A goal of mine is to re-create scenes of Harry Potter. Why? because I f*cking love Harry Potter, and my passion in life is sewing and costuming - and Harry Potter introduced me to that, well, Hermione. One of my favourite scenes in the whole series is the scene in Shaftesbury avenue, and since I … Continue reading Re-creating scenes of Harry Potter – in costume!
So over on my instargram (Tinkercostumes) I asked you lovely folk to send some costuming related Q's my way for me to answer in a blog; I'm also going to be answering some of my most asked questions and comments. Let's jump straight in How did you get into sewing/costuming? I've enjoyed sewing for as … Continue reading SEWING Q+A
So I wasn't meant to post this until Friday but I accidentally clicked publish and now I can't undo it so.....whoops..... Another winter outfit even though it's august! but I'm British and it's cold here all the time so it's okay. Check out last week's outfit here > week #5 So this outfit is made up … Continue reading A Hermione a week! #6
However many sewing projects I've finished and cherished and have been immensely proud of, there are always those that never got to see the light of day; Mainly due to my own frustration. Dear my unfinished sewing projects, I'm sorry I gave up on you. Maybe one day I'll get back to you 😦 I … Continue reading Dear my unfinished sewing projects…
Something a little different, I thought it would be nice to reflect on some of my favourite sewing projects since I first started sewing. I'm only including finished costumes that I have to date, so unfortunately this doesn't include my Rose Dewitt Buckater dress or Belle ball gown which would definitely be on this list) … Continue reading My favourite sewing projects/costumes
We're onto our third week! and even though it's June, I'm delving into one of Hermione's winter outfits. Why? because it's one of my favourites and I couldn't wait to write about it..... To see the previous post click here > Post 2 This is the outfit Hermione wears to greet Ron after he returns to … Continue reading A Hermione a week #3
Welcome back! The second week of the Hermione overload! As I said in my previous post, I am an avid Hermione collector and will be sharing all of my Hermione outfits and pieces over a weekly basis. To see the previous post click here > Post 1 I will have to ask you to excuse my … Continue reading A Hermione a week! #2
Another sewing blog! This time it's no costume but rather an outfit I made for a concert. If you didn't know (Although, who am I kidding, everyone knows) my favourite band are a band of 3 dorks called Busted - and one night I had the music video playing and had a sudden "I NEED … Continue reading Making of: Year 3000 girl outfit
Thought it would be pretty fun to post a To Do list for costumes that I want to make this year. These are just sewing based (or atleast 80% sewing based) Some of these I've already started, some of these probably won't happen....but still, it seems like a fun blog post. Plus - it gives … Continue reading 2017 Costume wishlist
I posted my first ever sewing tutorial on my main youtube channel a couple of months ago and I'm really happy with how it turned out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RX_ARKx4NqM I made this bubble skirt with a fur trim, inspired by one made by GlitterForDinner.com, but I used satin to make my skirt to give it more … Continue reading My first sewing tutorial!