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Sunny Mood Dress

Sunny Mood Dress

I made this dress from Oscar de la Renta fabric and yellow lining I won from Mood Fabrics. I used Butterick 6106 pattern to make the shaped hem dress. 

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Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Jeans are from the Vogue pattern v2852. I moved the zipper to the front and added pockets in the front. also added a button tab to the front. Made with red denim with little stretch. Very...

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The Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress

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This is a one shoulder party/cocktail dress, very sexy, with a 12" long fringe. I used a embroidered net with sequins. Dress is all lined, but with an sheer back.

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Asymmetrical Draped Dress

Asymmetrical Draped Dress

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Dress made out of upholstry fabric and a light ficture

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Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

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Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn.

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Faux leather double peplum jacket

Faux leather double peplum jacket

Good afternoon this is and altered pattern M6896 inspired by mimig double peplum mini tutorial it does have double peplum front separating zipper it is lined faux leather 

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Couture Wedding Gown

Couture Wedding Gown

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I had the honor of making my niece's wedding gown. I have sewn most everything but never a wedding dress, or a strapless dress with corset. I knew the fitting and the dress had to be perfectI...

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Keeping Warm with 1920s Flair!

Keeping Warm with 1920's Flair!

This is a 1929 deco coat design originally by a German pattern company. It has attractive couture details for today's wear in the pin tucks, godets and (faux) fur-trimmed cuffs and scarf. I lined the...

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Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones

Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones

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This is a dress I made for my daughter's prom.  She liked the reference to the 1940's pinup style. The heavy ombre dutchess satin fabric gave the the mermaid train just the right amount of body and...

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How to Interface a Hem

How to Interface a Hem

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Interface the hem to support a flimsy hemline or 'beef' up pant legs that wrap around your ankles as you walk.

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In green

In green

As a base I used a coat from the 90's, a classic form. I cut the pattern from the waist. The top of the jacket I cut open in several places, and extended the model to create a new form. I extended...

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Future *tart*an

Future *tart*an

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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Jacket Collage

Jacket Collage

My jacket was inspired by the work of Koos van den Akker. The collage used new fabrics and fabrics from my stash. The lining/inside fabric has been in that stash for about 25 years. The light colored...

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Pretty in Plaid ( Cape jacket)

Pretty in Plaid ( Cape jacket)

hi my name is lulu, I'm a collage student at New York City collage of technology in Brooklyn New York. I study graphic desgin but I got a huge passion for fashion desgin.  I made this coat out of...

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Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Pink (Vintage Fabric) Fall / Spring Coat by Gaskin Feurich Designs Althea Gaskin feurich Fashion Designer

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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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Vogue Wedding Dress

Vogue Wedding Dress

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I have just made this wedding dress for my friend's wedding................ After looking around at wedding dress styles and a few trying ons at bridal shops she asked if I would make her dress for...

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Slip Simplicity

Slip Simplicity

This is the slip that goes under the christening gown, "The Anglican". Made of white Imperial Batiste, the front view of the slip has hand sewn baby pink bullion roses in the center and two baby pink...

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The Desert Wanderer, a designer collection inspired by desert cultures of the middle east

The Desert Wanderer, a designer collection inspired by desert cultures of the middle east

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This collection is an exploration of desert cultures in the MIddle East to present a new look at tailoring for a man's wardrobe. All the garments were designed, patterned, sewn, and dyed by me. Each...

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Bishop Dress with Angel sleeves in pink Swiss Batiste

Bishop Dress with Angel sleeves in pink Swiss Batiste

Basic Bishop style pattern, using Pink Swiss Batiste, French seams, Hand Smocking, hand sewn Swarovski pearls, and delicate French baby lace on Angel sleeves, with a basic hem at the bottom of the...

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