Posts made in May, 2013

Ottoman Dress Part I: Inspiration Pictures

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Design, Historical Costuming | Comments Off on Ottoman Dress Part I: Inspiration Pictures

I was considering going to the Labrynth of Jareth Masquerade this year and have been brainstorming costume ideas.  This is a very manic process for me where I consider ideas then research them obsessively and dream about them at night.  Sometimes this actually results in a costume.  More often it just results in me being very tired.  So I think maybe if I share my research at least someone’s getting something out of it, right?

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HSF #9: Escargot Cloche

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Design, Historical Costuming, Yarncraft | Comments Off on HSF #9: Escargot Cloche

HSF #9: Escargot Cloche

Wanted to get something done for HSF #9 but I was on vacation so it had to be portable and small, so I decided to do a yarncraft project.  I thought I might like a cloche hat to go with my (future) 1920s day dress so I ordered a vintage crochet pattern planning to adorn it with peacock feathers for the “fauna” part of the challenge.  

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