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Hot Pink and Black Houndstooth Maxi Wrap Dress

Hot Pink and Black Houndstooth Maxi Wrap Dress

My DIY Maxi Wrap dress was made using Vogue pattern V8379.  I purchased the fabric for $7.99/yard with 4 yards.  I added 22" to the bottom hem of the dress pattern.  I maintained the fullness of...

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Travel Jacket and Dress

Travel Jacket and Dress

This 100% wool dress is made using Simplicity Amazing Fit #1586. It has princess seams, an invisibe zipper and is fully lined. The jacket, from Saf-T-Pockets, is made of a drapery fabric. It is a...

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Circle Jacket

Circle Jacket

I found this beautiful vintage sari material online and fell in love with it! The material is silk with sequins and rhinestones scattered throughout. 

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Altered jacket by Rita Summers

Altered jacket by Rita Summers

I made this jacket by cutting up 3 items of clothing - a red knit cotton top, a grey linen skirt and a black/grey/white tunic. I deconstructed them before restitching them together in a new way by...

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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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Grey Top with Solid and Silver Lace Fabric

Grey Top with Solid and Silver Lace Fabric

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I was given this fabric and I loved the stretch and variated grey color. Perfect for an office blouse. The back has lace over a different grey fabric since I ran short. The edging of the lace was cut...

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Bata de Cola by Barbara Blumenfeld

"Bata de Cola" by Barbara Blumenfeld

My daughter is a professional flamenco dancer in NYC and over the years I have made some costumes for her, but this is the first time I attempted a "bata de cola" – a dress with a train.  Because...

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FASHION FORWARD LOOKS by Ayana Ife`

FASHION FORWARD LOOKS by Ayana Ife`

I derive immense gratification out of creating beautiful work with my hands. All garments were constructed by me. The camo jacket, and denim pants were made from patterns. The special occaion dress...

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Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times

Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times

Imagine the sourthern hemisphere is in full flight with snow falling on the mountains only 50 minutes away. Yet, you have to get on publich transport, dash from the bus stop to the office building...

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60s Style

60s Style

Hello summer!  It's back to sewing!   I have finally been able to get back to a dress I've had on my project list since last year.  It's Simplicity 1609 - 60s retro/vintage, a-line.   I made...

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2 Prom Dresses

2 Prom Dresses

I have twins girls and made a prom dresses for each.  They both have very different tastes; the two piece black dress ismade from black RPL with an embellished bodice.  The blue dress is made from...

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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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Moto Jacket

Moto Jacket

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I wanted to make a moto jacket for the cooler spring days/evenings, and was inspired to make one because I'm seeing them everywhere but didn't like the prices. Also, I didn't want leather or denim...

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Spring Cardigan Jacket

Spring Cardigan Jacket

I love black and white for spring and was inspired by the catalog photos for this knit cardigan jacket, Vogue pattern #8819. Unfortunately the pattern did not come with any instruction for matching...

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Red Carpet Dress

Red Carpet Dress

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This dress was the final for my Bridal/Couture class. The bodice was done by hand basting gold beaded and embroidered tulle over burgundy poly satin. The skirt is a full ballgown in the same poly...

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A Celtic Wedding

A Celtic Wedding

My middle son and his fiancé are getting married this month and are having a Celtic wedding. My middle son is wearing a plaid kilt with his fiances family colors, and the groomsmen are all wearing...

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Gorgeous Yellow Sundress

Gorgeous Yellow Sundress

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I made this dress for my daughter and she simply loved it and I was a proud mama seeing her glow in her gorgeous sundress. Dress is made in bright yellow eyelet. 

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Met ball

Met ball

Lace corset paired with window pane pencil skirt. Design inspired by Marie Antoinette era. 

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Promptness is Pink Skirt

Promptness is Pink Skirt

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  Smart skirt with cute corset waist detail. Zipper closure at back. Pattern used is the Lucinda by BeMyGoth. Available for download...

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One sleeve color blocked dress

One sleeve color blocked dress

This was a class project, where we had to take the basic sloper and create a torso derived dress.

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