” one night, I paid particular attention to the Villager outfits.  Fitting, I suppose, since that has been my  focus for the last little bit.  One of the men had on a short, fitted jacket with slit sleeves.  I rather liked that look and thought it would be a…