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Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

I am developing my own designs (although there's nothing new under the sun) for a tote. I have created about 4-5 iterations so far.  Each time, I take copious notes and stop at the point I am ready...

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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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Silk Georgette Tunic Blouse

Silk Georgette Tunic Blouse

I made this silk georgette top from Butterick 5997 pattern. The brown, black and tan abstract printed silk is from designer Nanette Lepore. The top pattern has tiny pintucks from the shoulder to the...

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MyEQUSS collection

MyEQUSS collection

An Equestrian collection inspired on a famous Polish painter, has been presented in several fashion shows in NYC.  

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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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Mother of the Bride

Mother of the Bride

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Using Marfy 2137 I made this stunning mother of the bride dress. The fashion fabric was a fuchsia silk jacquard with silk organza underlining, and a china silk lining. I used china silk because it is...

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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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Edwardian Tea Gown Costume

Edwardian Tea Gown Costume

HI, I made this Edwardian Tea Gown with the help of my sewing teacher for Canberra's Centenary. Canberra, the capital city of Australia turned 100 last year and it was my pleasure to spend at least...

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Silk Charmeuse Luxe Bow Blouse

Silk Charmeuse Luxe Bow Blouse

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I made this silk charmeuse floppy bow blouse with French seams throughout and with antique glass buttons. 

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McQueen Modified

McQueen Modified

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A design by Alexander McQueen, which appeared in the exhibit of his work and book Savage Beauty, was the starting point for this bodice. I plan to wear this for New Year's Eve with skinny black satin...

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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 Add a Princess Seam

How to Add a Princess Seam

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For a great fit and endless design options, give a pattern the royal treatment.

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Project Runway Season 12: Episode 13, Finale: Part 1

Project Runway Season 12: Episode 13, "Finale: Part 1"

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An elimination leaves four designers to show at NY Fashion Week

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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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One Way or Another Reversible Coat

One Way or Another Reversible Coat

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I bought this piece of Italian wool from Mood Fabrics online.  I was so excited about this medium weight wool with a brown side and black side.  I decided to make this reversible coat, but it...

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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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wool bog coat

wool bog coat

I made this unlined jacket using instructions in an article entitled "The Bog Coat- One Seam Sophistication".  It's super-easy.  I used a very good quality tweed wool, which featured a very...

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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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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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