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Chiffon dress

Chiffon dress

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

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

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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Butterick 6019: Version A

Butterick 6019: Version A

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This is Butterick 6019, version A. I am so proud of this dress in large part to all the new techniques I learned and used. I made my third ever full bust adjustment, I put in my first horsehair braid...

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Sheer Wool Dress

Sheer Wool Dress

This is a 1937 cocktail dress originally from Vogue.  I opted for the short sleeve version with the full scarf which is in one with the bodice front.  The ends of the scarf tie in Ascot manner at...

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21 Days 21 Dresses: The Sewing Project by Melissa Caringer

21 Days 21 Dresses: The Sewing Project by Melissa Caringer

Winter in Milwaukee is lonnnnng. Here's one way to deal. From Feb. 14 to Mar. 6, 2015, I'm sewing 21 dresses in 21 days and blogging about it here: http://21days21dresses.tumblr.com/ Here are the...

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Boat-Neck Dress & Jacket Ensemble

Boat-Neck Dress & Jacket Ensemble

This dress and jacket ensemble was created for one of my client's attending her son's wedding. The dress is constructed from silk crepe de chine and the accompanying jacket from silk Dupioni and lace.

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Happy New Year! All Sparkle, Zig-Zag Sequin Dress

Happy New Year! All Sparkle, Zig-Zag Sequin Dress

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This lively mini-dress or tunic was designed to flatter the client's body, to be comfy, and to sparkle under the New Year's Eve lights. The Zig-Zag pattern sequined material was used in three...

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1910 Basque Bicycle dress

1910 Basque Bicycle dress

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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

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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

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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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