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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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Readers Closet

Reader's Closet

My granddaughter, age 12, designed and sewed this sundress for a trip to Paris.  I modified the Burda pattern # 9697, and helped her with the instructions, but she did all of the sewing on a Singer...

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My Summer Love

My Summer Love

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  I sewed this dress using a vintage Donna Karan pattern. It is made out of quality linen fabric. I love linen in the spring and summer. I actually did not have enough natural color linen so I...

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Colorful Spring Pants!!

Colorful Spring Pants!!

I used a very bright springy pattern that reminded me of spring. For the construction of the pant I used a wide leg pants pattern(more info below.) In addition to the pattern I added a ruffle for...

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Spring Is Here !!

Spring Is Here !!

For this Spring look, I used vintage Simplicity pattern #4360.  It has a reversible jacket and a simple, chic spring dress.  Fabric used is a yellow/white daisy pattern, light weight denim.  The...

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Summer Roses

Summer Roses

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This dress was created using the following: Pattern: New Look A6243 Material Used: Simply Silky Prints - Roses (Rayon), Utility Cargo Netting,   Black Rose - Faille Notions: Incredible Shrinking...

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Vera Wang inspired spring-time wedding dress

Vera Wang inspired spring-time wedding dress

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I made my wedding dress! I'm getting married May 31st (less than 2 weeks away!) and for our spring wedding I wanted a wedding dress, soft & flowy and beautiful. I found my dream dress, the Hayley by...

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Moto Jacket

Moto Jacket

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I wanted to make a moto jacket for the cooler spring days/evenings, and was inspired to make one because I'm seeing them everywhere but didn't like the prices. Also, I didn't want leather or denim...

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Spring Cardigan Jacket

Spring Cardigan Jacket

I love black and white for spring and was inspired by the catalog photos for this knit cardigan jacket, Vogue pattern #8819. Unfortunately the pattern did not come with any instruction for matching...

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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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Met ball

Met ball

Lace corset paired with window pane pencil skirt. Design inspired by Marie Antoinette era. 

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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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Promptness is Pink Skirt

Promptness is Pink Skirt

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  Smart skirt with cute corset waist detail. Zipper closure at back. Pattern used is the Lucinda by BeMyGoth. Available for download...

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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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The sewing room it took 30 years to get

The sewing room it took 30 years to get

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This room has been converted for all of my projects; sewing; knitting & crochet; jewelry making.  Primarily sewing.  One photo shows some of the arrangement, drawers and shelves labeled, books...

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