Modern June Cleaver Holiday Skirt pattern

Modern June Cleaver Holiday Skirt from Charm Patterns.

Our last guest artist of the year, Amanda from Modern June Cleaver, has created a charming and versatile holiday skirt for you! Using vintage embellishment methods, you can create your own Christmas tree skirt (like Amanda) or wearable circle skirt (like me). I know you’ll love learning about these felt applique techniques! Amanda made her […]

Wanda Pencil Skirt pattern

Wanda Pencil Skirt from Charm Patterns by Gertie.

I’m so excited to share with you the Wanda Pencil Skirt, in sizes 2-20 and 18-34! It is the perfect separate destined to become a tailored staple in your wardrobe, and it mixes with our Lamour-series, too! Inspired by Wanda Woodward from the movie Cry-Baby, the skirt is destined to bring out your inner bad […]

Harlequin Halloween Costume

Harlequin Halloween Costume

We’re rounding out our annual Halloween Extravaganza with this adorable (and very easy!) harlequin costume. Costume Resources Skipper Bodysuit pattern (available to Patreon members) Harlequin diamond print fabric (we used the modern jersey substrate) Harlequin Hat Chiffon pompoms Harlequin Neck Ruffle Fishnet tights Corset (or you can use the Waspie Corset Belt) Harlequin Hat  Follow […]

Dorothy from Wizard of Oz Halloween Costume

Dorothy from Wizard of Oz Halloween Costume

Follow the yellow brick road to more Halloween Extravaganza fun with our creative hacks of the Patsy Blouse, Charm Circle Skirt, and Stanwyck Skirt bib to create this lovely Dorothy costume!   We love taking our existing patterns and reusing them in fun new ways (like we did for our Wicked Witch of the West costume)! […]

Janet from The Good Place Halloween Costume (with Free Jabot Pattern!)

Janet from The Good Place Halloween Costume

I absolutely adore The Good Place (if you haven’t yet seen it – it’s one of the smartest shows on TV and an absolute must!), and I’ve always wanted to dress up like Janet. Using a few quick Halloween hacks to our Patsy Blouse, Lady Dandy Waistcoat, and Charm Circle Skirt patterns, now I can […]

Witch Hat tutorial

Halloween Pin-Up Witch Costume from Charm Patterns.

Top off your Witchy Halloween costume with this easy pointy witch hat. We used true millinery techniques to create a beautiful hat that you will treasure for many years to come! Resources Black Silk Dupioni (hat exterior) Green Silk Dupioni (bias band and bow) Black Felt (hat underlining and lining). We used wool felt from […]

Wicked Witch Pin-Up Halloween Costume

Halloween Pin-Up Witch Costume from Charm Patterns.

Hello, my pretties! Our annual Halloween Extravaganza continues with more pattern hack ideas! For this Wicked Witch of the West look, I was inspired by classic pinup art like the sassy witches of Vargas and Gil Evgren. Of course, you can also go full Elphaba with green makeup and opaque black tights. Have it both […]