Tuesday, March 26, 2013


I did a fun interview with Carbon Costume, a site whose theme is "Famous outfits made from everyday gear" - if you'd like to check it out, it's here:


I talk about how I got into costuming and started my websites, Mad Men, the origin story of the "You don't have the buns to be Princess Leia" meme, and more!


Sunday, March 3, 2013

Ball-jointed sized 18th century muff

After making an 18th century muff for myself, my mom suggested I try making a doll-sized one.  So that's what I did today - I already had some smaller silk printed portraits from spoonflower (I got them when I got the bigger ones, to play with using them for pins.) and I still had just enough tiny sequins left. The green ribbon is vintage (which actually ended up being a problem because it broke when tried to use it as a drawstring. So I had to redo it more carefully.

Here's the result.  The first picture shows the tiny muff next to my big one and the second shows it being held by one of my ball-jointed dolls: