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washable fabric picture frame sewing pattern

washable fabric picture frame sewing pattern

6 sizes of washable, fabric photo frames, tabletop, with pockets on the back for removable easel back & strut leg board, ribbon connecting strut leg pocket to back panel, pocket for photo and sheet...

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A Rivet -ing Fall Jumper

A Rivet -ing Fall Jumper

In my quest to try my hand at an exposed zipper this was my first.  Using an embossed snakeskin pleather, it is dark chocolate brown.  I Used a basic shift pattern that I had in muslin and instead...

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Embroidered Baby Dress

Embroidered Baby Dress

Baby dress in pale blue 100% cotton lawn. All embroidery is done in the hoop; hem is done with a border hoop. All fine cotton threads (50 and 80 weight). Embroidery design set includes designs used...

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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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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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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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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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Notions: Cordless Iron

Notions: Cordless Iron

Ironing has never been easier than with this incredible Panasonic cordless iron.

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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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V Style for Inspiration

V Style for Inspiration

Hi there- I decided to take on this challenge simply because it was a first of its kind for me, and I LOVE a challenge! My inspiration is the photo#2, the famous designer is Miu Miu, and is worn by...

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Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

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YOU could win! Submit your best ironing tip to win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron with iTouch Technology.

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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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Vera Wang Inspired Dress

Vera Wang Inspired Dress

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When my son got married, his fiancée told her bridesmaids they could pick their own dress styles. My daughter found a gray strapless Vera Wang wedding dress that she really liked, and asked if I...

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Three Piece Outfit Inspired by Alexander McQueen

Three Piece Outfit Inspired by Alexander McQueen

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My daughter casually dropped a picture from Marie Claire Magazine on my desk and said, "You could make me one of these if you get bored."  We discussed potential changes and I filed it away until I...

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My New Iron!

My New Iron!

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For Christmas, I bought some new equipment for my business, namely a portable leather walking foot sewing machine, and a new iron.

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Iron Carrier

Iron Carrier

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Just finished this today.  It's an iron carrier (this is not my pattern - TC Designs - I purchased it from Nancy's Notions).  I wanted to make one - I taught a sewing class at church over the...

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Modern Medusa

Modern Medusa

I had so much fun this Halloween! Because my five young children decided on costumes at the last second, I got to feel like I was on project runway-- trying to get Tinkerbelle, Rosetta, two Aquabats...

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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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