Tag: costume

Heard of Cosplay, Comic-Con, Dragon-Con or SCA?

Picture courtesy of V. Borodinova Home economics & school-based sewing classes may be gone with the wind; however, sewing definitely is NOT dead!  The Maker movement, coupled with a STEAM focus in schools, has made sewing “sexy” again.  High school students and young adults…

Native American Costume (Breech Cloth or Loin Cloth)

Recently, a coworker asked me to make a loincloth as part of her son’s Native American costume for a 4th grade class assignment. Mom had already purchased a length of suede-like dressmaker fabric. Her son wanted a “REAL” loin cloth that tied at the sides – not…

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