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Coronation Elsa

Coronation Elsa

Coronation elsa Frozen costume. Everything was hand made but the crown. Skirt, bodice, shirt, cape and shoes were all hand painted by me. It also has gloves but unfortunately she was hot and took...

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Video: Two Great Marking Tips

Video: Two Great Marking Tips

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Sewers have a multitude of ways to mark their fabric. Watch this quick video to learn two handy tips for marking fabrics and patterns.

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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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Tip: Mark New Seams With a Scalloped Blade

Tip: Mark New Seams With a Scalloped Blade

Save time when altering a pattern by using a scalloped blade.

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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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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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Another Look at Kenneth D. Kings Sewing Space

Another Look at Kenneth D. King's Sewing Space

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Learn more about Kenneth's collections, notions, and sewing machines

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Sun hat for the gardener or beach comber

Sun hat for the gardener or beach comber

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This pretty yet sturdy hat was made with the outdoors in mind. Outdoor home decor/utility fabric and sew in interfacing were key to construction. The fabric was chosen for its floral...

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Cupcake Party Dress & Coat

Cupcake Party Dress & Coat

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Talk about I love to sew! I am a Grandma of 8 beautiful grandkids. and Thank you for giving me this oppunity to make my 2yr old grand daughter this party dress. Dress- is a 2T Cupcake pattern lined...

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In honor of our Soldiers

In honor of our Soldiers

I was asked to make an Army costume for one of my grandsons for Halloween, if I could.  I didn't have a specific pattern for the costume, I just used a basic shirt and pant pattern that I had...

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Another costume for another Grandson!

Another costume for another Grandson!

My second grandson wanted to be "Superman" for Halloween, I looked for patterns for the costume and could not find any, so I took a vintage pattern that I had of the old pajama's that snapped at the...

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BooBerry Cereal Ghost Costume

BooBerry Cereal Ghost Costume

Boo Berry is super easy to make! Just paper mache a helmet, cut the eyes, nose and mouth out. Glue while fleece cut to drape to the knees (I airbrushed it very lightly with blue) and glue circle...

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Dress for a nothing day, or ode to MTM

Dress for a nothing day, or ode to MTM

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When I first found this vintage 70s pattern, I knew I had to sew it up. And apparently when I first saw this fabric, I knew I'd use it...years later. But in my quest for stash-busting re...

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gypsy skirt

gypsy skirt

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Since my friend likes yellow, I bought as many contrasting yellows as I could. But two of them are a little too similar. Instead of gathering the thread by hand, I bought a gathering foot. But either...

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Doctor Who -- The Fourth Doctor

Doctor Who -- The Fourth Doctor

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  For this costume I made the 13-foot-long scarf out of thrift store sweaters (see detailed instructions below), dyed the hat brown and attached a hat band, made the necktie, and restructured...

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Lined Wool Dress With Curved Seams

Lined Wool Dress With Curved Seams

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This is a fitted knee length wool dress with curved seams joining two solid colors. I developed the pattern from a Basic Torso Sloper. Threds article "Add Style with Graphic Fabric Insertions has...

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GIVEAWAY @ StitchnStudio

GIVEAWAY @ StitchnStudio

Come by and enter for a chance to win this Orange Felted Bucket Bag. Entering is easy! http://stitchnstudio.blogspot.com

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Mens Jacket Repair

Men's Jacket Repair

Please visit my blog at http://www.geoadesigns.com/blog.html to find out how I tackled this project.  Feel free to post comments here or email me.

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StitchnStudio Wholesale

StitchnStudio Wholesale

This is my first wholesale order for StitchnStudio. 1. Large Tote/Weekend Bag 2. Medium size clutch If you would like to read the entire story visit my blog...

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Whimsical Fairy Skirt

Whimsical Fairy Skirt

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I made this skirt especially for my niece, who is a vibrant 1 year old! Also, I create children's garments out of my testing phase, because it is cheaper and much faster! i have to see if it will...

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