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Book Giveaway: Europe: Rising Fashion Designers

Book Giveaway: "Europe: Rising Fashion Designers"

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My version of Samanthas Jacket

My version of Samantha's Jacket

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I make a number of Peggy's patterns. This has been one of my favorite. The zippers can be a little scary but if you read the instructions carefully not too difficult. I know a number of my family...

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Metallic Magic

Metallic Magic

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I was saving this fantastic metallic fabric for a special occasion.  What could be more special than New Year's Eve.  Last year I put this little cream puff together to ring in 2013.  The metallic...

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One Eyed Minion

One Eyed Minion

My niece asked me to make her a one eyed minion costume for Halloween. I used 1" foam covered with yellow fabric for the body.The eye is felt embellished with a marker. The goggle has felt straps and...

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STYLISH NOWADAYS WOMAN

STYLISH NOWADAYS WOMAN

These two projects are my creations, designed and sewn by myself. The embroidery on the dress is my work too, also designed by me, and I used polyester thread and colored crystals.. The vintage...

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Magazine Giveaway: How does fabric influence your designs?

Magazine Giveaway: How does fabric influence your designs?

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Answer the question for a chance to win our latest issue!

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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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The Winner of A Field Guide to Fabric Design is...

The Winner of "A Field Guide to Fabric Design" is...

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Venus Fly Trap

Venus Fly Trap

I made this Venus Fly Trap for Halloween, I started with a store bought dress (hot pink and bias cut), a pile of fabric, and an idea. I embellished the dress with lots of "baby pods" of crimped sheer...

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Project Runway Episode 10: I Get a Kick Out of Fashion

Project Runway Episode 10: "I Get a Kick Out of Fashion"

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The designers get to dress New York City's famous dancing Rockettes

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A New Sewing Machine Concept

A New Sewing Machine Concept

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Meet Sue: an industrial designer's freshly engineered re-imagining of the home sewing machine.

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Summer Stripes and Stitches

Summer Stripes and Stitches

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In designer clothes, I keep seeing black and white together and extreme color blocking that highlights the figure. This is my very subtle take on these two ideas.  My two piece suit is made from...

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Summer Project: No Pattern Bias Skirt

Summer Project: No Pattern Bias Skirt

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Jane's skirt on the left, Ellice's skirt on the right! Wow! I couldn't resist buying the July issue of THREADS. The yellow oval on the cover "Summer Project: Bias Skirt (no pattern required)" was...

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Unlocking the Mysteries of Historical Costume

Unlocking the Mysteries of Historical Costume

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Your Wardrobe Unlock'd is a treasure trove for anyone interested in making historically accurate garments.

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Gallery of Dreams

Gallery of Dreams

So I had this idea to recreate this rug to fit my style, colorwise and pattern wise. I have used it as it is, but I am not a very neutral person by nature, and it is boring. Because rug making is...

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Do stripes really make you look thinner?

Do stripes really make you look thinner?

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United Kingdom students experiment to determine if well-placed stripes take off pounds.

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Flying Leopard Coat

Flying Leopard Coat

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Leopard coat with dragonfly facings. Lining "Chaneled" to fashion fabric. Hand painted leather buttons and self-fringe as trim.

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couture costumes

couture costumes

Welcome, each year I create costumes for my two daughter's, Matilda and Penelope. They come up with concepts, then I interpret the ideas...somethimes I get it right, in their eyes and sometimes...

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Gorgeous Winter White Coat with Embroidery and Long Red Velveteen Gloves

Gorgeous Winter White Coat with Embroidery and Long Red Velveteen Gloves

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This is a winter white boiled coat that I made from a commercial pattern that I altered. It is lined with a red kasha lining with bamboo batting in the centre to add extra warmth. The collar and...

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my sewing projects

my sewing projects

the first photo is a sundress i just finished. This project was a joy to make. I shortened the pattern to suite my style. This dress has a pleated breast area and a zippered back. Its a wonderful...

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