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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

 I took on this costume for a friend of mine so she could surprise her little boy during his costume party. It took a lot of time to carve the head out of foam layer by layer. Then used spray...

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Circle Jacket

Circle Jacket

I found this beautiful vintage sari material online and fell in love with it! The material is silk with sequins and rhinestones scattered throughout. 

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Hand-painted Jacket with High-Low Hem

Hand-painted Jacket with High-Low Hem

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Striking faux crocodile in deep orange celebrates the season. Color combination was inspired by a recent trip to Milan. I was concerned that the orange by itself would be ovewhelming, so I...

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Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Mans robe

Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Man's robe

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This jacket was created from a man's Shohi ikat robe from Uzbekistan, made in the early 1900s. The robe was purchased from the collection of Susan Meller, (Silk and Cotton, Textiles from the Central...

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Green Cutting Line jacket with slot seams

Green Cutting Line jacket with slot seams

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This garment was inspired by a Threads article about slot seams. I used the new Cutting line Designs #11212 (reviewed in the September issue) and some iridescent green/purple linen. The seaming...

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Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Jeans are from the Vogue pattern v2852. I moved the zipper to the front and added pockets in the front. also added a button tab to the front. Made with red denim with little stretch. Very...

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Spring Time in Cali

Spring Time in Cali

This is the Strapless Dress from Christine Haynes' book Chic and Simple Sewing. 

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Green asymetrical drape dress

Green asymetrical drape dress

Silk asymetrical drape dress with chain strap

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Asymmetrical Draped Dress

Asymmetrical Draped Dress

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Dress made out of upholstry fabric and a light ficture

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Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

This body con, tie back skirt was upcycled from 2 reclaimed tee shirts and custom cut to create the alternating wide stripes. The rough sewn applique was hand painted on a piece of muslin and...

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Modular Chiffon Coat

Modular Chiffon Coat

This modular coat was based on Kayla Kennington's Paris Evening Coat pattern. The body of the coat is made with a watery effect chiffon fabric then individually lined with aqua chiffon. I chose to...

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RAVEN MAD MADELAINE SHIRT

RAVEN MAD MADELAINE SHIRT

The design is the Madelaine raglan sleeve shirt with beautiful lace on the lower sleeves that is extra long so it can be scrunched around the wrist. The shirt features a tantalizing applique of your...

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The Square Shoulder Sleeve In Stripes

The Square Shoulder Sleeve In Stripes

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Draft a square shoulder sleeve and make it really pop with stripes! You can see the full post here, http://rhondabuss.blogspot.com/2014/03/sleeves-on-saturdays_15.html 

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Sewing Sheer Fabrics

Sewing Sheer Fabrics

I wanted to share my Oscar Party red-carpet dress and jacket which I just finished two days ago!  Every year our local art-house movie theater sponsors a catered, formal wear, red-carpet Oscar...

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you can never go crazy over fashion

you can never go crazy over fashion

This is something you could maybe were in you wedding

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Upcycled FUN!

Upcycled FUN!

I love to work with upcycled design using draperies, nightgowns, PJ's, shirts, pants, and shower curtains while focusing on little girl princess dresses with plenty of tulle and twirl as the end...

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Edwardian Tea Gown Costume

Edwardian Tea Gown Costume

HI, I made this Edwardian Tea Gown with the help of my sewing teacher for Canberra's Centenary. Canberra, the capital city of Australia turned 100 last year and it was my pleasure to spend at least...

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beach front wedding bikini

beach front wedding bikini

This unique wedding attire was made for a bride who got married on the beach.  it is made of bridal fabrics, bridal lace, beads, sequence and tulle.  it is also made of swimwear fabrics, lycra and...

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ivory beaded and ruched wedding gown with button up train

ivory beaded and ruched wedding gown with button up train

This beautiful gown was made by me for my very special daughter in law.  It was very meaningful to  make it her perfect gown on  her most important day.  This is a gown designed by my daughter...

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The Migrating Geese Skirt

The Migrating Geese Skirt

8 rectangular panels make up the skirt and 8 rectanular godets give it the swish! So easy to make. http://rhondabuss.blogspot.com/2014/01/fabulous-free-pattern-friday.html

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