Monday, January 28, 2013

Wigs: The Big Pink Pouf


For my latest wig article over on Your Wardrobe Unlockd, I decided to make a big 18th century-inspired pouf. And just for fun, I made it pink.

The exclusive publication rights to the step-by-step case study expire in six months, so I'll post all the info here then. But if you have any specific requests for types of wigs you'd like to see done, let me know in the comments.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

2013 Oscar Nominations for Achievement in Costume Design

Snow White2 The Best Costume Design Oscar nominees for 2013 are Jacqueline Durran for Anna Karenina, Paco Delgado for Les Misérables, Joanna Johnston for Lincoln, Eiko Ishioka for Mirror Mirror, and Colleen Atwood for Snow White and the Huntsman.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

New 18th Century Stays


I finally got around to making up this pair of 18th century stays. I had some white linen lying around, and that seemed like a good thing to use. Then I learned how often I prick myself while hand-sewing bias binding around tabs, and realized that white was probably a terrible idea because there are errant blood spots in more than a few places. Oh well, it's underwear. Nobody will see it. (Except the Internet, clearly.)