Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:07:29 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Beach Jacket from 40s Vogue pattern by]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:39:18 -0500 Beach Jacket from 40s Vogue pattern by Posted by JetSetSewing
Beach jacket made from an original 40s Vogue unprinted pattern. Seams finished with rayon binding. Embroidery thread on the buttonholes. Antique shoe buttons. Details at ]]>
<![CDATA[Brocade Jacket]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:17:59 -0500 Brocade Jacket Posted by Couture_Academic
This is another version of McCalls 5859 I made up in a beautiful brocade I got from a fab fabric sale.  It has two equally gorgeous sides, so I decided to showcase both in my jacket.  I had some... ]]>
<![CDATA[Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:06:15 -0500 Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times Posted by user-1110045
Imagine the sourthern hemisphere is in full flight with snow falling on the mountains only 50 minutes away. Yet, you have to get on publich transport, dash from the bus stop to the office building... ]]>
<![CDATA[Wedding clutch]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:04:27 -0500 Wedding clutch Posted by Debby4807
I made this clutch for my niece's wedding.  The body of the clutch is made from crepe back satin and I used bleached denim between the layers instead of interfacing to give it a firm but bendable... ]]>
<![CDATA[Embellished jacket]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:46:49 -0500 Embellished jacket Posted by Debby4807
The moment I saw the cover of Threads March 2014 issue I wanted to try the ribbon weaving technique by Gail Yellen.  I used a linen blend fabric from my stash that made it easy to remove strings and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Almost too romantic summer dress]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:35:45 -0500 Almost too romantic summer dress Posted by StinaP
In March, I really needed a sunny holiday, and for that, I really needed a simple summer dress. I didn't have the energy for something complicated, so I just used my basic bodice and added a dirndl... ]]>
<![CDATA[A fully tailored blazer]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:20:06 -0500 A fully tailored blazer Posted by Couture_Academic
Hiya everyone!  I found this lovely fabric at a fabric blowout sale ($6/m!) and it was screaming out to be a shawl collar blazer.  I decided to take my time and fully tailor it with hair canvas and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Man's robe]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:15:03 -0500 Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Man's robe Posted by LBudge
This jacket was created from a man's Shohi ikat robe from Uzbekistan, made in the early 1900s. The robe was purchased from the collection of Susan Meller, (Silk and Cotton, Textiles from the Central... ]]>
<![CDATA[Floating Beads Little Black Dress Threads #173]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:55:02 -0500 Floating Beads Little Black Dress    Threads #173 Posted by sophronia
When I saw this technique in Threads #173 I knew I had to try it! I made this little black dress from a vintage pattern. When it came to the neckline I couldn't decide what I wanted. Finally it... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hand sewn evening purse]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:14:35 -0500 Hand sewn evening purse Posted by user-2954102
My own design. main body is shot silk taffeta rose/ lime green. Top rose  satin covered in beautiful lime green Italian lace. All fabrics from Berwick stree, London,England ]]>
<![CDATA[Green Cutting Line jacket with slot seams]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:04:19 -0500 Green Cutting Line jacket with slot seams Posted by Anne410
This garment was inspired by a Threads article about slot seams. I used the new Cutting line Designs #11212 (reviewed in the September issue) and some iridescent green/purple linen. The seaming... ]]>
<![CDATA[My Honey Bliss Clothing Handmade Designs]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:10:38 -0500 My Honey Bliss Clothing Handmade Designs Posted by HoneyBlissClothing
One of my handmade creations for my Honey Bliss Clothing Etsy shop! A heart cut out, ice cream print dress in a size XS/S. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet cherry dress & crinoline]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:56:27 -0500 Sweet cherry dress & crinoline Posted by PinkerPaws
Cherry print quilting cotton, with gingham piping, bottom band and partial lining. Monogram is Embroidery Arts Arabesque 12. Made for a family friend's new baby girl. Swiss embroidered edging between... ]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Boy Duckie Romper]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:22:16 -0500 Baby Boy Duckie Romper Posted by PinkerPaws
Bubble style duckie romper made for a close family friend's new baby boy. Fabric is seersucker with embroidered ducks. I had to button this "the girls' way" because there was a duck missing on the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Embroidered Baby Dress]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:58:07 -0500 Embroidered Baby Dress Posted by PinkerPaws
Baby dress in pale blue 100% cotton lawn. All embroidery is done in the hoop; hem is done with a border hoop. All fine cotton threads (50 and 80 weight). Embroidery design set includes designs used... ]]>
<![CDATA[Peter Rabbit outfit]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:44:26 -0500 Peter Rabbit outfit Posted by PinkerPaws
I made this for my grandson out of two shades of blue twill, white line pique for the collar and sleeve trim and dimity for the vestee. The shorts have side seams pockets for all those little things... ]]>
<![CDATA[Toile Purse]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:26:00 -0500 Toile Purse Posted by PinkerPaws
I made this purse for my daughter and personalized the inside of the flap with her nickname and a fun little embroidery design. The fabrics are home dec cottons.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Fabric basket with selvage detail]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:13:21 -0500 Fabric basket with selvage detail Posted by PinkerPaws
Having seen the article on selvages in the latest Threads, I thought I would share my project. I made this for my daughter from a piece of wonderful Japanese fabrics. It is either linen or a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Machine Embroidered Quilted Jacket]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:25:14 -0500 Machine Embroidered Quilted Jacket Posted by user-830355
The jacket was created using the "Tabula Rasa" Pattern from Fit For Art Patterns. The embroidery software pattern is the "Feathered Star" from Hoopsisters.  I had made the quilt earlier and being a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Colorblock Skirt With a Twist]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:11:17 -0500 Colorblock Skirt With a Twist Posted by sophronia
I altered a vintage pattern to make this skirt. Patchwork is sweet but I wanted to add some dege, thus the sheer lace panels. The skirt has an elastic waist so the sheer panels can be arranged to be... ]]>