Posts made in July, 2013

Avocado Lotion Bars

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Avocado Lotion Bars

Avocado Lotion Bars

I love the idea of lotion bars.  But I made one a few weeks back with the typical ingredients of cocoa butter, beeswax, and coconut oil and wasn’t very pleased.  It was too solid and didn’t melt easily which made applying it really hard.  Plus it made me itch.  I don’t know if I might be slightly allergic to coconut.  I will probably flatly deny it if asked.  I kind of love coconut curry.

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HSF #13: Lace and Lacing

Posted by on Jul 7, 2013 in Design, Historical Costuming | Comments Off on HSF #13: Lace and Lacing

HSF #13: Lace and Lacing

Once upon a time, when I was in high school, I REALLY wanted a costume for the local medieval fair.  I hadn’t really learned to sew at that point.  I also had absolutely no idea what a historically accurate medieval or renaissance costume would look like.  Maybe I didn’t care.  At any rate, we went to the fabric store and got this pattern:

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