Wicked Witches, Fairy style!
No pointy hats, no broomstick, I want glamour and sass.
Engineering research? Definitely!
Inspired by these costume patterns, I went for a rummage in stash and found plenty of remnants of black fabrics: I still have quite a lot of the very cheap peach-skin textured stuff from the rag market that was originally purchased to make capes for the bridesmaids in DD’s October wedding 6 years ago. Not a single one got worn, so they were a total waste of effort, but at least not much cash was wasted.
I used a scrap of this for facings and contrasts on the penguin shirt I made for the missus a few years back, AND the padded collar for her Arkivestry coat…it has a lovely texture.
I’m a firm believer in texture for stage costumes, flat colours and fabrics light horribly shiny, and I like more depth.
Collar, hair and shoulders are... [read more]