Mini-Project: An 1890s Walking Skirt

About a year ago, I threw out the last pair of jeans in my closet and vowed to only wear what made me comfortable. Since then, I've been slowly making new garments and giving away clothing that I don't wear. I've been trying to make my skirts as long as possible, but suddenly having everything … Continue reading Mini-Project: An 1890s Walking Skirt

It’s a Bee! It’s a Hufflepuff! It’s a Sunflower!….The 1871 Black & Yellow Gown

Hello hello, and welcome to my post-Costume College report! I haven't sewn much this year (by my standards), and in the run-up to CoCo I was feeling the pressure to create something new - a showstopper for gala night, but also something that I could really flex my skills with. The kicker: it had to … Continue reading It’s a Bee! It’s a Hufflepuff! It’s a Sunflower!….The 1871 Black & Yellow Gown