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Calico & Lace

Calico & Lace

This fun and cool dress was inspired by one my daughter saw in a magazine. It is my own very simple shirtdress design without any collar. I found a very soft and modern calico print while visiting...

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Fashion Exhibition at the Western Reserve Historical Society

Fashion Exhibition at the Western Reserve Historical Society

Hurry to the fabulous fashion exhibition, "Dior & More," closing May 24.

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Charming Cleo: A Shining Star

Charming Cleo: A "Shining" Star

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Style takes time to develop. What I've learned over the years is that less is more (in most cases, anyway). The same can be said for good design. Oftentimes, we're overwhelmed with options--to the...

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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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Couture Dress based on V2888

Couture Dress based on V2888

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This Vogue Pattern V2888 is one of my first patterns I have purchased. I love the simplisity of the dress pattern. It is classic cut - timeless. It is made of Linton Tweed in blue shades, it is...

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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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SEWING & DESIGN

SEWING & DESIGN

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All hats, suits, dress, shoe ornaments made by me. 

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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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Pink and black velvet jacket

Pink and black velvet jacket

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This is a jacket I made for my daughter. She liked the last jacket I made (queen of hearts jacket) and so she wanted one like it but in a different color. She lives away and we are the same size...

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Queen of hearts jacket for February

Queen of hearts jacket for February

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I decided to design and illustrate my jacket and then try to replicate my illustration. I think I did alright for my first attempt. I wish I had used a different fabric but none the less I love my...

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Listen to Thread Cult

Listen to Thread Cult

Love sewing and textiles? Love listening to interesting people discuss sewing and textiles? Check out Thread Cult's podcasts!

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Elegant January Coat

Elegant January Coat

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This is a coat I designed myself. I wanted it to be a bit victorianish/medievalish. The fabric I used were left over from other projects and an old sweater. Loved making it!! Sorry but I forgot to...

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Knitted Boucle Handbag

Knitted Boucle Handbag

I knitted this handbag (purse) using #15 needles and one skein of my favorite heavy Boucle yarn. The pattern is my own - a wide rectangle with the two ends meeting at the top for the opening of the...

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Prince Costume

Prince Costume

This is a little prince Halloween costume, which is a child's size 3-4, that I made for my 3-year old grandson.  I used McCall's pattern #M5214.  I used red costume satin for the jacket, belt and...

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STYLISH NOWADAYS WOMAN

STYLISH NOWADAYS WOMAN

These two projects are my creations, designed and sewn by myself. The embroidery on the dress is my work too, also designed by me, and I used polyester thread and colored crystals.. The vintage...

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Dior Lace

Dior Lace

When I recieved the Threads issue with Christian Dior Black Lace (January 2013) I could not stop thinking about all of the design elements. I purchased black and nude chiffon for the double layer...

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The Winner of Garment Construction is...

The Winner of "Garment Construction" is...

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Congratulations to Qnypplan for winning "Garment Construction" in our latest book giveaway!

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Garment Construction Book Giveaway

"Garment Construction" Book Giveaway

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Enter for a chance to win a copy of "Garment Construction!"

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Mystery Game Giveaway

Mystery Game Giveaway

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Enter for your chance to win a sewing-themed murder mystery sewing game!

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Magazine Giveaway: The Best of Threads Fitting

Magazine Giveaway: The Best of Threads Fitting

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Win the latest special issue from Threads!

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