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craft interests: quilting, sewing

Member Since: 10/04/2012

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Sheer embroidered overdress

I altered the bodice of a dres and added a gathered skirt. The fabric is pina fabric from the Philippines. It was given to me by my mother. I wanted a simple dress to showcase the embroidery. There...

Pina Fabric Overlay over Silk Dress

This is a dress made of pina fabric from the Philippines. It is sheer so is over a silk sheath dress. All seams french seams including armscyes. Based on Simplicity 5514 OOP, except that I added...

I Feel Pretty, Oh, So Pretty!

This is a sheer jacket made of embroidered fabric from the Philippines. Please see my blog for more details.

DIY Polyurethane Dress Form

I made this dress form using instructions from See my blog for more information at

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Re: Molded Papier-Mâché Form

I made my own dress form using instruction booklet from

I didn't do papier mache because I worried that I would not be able to trim down the abdomen where there would be some expansion from breathing.

The plaster bandages never got "hot" just ended up clammy. My blog has info
Husband is still putting stand together...