Unfortunate

So… An unfortunate thing happened yesterday.  I leaned on my ironing board and one of the legs bent, rendering the item near useless.  This makes me sad since I use this thing for so many projects.  It also serves as a reminder of how little money I have to replace it.  That means that I won’t get to make as much stuff and post it here.

I’ve been thinking about my problem of lack of money for a while now and I need a solution.  I opened up an online store here, and plan on going to some flea markets to sell some of my excess stuff.  However, I wonder if there is more I can do without getting completely over my head.  Perhaps a donation button?  Patreon?  Craft fairs?  I’m not sure what I should try next, but I know I need to try something.  This lack of money stuff is extremely limiting and frustrating. Universe!  Please help!  Send me some money so I can continue to make awesome magical stuff!

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Princess Luna

Greetings!

Around three years ago, when I made the Rose Lolita outfit, I was also still into Cosplay.  And ponies…  I got hooked on the show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and when I was introduced to the character, Princess Luna, I KNEW I needed to make a cosplay of her.

I started with some images that I pasted together using Photoshop, all the while thinking of her personality and the things she might have experienced.  It ended up looking something like this:

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Once I had my design down, I found a pattern and fabric to work with.  I lucked out because the Joanns near me had just donated some of their fabric to Goodwill and it was CHEAP.  Once I had everything together, I started sewing. And sewing… and sewing.  Till I got this!

 

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Once again, it was the lovely Amie who supplied the expertise with her camera to get these shots.  You can visit her website here: http://www.photographybyamiee.com/

Overall, I’m really happy with how it came out.  Even if I’m still finding glitter in random places!  ❤

Lolita of the Roses

Hey all!

About thee years ago I was into the Lolita scene.  I was so inspired by the fabulously frilly dresses that I had to make my own.  It has about 30 yards worth of ruffled lace on it, handmade ribbon roses that I bought on Etsy, and a lot of pink.  There is a huge bow in the back and I made the beaded flower crown and necklace myself too.  Sadly, I only have this one picture of me wearing it.  It was taken by the lovely Amie, a professional photographer I can’t say enough good things about.  Her website is here: http://www.photographybyamiee.com/

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Faeries Everywhere!

Normally I would not post stuff as sketchy as this, but I consider these to be finished pieces that I absolutely love.  I was first inspired by a friend picking a tarot card, the Star.  I started wondering what a star faery costume would look like. So I drew it and colored it in colored pencils.  Then I started to draw more.  The flower one is inspired by a rose Lolita dress I made a long time ago, and the dark one is inspired by some wings I made a while back.  I would love to make these.  Maybe I could even make some for other people and get a group going!  What do you think?  ❤