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Linen Jacket and Dress

Linen Jacket and Dress

This dress and jacket started life as a very large grey linen tablecloth.  The dress is cut on the bias with a drawstring hem.  The jacket is pieced, stenciled and beaded, with an antique shell...

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More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens

More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens

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Cassie Stephens' colorful outfits are inspired by famous works of art.

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Fashionably Felted Dress

Fashionably Felted Dress

I am the seamstress and my mother is getting really good at using wool roving and doing felted art projects.  I had made this cranberry A-line dress out of wool and it was to plain to wear.  After...

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Tucked Cotton Bobbinet Blouse

'Tucked' Cotton Bobbinet Blouse

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This is a blouse I created using cotton bobbinet from an original 1935 vintage Vogue pattern. The blouse is fitted with a series of horizontal pin tucks in groups across the front and back and...

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Chic in Wool!

Chic in Wool!

I created this three-piece ensemble for my 20116 Arizona Make it with Wool submision in a spirit I call 'Springtime in Prescott'! I drafted the kimono bouse and wrap skirt from 1940's vintage...

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Peacock Shawl

Peacock Shawl

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The peacock shawl is an original design by Linda Bratten. I digitized the feathers using Bernina Artista software. The birds is raw edged applique with free-motion thread painting and embellished...

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Tea Time for Two

Tea Time for Two

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The two costumes are The Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter.  The designs were based off of Japanese animated show called Code Geass Nunnally in Wonderland. The costumes were sewn almost entirely by...

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Indian Chief

Indian Chief

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 This is my grandson Ryan. I made him this outfit from a vintage simplicity pattern that I found on the net. I made the outfit out of an ultra suede material with decorative bias tape and trim that...

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Victorian Capelets

Victorian Capelets

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I recreate capelets from the Victorian era. They're small pieces of art, and allow me to use up smaller pieces of wonderful fabrics and antique trims.

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Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

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These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills.

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Spring Bouquet

Spring Bouquet

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This pattern was an absolute dream to sew. Just picking out the fabrics and then bringing them home to sew with them allowed visions of spring to pop into my head. I couldn't stop touching the...

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Sashiko Jacket

Sashiko Jacket

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I stitched all the veriegated sashiko on the back of the jacket before construction. The other sashiko stitching (sleeves, front, collar, and band) were done as part of the construction process or...

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Original Reversible Universal Apron

Original Reversible Universal Apron

I designed this over sized cotton polyester, apron for ease and better coverage for doing my crafts, gardening and cooking. The reversible pull over apron has contrasted bias tape on the shoulder...

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Girls Faberge Dress

Girls Faberge Dress

The Girls Tea Length Faberge Dress is fully lined and features an empire bodice with perfect honeycomb pleats in contrasting colors and invisible back zipper along with pleated skirt and french...

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1950s Inspired Evening Dress

1950's Inspired Evening Dress

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This is an upcycled dress made from an Indian Bridal Outfit and Scarf. The dress is inspired by the 1950's evening wear style, and is made from silk dupioni and plain silk. It has a fitted bodice...

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Cardigan sliced knit

Cardigan sliced knit

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I have seen many examples of this technique using upcycled t-shirts and have always wanted to apply this method of embellishment only with new material. This is Kwik Sew pattern 2759. The slices were...

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Redfield Design

Redfield Design

This is a one piece jacket corset I created for a fashion show (I am an alternative fashion designer, so I make a lot of weird things). All of the sliver you see in applique that I applied with...

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Wedding Smoking Jacket

Wedding Smoking Jacket

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A classmate of mine from Savannah College of Art and Design invited me to her wedding in San Diego so ofcourse I had to make something to wear. Her colors scheme was greys, nudes and blushes so I...

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Elizabethan Fairy

Elizabethan Fairy

    Elizabethan Fairy The Story My youngest stepdaughter, Sarah, wanted to be a fairy for Halloween. On a trip to one of our local fabric stores, she was excited to show me a lovely white sheer...

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Renaissance gown

Renaissance gown

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Using Butterick 4571, I constructed a Renaissance gown for the daughter of a family friend. A lovely red panne, matching lining, floral brocade contrast and matching trim was used to construct it...

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