Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sewing the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. Catsuits and gilding a lily.

Next up for the costumes I found myself sewing for the Sink the Pink Winter Ball is this catsuit. I know I probably shouldn’t have favourites but, of the 6 pieces, this might be the one. Here’s Chester making it … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. Legs for days. Leggings all day.

Sewing these leggings was a joy. No adjustments necessary to the pattern so all I had to do was decide on panel placement. And that’s the best part. Onstage they read beautifully and, despite my initial concern, they stayed up! … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. Catsuits for professional show-off, Glynfamous.

Part 2 of the Sink the Pink costume sewing festival.  I hadn’t actually planned on making more than three main outfits for one of the dance numbers but I ended up getting really into things and ended up making two … Continue reading

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Sewing and the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. Body Con dresses for the modern man.

The last bit of sewing I’ve done is a few costumes for the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. Sink the Pink is, to quote the Guardian, “a camptastic rave up, a joyous mess of face paints, glitter and wigs!” And last night’s … Continue reading

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Mistletoe and Whine.

I almost titled this Camel Toe and whyyyyyy have I changed my mind? In my last post I was happily getting involved in making three outfits for the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. I’d run up a couple of lycra … Continue reading

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