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Spring Time Elegance

Spring Time Elegance

My designs are inspired by nature and pastel colors. I believe that every design should be vibrant, colorful, and should exemplify elegance and grace. Some of the designs were created when I was a...

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Video - Essential Tools: Machine Needles

Video - Essential Tools: Machine Needles

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Judith Neukam walks you through sewing machine needle anatomy and how to read the needle packaging.

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Recent project for spring

Recent project for spring

A dress made for spring nights out on the town or office work.

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My Happy Mothers day

My Happy Mother's day

I had purchased the fabric I used for the skirt because I loved it (no particular project in mind). Then months later I decided I wanted to make matching mother daughter dresses, I went to buy more...

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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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Vintage Easter dress

Vintage Easter dress

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First dress of spring, my Easter dress made in vintage fabric, from a vintage pattern, sewn on a vintage Singer 301a, hemmed using a Singer Featherweight with blind hem attachment, and completely...

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Spring Time Fashion

Spring Time Fashion

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Spring time special ocassion dress had a blast making this dress hope you guys love it as much as i do!

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Spring Time Fashion

Spring Time Fashion

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Scuba Kit Skirt i made perfect for summer

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Top with contrast panels

Top with contrast panels

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Loose top with neck band, front darts and side panels. 3-piece sleeves. Pattern offers separate front pattern pieces for various bust sizes.

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Q&A: How a Walking Foot Works

Q&A: How a Walking Foot Works

Learn all about the walking foot, its main uses, and whether you should have one.

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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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How to Refashion Your Pregnancy Pants

How to Refashion Your Pregnancy Pants

During my third pregnancy, I gained quite a lot of weight. After giving birth, it became clear to me that those extra pounds won't go down without a fight and that a significant amount of time would...

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Beaded Oriental Bags

Beaded Oriental Bags

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Beading purses is one of my most fun things to do. A real zen time for me. Add to the beading free motion quilting on the appliqued pieces and a real art to wear is born.

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Steampunk Girl Robin Hood

Steampunk Girl Robin Hood

So when I started this project I started with a drawing. It was an idea what I wanted it to look like in the end. I am a refashionista I like to refashion and change things so this project was...

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Blonde Snow White

Blonde Snow White

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I made this using only fabric scraps I had saved over the years. It paid off. Found this Simplicity 5402 pattern years ago at a Value Village for a dollar :). I didn't have any children at that...

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Pikachu!

Pikachu!

This Pikachu costume was made entirely without a pattern -- I used one of my son's hoodies and a pair of his sweatpants to get the basic outline. It's made of yellow fleece with felt accents, and has...

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Living Dolls

Living Dolls

My girls wanted to be dolls for Halloween this year and we found Simplicity 1300 that looked like it would be perfect. Using patters is always a challenge with fitting my daughters because their bust...

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Moonkin

Moonkin

Made from scratch, one of a kind costume. Moonkin from World of Warcraft

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Adorable Pirate Captain

Adorable Pirate Captain

The inspiration for this costume was a novelty kit that included a compass, pistol, eye patch, etc.  I used Simplicty 2333 and resized down from adult sizes down to fit a child.  I used the pattern...

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Its all madness in here!

It's all madness in here!

I used patterns M6143 for the mad hatter and the rabbit's clothes.  For the rabbit I used fleece for the head and I sewed wire into the ears (M6016) to hold them up.  I used a waste paper basket to...

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