Saturday, December 19, 2009
Friday, December 18, 2009
Now I wish I could add Ballet to my dancing repertoire!
Thursday, December 17, 2009
But as December is my Holiday special, I thought I might inspire some costumers to make a different dress next time: How about, a Christmas Disney Princess?
Now that would be original!
Mental note: maybe for next year's crazy last minute Christmas costume project...
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
That is why I own Simplicity pattern # 8910. I bought it years ago, just in case... (I do that a lot).
I once saw a few carolers in costumes at the train station, some years back, and nothing gets you in the Christmas mood like that, don't you think? Now all I need to do is get a couple of friends together, start a caroling group and I'll have an excuse to make that costume! (I know, my logic is strange.)
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Monday, December 14, 2009
Sunday, December 13, 2009
This is the reason I fell in love with this dress:
How cool is that: a dress entirely made of wrappers that would have otherwise been thrown away! I absolutely love it. And it is so colourful too!Change, Evolve, Transform by Sporkweilder
This is what Sally, a.k.a. Sporkweilder used to make this outfit:
- Cotton and Tulle
- Crisp (that's chips for us North Americans) packets, sweet wrappers, soda cans...
- Assorted Jewellery Supply
- Randomly collected crafty type things like the feathers for the tiara
- Coloured craft wire
- SEQUINS AND GLITTERS!
This is what she had to say about her design:
"I took the concept of recycling, evolved my design and transformed empty crisp packets into the dress you see here. FACET, the word on the belt, is the name of the imaginary company I was working for. I was aiming for a '60s feel..."
Great job Sally. I truly love your dress. I have been wondering what to make out of my weekly chips bag once I'm done eating it and that is wonderful inspiration.
I wonder what my Sweetheart will say if I start saving Lays bags and candy wrappers...