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Steampunk Snow White

Steampunk Snow White

Partner and I were invited to a Steampunk-themed Halloween/Costume party this year. I dressed as a Steampunk version of Snow White and he dressed as a Steampunk Mad Scientist. This was a great...

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9 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form

9 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form

Making your very own personalized dress form will make fitting a breeze. Try these techniques and see which one you like best.

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How to Select the Perfect Dress Form

How to Select the Perfect Dress Form

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Determine which features are most important for you.

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1950s Inspired Evening Dress

1950's Inspired Evening Dress

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This is an upcycled dress made from an Indian Bridal Outfit and Scarf. The dress is inspired by the 1950's evening wear style, and is made from silk dupioni and plain silk. It has a fitted bodice...

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Custom Horse Show Jacket

Custom Horse Show Jacket

Custom horse show jacket. A variety of leathers, and Swarovski crystals make all of my designs stand out.

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Coronation Elsa

Coronation Elsa

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Coronation elsa Frozen costume. Everything was hand made but the crown. Skirt, bodice, shirt, cape and shoes were all hand painted by me. It also has gloves but unfortunately she was hot and took...

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The Broadway Play Dress

The Broadway Play Dress

The Broadway Play Dress When I was presented with the opportunity to attend a Broadway play, my thoughts turned to my attire.  I wanted to wear something dressy, yet accommodating to the Spring...

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Spring Is Here !!

Spring Is Here !!

For this Spring look, I used vintage Simplicity pattern #4360.  It has a reversible jacket and a simple, chic spring dress.  Fabric used is a yellow/white daisy pattern, light weight denim.  The...

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Vera Wang inspired spring-time wedding dress

Vera Wang inspired spring-time wedding dress

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I made my wedding dress! I'm getting married May 31st (less than 2 weeks away!) and for our spring wedding I wanted a wedding dress, soft & flowy and beautiful. I found my dream dress, the Hayley by...

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Menswear Coat, The Desert Wanderer

Menswear Coat, The Desert Wanderer

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This coat is a menswear garment that is designed, patterned, and constructed by myself. My inspiration for this came from the exploration of desert cultures in the Midddle East. The goal was to...

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Future *tart*an

Future *tart*an

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I will be creating a line of dresses, skirts, blouses, and jackets over the next few weeks, mixing plaid with lace and jackets made of wool for shell and silk lining. 

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Green Winter Cloak

Green Winter Cloak

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The cloak started out as a McCall's M6446. I wanted to make it out of Babyville Boutique PUL fabric (waterprrof and breatheable) to have a rain cape to wear on my bicycle. But, the laminated side...

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Black Sequin Dress - Angelina Jolie Inspired

Black Sequin Dress - Angelina Jolie Inspired

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I made a black sequin dress inspired by Angelina Jolie. The dress is made out of black sequin fabric. Because the sequin fabric is stretchy, I used matte jersey for the lining, so that it can stretch...

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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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My Duplicate Dress Form

My Duplicate Dress Form

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Inspired by Kenneth King's lesson on dress form covers and the great results by sewing bloggers I decided to give this a try. I wanted to take it a step further and make my form decorative as well as...

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In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream

My wonderful girlfriend Libby and I in our homemade Ripley and the Xenomorph Alien costumes. I also built her flamethrower and embellished her jumpsiut with handmade pins and patches. The costume was...

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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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Catwoman & The Penguin Costumes

Catwoman & The Penguin Costumes

My daughter wanted to be Catwoman, but not just any Catwoman...Michelle Pfeiffer Catwoman. Do you know how hard it is to find an out of print Butterick pattern 6378? Very hard! I actually found one...

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Lights,Glamour,Action gala in Pgh for the Oscars

Lights,Glamour,Action gala in Pgh for the Oscars

My daughters best friend won tickets to the Pgh. Galas LIGHTS,GLAMOUR,ACTION for OSCAR nite. Holly is 6" and size 22-24, hard to buy evening wear for in such short notice. So to the sketchboard we...

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overnight bag for grandaughter

overnight bag for grandaughter

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these are some sewing projects i worked on over the last few weeks

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