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Tales out of Anchor

The preceding three costume posts were all for the same game, Tales out of Anchor Event 2, held at YHA Langdale in the first week of February. Here you see the finished outfit. My entire character, never mind the outfit, started with the tailcoat, which … Continue reading

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A fancy waistcoat

I made this for Tales out of Anchor, an indoor LARP for which the kit brief is approximately Regency with touches of 1930s China. Other pieces in the same costume: frilly shirt, knee breeches. * This is the Harlots & Angels … Continue reading

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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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A frilly shirt

Every LARPer should own one! I made this for Tales out of Anchor, an indoor LARP for which the kit brief is approximately Regency with touches of 1930s China. Links to other kit pieces for this event to go here … Continue reading

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Top to bottom: Jerkin

After two years of demon-haunted mayhem, the current campaign for my once-a-month LARP club came to an end in July. On September 21st we kicked off an all-new sword-and-sorcery adventure, which means new characters, which means NEW KIT! My ambition for my … Continue reading

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Top to bottom: Equipment

After two years of demon-haunted mayhem, the current campaign for my once-a-month LARP club came to an end in July. On September 21st we kicked off an all-new sword-and-sorcery adventure, which means new characters, which means NEW KIT! My ambition for my … Continue reading

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One Week, One Pattern

So way back I signed up to be part of One Week, One Pattern – the sewing blog challenge where you wear an iteration of the same pattern every day for a week. “First week of September?” I thought. “Easy. … Continue reading

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The Eagle Cloak

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First commission! The Big Black Cloak

Newsflash: Actually sewing is way more interesting than blogging about sewing – for me, at least. Well, it’s not the blogging that’s a pain; it’s the photos. I have a whole pile of finished objects that haven’t been shown off … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I stumbled on the wonderful world of the sewing blogosphere not too long ago (via links from the Guardian, where Karen of Did You Make That? now contributes, and it was probably inevitable that I would end up starting my own … Continue reading

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