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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Placemats on: September 23, 2016 08:59:58 AM
I made some placemats:



They have a layer of wadding in the middle, and I used this method for the backing:

http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/10/how-to-sew-placemats/

I didn't have enough of one fabric for the backing, so half are done with skulls and half with dragons, but I'm still really pleased with them!
2  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Han Solo Cosplay on: February 18, 2015 03:56:47 AM
I recently went to a convention, and a group of us decided that it was about time we did a Star Wars cosplay. So I decided that I would be Han Solo and my husband should be Leia.



You can see the stripes better in this one:



My husband is the one on the right!



Group Shot:



I made the waistcoat, trousers and holster from scratch, the shirt was one of my husbands. What you can't see is that I used some Star Wars fabric to line the waistcoat with too!
3  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: O-Ren Ishii on: October 10, 2014 01:04:46 AM
Thank you!

And it was his idea to do that costume! Unfortunately the zip broke, so I'm going to have to see if I can repair it as I'm sure we'll be doing this again sometime.
4  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / O-Ren Ishii on: October 09, 2014 09:21:51 AM
A group of my friends decided to do a Kill Bill costume theme for a convention recently. Unfortunately I didn't get many photos, but here are a few from some friends:





And a group shot:



This was a completely new experience for me - I really had no idea about kimonos or how to wear them, but I think it turned out pretty well in the end!

Oh, and the lovely blonde in the PVC catsuit is my darling husband  Wink
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Wedding dress As Everyday on: May 25, 2013 02:26:13 AM
That is stunning, and it fits you perfectly. You are an inspiration!  Smiley
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Marvel-ous dress on: May 23, 2013 01:37:03 AM
Thanks for all the lovely comments!  Smiley

I got the fabric from J&O Fabrics: http://www.jandofabrics.com/

I'm very impressed with their service - it only took the fabric about a week to get to me in the UK from the US, and their shipping charges are very reasonable too.
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Marvel-ous dress on: May 22, 2013 03:44:02 AM
A convention I went to recently had the Saturday night theme of Marvel vs DC, so I decided I needed to make myself a new dress:



And an action shot:
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Yoshi hoodie (lot of pics) on: February 21, 2013 07:33:20 AM
This is amazing! I love all the details you have put in to it, and your sewing is incredibly neat - that looks better than a lot of professionally made hoodies  Smiley
9  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Steampunk Vampire on: October 16, 2012 01:31:39 AM
Thanks for all your lovely comments!

The front is closed using swing hooks, and the back has lacing loops. Here is a photo of the corset in progress which shows these:

10  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Steampunk Vampire on: October 15, 2012 03:55:36 AM
I made this outfit for a Vampire Ball I went to. The skirt and jacket are from the Simplicity 2172 pattern, and the corset is from the Laughing Moon Dore pattern.





And with a friend:
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