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Echo as Maleficent: Mistress of All Evil

Echo as Maleficent: Mistress of All Evil

Echo is a 10 year old Boston Terrier that is pretty well known for her handmade costumes and has been all over the internet. This is her last year dressing up and competing so we wanted to wow her...

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baby mario

baby mario

made this onesie costume using a basic onesie pajama pattern by jalie patterns as a base and added lots of modifications, hat has machine embroidered patch the whole thing is made using polar fleece...

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Stylish Jacket with embroidered dragon

Stylish Jacket with embroidered dragon

This Jackest is sewn with faux-leather and a Snake-printed fabric. It is interlined and lined. Bound Buttonhole.

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Elsa Dress with Detachable Cape

Elsa Dress with Detachable Cape

My daughter wanted to be Elsa for Halloween (not terribly shocking, considering Frozen's popularity.) I shopped around, looking at costumes in stores but I found them all horribly disappointing. None...

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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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Munchkin costume

Munchkin costume

This is a costume that I made for our 1 year old. The skirt has 3 layers. The top is a sperate piece. The hat is abonnet I made and swed hand made flowers on to. There are matching flowers on the...

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Agnes Unicorn Princess - Despicable Me 2

Agnes Unicorn Princess - Despicable Me 2

Unicorn Princess Agnes from Despicable Me 2    Inspiration: Agnes is my favorite character from the Despicable Me movies. And when I saw her in this costume the first time I saw the second movie, I...

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Pirate costumes

Pirate costumes

Costumes for the Seattle Seafair Pirates. Made from heavy brocade fabric trimmed with ribbon, venise lace and embroidered trims. Shirts of crinkle cotton with lace cuffs. 

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Misses knit top

Misses knit top

This top was not as fitted as I like so I took measurements from a top I had purchased and took in the sides accordingly. The neckline was also larger than I would want for fall so I will make it...

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McCalls M6996

McCall's M6996

This is an easy pattern and fit me perfectly!  I made it from a very light weight sweater fabric purchased from Field's Fabrics.  I used a sheer ribbon for reinforcement on any seams I didn't want...

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Grey Top with Solid and Silver Lace Fabric

Grey Top with Solid and Silver Lace Fabric

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I was given this fabric and I loved the stretch and variated grey color. Perfect for an office blouse. The back has lace over a different grey fabric since I ran short. The edging of the lace was cut...

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Bata de Cola by Barbara Blumenfeld

"Bata de Cola" by Barbara Blumenfeld

My daughter is a professional flamenco dancer in NYC and over the years I have made some costumes for her, but this is the first time I attempted a "bata de cola" – a dress with a train.  Because...

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FASHION FORWARD LOOKS by Ayana Ife`

FASHION FORWARD LOOKS by Ayana Ife`

I derive immense gratification out of creating beautiful work with my hands. All garments were constructed by me. The camo jacket, and denim pants were made from patterns. The special occaion dress...

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Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot

Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot

The merits of using a dual feed versus using a walking foot when topstitching velveteen are explained.

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Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times

Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times

Imagine the sourthern hemisphere is in full flight with snow falling on the mountains only 50 minutes away. Yet, you have to get on publich transport, dash from the bus stop to the office building...

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My Honey Bliss Clothing Handmade Designs

My Honey Bliss Clothing Handmade Designs

One of my handmade creations for my Honey Bliss Clothing Etsy shop! A heart cut out, ice cream print dress in a size XS/S.

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Machine Embroidered Quilted Jacket

Machine Embroidered Quilted Jacket

The jacket was created using the "Tabula Rasa" Pattern from Fit For Art Patterns. The embroidery software pattern is the "Feathered Star" from Hoopsisters.  I had made the quilt earlier and being a...

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1950s Inspired 2 Piece Dress

1950s Inspired 2 Piece Dress

I altered 2 vintage patterns to make this skirt and top. The skirt is an elastic waist 3/4 circle skirt with extra large patch pockets. The top has a separating side zipper. I'm showing it with and...

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2 Prom Dresses

2 Prom Dresses

I have twins girls and made a prom dresses for each.  They both have very different tastes; the two piece black dress ismade from black RPL with an embellished bodice.  The blue dress is made from...

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Kids Planket Tutorial

Kids Planket Tutorial

I haven't made this yet, but I found this cute tutorial that I plan to make for my neices! It seems pretty easy. 

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