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lisle, IL, US

craft interests: embroidery, fashion, sewing

Member Since: 07/15/2009

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French Fashionistas

My French Fashionistas 3/4 length coat is from modified Burda #7314.It was made a little more narrow, and with a weighted back kick pleat. Tailoring methods used in construction were: pad stitched...

Not a $5,000 blouse

Seeing a Bottega Veneta blouse for $5,000 in Sunday's Wall Street Journal ,was my inspiration for this seaglass linen blouse. Using a modified version of Sewing Workshop's Zen shirt , Irandomly...

Inspiration jacket

Inspiration jacket is from Burda 8292 made with wheat colored Warsa linen. I screen printed words of inspiration using my own Thermofax screens and charcoal Setacolour textile medium. But words...

French fashion magazines

I always visit local fabric stores while traveling. This collage of French fashion magazine covers is upholstery weight blended poly/wool. Fabric was in the store window in Tours, France and was...

Red Asian jacket

Vogue 2472 is a loose fitting jacket with raglan sleeves, well suited for wearable art. Simple construction helps highlight the textile and embellishments.

Siberian iris

This spring project was inspired by my favorite garden  Siberian irises. They bloom later than some of  my other irises and I look forward to their intense colours. Fiber reactive...

recent comments

Re: Expert Chat with Louise Cutting and DVD Giveaway

Louise, have you ever completed a garment that was less than
acceptable to you, if so, why was it disappointing, and what did you do with the "ole dog"?

Re: Elizabethan Rose

Phenomenal embroidery work, and your talent for placement of designs is unmatched. It's beyond anything I would ever hope to accomplish, your work is breathtaking