Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:27:10 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![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... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rali Burleson Gallery]]> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 16:15:10 -0500 Rali Burleson Gallery Posted by RaliMarie
This pattern was reviewed in Threads #151 (October/November 2010). The "Style Tip" from Linda Henry was spot on! "To highlight this coat's bias-cut, select a balanced plaid fabric or stripe." My... ]]>
<![CDATA[Baseball Hulk]]> Sat, 09 Jan 2016 09:10:11 -0500 Baseball Hulk Posted by costumingdiary
Inspiration: Rockford Peaches meet Bruce Banner. Rockford Peaches 'A League of their Own' movie baseball uniform costume.Use a camp shirt pattern (with back yoke) such as New Look 6197. Extend the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Butterick 4790 walkaway dress]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 18:51:24 -0500 Butterick 4790 walkaway dress Posted by costumingdiary
This is the Butterick 4790 walkaway dress in a Michael Miller novelty print. It was for a contest at The petticoat was a bit of a challenge. The petticoat needed to be flat in... ]]>
<![CDATA[Tie-Dye Fleece Meets Velvet Coat]]> Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:32:26 -0500 Tie-Dye Fleece Meets Velvet Coat Posted by dmwartist
A world of choices allows the home sewer to make it her way--and that's the best reason of all to sew. Dianne M. Wojnarowski of Buffalo, New York, taught herself at age 11 to use the sewing machine... ]]>
<![CDATA[Leather Lacing Embellishs a Scarf]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:20:28 -0500 Leather Lacing Embellishs a Scarf Posted by neucarol
The scarf is 1/4 yard of wool/poly--soft and drapery--of 60" wide fabric.  A crosswise cut of 60" fabric is a good length for a man's scarf and economical.  Because of the houndstooth weave, a... ]]>
<![CDATA[1950s Pink Cinderella]]> Sun, 06 Dec 2015 11:57:50 -0500 1950s Pink Cinderella Posted by costumingdiary
1950s Pink Cinderella was part of a hallway costume group at CONvergence 2015. Entire costume write-up @ Used Vogue 1094 as a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Peacock Shawl]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 22:26:12 -0500 Peacock Shawl Posted by LindaBCreative
The peacock shawl is an original design by Linda Bratten. I digitized the feathers using Bernina Artista software. The birds is raw edged applique with free-motion thread painting and embellished... ]]>
<![CDATA[Lace and Roses]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 21:35:11 -0500 Lace and Roses Posted by AtelierDesigns
ivory cotton lace sheath dress is backed with cotton tulle. The embroidery design is from Anita Gooddesign Roses. Several motifs were embroidered on black wool crepe in multiple hoopings. The... ]]>
<![CDATA[Snuggle Up Quilt]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 13:14:10 -0500 Snuggle Up Quilt Posted by happysewing235
Baby quilt created using Snuggle Up embroidery pack. The quilting is done with a combination of free motion stippling and echo quilting. ]]>
<![CDATA[Clutch Bags]]> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 23:11:11 -0500 Clutch Bags Posted by Billsburg
In the Hoop Clutch Bag by Embroidery Garden. Requires three hoopings if the optional inner lining is desired. The outside is quilted. The inside is zippered and includes a full lining with pockets. ]]>
<![CDATA[iPad Mini Case In the Hoop]]> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 22:55:22 -0500 iPad Mini Case In the Hoop Posted by Billsburg
In the Hoop iPad Mini Case. Design from Embroidery Gardens. Project completed in the hoop, utilizing two contrasting fabrics. Case is quilted and may be enhanced with a monogram (not used in this... ]]>