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Draped Front with Overskirt Dress

This is made using 100% Thai Silk with Bemberg Lining. Waist stay with petersham ribbon. I used the Vogue Couturier Design 188 Pattern. Not my own design but if you are looking for more information...

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

recent comments

Re: Draped Front with Overskirt Dress

EliseAlpha not sure I understand what you mean. ???

Re: Silk and Embroidered Tulle Couture Dress

This is a lovely dress! For those who want to still learn from Susan Khalje but don't want to travel so far, I took a class by her called The Couture Dress. Usually you can get a deal on the classes if you sign up with your email. I think I may have paid $25 for the course and the pattern is included. It does take several weeks before you receive the pattern though. I made a different dress but used the same techniques. It is a wonderful addition to your video library. You can refer back to it whenever you want. It does not expire.

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...