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 …

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 …

Progress on the Rapunzel Dress

I haven’t finished the Rapunzel dress yet but here are some photos of my progress. First I did the bodice last week…   Then I started working on the skirts. When working with satin, especially costume satin, you should serge all the seams/hems. If you don’t have a serger try a zigzag stitch. Here are …

Making Flynn Rider

Making the Flynn Rider costume is tricky. There is no pattern for Flynn, although I think there should be. After looking through pattern after pattern I found one that closely matched the vest. I am using Burda 9535. I am also using the pants pattern since Flynn’s pants are very basic.   For Flynn’s shirt …