Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:50:28 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Japanese Fan Quilt]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:20:46 -0500 Japanese Fan Quilt Posted by user-2981464
This quilt was done in a class run by Letty La Rose who has been teaching sewing and quilting for many years. I arranged the layout of the fan templates myself and the result was quite pleasing. I... ]]>
<![CDATA[Silk Organza Dress]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:57:49 -0500 Silk Organza Dress Posted by Heather Rose Johnson
I was inspired by a vintage house dress I purchased at a thrift store.  I copied the vintage dress to create my own pattern.  I was given an antique, silk kimono as a gift.  It pained me to cut... ]]>
<![CDATA[Beaded Oriental Bags]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:25:12 -0500 Beaded Oriental Bags Posted by DCFabricArt
Beading purses is one of my most fun things to do. A real zen time for me. Add to the beading free motion quilting on the appliqued pieces and a real art to wear is born. ]]>
<![CDATA[Two Purses of Handwoven Fabric]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:12:58 -0500 Two Purses of Handwoven Fabric Posted by KateSlam
Two purses:       The pink purse is actually my first Rigid Heddle weaving project, and the warp was already on the loom, so I decided to just play with what came to hand.  I found a single ball... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hand Stitched Sweatshirt]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 18:40:07 -0500 Hand Stitched Sweatshirt Posted by Sewphie
I've been inspired by Japanese boro patching and have incorporated the hand stitching technique into my wool 'sweatshirt.'  The entire garment is stitched by hand using lapped seams with several... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet Holiday Dress for a little girl who loves the Performing Arts...]]> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 12:20:17 -0500 Sweet Holiday Dress for a little girl who loves the Performing Arts... Posted by lesliekqueen
My girlfriend took this picture of her daughter in her new dress for the holiday season. I was inspired by the graphics of the fabric, in which the cirlces are flocked in velvet, with an added... ]]>
<![CDATA[Ironing Board Covers]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 02:19:45 -0500 Ironing Board Covers Posted by Jilly09
Heavier weight high weave cotton  ~ 2 yards Cotton batting – 2 layers (if not using previous padding from old cover)  Craft cord or 1/4" elastic Cord stopper  Wide bias tape I need a good... ]]>
<![CDATA[OUR FAMILY QUILT]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:25:31 -0500 OUR FAMILY QUILT Posted by rcratty
  Our Family Quilt: The Fabric of Life (Volume 1)- Paperback Our Family Quilt: The Fabric of Life-ebook for details. Our Family Quilt The Fabric of Life by Rhonda Cratty   Join and experience... ]]>
<![CDATA[Kaylee's Shindig dress Firefly]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:27:43 -0500 Kaylee's Shindig dress Firefly Posted by user-6470194
I made Kaylee's shindig dress from the show Firefly. I drafted a skirt to fit over the large hoopskirt, layered 8 layers of chiffon ruffles (lots of rolled hemming!). I used a McCalls shirt pattern... ]]>
<![CDATA[Steampunk Girl Robin Hood]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:14:51 -0500 Steampunk Girl Robin Hood Posted by Fashionista_3mily
So when I started this project I started with a drawing. It was an idea what I wanted it to look like in the end. I am a refashionista I like to refashion and change things so this project was... ]]>
<![CDATA[Indian Corn Costume]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:38:19 -0500 Indian Corn Costume Posted by PJWilcox
I drew free handed every part.  Tank slip of raw cotten for kernels to attatch to.  Marbled cotton fabric in fall colors for kernels, (over 250) stuffed, gathered and individually sewn on slip and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Blonde Snow White]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:49:12 -0500 Blonde Snow White Posted by missvautour
I made this using only fabric scraps I had saved over the years. It paid off. Found this Simplicity 5402 pattern years ago at a Value Village for a dollar :). I didn't have any children at that... ]]>
<![CDATA[Bonnie - Five Nights at Freddy's]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:30:30 -0500 Bonnie - Five Nights at Freddy's Posted by Lucy_jul
My son is an avid gamer and requested a costume of his favorite character, Bonnie, from the popular horror game Five Nights at Freddy's.  I found Max and Meena's Mega Max raglan pattern while... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hello Kitty]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:17:10 -0500 Hello Kitty Posted by Lucy_jul
My daughter requested a Hello Kitty costume and I was so glad to oblige with a hoodie that can be worn again later using Max and Meena's new Mega Max pattern.  Fleece was chosen to keep her warm... ]]>
<![CDATA[Mini Wonder Woman]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:31:11 -0500 Mini Wonder Woman Posted by mummers53
For our 5 month old granddaughter's first Halloween, I chose Wonder Woman for her costume.  This was in celebration of her amazing and safe late pre-term birth, Wonder Woman seemed suitable. Plus... ]]>
<![CDATA[Eevee]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:27:54 -0500 Eevee Posted by aunrea79
The Eevee costume is made out of faux suede using a modified version of Simplicity 1382. I changed the back, lengthened the bodice, shortened the midriff and added Sleeves. The tail, removable fur... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Ghastly Wraith]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:59:33 -0500 The Ghastly Wraith Posted by ndwarfsf
I made a ghastly wraith costume dress and wore a store-bought corset over it. The dress is grey gauze over mushroom satin that I designed and created my own pattern for its construction. I used black... ]]>
<![CDATA[He-Man for Halloween ]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:44:10 -0500 He-Man for Halloween Posted by user-1066360
This He-Man costume was made for my grandson.  He thought he would like some extra muscles on his little six-year-old body to go with the shorts, boots, etc. that He-Man wears. The body suit is... ]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Costume Contest]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:16:46 -0500 Halloween Costume Contest Posted by user-902896
Levi 3 is an Astronaut, the main suit was made from a Wedding Dress purchaced at a Thrift store for $4 including the zipper. Simon 18 months is a Scarecrow  both handmade by Grandma Crowell   ]]>
<![CDATA[Pikachu!]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:05:12 -0500 Pikachu! Posted by Lisa2222
This Pikachu costume was made entirely without a pattern -- I used one of my son's hoodies and a pair of his sweatpants to get the basic outline. It's made of yellow fleece with felt accents, and has... ]]>