Where’s my Popcorn: How to make Walt’s Ostrich Hat

For D23 Destination D in 2016 I knew I wanted to make something fun to wear that only deep fans of Disney history would get. For a few years I have been marveling over the odd phenomenon of the ever present ostrich feather fedora hat seen in tourist pictures and on Walt Disney himself from the 1960s – 1970s. Being a fairly easy craft I … Continue reading Where’s my Popcorn: How to make Walt’s Ostrich Hat

Future World Skirt: Made with Magic

As soon as Made with Magic (aka Glow with the Show) debuted I was excited about the prospect that the technology presented. The products being sold in the park left something on the table, mainly that the user who invested in the ear do not get to reap the benefits of the coordinated lights. Oddly, it is hard to see things on your head. The introduction of the glowing Mickey gloves solved that problem, but also was a bit too bright. The lights needed to be diffused more. My mind started working…