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Vintage Dress Copy

Vintage Dress Copy

This dress is a copy of a dress the model’s mother wore in the 1950s. Read Threads #193 for a step-by-step method to disassemble and re-create favorite garments.

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Self-Drafted Sheer Kimono

Self-Drafted Sheer Kimono

I love the way this kimono dresses up a basic tee or tank and jeans! It began its life as the end of a bolt of sheer woven poly at a local fabric store. I fell in love and bought it - but then what...

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Sandras Creations 2

Sandra's Creations 2

This was from left over material that I love the flowy feel of.  It is Navy and white 1 cm spots.  The back is a cross over Shoe String which I dont have a photo of sadly and shearing elastic to...

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Sandras Creations

Sandra's Creations

This was a photograph i took off a tv commercial for deodorant,  it was promoting that it will not leave white marks on black.  I made this fully lined and the back is reversed so it is from all...

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White Smocked Dress

White Smocked Dress

For this dress i cut a rectangle 48 inches wide and about knee length the top on the dress is a embroidered cotton and the underlining is a white rayon. For the smocked part, I wound elastic thread...

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Spring Time Fashion

Spring Time Fashion

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Spring time special ocassion dress had a blast making this dress hope you guys love it as much as i do!

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Spring Time Fashion

Spring Time Fashion

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Scuba Kit Skirt i made perfect for summer

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Princess Bell inspired Spring dress

Princess Bell inspired Spring dress

  Spring Dress made for my daughter's birthday. Inspired by the gown of princess Bell in Beauty and the Beast.  Material : Yellow polka dots material from Tutti Fruitti Collection from Joanns. ...

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How to Refashion Your Pregnancy Pants

How to Refashion Your Pregnancy Pants

During my third pregnancy, I gained quite a lot of weight. After giving birth, it became clear to me that those extra pounds won't go down without a fight and that a significant amount of time would...

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Kantha Cloth Backpack

Kantha Cloth Backpack

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I really like to carry a backpack so the weight of my bag is ballanced on both shoulders.  Most backpacks look like I'm ready for a hike!  I wanted a backpack with a bit of style to carry everyday...

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Indian Corn Costume

Indian Corn Costume

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I drew free handed every part.  Tank slip of raw cotten for kernels to attatch to.  Marbled cotton fabric in fall colors for kernels, (over 250) stuffed, gathered and individually sewn on slip and...

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Mother gollum - into the woods

Mother gollum - into the woods

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I made this costume for a production at my sons school - it was a base ball gown with a ragged tulle skirt, bustier feather covered bodice and satin bolero jacket. Getting the feathers to stay up at...

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My Ribbon Flower Garden

My Ribbon Flower Garden

I was watching a you tube video on how to make ribbon flowers and felt an overwhelming urge to start creating my own "Flower Garden". Most are hand sewn with beads and rhinestone buttons added and...

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Various Designs,  also built by Daniel Pugh

Various Designs, also built by Daniel Pugh

Various designs--costume and special order--Patterned or draped and constructed by Daniel W. Pugh for theatre productions, costume competetions or individuals . . .

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Fashionista Loki

Fashionista Loki

This is my take on a Lady Loki out on the town in Midgard. The design, while inspired by Alexandra Byrne's look for the Avengers film, is my own. No commercial patterns were used and everything was...

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Gene Simmons Demon Project

Gene Simmons Demon Project

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After thoroughly studying Gene Simmons's 1976 Demon Costume, the very first thing I did was draw and cut some patterns for every piece of armor the boots and codpiece and try them on my...

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Jacqueline Skellington

Jacqueline Skellington

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Here is my Jacqueline Skellington costume for Halloween. Based off of my own original design, we tried to capture Jack in a more feminine way. We started with a base black fabric, and once all of the...

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Indian Chief

Indian Chief

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 This is my grandson Ryan. I made him this outfit from a vintage simplicity pattern that I found on the net. I made the outfit out of an ultra suede material with decorative bias tape and trim that...

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Machine Sewn Garments

Machine Sewn Garments

This cotton dress was a vintage look when boarders were popular. I used pearlized snaps for the front closure. The 2 chest pockets were accented with lace as well as the hem. The shoulders were...

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Apron Tea Dress

Apron Tea Dress

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This knit dress is made for plus size or "curvy" women. It is a lightweight Spring garment that is comfortable and very feminine.

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