Beware the mummy Carolyn!
I finished up Carolyn’s Mummy costume today! (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.) The hardest part of this entire costume was the mask. Luckily Carolyn had today off from school for teacher conferences – I needed her to model this pretty frequently. This time, instead of only sewing strips from the bottom up, I also … [Read more…]
I worked on the mummy mask today. This is turning out to be a longer project than I planned – the downside of being a bit of a perfectionist, I suppose! (Part 1, Part 2.) This is going to be a mummy mask when it grows up: a super cheap hat ($1) from Target! I … [Read more…]
Continued from yesterday… Not so many pictures today – it’s too dark and dreary out to get any decent photos – but I (mostly) finished the shirt. To do the sleeves, I had to pick out the seam with my trusty seam ripper. Then I sewed the strips on flat, starting near the cuffs. (I … [Read more…]
Carolyn wants to be a mummy for Halloween. However, we went looking for a mummy costume and were really disappointed in what we saw. They either looked goofy or, at one store we visited we were horrified to find an inappropriately “adult” mummy targeted towards 4-10 year old girls. Yes. A mummy with a bare … [Read more…]