A different variation of my usual making of blogs, this time it'll be more research based. Research is one of the most important and vital part of costuming especially when it's period based. As I'm trying to make my costumes more historically accurate, and also trying to build up my portfolio of not only period … Continue reading Making of and research: Period costume – Cosette Les Mis
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…
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!