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Vintage 1950s style Easter Dress

Vintage 1950s style Easter Dress

Easter is always a special time for me. I like to keep the age old traditions of a new dress and hats and gloves to wear to Easter services, and spend a lot of time sewing vintage inspired outfits...

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 FIT AND FLARE FLORAL DRESS

FIT AND FLARE FLORAL DRESS

This spring, floral prints and designs inspired me. When I saw the fabric with big teal, light blue and black flowers in white background I thought this is the best fabric for my spring dress. I...

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Maile Butterfly Dress

"Maile Butterfly" Dress

The "Maile Butterfly" Dress was inspired by visions of a "Secret Garden" just like Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote about. I imagined my secret garden to be filled with tulips and butterflies fluttering...

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Bias Tape Strip Pieced Dress

Bias Tape Strip Pieced Dress

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Paraphrase from The Party Dress Book: "To make this dress, fabric is cut into a million strip pieces 3/8 inch wide and sewed to a backing fabric. The effect will vary depending on how much space...

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Wedding Guest Spring Dress

Wedding Guest Spring Dress

The pattern for this dress is Vogue 8728, from their modern line of vintage styles. I used a rayon border print, so I was very careful with pattern placement when I cut out the pieces. Since the...

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Tinujobi s Wardrobe

Tinujobi 's Wardrobe

this is an outfit i made for mother's day. i feel that we should refkect how awesome we are. and i felt awesome wearing this outfit The 2nd outfit i  call mummy and minnie me.its fresh and beautiful...

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Spring maxi dress

Spring maxi dress

This dress was made using a pattern from Vogue's new spring/summer line. The pattern was very easy, with only 6 pattern pieces. I made a few modifications; raised the neckline, extended the length of...

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Spring dress

Spring dress

Fitted spring dress with waist boning, inverted pleats  neckline  and cup size variations. Straight foward construction. Works well with an all over medium print.  I omitted the center front...

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2017 Prom Gown Making Extravaganza!

2017 Prom Gown Making Extravaganza!

I enjoy making special event costumes and clothing for my daughter who is now 18 and a Senior in high school (soon to graduate). This dress was for her Senior prom (May 6, 2017) It's the last formal...

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Hageshi-Dragon Girl

Hageshi-Dragon Girl

This costume is made of nearly 100% recycled materials. It was made with the idea the half breeds(half human/half animal) exist in the real world, and what they might look like. The body of the dress...

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Girls quilted dress

Girls quilted dress

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I saw a quilt pattern titled "uneven none patch"  and thought it was so unique and would make a really cool dress. I found nine fabrics in my stash and got to work making a quilt top. I ended up...

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Anniversary Dress

Anniversary Dress

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My son and daughter-in-law were going to Greece for their 20th wedding anniversary.  This was the perfect occasion to make something special, so using Vogue pattern 8648 I fit the muslin to her and...

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Fashionably Felted Dress

Fashionably Felted Dress

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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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Chiffon dress

Chiffon dress

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This is a fitted dress with princess seam in the bodice and circilar skirt. The bodice has boning in it for perfect shape. It has sweet heart neckline. The dress has overlay in chiffon. It ha zipper...

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Spring Fling

Spring Fling

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I had this fabric in my stash for awhile. When I had to design and make a ladies garment for my apparel design class, I knew this was the opportunity to design something special specifically for...

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COOL SPRING STRIPE SHIRT DRESS!!!

COOL SPRING STRIPE SHIRT DRESS!!!

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This time I wanted to challenge myself with my long time love, the stripes. I was thinking for a while about making the same dress as I saw in the pattern M7084, but I wanted to create my own...

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Summer Satin Night  Gown

Summer Satin Night Gown

I'm inspired by the season. The sunshine, the flowers and the sweet sound of the birds in the morning. This is my favorate time of the year. I love making elegant clothing for myself as well as...

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Summer Dress

Summer Dress

I chose a new Butterick Patter -- Lisette B6182.  This dress fits so well and is light and airy for summer office work.  I omitted the sleeve bands on this dress and added a color block trim at...

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summer brazi dress

summer brazi dress

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This beautiful pattern is the Brazi knee-length dress from designer, Stitch Upon a Time. The top is fully supportive and the skirt flows nicely. An easy sew, this dress is a staple item in your...

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Elegant in Ivory

Elegant in Ivory

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As a petite woman, my sister always have difficulties finding clothes that fit her well, so I made this simple, but elegant dress for her to add to her limited wardrobe.  I used my own pattern and...

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