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lamplighters

A few weeks ago, the costuming class took a field trip to the Lamplighters Costume shop in San Francisco. The Director of the production of the H.M.S. Pinafore we are...

cockades

Saturday and Sunday I am taking a Cockades class offered by Candice Kling at The Sewing Workshop in San Francisco. Here’s a little bit of what I made:...

braids

A properly outfitted Dickens lady did not have a disorderly mass of magenta hair. She kept it under wraps, hats, braids, and/or wigs. I am not terribly good at doing...

Pirate Shirt Review

Pattern Description: A romantic pirate or possibly Renaissance unisex blouse with gathered sleeves, shoulders and back. I made it for my father for Father’s day. Pattern Sizing: I made a...

Pirate Festival

If you’re looking for something to do in June, check out the Northern California Pirate Festival June 19th and 20th in Vallejo. That’s fun, costume-pirates, not scary, real-pirates. Okay, maybe...

February in review.

I have so many things I want to write about that I get overwhelmed and only do summaries. I guess that’s better than nothing. What did February bring… Traumatic first...