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Fancy Fabric Challenge

This is the dress I made for my youngest daughter to wear in her brother's wedding.  It is made with a crepe backed satin fabric with sparkly oganza over skirt and sleeves.  The overskirt...

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Re: Enter the Teach Yourself to Sew Giveaway Sponsored by Janome

For my 10 year old daughter who says "Because I like sewing but I am not good at it yet."

Re: Magazine Giveaway: Sew Home

First thing I would need to do is rent a dumpster and clear out all the clutter and the 18 year old carpet to start with a clean slate! Then decide a color theme and paint and buy new furniture.

Re: And the Winner of the 2012 SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge is...

That is a cute, flattering style, wonderfully executed! What pattern was used?

Re: MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: The New June/July Issue of Threads (#161)

Stripes or bias skirt articles have piqued my interest. I really do need to subscribe again...I end up buying each issue anyway as there is always something of interest...

Re: Look ahead to spring

Spring sewing? My daughter's wedding dress, flower girl dress, something for me to wear as Mother of the bride. How would that Simplicity 1919 look with a longer skirt in a size 20 or so for me? Daughter is designing her own dress, I will be drafting a pattern and making it.

Re: Book Giveaway: "Embroidery Companion: Classic Designs for Modern Living" by Alicia Paulson

I have done counted cross stitch in the past and have done embroidered embellishments on a crazy quilt, but as i am doing more sewing of clothing these days i would love to learn more about embroidery to embellish special outfits or just add a bit for a custom touch.

Re: Book Giveaway - Sewing For Children

I would love to win a copy of the book. My 7 year-old DD is interested in sewing (pictured in the flower girl dress I made for DS's wedding 2 years ago) She asked for a Janome for her birthday this year. My 10 year old son and 12 year old DD have done some sewing of quilt blocks with grandma, so perhaps a book of project for kids to learn with would fuel the flame of creativity.