Tag Archives: Satin

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...

Satins for Halloween

The Fabric Market carries a wide variety of Satin, which is great for wedding and special occasion. But this time of year it is also perfect for Halloween Costumes! Last year my daughter wanted to be a princess, which of course requires lots of satin and fluff. I used this pattern and two shades of pink satin from The Fabric Market to make the dress below. This year’s costume is still in the works, but I’ll give you a sneak preview of the Read More...