I made these costumes specifically for an underwater photoshoot. They involve approximately 150m of tubular crin and 6m of chiffon each. They are hard to swim in but the result is worth it. More pics on the Water Witches page.
Now to find other opportunities to wear them!
Here’s what I’ve been working on for the last week. It’s for my partner who is a bit short of festival-functional clothing. Synthetic suede/sheepskin laminate waistcoat with lots of pockets and things for hanging stuff from, and a detachable pointy hood.
The design on the back is a copy of his tattoo, which is in the same place on his back but smaller. More details here. Making this felt more like building something than sewing it!
I’m supposed to be getting ready for Kiwiburn. On my list are five (maybe six) Kiwiburn related projects in various states of completion. So yesterday, instead of working on that stuff, I made this:
Because sometimes you just have to get that thing out of your head, right? Right?
OK, back to painting now…
You have to start somewhere. Today I put up the first page of many that will eventually showcase my costumes and props and the various other stuff I make in what I hope will be a reasonably user-friendly format. It’s about time, I have loads of them.
I want to get some stuff on the front page here, and that seems to require blog posts, so here’s a blog post. And in this post, here is a link to the page about it. Because that means at least some of this post is actually about the dress, yes?