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Janaki Ravinutalas Dresses

Janaki Ravinutala's Dresses

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I'm a freelance fashion designer specializing in custom-made dresses. I love creating designs that flatter different body shapes. All the above designs were made for my body figure.

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Denim Jacket with embroidery

Denim Jacket with embroidery

This is the Denim Jacket made using Mummykins & Me Kingston Jacket pattern for Ladies and embellished with embroidery on the back from Urban Threads. I haven't owned a Denim jacket since college and...

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Princess Anna inspired dress

Princess Anna inspired dress

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My daughter kept asking for a dress to be like "Anna" from Frozen. I was happy to make it for her. This is a self drafted pattern. I also did all the embroidery myself. Each color of the skirt is a...

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15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project.

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Clutch Bags

Clutch Bags

In the Hoop Clutch Bag by Embroidery Garden. Requires three hoopings if the optional inner lining is desired. The outside is quilted. The inside is zippered and includes a full lining with pockets.

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iPad Mini Case In the Hoop

iPad Mini Case In the Hoop

In the Hoop iPad Mini Case. Design from Embroidery Gardens. Project completed in the hoop, utilizing two contrasting fabrics. Case is quilted and may be enhanced with a monogram (not used in this...

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Neighborhood Houses

Neighborhood Houses

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A purchased quilt-as-you-go design from Anita Goodesign. Utilizes applique, machine embroidery, and standard sewing techniques. Each block is appliqued, embroidered, and quilted separately, then...

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Alphabet Book

Alphabet Book

Book made for children using white felt and purchased embroidery designs from Embroidery Library. The pages were sewn together, back-to-back, and eyelets were embroidered on each before punching...

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Color Blocked Blouse

Color Blocked Blouse

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May I present my Color Blocked Blouse.  The bodice front, back and button placket are from Silhouettes pattern #575 (Sonya's Blouse).  The cuffed 3/4 sleeves, collar and collar band were...

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Embroidered Yuki costume

Embroidered Yuki costume

This was the most intense embroidery project I have ever taken on.  It took hours to do since I had to move and realign the hoop with each part of the scallop type design as well as the belt. The...

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Baptismal gown

Baptismal gown

The baptismal gown was made using McCalls pattern 6015.  The fabric is Duchess satin embroidered with a Celtic cross purchased through Emblibrary.com.  

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Sewing Room Wall Quilt from Anita Goodesign

Sewing Room Wall Quilt from Anita Goodesign

This is a pattern from the Anita Goodesign Sewing Room patterns.  I took the class and decided to make the wall quilt.  Some of the blocks are printed fabric with embroidery added and some blocks...

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Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College

Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College

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Lasell College's Fashion department, the National Endowment for the Arts, and professional designers team up to create an online multimedia library of techniques in American fashion design.

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Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

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Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket.

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How to Keep Your Embroidery Machine in Tip Top Shape

How to Keep Your Embroidery Machine in Tip Top Shape

Here are a few things you can do to keep your embroidery machine from unnecessary visits to the repair shop.

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3-Silks Keyhole Bridesmaid Dresses

3-Silks Keyhole Bridesmaid Dresses

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Each of my daughter's brides maids were asked to sketch up a dress they would like to wear, and after a couple of design revisions, it was pretty clear they were each happy with very similar dresses...

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The Hand-Sewn Silk Regency Ballgown

The Hand-Sewn Silk Regency Ballgown

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As soon as I found out I was going to be in England for the Jane Austen Festival's Grand Ball, my immediate thought was, "Oh, I have to make the most elaborate gown I have ever made!"  And after at...

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Stylish Jacket with embroidered dragon

Stylish Jacket with embroidered dragon

This Jackest is sewn with faux-leather and a Snake-printed fabric. It is interlined and lined. Bound Buttonhole.

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High End Knock Off

High End Knock Off

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While shopping in Boston my daughter saw the most beautiful blouse, however it cost $167.  I decided to try and copy it.  I found a free pattern download, then purchased crepe fabric at JoAnns...

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Hand-Embroidered Peasant Blouse

Hand-Embroidered Peasant Blouse

This blouse is ready for spring!  Made of crinkle cotton gauze, it has bell sleeves and a split neckline featuring an original pattern of hand-embroidered flowers.

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