Tag Archives: dress

Opera Costumes

A few month’s back I was asked to make two dresses for a local high school opera production. When I got the text of the pattern I’d be using to make the dresses, I was immediately ecstatic. Simplicity 1715 is an Edwardian style dress that reminded me of Downton Abbey. My husband and I had just caught up with the series and I couldn’t wait to re-create one of Lady Mary’s styles.   There is no better place to get your satin, Read More...

Easter Bunny Dress

Last year I got a bunny print fat quarter bundle through Instagram and just knew it would be an Easter dress for this year. Knowing I had a variety of prints, I chose the Bloomshine Maxi Pattern by Ping Fig Desgins. A few fat quarters, however, would not be near enough to make a maxi dress so I headed to TheFabricMarket to pick up some cotton prints to supplement. The top tier of the dress is a cream colored solid and Read More...