Week 12: Finished

Oh spring, how you totally screw with plans because, hey all of a sudden there’s great evenings that last waaay later and oops, didn’t blog.  So, totes should have posted this last week, it’s been done but not shot. I took the idea of the white motley clown suit and the idea of the shiny trapeeze-wear and made something that maybe could have been “high fashion” if I’d made the pants about six inches shorter. I have learned that I love rough piecing.  Unlike what I did with the Murray…

Week 12: Setup/Sketch

At least the challenges are ending with some fun. The theme this week was to be inspired by Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey Circus. Since I have not been to a circus in AGES I just looked up pictures in the Life magazine archives on Google. I’m using for inspiration this great (probs high-speed Ektachrome) shot and this cute one of a circus university from the 1950s. Here’s my sketch, it’s a terribly rough idea right now and the only for sure thing is the shirt/blouse/top bit: To get…