Tag: Costumery

To Do Tuesday June 21

It was so nice to spend some time sewing this last week, and even though I only get to cross one item off my list, I actually completed two of them.  Once again, it’s timeContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday June 14

After several weeks of being too busy to get much sewing and crafting done, I finally had time to work on some projects this week!  I did end up rearranging my To-Do List for thisContinue reading


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LARP Waist Quiver & Belt

The LARP we participate in utilizes foam “boffing” weapons instead of realistic looking foam weapons, which means none of our weapons can have the potential to hurt, scrape, maim, or otherwise damage anyone else.  BecauseContinue reading


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Making a Medieval Inspired LARP Dress

Todd and I participate in a LARP Group, Sojourn, that holds two events each year, and I have written about it several times (use the LARP tag in the right-hand side bar to view all theContinue reading


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Hand Beading – April’s Try Something New Every Month Project

I ran across Stephanie’s and Rebecca’s co-hosted project, Try Something New Every Month (TSNEM) for 2016, in December, and I decided to participate because there are a lot of sewing techniques I have never tried andContinue reading


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Making a Russian Kokoshnik

Our LARP group is having a “formal” encounter at our first event this year, so I made myself a dress out of plum colored microsuede.  In addition, My Try Something New Every Month project for April isContinue reading


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Grommets – March’s Try Something New Every Month Project

I ran across Stephanie’s and Rebecca’s co-hosted project, Try Something New Every Month (TSNEM) for 2016, last year, and I decided to participate because there are a lot of sewing techniques I have never tried and wouldContinue reading


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Tessa Reimagined

  When Todd first asked me to give LARP-ing, he asked me to just give it a try,  and if I didn’t like it he would never ask me to go again.  Well, it turnsContinue reading


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The Travel Journal

One of Tessa’s skills is that she is an artist – and at times she has had to leave Division’s Bridge to go paint portraits (Who schedules themselves to photograph a wedding on LARP weekend, seriously?),Continue reading


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Tessa’s Quiver

Tessa is expanding her skills, and as a result, I needed to make her a bow, arrows, and a quiver.  The LARP we participate in utilizes foam “boffing” weapons instead of realistic looking foam weapons.Continue reading


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Tessa Complete – One Quick Take

Just a quick shot of my completed costume with my bow and quiver.  The only thing missing is my staff (for my healing attribute).  I will post a complete camp re-cap and Tessa update laterContinue reading


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Trial & Error

I also recently made these two bags out of scraps left over from Tessa’s cloak.  Unfortunately, I don’t really care for either of them.  I believe the patterns are supposed to look rustic when itContinue reading


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