Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:46:18 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Navy and White Linen with abstract flowers in wool needle felting]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:45:03 -0500 Navy and White Linen with abstract flowers in wool needle felting Posted by DebbiePennock
I lengthened this pattern 1 1/2" in the front only, used an invisible zipper, and took in the arm holes 2 full inches at the side seam tapering out with the natural curve of the pattern. Fabric is... ]]>
<![CDATA[Marilyn Monroe/Michael Costello (PR) Inspired]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:51:39 -0500 Marilyn Monroe/Michael Costello (PR) Inspired Posted by TheSassySEWer
Proud of this gown I created for my niece's prom.  The inspiration was the green gown designed by Michael Costello of Project Runway, Season Season 8 and Season 1 Allstars,  The gown wascrested... ]]>
<![CDATA[Asian Kimono Pattern]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 03:03:23 -0500 Asian Kimono Pattern Posted by JennyD
I'd like to create simple kimonos like it is on the piocture. I'm doing this for now, I'll upload the final result next time.  Jenny.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Draped Front with Overskirt Dress]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:37:48 -0500 Draped Front with Overskirt Dress Posted by sewnotwork
This is made using 100% Thai Silk with Bemberg Lining. Waist stay with petersham ribbon. I used the Vogue Couturier Design 188 Pattern. Not my own design but if you are looking for more information... ]]>
<![CDATA[My doll (34 inches tall) in her crinoline]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:21:25 -0500 My doll (34 inches tall) in her crinoline Posted by user-2290988
My doll, Olivia. 34 inches tall. I love to hand sew and she is large enough I can do some detail work I couldn't do if a smaller doll. If she were people size she would be about a size 6 in pattern. ]]>
<![CDATA[Victorian Capelets]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:34:10 -0500 Victorian Capelets Posted by J_Hayden_Creative
I recreate capelets from the Victorian era. They're small pieces of art, and allow me to use up smaller pieces of wonderful fabrics and antique trims. ]]>
<![CDATA[Silk and Embroidered Tulle Couture Dress]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 13:41:40 -0500 Silk and Embroidered Tulle Couture Dress Posted by sew1955
When I enrolled in Susan Khalje's Couture Sewing School, I knew I wanted to work with fine fabrics that would challenge me as a seamstress.  But first I had to come up with a pattern that my... ]]>
<![CDATA[Recycled Sundress]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:37:21 -0500 Recycled Sundress Posted by ColbertCutter
My daughter bought a Laura Ashley sun dress many years ago.  She gave it to me to "do something with it" and I took it apart and used it to make a summer outfit for my granddaughter to wear.  I... ]]>
<![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... ]]>