Category Archives: Crafty Blog

A journal of my arts and crafts, you can find tutorials here as well!

Persephone 1

Her story is that of a innocent maiden who was picking flowers with some nymphs in a field in Enna when Hades came to abduct her, bursting through a cleft in the earth. Hades tricked her into eating pomegranate seeds, which forced her to return to the underworld for the winter each year. When Demeter […]

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Cardcaptor Sakura 4

I’m really pleased with the way the Cardcaptor Sakura costume turned out! You can read the rest of the tutorials on how to make this costume here – Cardcaptor Sakura 1 Cardcaptor Sakura 2 Cardcaptor Sakura 3 In the original belt design there is a small pink strap that goes across the bellybutton. I decided […]

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How to Make a Mermaid Bra

This was a custom order for a mermaid top. This style gives more coverage while still being organic and feminine. Start with using a nude colored bra. I used crinkle silk pulling it over the bra cup hand stitching to secure. To create a watery look cut several strips of fabric gathering a ruffle to […]

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Cardcaptor Sakura 3

I’ve been working more on the Cardcaptor Sakura dress. I finished the ruffle on the neckline with an elastic casing that hugs the sholders. By using elastic it both gathered the ruffle and allows flexibility. The next thing to finish is the under bust corset. In the drawling she has a strange shaped belt/corset. I […]

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