Joker Tailcoat Sewing Pattern + Free Sewing Tutorial

“They don’t make ‘em like they used do! Do they, eh? Eh, Batsy?” I’m thrilled to announce my third (and final?) Joker sewing pattern is finally available, both as a physical copy and a digital download!  This is a proper Victorian tailcoat pattern, meticulously drafted from an authentic historical pattern block, which can be used to make a 1989 Joker …

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Joker Waistcoat Sewing Pattern + Free Sewing Tutorial

“Well, Miss Vale … another rooster in the henhouse.” Another sewing pattern in the Joker costume lineup – this time his fashionable waistcoat! Joker Waistcoat Sewing Pattern “You wanna get nuts? Come on, let’s get nuts!” I’ve also posted a corresponding FREE sewing tutorial for this waistcoat here in the blog: Joker Waistcoat Sewing Tutorial The free sewing tutorial is …

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Joker Trousers Sewing Pattern + Free Sewing Tutorial

“Beautiful … in an old-fashioned kind of way.” I’m excited to finally announce the first of three Joker sewing patterns, the first of which is for his awesome trousers. Joker Trousers Sewing Pattern “Gentlemen, let’s broaden our minds!” Unable to find an ideal wool plaid fabric, I designed a Spoonflower print specifically for these trousers. I’ve made the design public …

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Tailors Gone Wild – Beginner Sewing Course!

Many years ago, I began learning how to sew on my own, through lots of trial-and-error (mostly error) and constantly looking up how to do this and that online. Aside from the fact that back then most Internet videos were only 360p, I bounced around a lot – inadvertently learning some advanced sewing techniques while remaining clueless about more basic …

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Joker Costume Project – Where Does He Get Those Wonderful Ties?

New and improved Joker products! With a new secret ingredient: Spoonflower! I’ve sewn up a storm working on these ties and may have gotten a little carried away with my Joker costume project … Of course, my inability to resist temptation also makes you the direct beneficiary to my Joker costuming efforts! Not only did I make several extra ties …

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Joker Costume Project – Making My Joker Shirts

“I’m of a mind to make some Mookie.” To get the ball rolling with this Joker costume project, I started with his colorful shirts. As you may recall, he mainly wore two in the movie: an orange one, and a green one. The Hunt Of course, there’s always the chance of a lucky find at a retail or thrift store …

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