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Knee breeches

I made these for Tales out of Anchor, an indoor LARP for which the kit brief is approximately Regency with touches of 1930s China. For the same costume: frilly shirt. * The ultimate ancestor of this pattern is the Sewaholic … Continue reading

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V8772: Rocket Edition

Necessity is the mother of invention. In this case, when I spotted this light blue fabric on the Pin It & Stitch stall at the Knitting & Stitching Show, it was suddenly extremely necessary that I make a shirt out … Continue reading

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The White Devil

So a while ago our intrepid party of adventurers destroyed a powerful necromancer’s secret Doom Lair, which was all well and good except it turned out that we’d also accidentally let loose his personal demon menagerie. Ah, Law of Unintended … Continue reading

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Bring me my fighting trousers!

That’s not my literal fighting trousers, of course. My literal fighting trousers are my LARP jeans, which are ancient, dilapidated and at this point possibly sufficiently caked with mud, make-up, aluminium oxide and stray bodily fluids to constitute either some … Continue reading

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A Parcel of Vogues

Some time ago, I was bemoaning the lack of smart button-up shirts in interesting colours, and my mother, wonderful as she is, offered to make me one up if I brought her the fabric. I hied me to Samuel Taylor … Continue reading

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