Costume Pirate

Costumes are a lot of fun! They challenge me to be creative, at times, too! The young man in the photo needed a costume for a summer music camp. The shirt is refashioned from a blouse that I made. I used a pattern to make the pirate vest. The pirate belt is made of a very stiff pellon, and the buckle is made of it too, but is covered in a metallic paper.  Pellon and elastic were used for the eye patch.

Voyageur Costume

The voyageur shirt was a requested custom garment for a gentleman who does storytelling tours. Historical re-enactments and story telling walks are great fun and educational too! Check out, or use a search engine to find historical re-enactments near you, if you want some educational vacationing!



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