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Village Belle: Bow

Let's make Belle's big blue bow! I've never made a bow before, but it didn't seem too difficult. This is how I made it. You'll need to cut 2 large rectangles of the blue fabric the size you want of the fabric, and a 1 smaller skinny piece for the 'knot'. You'll also need a… Continue reading Village Belle: Bow

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Adding a Pocket to a Skirt

The pattern I chose for Village Belle didn't have pockets, so I wanted to add them. Adding pockets is fairly simple, especially on a skirt. Before sewing your skirt front and back together at sides, you'll want to cut out your pockets. Make sure they're big enough for your phone! I usually use the skirt… Continue reading Adding a Pocket to a Skirt

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Choosing a Pattern for Cosplay

Hi friends! After the amazing response to my mini tutorial for village Belle, I decided to turn pattern selection into a detailed blog post. It's really easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to sewing, but choosing a pattern doesn't have to be scary. I hope by the end of this blog, you feel more… Continue reading Choosing a Pattern for Cosplay