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1910 Basque Bicycle dress

1910 Basque Bicycle dress

Bicycles were liberating for women, for the first time women could travel and experience freedom,  though their long dresses caused many accidents. So they went against all that was decent and...

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Merida´s dress (Brave)

Merida´s dress (Brave)

I would like to show you the costume I made for my daughter for the school carnival.   She has asked to be the princess Merida from the film "Brave". I bought some nice soft stretch velvet in navy...

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Elsa´s Dress

Elsa´s Dress

My daughter is fond of the film Frozen. She asked me to make her a blue dress of the Snow Queen Elsa. So here is my version of the dress.   The costume is made of three separate parts. I bought my...

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1920s Flapper Costume

1920s Flapper Costume

Past Patterns #503 slip on evening dress. Made from sequined net. Vogue 8957 bolero, trimmed with feathers. Headband made from old embroidered velvet belt. I used peacock eye and sword feathers for...

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Princess Celestia- My Little Pony Inspired Costume

Princess Celestia- My Little Pony Inspired Costume

 I have been eyeing the Sophia Maxi dress from Pink Poodle Bows Patterns since it came out and it was perfect for a Princess Celestia inspired look. I love the triple ruffle at the neckline, and...

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Elsa Dress with Detachable Cape

Elsa Dress with Detachable Cape

My daughter wanted to be Elsa for Halloween (not terribly shocking, considering Frozen's popularity.) I shopped around, looking at costumes in stores but I found them all horribly disappointing. None...

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Sunset Fall Dress

Sunset Fall Dress

I made this dress to attend a fall wedding in Colorado.  The fabric is a gorgeous double cloth crinkle gauze purchased online and I used the Leanne Marshall Simplicity 1877 Pattern.  I made a...

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A Rivet -ing Fall Jumper

A Rivet -ing Fall Jumper

In my quest to try my hand at an exposed zipper this was my first.  Using an embossed snakeskin pleather, it is dark chocolate brown.  I Used a basic shift pattern that I had in muslin and instead...

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Lace turn of the century inspired dress

Lace turn of the century inspired dress

I made the dress out of black lace over a nude colored satin.  The dress has hook and eye closures up the back.  The bottom ruffle of the skirt is the salvage edge of one side of the lace fabric...

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Sheath Dress

Sheath Dress

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I made this dress using the Sew a Sheath Dress from Threads Jan 2014 magazine. I put in the zipper using Zipper by Machine from Threads March 2014 and I altered the neckline using Reshaping A...

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Fall Dress

Fall Dress

This comfortable knit dress has three panels in front and back, with a top front and back yoke.  It will be so easy to add a black jacket or white sweater to this and go anywhere.  With or without...

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My Honey Bliss Clothing Handmade Designs

My Honey Bliss Clothing Handmade Designs

One of my handmade creations for my Honey Bliss Clothing Etsy shop! A heart cut out, ice cream print dress in a size XS/S.

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Strappy on Top

Strappy on Top

Strappy on top compliments strappy on bottom! A contradiction of a cool wool dress with a strap pattern to match warm springtime sandals. I was inspired to create the design for the dress after...

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Sophias Purple Dress

Sophia's Purple Dress

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Today is my sister's 30th brithday and I wanted to do something special for her. I made her 9 month old daughter a bright purple dress since her birthday party had a purple theme. I decided to make...

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Perseverance Dress

Perseverance Dress

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This dress has been a PROJECT (all caps absolutely earned). I started in the fall and then took it all apart and started again in the spring (problems included a conflicted underlining and an...

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Semi Formal Blue and Tan Dress

Semi Formal Blue and Tan Dress

I made this dress to go to a winter formal in college. The top has lace and a built in bra since I wanted a low back. I gave it the option of the bow in back so it can be worn as a formal dress but...

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Flowers & Polka Dots

Flowers & Polka Dots

This dress just screams springtime. It is actually separates with a coordinating sash. This makes them perfect to wear with other things in your closet.  The top would be so cute with white jeans...

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Nautical is Always in Style

Nautical is Always in Style

This adorable nautical dress was made from a $4.00 vintage shower curtain. The rickrack, zipper and vintage blue button were purchased from an estate sale. The bow was from the packaging of a blanket...

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Spring times Blue

Spring times Blue

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HIgh-low dress. Lace placed over polyester. Design inspired by Marie Antoinette.

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Couture Dress based on V2888

Couture Dress based on V2888

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This Vogue Pattern V2888 is one of my first patterns I have purchased. I love the simplisity of the dress pattern. It is classic cut - timeless. It is made of Linton Tweed in blue shades, it is...

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