Category Archives: Crafts

Hot Glue Guns Compared

I recently tested a bunch of hot glue guns in an effort to learn more about their properties.  I freely sent a report on my results to a company that makes these guns in the interest of their improving their products.  Here is the report: Hot Glue Pen and Gun Reviews PDF 

       

Oedipus el Rey, Diablo Valley College, 2015

Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis

Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis
Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis
Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis
Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis
Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis
Oedipus el Rey at Diablo Valley College, 2015, Costumes by Tara Maginnis

Oedipus Costume Renderings and Build Process:

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Oedipus photo call images of UV scenes and other scenes too dark to shoot during rehearsals, by Tara Maginnis:

Photos Taken During Preview/ Final Dress Rehearsal by Tara Maginnis

Photos taken in earlier dress rehearsals by Tara Maginnis

“She Saves Who Sews for Victory”: Home Sewing on the American Home Front, Costume, Volume 26, Issue 1, 1992

“She Saves Who Sews for Victory”: Home Sewing on the American Home Front, Costume, Volume 26, Issue 1, 1992, by Tara Maginnis

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Costume Crafts at 50 Below, The Fairbanks Non-Toxic Crafts Cookbook, TD&T Fall 1994

Costume Crafts at 50 Below, The Fairbanks Non-Toxic Crafts Cookbook, TD&T Fall 1994, By Tara Maginnis

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Free Miniature Books for Dollhouse Use by Tara Maginnis

Miniature Books!

So I have been making Miniature Books lately and thought I’d share 50 of them as free printable make your own dollhouse books.  You can download them from the printie page here:  Free Printable Miniature Books for Doll House Use, then print them on 8.5″ x 11″ paper and paste them together into teeny books like these:

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