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Soft Shell Pink Dino Jacket

Soft Shell Pink Dino Jacket

Our Spring time gets rain, and more rain, requiring us to own rainproof lightweight jackets. This fun girl's jacket is from Ottobre Design 6/2016, #18 hoodie. I used waterproof soft shell for the...

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Tropical Lagenlook Tunic

Tropical Lagenlook Tunic

This Tropical, Cotton/Poly Lagenlook Tunic gets compliments everywhere it's worn! Made from the same pattern as my Linen Jacket, Butterick 6056 was perfect for this fabric from my stash. I cut the...

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Military Style Spring Jacket

Military Style Spring Jacket

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Butterick 5927, view D was my starting point. This basic double breasted pattern is very simple and lends itself to achieving the military look I was after. The cotton duck exterior fabric was very...

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Not So Ordinary Hoodie

Not So Ordinary Hoodie

Several years ago, I purchased this green, lilac/pink, and cream jaquard fabric

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Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart

Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart

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A tailoring expert shares his advice for sewing a double-welt pocket over a dart.

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Jeans Upcycled

Jeans "Upcycled"

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My son may never put anything in the mending pile again!  I now have a fun pair of comfy cut-offs complete with 'real' patches, a new waistband and a new back pocket.  

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Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket

Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket

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Learn a clever technique for adding a secret pocket to a scarf.

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Tea Time for Two

Tea Time for Two

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The two costumes are The Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter.  The designs were based off of Japanese animated show called Code Geass Nunnally in Wonderland. The costumes were sewn almost entirely by...

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Video: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Opening

Video: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Opening

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Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video tutorial to learn how sew a welt opening on a patch pocket.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 2: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 2: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket

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I’m working on the tailored felted wool coat, which features a unique design resembling tree bark, and wanted a new pocket style for it. Follow along as I demonstrate how to add a decorative welt pocket.

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Wedding Smoking Jacket

Wedding Smoking Jacket

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A classmate of mine from Savannah College of Art and Design invited me to her wedding in San Diego so ofcourse I had to make something to wear. Her colors scheme was greys, nudes and blushes so I...

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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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Tote Project for Wounded Military

Tote Project for Wounded Military

This particular project is to help raise $ for an organization that is a ranch and offers horse riding for wounded soldiers and disabled children.   The goal is to make 20 totes by July 4 and all...

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Yes, It Can! Vest

Yes, It Can! Vest

Flush with the success of the Happy Trails Vest (another entry), I began to look at my purchased fancy travel vest with a more critical eye. Sure, I wear it on vacation, but that's the salient point...

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Happy Trails Vest

Happy Trails Vest

I have one of those fancy travel vests, the kind with lots of hidden pockets to stow gear. My daughter coveted it and pestered me to buy one for her. Unfortunately, I could not find one that would...

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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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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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Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

This body con, tie back skirt was upcycled from 2 reclaimed tee shirts and custom cut to create the alternating wide stripes. The rough sewn applique was hand painted on a piece of muslin and...

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Pinked Out Cowardly Lion

Pinked Out Cowardly Lion

In support of our local Susan G Koman Breast Cancer 3 Day walk, my significant other, his family and friends dress up and cheer on the walkers as they pass by. For each of the three days they do two...

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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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