This fox/mink stole sewing pattern is a great addition to the vintage lover’s closet. Cruelty free, and with no mothball stink that so often accompanies vintage fur, this pattern can be made in an afternoon. A few tips on sewing faux fur: 1) I hated it. It shed all over the place, and it’s difficult … More Faux Fur Fox or Mink Stole Wrap Sewing Pattern Instructions
Here he is. The sewing pattern PDF can be purchased here on my Etsy page. Materials needed: *1/2 yd fabric (at the very most, probably closer to 1/4 yd) *Doll stuffing *Thread *Hand sewing needle *Sewing machine Let’s get started! Print and assemble sewing pattern according to this Burdastyle tutorial: http://www.burdastyle.com/statics/how-to-print-and-assemble-a-pattern-pdf Once you’ve assembled … More Rhino Head Sewing Instructions
I’ve just started learning how to create sewing patterns using my computer! Today, in fact. And I’m not sure if I’ll evolve enough to be able to make lovely complex patterns that I can offer online for your own enjoyment, but I did manage to churn out a little something. Introducing: my multi-sized skirt … More Free: Skirt Slopers, Multi-Sized
This is a throwback post, from back when I was young and pretty and living in a city. Hot damn I miss that apartment. And that body. Take a very large button down shirt. Very large: I used a men’s XL, and I’m a women’s Medium. The shirt has to be long enough that it … More DIY Summer Jumpsuit from a Large Shirt
Why would you need a wall-mounted bull head, you ask? Because it’s so damn cute. These are the instructions on how to assemble your wall-mounted bull head. You can find the sewing pattern over here, on my Etsy page. And here is the Burdastyle link on how to print and assemble a PDF sewing … More Wall Mounted Bull Head Instructions
I remember watching some made-for-tv movie years ago, where an abused child was using anatomically correct dolls to show where he/she had been abused (“He touched me here… and here… and…here.”). And I wondered who the hell makes dolls like that? Well, I guess people like me make dolls like that. The creatively curious, or … More The Blow-Up Doll Tutorial
Our retail store, The Labour District, will be up and running shortly, and we’re looking for a few local/Canadian artisans who want to sell their work on consignment in our space! The Labour District is going to be a sewing studio with retail space located in downtown Oshawa. Oshawa, for those of you who don’t … More Looking for Artisans!