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11  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: Fragrant Woods Cold Process Soap on: November 28, 2011 02:59:14 PM
Love this! And I love your site! Great job!
12  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Renaissance Faire Wench and Swain on: November 24, 2011 11:00:59 PM
Thanks gals!
13  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Renaissance Faire Wench and Swain on: November 17, 2011 08:51:09 PM
My boyfriend brought me to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival for my birthday because he's fancy-sweet like that. Also he let me dress him up! Fitting was a bit of an issue since he lives about four hours away from me, but the only thing that really needed his torso was the doublet. I ended up sewing it all up, then pinning it before we left my house and taking it in by hand on the way to KC.


Ren Fest Costumes by crafty_goldfish, on Flickr
Everything is made from second-hand and stashed fabrics/notions. The only thing I bought was half a yard of broadcloth to edge my bodice with and a roll of orange and black striped ribbon to lace us up.


Dashing. by crafty_goldfish, on Flickr
His doublet is made from a thrifted flannel sheet, stashed red braided trim, and lined with plaid fabric from my mother's stash. The pattern is Simplicity 4059, but I drafted a different peplum. We found the linen-look blend for the shirt at a thrift store in the middle of nowhere for fifty cents. It's from the Pirates of the Caribbean pattern Simplicity put out, 4923. The pants are made from an old curtain, I drafted the pattern from a pair of sweatpants. He made his mocassins and bracers (Isn't he awesome!?).


Renaissance Festival '11 by crafty_goldfish, on Flickr
My bodice is made from turquoise denim and lined with old jeans. The pattern is Simplicity 3809. The shirt came from a thrift store and I deruffled it. I made the skirt with the help of DawnPages, http://www.reddawn.net/costume/skirt.htm from stashed cotton. I'm wearing a 15 yard skirt from my belly dancing outfit underneath it for maximum swoosh factor. My sandals are Native Earth Sedonas.

I'm not a hundred percent happy with the costumes, but we had a great time and I can't wait for next year!
14  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: "Renaissance" Snow White on: November 17, 2011 08:26:10 PM
I love this! Great job!
15  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Why not Zoidberg? on: November 14, 2011 07:45:07 PM
I love this.
16  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Fake Swapping Craft-along (ongoing) on: November 12, 2011 11:30:37 AM
Welcome to the thread, Pops! Sounds like you've got some good ideas!
17  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Apocalyptic Fashion Swap Round 2 Gallery on: November 09, 2011 05:59:27 PM
Maaan, now I have to go back to real life and do Christmas crafting!? Please tell me we're gonna do another round sometime.
18  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Calvin and Hobbes - Let's go exploring! (Tons o' pics) on: November 03, 2011 03:27:49 PM
Oh my goodness! You guys look great!
19  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Lady Adventurer on: November 01, 2011 05:16:16 PM
This is an awesome steampunk costume! Great job, you look fabulous!
20  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Blackwork Set on: October 31, 2011 07:03:36 PM
That is supremely impressive. Great job!
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