DIY Tutorial: Luna Lovegood Beetle Ring

For this year’s (i.e. 2022) Halloween my family and I have decided to dress as various characters from the Harry Potter Movies. One of them will be Luna Lovegood and in this short blog post, I’m going to show you, how to create Luna’s interesting beetle ring. To make Luna’s glasses you will need theContinue reading “DIY Tutorial: Luna Lovegood Beetle Ring”

6 Reasons You Should Try Tissue Fitting

I first found out about tissue fitting when I bought the book The Palmer Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting and I found it weird. People are covered in paper that usually tears really easily. It all looked really strange. But as I learned more about patterns and sewing I realised tissue paper fitting is anContinue reading “6 Reasons You Should Try Tissue Fitting”

DIY Professor Trelawney Costume – Tunic

For this year’s (2022) Halloween my family and I decided to dress as characters from the Harry Potter movies. In this blog post, I’ll describe how to make a Sybill Trelawney outfit (a green tunic, that I’m going to wear myself ;). (Sybill is a fortune-teller and professor at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft andContinue reading “DIY Professor Trelawney Costume – Tunic”

DIY Luna Lovegood Glasses – Spectrespecs

For this year’s (i.e. 2022) Halloween my family and I have decided to dress as various characters from the Harry Potter Movies. One of them will be Luna Lovegood and in this short blog post, I’m going to show you, how to create Luna’s funny glasses called spectrespecs from the Quibbler magazine. To make Luna’sContinue reading “DIY Luna Lovegood Glasses – Spectrespecs”

DIY Professor Trelawney Costume – Sweater

For the Halloween 2022 my family and I decided to dress as characters from the Harry Potter movies. In this blog post, I’m going to describe how to make a Sybill Trelawney outfit (a brown sweater) I will be wearing for this occassion ;). (Sybill is a fortune-teller and professor at the Hogwarts School ofContinue reading “DIY Professor Trelawney Costume – Sweater”

Simple Tutorial – DIY Luna Lovegood Earrings

For this year’s (i.e. 2022) Halloween my family and I have decided to dress as various characters from the Harry Potter Movies. One of them will be Luna Lovegood and in this blog post, I’m going to describe, how to create Luna’s fancy beaded radish earrings no one overlook. In this tutorial you will learn:Continue reading “Simple Tutorial – DIY Luna Lovegood Earrings”

DIY Professor Trelawney Socks/Leg Warmers

For this year’s Halloween (2022) my family and I decided to dress as characters from Harry Potter movies. In this blog post, I’m going to describe how to make the Sybill Trelawney socks/leg warmers that will be part of professor Trelawney’s costume. (Sybill is a fortune-teller and professor at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft andContinue reading “DIY Professor Trelawney Socks/Leg Warmers”

Simple Tutorial – DIY Sybill Trelawney Funny Costume Skirt

For this year’s (2022) Halloween my family and I decided to dress as characters from the Harry Potter movies. In this blog post, I’m going to describe how to make a Sybill Trelawney outfit (skirt) that I’m going to wear myself ;). (Sybill is a fortune-teller and professor at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft andContinue reading “Simple Tutorial – DIY Sybill Trelawney Funny Costume Skirt”

What Are Box Pleats And How To Sew Them – Part 2

In my previous blog post I described sewing box pleats: hem the fabric, draw vertical lines, pin or baste the fold and press the fabric. However, you can make box pleats without pressing the fabric and create a soft look of the final folds. These unpressed box pleats have the same properties as the pressedContinue reading “What Are Box Pleats And How To Sew Them – Part 2”