Ash and Pikachu, Best Friends Forever.

I finished the Ash pattern which you might have seen here and here. We added some accessories and the costume is complete. Ash wears a short sleeve black t-shirt under his blue shirt so we opted for a longsleeves shirt because of the cold weather. My daughter decided to be Pikachu and wore my son’s …

How to Make an Ash Ketchum Costume – Pants

This year my son want to be Ash Ketchum for Halloween. Ash is the main character from the Pokemon tv series. Each series of Pokemon show Ash has a different outfit. My son chose the X&Y series outfit for his costume. Of course there is no pattern for this costume. I started by looking for …

How to Make an Ash Ketchum Costume – Shirt

This year my son want to be Ash Ketchum for Halloween. Ash is the main character from the Pokemon tv series. Each series of Pokemon show Ash has a different outfit. My son chose the X&Y series outfit for his costume. Of course there is no pattern for this costume. I started by looking for …

How to Make an Eevee Costume

Last year my daughter was Eevee for Halloween. I thought I would share how I made it. I decided to make it a dress, using inspiration from pinterest.  I used Simplicity 1382 with some alterations. I had made this pattern before which I posted review for here. I really liked how this pattern looked on …

How to Make a Pikachu Costume

Sorry I meant to post this last year when I made this costume but never got around to it. Since my daughter is planning on wearing her brother’s costume from last year this year, I thought I would share how I made it. Pokemon is very popular right now and my son just loves it. …

Birthday Presents for My Nieces

I made some very cute presents for my nieces. First I made Simplicity 1238, an elephant with clothes and carrying case. I changed the elephant into a cat since my niece loves cats. This project was very time consuming and used a lot of effort. I made some changes to the clothing to make it …

Pirate Costume Featured on PatternReview

I recently posted reviews of my pirate family costumes that I had made back in 2010 on patternreview.com. Today they featured the costume I made my son on their blog in their Project Highlights: Kids Costumes for Halloween 2017 post. aunrea made this authentic pirates costume that her son wore to collect his treasure or candy …

Sewing Room Renovations – Weeks 4 – 8

We got held up in the remodel waiting for the building permit. Here are some things we were asked about that weren’t in our original plans. Heating When we took down the ceiling we realized that whomever finished the basement had heated the room badly. They cut a hole in the trunkline and put a …