This dress is inspired by a Burda pattern from the 1970s. The original dress was made of lightweight cotton with floral motif. My version is of hemp linen, woolen twill and cardwoven woolen ribbon, which I have woven myself. The dress is handsewn with flax and woolen thread.Continue reading
For a long time I dreamt of a costume with a corset vest, similar to the one of Èowyn. And this is what I managed to create.
This dress is inspired by the dress of the fallen star in Stardust. The pattern is princess seams combined with raglan sleeves. It has no closure and is very comfortable to wear. I am not sure about the fabric, but I think it could be silk (it was a piece of fabric bought in a second hand store).Continue reading
Our daughter Jelenka had her fourth birthday this january. Therefore I decided to present here the costumes I made for her so far.
The first dress was for a meeting of reenactors, her first elven gown is made of the fabric left from my black elven dress. Then I made dresses for various occasions (meetings, festivals), as birthday presents or just so :).Continue reading
This is our latest look for living-history events. We use linen, hemp, wool, pelt. handsewn with linen and woolen threads, decorated with woven bands.Continue reading
The pattern is a year 1974 nightdress. The fabric is stretchy and the neckline is decorated with a lace. The same lace is used for the belt.Continue reading
This is a gown for a firend, who has a shop with healing precious stones. the fabric is stretch velvet, The dress has no closing. The waistiline is empire and the sleeves are two parts.Continue reading
This had to be a costume for a steampunk vampire. But the makeup looked better without the bloodred lipstick I have planned. So I ended up as a steampunk corpse :D.
The brocade is the only new material on this costume. The velvet bodice was a secondhand trousers and the satin uunderskirt was a secondhand bed-clothes.Continue reading
The patterrn for this dress is from the year 1974. Originally it has to be one colour, but I did not have enough fabric.Continue reading
I made this dress when I needed a costume for SlavCon, being in the 7th month of pregnancy. It is a long yellow underdress and a shorter short-sleeved overdress decorated with woven bands. The belt is tabletwoven.