White blouse remodel #1: Upcycle

After I had made the A No-Pattern Poet/Pirate Shirt and the alternate version in Fairytale “Folk” Outfit with No-Pattern Peasant Shirt (v.2), I wondered about just remodeling a purchased white blouse to create a quicker Poet/Pirate/Peasant style shirt. I began this project with a purchased white blouse (big shocker, I know): I liked this shirt because it has…

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…

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…