costume

One of  our fall traditions is to visit the Michigan Renaissance Festival. The kids of course, love to dress up and are beginning to want more authentic looking costumes. They are slowly adding pieces to their wardrobe. A set of bracers from last year, a cape I made eons ago,Read More →

I got a chance to make Bug a darker vest for his pirate costume (check out the pirate shirt un-pattern here) and took a bunch of pictures along the way. Here is the Dress Up Vest Un-Pattern or you can find it in our Free Patterns Section. I will alsoRead More →

Here is the Un-Pattern for the Child’s Dress-Up Vest. (Why an UN-Pattern? Because you actually have to draw up your own pattern… we just tell you how we made ours). For this project I used about 1 yard of Navy Corduroy and 1 Yard of a cotton print and 3 largeRead More →

Dress up clothes are played with daily around here. The box that is supposed to contain them is usually dumped all over the library floor in the kids’ attempt to find some magical accessory that must always be at the very bottom of the bucket. Since they love dress up…Read More →