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La Crescenta, CA, US

I sew whenever I can

craft interests: crochet, embroidery, quilting, sewing

Member Since: 03/04/2009

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Mother of the Bride

Using Marfy 2137 I made this stunning mother of the bride dress. The fashion fabric was a fuchsia silk jacquard with silk organza underlining, and a china silk lining. I used china silk because it is...

Couture Wedding Gown

I had the honor of making my niece's wedding gown. I have sewn most everything but never a wedding dress, or a strapless dress with corset. I knew the fitting and the dress had to be perfectI...

Vogue 7975 - French Jacket

My "french" jacket using Susan Khalje's techniques and constructed mostly in her 5 day class.  I used Vogue 7975, turning the 2 piece sleeve into 3 piece.  After completing a muslin, fitting and...

Vogue 8552 Linen dress

I recently purchased this linen after taking "the little black dress" class with Susan Khalje.  I wanted to include the techniques I learned in her class. I learned how to install a hand picked...

Juice Couture --- Recycle, Reuse

This jacket was made using Vogue 8480 and 140 Capri Sun Juice Bags.  I got this idea last year at a quilt show while looking at all the wearbles and thinking they needed something in the "green"...

recent comments

Re: Enter the Teach Yourself to Sew Giveaway Sponsored by Janome

ahhh, I want clothes that fit!

Re: Sew Simple

Our ASG Los Angeles Teen Neighborhood group made #1970 skirt this past weekend... Great pattern, and perfect for the pleat techniques! Each girls completed a successful skirt in the 3 hour class! Thanks Simplicity for these great patterns!