The Cardboard Corset Step 2

After cutting the panels I painted to outside with black ink. There was not enough for both sides, but in the end, the unpainted inside made for a very interesting effect. Then came the contact paper on both sides, another one of many measures taken to avoid the cardboard tearing under corset-pressure.

The Cardboard Corset

So last year when I had some time and money on my hands I bought a lot of books, one of which was Corsets and Crinolines by Norah Waugh.  Once I read it I just absolutely had to make one of the corsets, but  lacked the basic tools for the project…like a sewing machine, for example. But the corrugated cardboard …

World Cup Cakes

I’m not a huge fan of soccer, but I am a huge fan of cupcakes, and so World Cup Cakes were born! (special kudos to my sister for doing most of the real work! ) It took me forever to make the huge mathematical breakthrough of understanding that the black bits are pentagons, while the white bits are slightly larger …