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Dress I created for Alissa's destination weding in Barbados...

I created this dress to wear to a destination wedding in Barbados on October 8,2011.  Alissa is my former sewing student, employee, mentoree, and a great friend.  We have been together...

Bubbles Dress

Apple Annie wearing Sandra Betzina V1210 dress made from an AAF knit that is 90% poly-microfiber, 10% lycra. Loose-fitting, pullover dress, below mid-calf at center front, curving downward into an...

Happy Valentine's Day...

Recently we were invited to attend a friends 40th birthday.  I thought it would be great fun to wear what I wore to my own 40th, 24 years ago!!! The jacket is made from a metallic silk matelasse...

Mermaid Goes Disco

Here's a party dress I made in the 80s which will soon join Annie's Trunk Show  on my website (http://www.appleanniefabrics.com). For many years just prior to Christmas, my husband and I...

Doublefaced Italian wool sweater knit jacket...

With all that has been recently published in Threads regarding sweater knits, boiled wool and easy unconstructed garments, I thought I would share a jacket I made as a Xmas gift.  The fabric is...

Emaual Ungaro Teal Velvet jacket

This French silk cut velvet jacket is an OOP Emanual Ungaro Vogue pattern which took many years to bring to completion. Cutting it out was a difficult task as there was  barely enough yardage...


recent comments

Re: Bubbles Dress

Thank you PinkerPaws for your thoughtful comments. It's a great dress pattern and I get tons of compliments with each wearing!

Re: Classic Bound Buttonhole

dpog,

To answer your question:

Is the cord primarily for strength and stability or for body and bulk?

The cord is used to keep the bias strip from stretching out of shape and to keep the lips of the buttonhole looking full.

Thank you Kathy for your kind words..I hope you are continuing to sew!!!