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Spring Sheer Maternity Top

This sheer top has pleats and three quarter sleeves.

Cute maternity top for Daughter

Pretty turquoise knit top with side pleats.

3 Maternity Dresses for Daughter

summer dresses that she likes.  They all have room for growth.

Daughter's Maternity Outfit

This is a sheer loose top for the summer with knit pants and a little jacket for spring.

formal gown for cruise

I sewed this for a formal ball night on a cruise.  My husband bought me this gorgeous silk fabric.  I didn't want to waste any of this costly fabric, so I made the mini train on the...

summer sewing

A  summer dress in my favorite color, purple.  I used Mccalls 5586 for the top combined with Simpicity 2359 on the bottom.  I embellished it with sew on jewels for a pretty look.

50th Anniversary

I needed a new dress for both our parents 50th Anniversary in the summer.  I love purple and found this pretty lacey fabric with gorgeous beading.  I used the scalloped edge for the...

pretty silk blouse

I saw this blouse in the store made from satin, but I preffered a nice silk fabric.  I embellished the neckline with sew on jewels, and tied off the bottom with a bow. Thanks to my hubby for...

emerald princess

A friend brought me a piece of green tafetta from a trip to Thailand.  I was going to a formal event, and wanted to use it.  Since there was not enough yardage for a long gown, I used some...


recent comments

Re: Renaissance Dress

WOW! Another gorgeous one!

Re: Peach Lace Ball Gown

That is stunning, how long did it take you from designing to finish?

Re: Sew Wonderful to Finally Sew!

Congratulations on a job well done, the dresses are really pretty! (Like the dolls too! they are really special)

Re: Magazine Giveaway: "Quick Stuff to Sew"

Cute purses on the front, would love to win!!!

Re: summer sewing

Thank you for liking my dress. Actually itis not a belt, I inserted a waistband.

Re: Vintage lamp recreated with Victorian style lamp shade

I made one from a kit once. It's not easy and time consuming. You are very talented, beautiful work!

Re: Book Giveaway: Successful Serging

Would like to win this useful book.

Re: Claire's raincoat

Beautiful coat, loke the linig too.

Re: Sewing Machine Recommendations -Moderate $ to do heavy work AND pretty datails

I love everything you made! The coat and hat are gorgeous. It's very hard to sew such little things. You have a really fun job.

I have a Janome machine and am very happy with it. I love Husqvarna, though it's more costly, it has all steel parts, which makes it stronger.

Re: Colonial Gown w/ Quilted Petticoat by Dollhouse Designs for American Girl Dolls

Felicity looks very happy in her new dress. My Felicity would love to have one too! Fantastic work. My daughter makes dolls clothes, I know how difficult they are.

Re: The Rose for Becky

Stunning! I thought she was a ballerina. So creative.

Re: First granddaughter's wedding dress

BEAUTIFUL! What a loving grandmother.

Re: Amanda's wedding dress

It's beautiful! What a nice mother, lots of love was put into it.

Re: Civil War Era Ball Gown

It is gorgeous- good job!

Re: Silk 1882 ballgown

WOW, WOW, WOW! How many hours did it take to create this stunning gown?

Re: Javanese Goddess

Love the Javanese dress. Looks orange in my picture, but that's nicer anyways!

Re: Fluid Fabrics: A Challenge for the Pros

love "Mercury Rising!"