Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Tue, 24 May 2016 12:03:32 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Pintuck Play]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:18:00 -0500 Pintuck Play Posted by CarolSewsAZ
A totally silk suit complete with the trim that I made from self fabric. The decorative trim was first stabilized then corded pintucks, couched threads and seed beads were added for sparkle. The... ]]>
<![CDATA[Pepernoot coat ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:25:17 -0500 Pepernoot coat Posted by NannaB
Pepernoot coat by Waffle Patterns reviewed in Dec. 2015 issue. Sew along held in March by Rhonda Buss, fabrics from Emma One Sock. Chose to make piped, welt pockets instead of original idea offered... ]]>
<![CDATA[Grainline Stowe Bag]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 03:49:52 -0500 Grainline Stowe Bag Posted by Stephanie_L
I am teaching a colleague at work to knit and thought as a bit of fun, I would make us both bags we could hold our projects in.  This is a second version of this bag I made, with this one being... ]]>
<![CDATA[My Ribbon Flower Garden]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:42:52 -0500 My Ribbon Flower Garden Posted by tightsweaterloretta
I was watching a you tube video on how to make ribbon flowers and felt an overwhelming urge to start creating my own "Flower Garden". Most are hand sewn with beads and rhinestone buttons added and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Petersham Detail]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:39:05 -0500 Petersham Detail Posted by Sewphie
Inspired by the Petersham story.  I love using Petersham ribbon in my sewing and kniting projects.  I used a wider ribbon for the hidden buttonholes and two sizes with a hand sewn running stitch to... ]]>
<![CDATA[Laurie Gatnik's Modern Jacket]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:29:37 -0500 Laurie Gatnik's Modern Jacket Posted by user-3248493
I love to combine characteristics of traditional Jackets, hence the tweed wool fabric, with modern elements like the metallic leather collar and small patch pockets.  This is a very form fitting... ]]>
<![CDATA[Silk Dress]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 17:42:13 -0500 Silk Dress Posted by CLBmod
In this section we finish the construction of our editorial "flouncy" dress. More details here-!blog/j2v3o ]]>
<![CDATA[Anniversary Dress]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:45:49 -0500 Anniversary Dress Posted by SusanG_1
My son and daughter-in-law were going to Greece for their 20th wedding anniversary.  This was the perfect occasion to make something special, so using Vogue pattern 8648 I fit the muslin to her and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Artcetra Creations]]> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 23:37:33 -0500 Artcetra Creations Posted by ArtCetra
though it is difficult to photograph myself, the true challenge was adapting a pattern to utilize the border print of this thrift store fabric.  The design ends with a scallop which I was able to... ]]>
<![CDATA[Silk MOB suit]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:18:28 -0500 Silk MOB suit Posted by Linda74Sews
I made this suit for my daughter's afternoon wedding. The suit is made with silk shantung and features a lace applique panels hand stitched to the one side of the ensemble. ]]>
<![CDATA[Silk Charmeuse blouse Vogue 1414]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:08:36 -0500 Silk Charmeuse blouse Vogue 1414 Posted by Linda74Sews
Vogue #1414 made in an Asian inspired silk charmeuse print.  Fabric cut on the crossgrain to properly capture the print. The two front shoulder overlays were cut to match the print and the front... ]]>
<![CDATA[Cosplay Costumes]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:10:47 -0500 Cosplay Costumes Posted by Patty_AZ
This was my first full project I sewed for my daughter in 2014, and I was under a tight deadline.  The sewing pattern is McCalls 6106.  I used fleece fabric, which helped me since I didn't have... ]]>
<![CDATA[Glorious Sleeves]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:21:41 -0500 Glorious Sleeves Posted by user-5706515
I followed the instructions of the short video by Andrea Schewe explaining how to make sleeve modifications for better mobility. I have a greater range of motion with tightened arm holes, and the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Various Designs, also built by Daniel Pugh]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:37:18 -0500 Various Designs,  also built by Daniel Pugh Posted by danlpugh
Various designs--costume and special order--Patterned or draped and constructed by Daniel W. Pugh for theatre productions, costume competetions or individuals . . . ]]>
<![CDATA[Fashionably Felted Dress]]> Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:25:01 -0500 Fashionably Felted Dress Posted by runwaygal
I am the seamstress and my mother is getting really good at using wool roving and doing felted art projects.  I had made this cranberry A-line dress out of wool and it was to plain to wear.  After... ]]>
<![CDATA[The very simple little black dress]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 13:40:17 -0500 The very simple little black dress Posted by StinaP
This is my very simple little black dress. It's fitted. 3/4-length sleeves. High neckline in front and in the back. A vent. The only embellishment is the bound edges of sleeves and neckline. And I... ]]>
<![CDATA[1938 Silk Matelasse Blouse]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:08:20 -0500 1938 Silk Matelasse Blouse Posted by EvaDress
I cut this blouse from an original vintage McCall pattern (9063) dating to 1938. I lined the blouse to give it some stability and I faced the sleeve cuffs and inside of the lower section inerfaced... ]]>
<![CDATA['Tucked' Cotton Bobbinet Blouse]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:08:02 -0500 'Tucked' Cotton Bobbinet Blouse Posted by EvaDress
This is a blouse I created using cotton bobbinet from an original 1935 vintage Vogue pattern. The blouse is fitted with a series of horizontal pin tucks in groups across the front and back and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Chic in Wool!]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:33:29 -0500 Chic in Wool! Posted by EvaDress
I created this three-piece ensemble for my 20116 Arizona Make it with Wool submision in a spirit I call 'Springtime in Prescott'! I drafted the kimono bouse and wrap skirt from 1940's vintage... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rali Burleson Gallery]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 16:32:37 -0500 Rali Burleson Gallery Posted by RaliMarie
My inspiration came from a Kate Spade print ad showcasing big, bold, red and black plaid clothes and accessories for Fall '15. My sister, Heidi, saw the fabric and loved it! I showed her the... ]]>