Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:32:40 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Bijoux & Beeswings Spring Look]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:22:56 -0500 Bijoux & Beeswings Spring Look Posted by BeesWings
I made this dress to wear to a friend's spring wedding. It showcases a fun, polka dot border print chiffon. I like to add fancy little touches to make my handmade dresses feel extra special. I made... ]]>
<![CDATA[Fashion Crochet sewing dress]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:20:11 -0500 Fashion Crochet sewing dress Posted by smartline84
A lot of women follow the hottest fashion trends in our society today. Following the latest styles is one thing, but choosing the most fashionable outfits to match your body type would be a different... ]]>
<![CDATA[One Dress for a Desert Wedding]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:24:13 -0500 One Dress for a Desert Wedding Posted by lucheysgirl
This dress was made for my Father-in-Law's upcoming wedding in the high desert in June.    I fell in love with the fabric and was told to "make one of those dresses you make" out of it.  So I... ]]>
<![CDATA[Butterick 6019: Version A]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:59:46 -0500 Butterick 6019: Version A Posted by Joliecheval
This is Butterick 6019, version A. I am so proud of this dress in large part to all the new techniques I learned and used. I made my third ever full bust adjustment, I put in my first horsehair braid... ]]>
<![CDATA[Carol's Grapevine]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 11:13:41 -0500 Carol's Grapevine Posted by CarolSewsAZ
This garment qualified Carol in the 2013 Hoffman Challenge Peacock Collection.  It is an original design that used gold thread and thousands of seed beads to attach the individual motifs.  The... ]]>
<![CDATA[Forest Floor in Autumn]]> Sun, 05 Apr 2015 16:18:55 -0500 Forest Floor in Autumn Posted by BusyBzzyBee
From the never ending stream of Threads' inspirational material this handbag was done using a recent article on making your own lace from fabric scraps.  I began with constructing the main body from... ]]>
<![CDATA[Cinderella "To the Ball" Gown for American Girl dolls]]> Sat, 04 Apr 2015 13:34:05 -0500 Cinderella Posted by RSAdams
Designed with special emphasis on fullness and balance, this one is really a lot of fun. The skirt is created from several layers of thin fabrics. The petticoat makes the skirt even fuller and more... ]]>
<![CDATA[Completed Easter Outfit]]> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 06:20:25 -0500 Completed Easter Outfit Posted by user-3901166
Dear All, I wanted to share my first outfit that I am completely happy with.  I had many adjustments to make a princess seam adjustment for bust, lengthening for bust, shortening for waist and... ]]>
<![CDATA[How To Properly Remove Clothing Labels]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 05:48:00 -0500 How To Properly Remove Clothing Labels Posted by thewalf
Are you the kind of person who finds clothing labels itchy or irritating? Do you hate it when they hang out of the back of your shirt, effectively telling the whole world what size you wear? Are you... ]]>
<![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[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... ]]>