Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Fri, 27 Nov 2015 01:22:18 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Velvet Holiday Dress]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:38:48 -0500 Velvet Holiday Dress Posted by CLBmod
  There is nothing like the luxurious feel and richness of velvet. That nap that shimmers in the light beckons you like a moth to the flame. But watch out, this is a challenging 100 percent cotton... ]]>
<![CDATA[DukeMeds - Trusted Online Drugs Store]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 02:42:07 -0500 DukeMeds - Trusted Online Drugs Store Posted by louisphilip91
This is Louis Philip. I live in New York, USA. Right now i am a healthcare specialist and i am a passionate blogger. I am working with a online drugs store which deals all kinds of health care... ]]>
<![CDATA[Red Shift Dress]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:09:26 -0500 Red Shift Dress Posted by CLBmod
The red jacquard cotton dress was the result of feverishly devouring couture books, and putting into practice what they preached. Many hours experimenting in my studio, and searching the web for... ]]>
<![CDATA[Lonergan Embroidery]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:59:11 -0500 Lonergan Embroidery Posted by nattrka
All of my posts are embroidered quilts sized from Queen to small wallhanging ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Room Wall Quilt from Anita Goodesign]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 18:09:47 -0500 Sewing Room Wall Quilt from Anita Goodesign Posted by LizJK66
This is a pattern from the Anita Goodesign Sewing Room patterns.  I took the class and decided to make the wall quilt.  Some of the blocks are printed fabric with embroidery added and some blocks... ]]>
<![CDATA[Tips to purchase a proper pregnancy pillow]]> Sat, 07 Nov 2015 13:14:11 -0500 Tips to purchase a proper pregnancy pillow Posted by evalinmorgan
During pregnancy, a woman's body will change significantly. With those changes comes a great deal of stress in just trying to do simple things. For instance, getting a good night's sleep is going to... ]]>
<![CDATA[The blue-grey 1950's jacket]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:44:45 -0500 The blue-grey 1950's jacket Posted by StinaP
Just before Lisbon, I whipped up a blue-grey jacket (or cape?) in wool and silk. For once, I used a commercial pattern (Vogue Vintage Model V2934, an original 1950's design) and apart from making it... ]]>
<![CDATA[Carousel Dress]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 22:08:47 -0500 Carousel Dress Posted by sodapopman
This was a collaboration project. We attempted to make a dress similar to one worn by Katy Perry at the 2008 MTV Music Awards.  The carousel is made from lightweight thin plywood and wood dowels and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Shaun the Sheep and Bitzer the Dog]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:01:11 -0500 Shaun the Sheep and Bitzer the Dog Posted by emilynd06
This year, we decided to do characters from the boys' favorite cartoon, Shaun the Sheep. I started with Simplicity 2788 for the main bodies of the costumes, and drafted mittens, tails, shoe covers... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Incredible Hulk!]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:40:05 -0500 The Incredible Hulk! Posted by gmahanna
Carter, told me "Grandma I want to be the Hulk, he has ALOT of muscles,can you do that?" Well, I think we did that, I used McCalls MP372, and actually added some muscles to the patterns instructions... ]]>
<![CDATA[Indian Princess]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:24:05 -0500 Indian Princess Posted by gmahanna
I started with a very old McCalls pattern #4553, it is a caftan basically. After sewing that out of the suede cloth material in dark brown, I then used the embroiderd suede cloth, fringed to trim... ]]>
<![CDATA[Dinosaur- Giant Lizard !?]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:55:02 -0500 Dinosaur- Giant Lizard !? Posted by gmahanna
What do you do when he asks to be a dinosaur? I got creative,the head is paper mache, even the teeth are peices of paper mache. My dinosaur wearer can see out of the neck through a dark netting... ]]>
<![CDATA[Retro Riddler]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:12:20 -0500 Retro Riddler Posted by SceneRipper
I found McCall's Pattern 7184 and was instantly inspired to create a female, retro look inspired by the iconic comic book villain, The Riddler. Opting for the graphic quality of solid colors, I... ]]>
<![CDATA[Fashionista Loki]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 14:51:25 -0500 Fashionista Loki Posted by SceneRipper
This is my take on a Lady Loki out on the town in Midgard. The design, while inspired by Alexandra Byrne's look for the Avengers film, is my own. No commercial patterns were used and everything was... ]]>
<![CDATA[Tomato Pin Cushion ]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:28:23 -0500 Tomato Pin Cushion Posted by carolanne329
I wanted to make a tomato pin cushion costume that could be worn again so I started with a really full gathered skirt and added accessories! I made the leaf belt and fake pins. The shirt was store... ]]>
<![CDATA[Musketeer]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 08:42:05 -0500 Musketeer Posted by Librarianinsts
For the tabard, I used McCall's M5214. The fabric is a dark blue moleskin and the border (and cross) is 1.5" strips of gold lamé which I used instead of getting yards and yards of (expensive) trim... ]]>
<![CDATA[Winning Poker Hand]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:02:58 -0500 Winning Poker Hand Posted by DanMade
We have two daughters aged 13 and 10. We have long played games as a family, but it has become increasingly difficult to find games that we all enjoy playing. This year we taught the girls how to... ]]>
<![CDATA[Money Bag]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:58:53 -0500 Money Bag Posted by Live_Love_Sew
I was asked by my best friend to create a 'money bag' costume for her 3 month old daughter.  Her idea was that they would be the burglers and she would be the bag of loot.  She turned out to be the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Cuddly Little Lion]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 15:56:41 -0500 Cuddly Little Lion Posted by dalachin
The costume is made by me for my 7 month old son Leo. I thought it would be fun for him to literally be a leo/lion for his first Halloween. This turned out to be quite a project! You can read the... ]]>
<![CDATA[David Bowie-- Life on Mars? ]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 15:23:46 -0500 David Bowie-- Life on Mars? Posted by MariCasey
I'm a different David Bowie for Halloween every year. This year, I recreated Freddy Burretti's design for the "Life on Mars?" video... ]]>