Running Costumes for Non-Sewers

Share Putting together a running costume presents challenges beyond just looking good. It has to FEEL good too, plus hold together over many miles. And the key to feeling good while looking good is to start with good base pieces. For those of us who sew, the challenge...

Groot To Go – Making a Running Groot Costume

Share When I saw the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, I fell in love with Groot. His bark-covered body is the classic “tough exterior with a heart of gold.” Or in his case, bark outside and flowers and sparks inside. I knew I wanted to make a Groot costume,...

Running in Makeup – Face and Body Paint

I realized the other day that my last several costumes have all involved running in makeup. So I thought I would do a quick post about what I’ve learned along the way. When I talk about running in makeup, I’m talking face and body paint. If you want a...

Experiment in Invisibility – The Invisible Woman

Share When runDisney opened registration for their new Avengers-themed races, my fingers were flying over the keyboard to get registered. Once I managed to snag spots for my husband and I, it was time to pick characters for our costumes. With the whole Marvel Universe...