Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:15:02 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Ski parka by Larry Schaffner,]]> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:51:59 -0500 Ski parka by Larry Schaffner, Posted by user-4903219
Parka body is ultrex, interlined with 105 gram thinsulate, sleeves are cotton corduroy interlined with 40 gram thinsulate and sprayed with a water repellant. Top stitching is done with black thread... ]]>
<![CDATA[ABC - Apron Bottle Cuties]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:12:29 -0500 ABC - Apron Bottle Cuties Posted by gossjean
Just trying to use up scrap materials and give away some gifts to friends and family! ]]>
<![CDATA[Wedding Wear]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 19:50:50 -0500 Wedding Wear Posted by gossjean
What to do when your daughter needs wedding wear?  What fun we had creating her veil and wedding jacket for my daughter Rachel's wedding this June! ]]>
<![CDATA[Rococo Dorothy Wizard of Oz]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:00:54 -0500 Rococo Dorothy Wizard of Oz Posted by costumingdiary
Dorothy, Wizard of Oz (1939 movie) costume interpreted as a 1778-79 polonaise gown inspired by the Gallerie des Modes prints (French). This costume was for a group entry at Costume Con 32The... ]]>
<![CDATA[Chiffon dress]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 21:46:21 -0500 Chiffon dress Posted by lavkalai82
This is a fitted dress with princess seam in the bodice and circilar skirt. The bodice has boning in it for perfect shape. It has sweet heart neckline. The dress has overlay in chiffon. It ha zipper... ]]>
<![CDATA[Raglan sleeve top]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 21:33:40 -0500 Raglan sleeve top Posted by lavkalai82
This is a fitted top with raglan sleeve. It has stitched pleats in the sleeves. It's made of knit fabric. I decorated the top with spiral flower which I read from sew stylish magazine. Then did bead... ]]>
<![CDATA[Project Runway Flower Girl Dress]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 20:23:04 -0500 Project Runway Flower Girl Dress Posted by SammyGram
I used this adorable Project Runway inspired pattern - Simplicity 2265 - to make the flower girl dress for my daughter's wedding this month. How perfect for a flower girl to wear a darling little... ]]>
<![CDATA[Donna Karan Jacket, Vogue 1440]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 20:18:43 -0500 Donna Karan Jacket, Vogue 1440 Posted by AtelierDesigns
My version of Vigue 1440 after extensive alterations. The triangular shaped section was cut on the bias and sahped with steam to give a better shape to the jacket. I trimmed almost 1.5 inches off the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring racer back dress]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 19:44:56 -0500 Spring racer back dress Posted by zazaza
This dress is made of polyester crepe, and is fully lined. The racer back enmphasizes the wearers strong shoulders. It has an invisible zipper up the left side. The full skirt is is flattering to her... ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring Fling]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 18:02:25 -0500 Spring Fling Posted by user-2358455
I had this fabric in my stash for awhile. When I had to design and make a ladies garment for my apparel design class, I knew this was the opportunity to design something special specifically for... ]]>
<![CDATA[Mother of the Bride dress and jacket]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 07:49:32 -0500 Mother of the Bride dress and jacket Posted by wlstarn
 Mother of the Bride dress with jacket in lace over delustered satin and crepe back satin used crepe side out.  Cut with scalloped edge at hem and sleeve hem.  Lace pleated at waist.  Scallops... ]]>
<![CDATA[COOL SPRING STRIPE SHIRT DRESS!!!]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 01:02:32 -0500 COOL SPRING STRIPE SHIRT DRESS!!! Posted by lavkalai82
This time I wanted to challenge myself with my long time love, the stripes. I was thinking for a while about making the same dress as I saw in the pattern M7084, but I wanted to create my own... ]]>
<![CDATA[Perfect for Summer!]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:22:49 -0500 Perfect for Summer! Posted by Lmstarns
This summer top was made from Joann's cotton bumble bee fabric. I used New Look pattern # 6243, view "C" which was intended to be a dress. Rather than inserting a back zipper, I opted to insert the... ]]>
<![CDATA[La Petite Mode Gowns in 1/3 Scale]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 17:29:25 -0500 La Petite Mode Gowns in 1/3 Scale Posted by EvaDress
I recently began sewing a series of 1/3 scale models from my vintage patterns.  The models demonstrate how fabric garments made from the patterns will look.   I gleaned inspiration from Le... ]]>
<![CDATA[Fiesta of Colors]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 15:10:44 -0500 Fiesta of Colors Posted by LodenDesigns
   This top and skirt ensemble was a joy to make. I enjoyed watching it take form and was pleased with the way it turned out. This is perfect for spring and summer, either to wear together or with... ]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Satin Night Gown]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:20:50 -0500 Summer Satin Night  Gown Posted by Sewaholic2
I'm inspired by the season. The sunshine, the flowers and the sweet sound of the birds in the morning. This is my favorate time of the year. I love making elegant clothing for myself as well as... ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring Bouquet]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:37:22 -0500 Spring Bouquet Posted by Lizzy_Beth
This pattern was an absolute dream to sew. Just picking out the fabrics and then bringing them home to sew with them allowed visions of spring to pop into my head. I couldn't stop touching the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Linen Jacket]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:29:38 -0500 Linen Jacket Posted by SandiB
Salmon Linen Jacket, fabric from Elliot Berman Fabrics, such a wonderful linen for a summer suit.  I lenthened Silhouette Pattern Max's Jacket and shortened the sleeves.  I lined the jacket with... ]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Dress]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:25:07 -0500 Summer Dress Posted by SandiB
I chose a new Butterick Patter -- Lisette B6182.  This dress fits so well and is light and airy for summer office work.  I omitted the sleeve bands on this dress and added a color block trim at... ]]>
<![CDATA[Dress for Spring Wedding]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:43:19 -0500 Dress for Spring Wedding Posted by karenpol
I made this dress to wear to our son's Wedding. It is a Simplicity Jessica McClintock pattern. The fabric is a taffeta by David Tutera. I changed the design to remove the ruffle on the shoulder and... ]]>