4.28.2020

FIVE YEARS...

I've sewn continuously for 5 years, bouncing from a regular sewing machine to my serger, and back to the sewing machine when the stitch was required. My husband even bought me a rolling chair so I did not have to get up anymore for a quick baste or serge. ...

When I purchased a Missoni-like dress, I wanted to challenge my style. The dress was ok, not great, at best 'meh'. It went straight into the donations bag until a flash of Pinspiration! Turn the dress into a Puffy Sleeve Blouse. I upcycled and refashioned the P...

1.3.2020

I was invited by my parents to go party with them for 2020 NYE. I needed a dress, but did not want to spend a lot of money, so I upcycled a gold metallic tiered skirt into a Copy-Cat Anthropologie Dress. Come see how I did it!

8.20.2019

I have always been interested in fashion. Before I sewed costumes, I used to sew clothes for myself in my teens...things I'd actually wear...mostly special occasion dresses like for winter ball or prom. Back in those days it was more affordable to sew a dress versus bu...

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Hi! My Name is Eva Winger and I love to Up-Cycle from Thrifted materials. This obsession led me to build a local, historic costume rental business for the last 5 years.

 

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Eva Winger

www.CostumeTakeOut.com

costumetakeout@gmail.com

 

Tel: 916-320-7403

Folsom, CA

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