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Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2016 Part 3. Freakshow, red paint and circle skirts.

It seems contradictory given how messy some stages were but this is one of the cleanest costumes I’ve ever made (in terms of design and construction). This is a custom-made two-piece costume for Glyn to wear whilst hosting the Sink … Continue reading

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Margiela on a budget. Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2016 Part 2

I think I ended up refering to this as “Conceptual Muppet Show”. I wasn’t entirely sold when Glyn sent me the original reference but when am I ever going to turn him down? Especially when it’s this level of batshit. … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball 2016, Freakshow Part 1 (Clown warning)

Sending in the clowns. Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Winter Ball 2015 -Tank Girl (with bonus Bryan Adams anecdote)

I’ve a bit of catching up to do on the last few months. Here’s a Tank Girl look I made earlier. A lot earlier, for the December 2015 Sink the Pink Heroes and Villains Ball. This routine had some fairly … Continue reading

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Sewing Catsuits.

I swear this catsuit was not intentionally Flake-inspired. But it still looked pretty cool. Wait for it…. You see? Yeah, now, like me the night before it was due, bet you can’t unsee. I seem to enjoy making a rod … Continue reading

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Drag Race against the clock. Sewing for the Sink the Pink Winter Ball

There are five, FIVE, days exactly til the Sink the Pink Winterball 2015 and all the super hero looks I still need to finish. I’m sewing faster than ever before! There are two weeks til Glam Clam – that’s 9 … 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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Sewing the Kung Fu Panda Costumes. Snake. Part 3 of 3.

The final costume I made for Magical Quests Kung Fu Panda event was Snake. Here she is hanging out in my  flat with Master Shifu on a Saturday night. As you do. Snake was a bit of a head-scratcher design-wise. … Continue reading

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Sewing the Kung Fu Panda costumes. Lord Shen. Part 2 of 3.

This is a costume for Kung Fu Panda’s Lord Shen, albino peacock, evil genius and pretty swish in the sartorial stakes. In fact, it’s kind of obligatory for all evil characters to look impeccable  (struggling to resist impeckable pun there).  Last … Continue reading

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Sewing the Sink the Pink Summer Ball. Part IV. Because if you’re going to wear a fake penis, gift-wrapping it is always a nice idea.

It’s not all sequins and harnesses in this sewing costumes gig you know. Sometimes it’s leopard print pvc, fringing and fake willies. It’s a drag show, what’d you expect? We’ll get to the genitalia in a minute. First, the bow, … Continue reading

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