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 …

Frozen

I hand embroidered the Anna costume. Took me 120 hours. Now I could do it by machine in a lot less time. The Kristoff costume tunic is self-drafted. I also knitted the sweater worn underneath, it was my first knitting project.

Anna Costume Complete!

I have completed the Anna costume. Simplicity 1233 (0733) overall is a good pattern. I made a few changes and had only one difficulty. I starter by hand embroidered the bodice and skirt. It took 120 hours to do all the embroidery. I had interfaced the skirt and bodice before embroidering or assembling. I embroidered …

Tinkerbell

This costume was harder to sew up than I had expected it to be. Here are the pictures of my daughter’s Tinkerbell costume and the Tinkerbell costume for her baby. The picture came out great despite the windy day. The wings kept flapping forward in the wind, however the skirt looked great in the wind.

Tinkerbell

My daughter wants to be Tinkerbell for Halloween. There are several Tinkerbell patterns available: We decided on Simplicity 2872. Which I am not sure if that was the best choice. The fabric I used was Candy Green Casa satin, Green Glow Casa satin, Green Glow Mirror Organza, Lime Tulle and Kelly Green Broadcloth (for the lining). For …

Making of a Ninja Turtle

It my last post I wrote that I was making a Ninja Turtle costume for my son, Butterick 5143. Well I finished awhile ago but I have been so busy with life that I haven’t bee able to post about the process. First off I think the pattern runs big. My son’s measurements exactly fit …

Making a Merida Costume

So to make the Merida costume I changed the fabric I had planned on buying from the Micro Brushed Twill Hunter Green from Fabric.com to a satin taffeta from Joann’s. It was cheaper and was more of the blue green that matched Merida’s dress. The dressed sewed together rather quickly until I got to the …