Saturday, July 25, 2009

Bubble Skirt

I bought this frumpy looking long skirt today:(TinyFidgety is my other blog.
Don't mind the watermark!)

Thought I'd made a really easy tutorial on how to turn it into a bubble skirt.

One way is to use another piece of fabric underneath, but that was way to difficult to explain.

I did the easy way: using elastic!

Cut it to the length you want (maybe a little longer because it will spring up after attaching the elastic).

I set my sewing dial to this:

While you sew the elastic on, pull it towards you so it is stretched. This way, when you release it, the fabric will spring back with it and create the "bubble" effect.

I didn't feel like hemming it up or whatever. It kind of tucks itself under the whole skirt so you can't see it anyway:


Friday, July 24, 2009

Himehood "Party"

I'm so excited to announce that I will be adding a new collection to the Himehood range!!

I didn't know what to call this style but I guess it was suited for parties, so I called it PARTY!!


I will not be releasing it yet!

I need to make more so I have plenty of items for you to choose from when I release them to my etsy shop! This is better rather than releasing one item at a time then making you wait incase I out other stuff on later - and you can take advantage of my FREE SHIPPING (regular only)!!

So, I will have a Hime Collection and a Party Collection! Hopefully more things will inspire me and I will have like a billion collections!!

I will let you ALL know when I release them!!

For now, you can have a sneak peak at what is going to be in store!

What inspired this collection is the pair of shoes that my boyfriend got me when I was sad! Hehe! Cheered me up and put designs into my head!

Fake hoodie collar

As you can see, these tops are pretty versatile! You can wear them casually as street wear or dressy and sexy!

Thanks again for all your support! Hope to see you at my shop!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Yukie's Fullmoon website is the only nails and nail supply website that I know of that sells at a decent price. I haven't found many other good ones but I will let you all know when I find them!

I like my nails simple:

I have been sewing a bit since the holidays started, I haven't bought much fabric because the prices are so ridiculously high these days!!

The fleece fabric I use for Hime Hoodies are exceptionally high because it is currently winter. I guess they will go on sale when it is summer in Australia (and so it will be winter in the US); and from this I can sell you the hoodies at a good price.

I'm thinking of selling this dress I made but I'm too lazy to take pictures with it and I can't find a 'model'. HAHA!!

Oh yeah, my etsy shop! I cut down the prices of the earmuffs! And I am giving free shipping! I know its still a little empty and you all are waiting for clothes; I'm just not sure as to what type of clothing you are after! I know that some will buy Hime Hoodies!

Last night I stayed up trying to make shorts with suspenders. These are not for sale, they're more of a 'prototype'... my practice!

I did a lot more than go straight to this result! I tried it on like 20 times and had to cut and add all these bits and pieces to get to here!


Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Ear Muff

My sister came home with a new pair of ear muffs, I fiddled around with it and figured out how it was made.

I used hard wire to hold the shape and simply sewed the shapes onto the wire.

This was my first attempt:

Its one you wear around the back of your head.

Later I searched the net and realised most popular ones are the head band style ear muffs.

So, I made those too!

Took me a while to make them and my dad had to help bend the wires.

The furry ones are available on my etsy shop!