Category Archives: Accessories

Draft and sew simple spandex gloves

Gloves are sometimes the finishing touch for an action hero, Day of the Dead, or a character costume. Also gloves are a great addition for a childs dress up trunk. Make a pair in the color of your choice following these easy instructions. Supplies needed: freezer paper 1/4 yard of a two...
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Sew festival wear with batik fabric

For years batik fabric has had a solid presence in the quilting and big box sewing stores. Every time I pass the bolts of batiks I think: “those beautiful organic colors and prints are a diy just waiting to happen!” Well here it is! Batik is the inspiration for some...
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Costumes year round

Music festivals, cosplay, “alternative” events, and local parades are costume events that take place year round. Halloween is no longer the primary excuse to wear or view amazing costume creations! Check out some of these venues for future costume wearing and viewing opportunities: Comic Con events take place though out the year...
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Spring into accessories, sew a Bohemian tote.

With signs of spring, it’s time to look over our wardrobes. Consider bohemian style totes to add some flavor to your outfit combinations. Bohemian style is the ultimate in expressing yourself. Ethnic and folkloric prints, rustic textures, dangly fringes, sparkly trims and beads, all can be considered when creating a bohemian tote. An...
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DIY tiara for a princess

For all princesses! Make a tiara headband cut from craft foam or fancy cardboard. Decorate with glitter, stickers, and rhinestones. Click: tiara crown pattern for a template and instructions.    ...
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