The Best Costumers I Met At Costume College 2018 – Part Un

Let me warn you, this article will be completely unfair. Why? Because it is a selection of my favourite people met at the biggest costuming event in the world called Costume College. It’s based on my personal experience, my own line of judgement and mostly chance that made me come across certain people and miss…

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Sewing like Dior: 8 inspirations for beginners and advanced seamstresses

You want inspiration? Why not look for the best? From my summer home visit in Paris, I brought back the best sewing tips from the magnificent Christian Dior exhibition currently running there. If those sparkling, shimmering dresses don’t cure you from the fall blues… nothing will! 

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How to create a Game of Thrones White Walker costume

Last year, I visited a costume shop near Paris in the process of recreating a White Walker’s costume from hit show Game of Thrones. If you can’t wait for next week’s episode of the new season 7 of GoT, have a look behind the seams of one of their most iconic costume… #WinterisHere

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5 Sewing Bloggers Talk About Body Confidence

You’re not a model? Take pictures of yourself anyway! That’s the message I want to convey today. I am far from a size 2 and yet I dare to be photographed wearing my various outfits for your benefit, my dear readers. To explain better why I do it, let’s also get the insights from 5…

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Could you work for Cirque du Soleil ?

What if I could live out of my passion? I guess that thought already crossed your mind. Every “maker” at some point has it. I have it too sometimes. Well today we meet a very special lady that actually decided to do it. I mean, for real. At 35, Marion worked for the Super Bowl,…

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KnowYourTools : pins

In French we say there are no great craft maker without good tools. So today we are beginning a new series on sewing material. Yes I know, this might not sound as exciting as creating an 18thc dress (that’s plan for tomorrow) but we will make it fun I promise. Let’s start with the basics…

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