Holiday Dress 2016

In 2016 I went to my very first company holiday party, so naturally I needed a new dress. The pattern is Butterick 5748, a retro sixties design which I’d had my eye on for a while. The bodice fabric is a remnant of cream taffeta with a black velvet design on it. For the skirt … Continue reading Holiday Dress 2016


Steampunk Elsa and (Mad) Lady Hatter

Steampunk Elsa This is one of those rare projects which came out just how I imagined it. Usually I have to tweak the idea along the way, taking into account fabric availability and time constraints. Not this time - it all worked! I wore this on Friday night of the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball … Continue reading Steampunk Elsa and (Mad) Lady Hatter