How Spoonflower prints colors

How colors print differently on the various Spoonflower fabrics As some of you may know, some of my fabric designs are available on Spoonflower – the link to my designs there is this one. Now, for many of my fabrics I suggest something like “the colors will look best on this or that fabric”. Many […]

How to make molds and cold cast metal

Navigation for this part of the page:   How to make molds and cold cast metal This tutorial basically covers two different techniques: How to make a silicone mold from something you sculpted (or wish to recast), and how to cold cast metal using polyurethane resin and metal powder. I will explain both on the […]

Assassin’s Creed III – Aveline de Grandpré

Navigation for these costumes: My motivation – Connor Kenway – Aveline de Grandpré – George Washington – in progress, so what you’re reading here is just my initial research plus a bit of the beginning of the making. I will add more over time as I make progress on the costumes! Please also note that, […]

Assassin’s Creed III – Connor Kenway

Navigation for these costumes: My motivation – Connor Kenway – Aveline de Grandpré – George Washington – in progress, so what you’re reading here is just my initial research plus a bit of the beginning of the making. I will add more over time as I make progress on the costumes! Please also note that, […]

Assassin’s Creed – Motivation

Navigation for these costumes: My motivation – Connor Kenway – Aveline de Grandpré – George Washington – in progress, so what you’re reading here is just my initial research plus a bit of the beginning of the making. I will add more over time as I make progress on the costumes! Please also note that, […]

Star Wars Celebration Europe II, Essen, 2013 – Sunday

Navigation for this event: Thursday ■ Friday ■ Saturday ■ Sunday My pics from the last day of Celebration Europe II. On Sunday I wore my Senator Amidala “Final Senate” gown, my father wore his “Red Emperor Palpatine” and my son was dressed as Bail Organa – all from the scene when the Emperor speaks […]

Star Wars Celebration Europe II, Essen, 2013 – Saturday

Navigation for this event: Thursday ■ Friday ■ Saturday ■ Sunday Even more pics from Celebration Europe II. On Saturday I wore my Senator Amidala Loyalist Committee gown (for the costume contest – btw, I made second place 🙂 ), Breha Organa and – as a surprise costume and being part of a fun group […]

Star Wars Celebration Europe II, Essen, 2013 – Friday

Navigation for this event: Thursday ■ Friday ■ Saturday ■ Sunday More pics from Celebration Europe II. On Friday I wore my Queen Jamillia costume for approximately 90 minutes, then my Padmé Travel dress and in between / before / after a simple black dress which I had hand-painted with a glittering C3PO. My son […]

Star Wars Episode 3: Padmé’s final Senate appearance

Episode 3: Padmé’s final Senate appearance – the purple ‘cape’ gown “So this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause.” – Lots of pictures (reference pictures, screenshots as well as exhibit photos) of this dress can be found at Padawansguide – This costume wasn’t made in a rush – I started writing this dress diary […]

Star Wars Celebration Europe II, Essen, 2013 – Thursday

Navigation for this event: Thursday ■ Friday ■ Saturday ■ Sunday Some pics from building the Rebel Legion booth at Star Wars Celebration Europe II in Essen; taken Thursday, July 25th 2013. I’m now an exhibitor – my Queen Apailana costume including the headdress is on display at Star Wars Celebration in Essen 🙂 While […]