Burgundy Fun Fair Costume: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Curtain upcycle)

I was in the middle of making assorted Fun Fair costumes, and I had already made a number of the two piece jacket/skirt ensembles that I have previously blogged about, so . . . I was getting bored.   One of my favorite “personal challenge” games is to find something inspirational at a thrift store, and…

Peasant Skirt/Petticoat Tutorial for “Cinderella” Sewers: Over the Bum Pad

Thanks to my Mom for her initial draft of the instructions! For my blog followers/readers:  this is a tutorial written for the volunteers who will be sewing for our “Cinderella” production.  This is a little different format than my usual posts. TUTORIAL: Thanks for volunteering to sew for “Cinderella”.  These are the instructions for the…

Shower Curtain to Peasant Overskirt: Upcycle

Thanksgiving is now over, and our show auditions will be this next week (FINALLY!!).  I took a few minutes in-between cleaning, cooking and visiting with family to sneak in a few minutes of sewing. I had so much fun making the Tablecloth Overskirts that I decided to make some more.  I picked up a few tablecloths (or…