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Deborah Riva, Sitka, AK, US

I'm just a girl who loves to sew.

craft interests: crochet, fashion

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Gender: Female

Member Since: 03/22/2012

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One Way or Another Reversible Coat

I bought this piece of Italian wool from Mood Fabrics online.  I was so excited about this medium weight wool with a brown side and black side.  I decided to make this reversible coat, but it...

Missoni Inspired Dress

Inspired by the chevron fabric of Missoni, I went out searching for that zig zag print.  I found this light knit in greens, tan, black and ivory.  I lined it with an ivory, medium weight knit but...

New Year's Eve Party Dress

My New Year's Eve dress made with a lightweight knit with metallic dots.  I lined it with black swimsuit fabric.  I sewed the strips and attached them to the lining before putting the dress...

Scrappy Wool Skirt

I needed a skirt to wear to a funeral.  I had lots of wool scraps but nothing big enough for a skirt.  So I sewed strips of wool together, tapering in at the waist and made this fun wrap around...

recent comments

Re: One Way or Another Reversible Coat

Thanks for all of the wonderful comments. I used a simplicity pattern for the collar and sleeves, but even the sleeves ended up looking different because I changed the cuffs. I fitted the coat and created the darts on my dress form. I have photos and descriptions on my blog:

It was posted in January.

Happy Sewing!

Re: Felted Houndstooth Bag

Adorable purse. Love the lining and the rose. It has reminded me of a little piece of houndstooth that I have hanging in my closet. It looks like I will have to pull it out for my next project.