Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:31:17 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Classic Scrub Shirt]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:13:29 -0500 Classic Scrub Shirt Posted by JeanSC7
When the doctors in "M*A*S*H" weren't in scrubs, they often wore Hawaiian shirts. One day, these images merged: I saw in my mind's eye a scrub shirt made of Hawaiian fabric, with classic 1" wide... ]]>
<![CDATA[The sky blue dress]]> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:27:04 -0500 The sky blue dress Posted by StinaP
I've been working on The Ultimate Dress Pattern for a couple of months and making endless toiles from it. This is the first version in "real" fabric and although I'm very happy with it, The Ultimate... ]]>
<![CDATA[Wedding Gown Featuring 1820's Handmade Antique Lace]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:37:22 -0500 Wedding Gown Featuring 1820's Handmade Antique Lace Posted by AtelierDesigns
This bridal gown was created to highlight a piece of handmade antique lace. The lace was cleaned and dated by a conservation workshop. A simple strapless dress of 4 ply silk crepe, underlined with... ]]>
<![CDATA[Is it a dress? A blouse? A skirt? All of the above! ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:01:42 -0500 Is it a dress? A blouse? A skirt? All of the above! Posted by couturious
I fell in love with the black and white gingham I saw seeing all over the runway for spring and was inspired to make something with a retro feel. More than I love vintage, I love mixing patterns and... ]]>
<![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... ]]>