Tag Archives: embellishments

Halloween Extravaganza Day 5: Fabric Painting Tutorial (with Stencil Template)

Woman in a painted skirt

Are you ready for today’s ghastly adventure? Today, we’ll be showing you how to hand paint a skirt or garment of your choice. Perfect for adding that special touch to your costumes or a bit of couture to your day, I think you’ll find today’s tutorial to die for.

Embellished Felt Skirts Expansion pattern

Make a trio of lovely embellished and appliquéd felt skirts! These types of skirts were huge in the ’50s (think of Juli-Lynn Charlot and her famous poodle skirt). With assistant designer Melisha Richter and special guest Amy Appell of knitwear design brand Poison Grrls, we were inspired to make three skirts with interesting techniques that […]

Easy Vintage-Style Covered Buttons

No tools required! Create a vintage-style fabric covered button in no time at all. I love covered buttons for both function and decoration. (The one above is just a sleeve detail set over a flat bow. Cute!) First, use the pattern on the back of the covered button kit to cut out a circle of […]