February 18, 2018 Rainbow Photographs

Hi everyone! In my last photography post, I showed and talked about photographs I took of the desert after a rainstorm. While I was outside taking those photographs, a rainbow formed and I began to take photographs of it.

The rainbow started out as small, but it became a full arch.

It almost became a double rainbow, but I didn’t take a photograph of it.

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February 18, 2018 Desert Photographs

On February 18, 2018, there was a winter storm that came through the area I live in. It did rain some, but that’s about it. (Raining is about all that happens during a winter storm in the area I live) Since there was clouds, I decided to take some photos of the sunset.

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2012 Old Tucson Photographs-Part 1

Sometime in March 2012, I went to Old Tucson, sometimes better known as Old Tucson Studios. It is a film set that is open to the public. The first time I went was in 2011, went back in 2012, and still have yet to go back. I hope to go back sometime this year, but I’ve said that for six years and it never happened. Still, I hope that I can go back sometime soon!

I know these photographs are 6 years old this month, but after becoming too busy to post the photographs and loosing the CD the photos are saved to for years, I decided to edit the photos and post them now. I posted some back in 2012, but after loosing the CD I couldn’t edit and post any more. I always felt bad about not posting the photos at all. So now I’m finishing my incomplete post series.

This isn’t going to be the only post about the photographs I took there. I’m not sure how many there will end up being, but I plan on posting them throughout the spring as a filler post. Between my busy day job, working on new sewing projects to post about, and experiencing a case of artist block for drawing, there really isn’t much to talk about except for photographs I took six years ago. Still, I hope you enjoy seeing them! Continue reading “2012 Old Tucson Photographs-Part 1”

Fabric Spray Paint Test-Part 2

Hi everyone! A while ago, I wrote a post about testing how Tulip Color Works fabric paint works. This week, I wanted to talk more about how the paint worked when using a stencil.

After my previous test and discovering the paint’s colors didn’t blend together like I planned, I wanted to see if I could use the paints with a stencil. I had an idea to use the paints with a stencil on a future project, but I would need to make the stencil myself. Since I couldn’t buy a stencil, I wanted to know what I could use to make the stencil that wouldn’t allow the paint to bleed under the stencil.

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Clara’s Cold War Dress- Second Version Part 1

A few years ago, I made my own version of Clara Oswald’s dress in the Doctor Who episode, Cold War. While I made it, I hated how it was turning out and, after completing it, I hated the way it looked even more. I always wanted to remake it, but it wasn’t until 2016 I was able to do it. Because I made and finished the dress in 2016, I don’t remember a lot about the dress itself or how I constructed it, but I wanted to talk about it before it becomes a costume that gets lost in my closet and is forgotten before I can talk about it on my blog.

While doing research into the dress, I found Mariah’s Cosplay Site has a page dedicated to the costume and even has an idea what kind of dress was used in the episode, the Vivienne Westwood Metallic Pannier Dress. After reading it, I decided to make my dress have a similar neckline to the Vivienne Westwood dress, but modify it to accommodate my recent and future weight loss. 🙂 Continue reading “Clara’s Cold War Dress- Second Version Part 1”

2018 Super Blue Blood Moon Photos

On January 31, 2018 there was a super blue blood moon. The reason why it is called a super blue blood moon is because it is a super moon, the second full moon in January (Thus making it once in a blue moon), and there was a lunar eclipse, which caused the moon to have a red hue (That’s why it’s called a blood moon). You can read more about it here.

I was very excited to see it, so I got up very early, got my camera and tripod out, and waited and took photos of it. Although I have very nice photos of the beginning stages of the lunar eclipse, I was unable to photograph the moon when the lunar eclipse was in totality. Based off other attempts to photograph something very dark with my camera, I suspected that my camera would not photograph the moon during totality, but I still hoped it would turn out anyway. It didn’t, and I’m still disappointed about it, but I’m still happy with the photos I took of the moon as the eclipse started to happen.

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Elizabethan Whovian Hat

It’s been a year since I started working on my Elizabethan Whovian costume. During that time I’ve worked on it on and off, but progress on it has been slow partly because I ran into more problems with the bodice of the dress, and partly because my day job has kept me very busy. Despite this, I was able to work on and off on the hat for the costume. I recently finished most of the hat, so here is how I made it!

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January 2018 Pattern Haul

Hi everyone! A few years back, I used to talk about my favorite new home sewing pattern released from the year. I stopped doing this because I became I became so busy I couldn’t keep track of all the patterns I bought that year. This year, I decided to revive these posts, but only as a one month pattern haul. The pattern hauls will include all the new patterns I bought during that month that I want to talk about and, sometimes, what I plan on using the pattern for.

And now, onto the haul!

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January 13, 2018 Desert Photography- Black and White Version

Hi everyone! In my last post, I talked about photos I took while on a hike. While editing the photos for the post, I also converted some of the photos from color to black and white.

Here’s what they look like…

I like how many of the photos turned out, but I’m not happy with some of the other photos. I didn’t have much trouble editing the photos, but some of the photos are not as impressive to look at as others. I did not include in this post the photos I really did not like, but it did annoy me that I didn’t like the photos so much I didn’t want to post them.

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January 13, 2018 Desert Photography

On January 13, 2018, I went out into the desert for a hike. I didn’t originally intend on going on a hike that day, but I was given the opportunity to go for one in an area that I normally do not hike in, so I decided to accept the invitation. While I was there, I took photos of the desert…

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