Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:08:06 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Wool Jacquard Coat Laces up the Back!]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:47:46 -0500 Wool Jacquard Coat Laces up the Back! Posted by EvaDress
This is the wool jacquard coat from a late-1930's Vogue pattern I created as part of my 2014 Make-it-with-Wool ensemble.  My inspiration was the Arizona night sky which displays deep opulent tones... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sheer Wool Dress]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:29:13 -0500 Sheer Wool Dress Posted by EvaDress
This is a 1937 cocktail dress originally from Vogue.  I opted for the short sleeve version with the full scarf which is in one with the bodice front.  The ends of the scarf tie in Ascot manner at... ]]>
<![CDATA[A ruby red winter coat]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:02:59 -0500 A ruby red winter coat Posted by StinaP
I just really wanted a winter coat, with a simple bodice and very wide skirt in a nice jewel coloured wool. In case you haven't noticed, this can't be found on the high street. So I made it. I bought... ]]>
<![CDATA[Cardigan sliced knit]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:25:54 -0500 Cardigan sliced knit Posted by Siamiam
I have seen many examples of this technique using upcycled t-shirts and have always wanted to apply this method of embellishment only with new material. This is Kwik Sew pattern 2759. The slices were... ]]>
<![CDATA[21 Days 21 Dresses: The Sewing Project by Melissa Caringer]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:52:52 -0500 21 Days 21 Dresses: The Sewing Project by Melissa Caringer Posted by MelissaCaringer
Winter in Milwaukee is lonnnnng. Here's one way to deal. From Feb. 14 to Mar. 6, 2015, I'm sewing 21 dresses in 21 days and blogging about it here: Here are the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Custom Horse Show Jacket]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:45:20 -0500 Custom Horse Show Jacket Posted by LJ_Designs
Custom horse show jacket. A variety of leathers, and Swarovski crystals make all of my designs stand out. ]]>
<![CDATA[Redfield Design ]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:50:52 -0500 Redfield Design Posted by kPaterwic
This is a one piece jacket corset I created for a fashion show (I am an alternative fashion designer, so I make a lot of weird things). All of the sliver you see in applique that I applied with... ]]>
<![CDATA[A Simple Pillow Case for Daughter]]> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:56:48 -0500 A Simple Pillow Case for Daughter Posted by SteampunkTailor
A Simple Pillow Case for Daughter ]]>
<![CDATA[Fluerette Cottage Dress]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:02:07 -0500 Fluerette Cottage Dress Posted by MelissaMC
The Amelie & Henri Fluerette Cottage Dress is my latest sewing project: scallops, lace, pleats and buttons!!  I was a reviewer for the designer who recently transitioned from PDF to paper. Her... ]]>
<![CDATA[Shot Cloth Quilt, made from Kaffe Fasset fabric]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:07:52 -0500 Shot Cloth Quilt, made from Kaffe Fasset fabric Posted by KateMorison
This quilt is a riot of stripes. The hand of the fabric makes for a truly comfortable quilt. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cinderella]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:00:34 -0500 Cinderella Posted by kiggi
I made this Cinderella dress for my vacation to Walt Disney World for the Mickey's Not-so-scary Halloween party. I have always wanted to be a Disney Princess, and this is the only time adults are... ]]>
<![CDATA[3-Silks Keyhole Bridesmaid Dresses]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:05:31 -0500 3-Silks Keyhole Bridesmaid Dresses Posted by redcent
Each of my daughter's brides maids were asked to sketch up a dress they would like to wear, and after a couple of design revisions, it was pretty clear they were each happy with very similar dresses... ]]>
<![CDATA[Golden Ombre Transforming Wedding Gown]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:54:12 -0500 Golden Ombre Transforming Wedding Gown Posted by redcent
My daughter was agonizing over her wedding dress design: did she want the long train ball gown of her fantasy or a short swing dance dress so she and her new husband could dance the night away? My... ]]>
<![CDATA[Fancy Fabrics Challenge]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:40:34 -0500 Fancy Fabrics Challenge Posted by Bastetsmom
I kept this pattern very plain to showcase the fabric, which I bought as a souvenier from a little shop in Granada. Good memories when I wear it. Sewing on sequins isn't as hard as I thought! ]]>
<![CDATA[Wedding Smoking Jacket]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:30:17 -0500 Wedding Smoking Jacket Posted by PHCIII
A classmate of mine from Savannah College of Art and Design invited me to her wedding in San Diego so ofcourse I had to make something to wear. Her colors scheme was greys, nudes and blushes so I... ]]>
<![CDATA[Boat-Neck Dress & Jacket Ensemble ]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:38:15 -0500 Boat-Neck Dress & Jacket Ensemble Posted by SharonPicone
This dress and jacket ensemble was created for one of my client's attending her son's wedding. The dress is constructed from silk crepe de chine and the accompanying jacket from silk Dupioni and lace. ]]>
<![CDATA[Embroidered Elegance from India]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:48:13 -0500 Embroidered Elegance from India Posted by Quiltem
This gorgeous embroidered silk was purchased on a trip to India.  The color just screams 'holiday' to me, so I just had to make this for our company Holiday Dinner. I drafted the pattern from my... ]]>
<![CDATA[Jacket]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:25:16 -0500 Jacket Posted by user-1040454
I made this jacket a few years ago. The pattern is Simplicity 2311. I used a suiting material and it has a raised black velvet on the floral design. ]]>
<![CDATA[Silk Velvet Couture Jumper - MOD ]]> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 15:50:58 -0500 Silk Velvet Couture Jumper - MOD Posted by Tiffanynorman01
I draped and patterned this princess lined dress off of a form and then made it into my final chosen fabric. I chose to use silk velvet for the body of the garment, charmeuse for the collar, tie and... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Hand-Sewn Silk Regency Ballgown]]> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:59:16 -0500 The Hand-Sewn Silk Regency Ballgown Posted by EdelweissPatterns
As soon as I found out I was going to be in England for the Jane Austen Festival's Grand Ball, my immediate thought was, "Oh, I have to make the most elaborate gown I have ever made!"  And after at... ]]>