well i did.Read More
costumes and dress up
before the trick-or-treaters head out i wanted to revisit some of my favorite costumes from the past few years and give a preview for this year.Read More
did you know disney has an entire movie franchise on the adventures of tinkerbell? in one film 'secret of the wings', we learn about the existence of winter fairies and (spoiler alert) tinkerbell discovers she has a fraternal twin sister periwinkle.
drawing inspiration from this epic motion picture nora and i decided to make her and etta matching fairy sister dresses.Read More
when my sister and i were tossing around ideas for maya's halloween costume last year we had a lot of ideas, one of which was paddington bear. so my sister dug out our old stuffed paddington and read her a few books.Read More
after an enchanting encounter at the detroit zoo lead to a new fascination and favorite animal my sister and i decided maya had to be a peacock for halloween.
my vision was for a dress that could later be worn independently and some sort of detachable fan. i set out to find some 'abstract-in-pattern-and-peacock-esq-color-scheme' fabric for the dress. my first trip out i came across this apples fabric from the liberty of london fruits and leaves collection at gather here. jackpot.Read More