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MaryJanuary


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Hand-Embroidered Peasant Blouse

This blouse is ready for spring!  Made of crinkle cotton gauze, it has bell sleeves and a split neckline featuring an original pattern of hand-embroidered flowers.

Hand-Painted Silk Charmeuse Kimono Dress

    I designed this dress for my final project in a Textile Design course.  After drafting the dress pattern, I drew the textile surface design directly onto the pattern.  To create the textile...

Crazy Quilt Purse

  I made this purse in college as a clothing design student- it was my final project in a textile design course. The shape of the purse was inspired by the popular Fendi baguette bags. I crazy...


recent comments

Re: Floral Fantasy Dress

Your dress turned out very pretty! Keep up the good work and happy sewing!

Re: Strapless Floral Prom Gown

Very pretty design, color, and print!

Re: Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

My best ironing tip is to use a sleeve board as a tailor's clapper- it works great! If I won the Oliso Pro Smart Iron, I would use it as I make my very first quilt.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

I like hand embroidery the best...it's fun, creative, and like painting with thread!

Re: Book Giveaway: Summer Mystery Reading for the Sewing Enthusiast

Books and sewing? Two of my favorite things! These sound like fun books- I would enjoy reading them and then passing them along to my book & sewing enthusiast friends! Thanks for the opportunity!

Re: BOOK GIVEAWAY: A Field Guide to Fabric Design

If I were to design my own fabric, I would use it create some fun, beautiful curtains or bold, unique tote bags!