Fairlen 208 Utility belt

You know how most women’s clothing doesn’t have pockets?  Well, that drives me crazy cuz I don’t like carrying around a purse.  It always falls off my shoulder and then I put it down and forget it.  Its bad.  I’ve lost my wallet so many times….  So I make skirts out of jeans and my husband’s old pants, and thats cool, but it gets old, and what if I want to wear a pretty skirt that doesn’t have pockets?  So I looked on Etsy to see what they had for “pocket belt”.  Lo! There were many beautiful pocket belts!  The nice ones run about $75. I wanted to make sure I liked this idea before investing a pile of money into it so I made one for myself out of leather scraps and belts from the thrift shop.  Let me know what you think!

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I made sure that the big pocket was big enough for my phone and my passport.  The other pocket holds my wallet quite nicely.


Posted by on February 24, 2014 in Fairlen


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Fairlen 207 Halloween Costume 2013

Sorry this is so late.  For Halloween last year my husband and I went to an awesome party as Milo and Kida (at his request).  I put together both costumes.


The boots are because its Halloween in NH.


Posted by on February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized


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Fairlen 206 Fabric Business Cards

Wow, its been a while.  So I was told to make a blog post about the fabric business cards that I printed up to pass out at a theater job fair as I look for work as a costume designer.  I used mostly scraps of dyed silk from my silk painting class I took 10 years ago, and I printed my info and QR code directly onto the fabric using Gail’s method from My Repurposed Life which I found on Karen’s blog The Graphics Fairy.



Posted by on February 20, 2014 in Fairlen


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Knick wants to me to dress up as Kida for Halloween.  So I was watching Atlantis and spotted this young man.


he is one of the warriors that you only get to see for one second.

Also, last night during my boring bar I did a little fashion designing.  I want to make a black velvet shrug with a high collar.  And I saw this woman wearing this extra long button down shirt and it was super cute!

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Posted by on September 18, 2013 in Fairlen


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Cor, wearing Lissa’s white dress and a fur coat he acquired for some rocks.  You like that cat hair to Cor’s right at about shin height?

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Posted by on August 29, 2013 in Fairlen


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not bad for having not picked up a pencil in months.  I need to draw more.


Posted by on August 5, 2013 in Fairlen



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The Shield and Friends!  A product of our trip to Bozeman MT to visit Tim and Jane.  It was so nice to have time to draw!

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Posted by on August 4, 2013 in Fairlen


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