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How to Create Echo Stitching

How to Create Echo Stitching

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Lately, I have been finding echo stitching on numerous designer garments. I've seen it on collars, cuffs, and on front plackets. Learn how to add this stitching for a designer look.

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Vintage Vogue V1023

Vintage Vogue V1023

I have finished the Vogue Jacket V1023 before I went to my mother and I was planning to wear it. However while putting in on Wednesday early morning I have noticed something was wrong. Well, I...

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How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

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I hit the jackpot recently at the local thrift, with this venerable morning coat. I needed to reline the sleeves and thought you might enjoy seeing it!

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Lace Dream Dress Inspired by Valentino

Lace Dream Dress Inspired by Valentino

Designed and hand constructed dress to replicate Valentino's Black Tri-Lace Voulant-Sleeve Dress from 2011 collection.  The dress fabrics are laces and a pale pink silk for the underlining both...

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Fall Floral Plaid Peplum Jacket

Fall Floral Plaid Peplum Jacket

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Pattern McCall's 5980 (out of print) My on trend peplum jacket is semi-fitted with notched collar; the bodice has princess seams that join to angled side front pockets on the peplum. The sleeves are...

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Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

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You could win the book "Dressmaking: 200 Q&A" by Mary McCarthy!

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YSL Inspired Jacket w/ Ankle Trousers

YSL Inspired Jacket w/ Ankle Trousers

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YSL Inspired Jacket is a self-drafted pattern made from deep rasberry colored wool satin with lime green accents made from bridal silk/cotton satin and is fully lined.  Jacket features curved...

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Peplum & Ruffled Top

Peplum & Ruffled Top

I used the Simplicity 1699 as my base pattern but I altered it by lowering the neckline, making a ruffled pattern for the neckline, changing the sleeves, adding volume to the peplum (6x the volume...

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The Life of a Garment, in Honor of Buck Hill

The Life of a Garment, in Honor of Buck Hill

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In 2011, my partner Michael and I were visiting with his sister Sue and her husband Buck, and the topic of conversation was Buck's old jacket that he kept wearing even though Sue believed it to be...

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Threads magazine Nov. 2000 inspiration

Threads magazine Nov. 2000 inspiration

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My coat of many colors, inspired my thread magazine Nov. 2000. Great ideas!!!

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Shirt Refashion

Shirt Refashion

This refashion was accomplished with a discarded men's dress shirt, a printed commercial dressmaking pattern and some ready made binding.The whole story is explained on my blog...

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LET THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!

LET THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!

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I MADE ALL 3 COSTUMES FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, EXCEPT FOR THE JEDI BOOTS. BOTH JEDI HAVE ROBES WHICH WERE ALSO HOMEMADE. BOTH THEIR BELTS WERE ALSO HOME MADE, USING THICK STRAPS, LAYERED ON TOP OF EACH...

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Steampunk Assassin- Aila Nightwalker

Steampunk Assassin- Aila Nightwalker

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The dress portion was hand dyed and sewn by me. It is historically accurate to the victorian era. There is a bustle also in the back. The costume (including jewelry and hat) is handmade and dyed by...

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How to Make Beaded Berry Buttons

How to Make Beaded "Berry" Buttons

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Learn how to make beaded "berry" buttons with this web-extra from Threads #163.

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Leather and Lace

Leather and Lace

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Bag of my own design made from black faux leather and a vintage doily. The doily was ombre dyed to give it a bit of character. There is a v. subtle bit of extra fine glitter on the outer edges of the...

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MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: Threads issue #158

MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: Threads issue #158

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Leave a comment on this post, and you could win a copy of our latest issue.

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Bowser - Mario Bros.

Bowser - Mario Bros.

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  Bowser from Mario Bros!   We did a group costume for Mario Kart this year. Bowser was a costume I could not find anywhere so I decided to make my own version. The whole costume is hand...

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My Creations!http://www.rosiesstuffnsew.blogspot.com/

My Creations!http://www.rosiesstuffnsew.blogspot.com/

http://www.rosiesstuffnsew.blogspot.com/ This is  only the one of the projects I have finished. To see some extra visit my blog above.  

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Shape a Sleeve with this Easy Fold-Over Placket

Shape a Sleeve with this Easy Fold-Over Placket

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You can use this trick when you’re making something from scratch or when you want to alter an existing garment.

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Vintage Issey Miyake

Vintage Issey Miyake

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Issey Miyake is my all time favorite Vogue designer and this is my all time favorite shirt. It is comfy but still has some style. This is my fourth time I have made this since the pattern came out in...

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