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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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The Sweeping Rectangles Tee

The Sweeping Rectangles Tee

Start with a basic t-shirt pattern, add 2 rectangles for a top that has lots of movement and is easy and comfortable to wear. You can find the tutorial...

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Flowers & Polka Dots

Flowers & Polka Dots

This dress just screams springtime. It is actually separates with a coordinating sash. This makes them perfect to wear with other things in your closet.  The top would be so cute with white jeans...

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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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RAVEN MAD MADELAINE SHIRT

RAVEN MAD MADELAINE SHIRT

The design is the Madelaine raglan sleeve shirt with beautiful lace on the lower sleeves that is extra long so it can be scrunched around the wrist. The shirt features a tantalizing applique of your...

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Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

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Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn.

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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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Gaskin Feurich Designs Lingerie Line

Gaskin Feurich Designs Lingerie Line

Custom Handmade Short Robe, by Althea Gaskin Feurich

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Gaskin Feurich Designs Lingerie Line

Gaskin Feurich Designs Lingerie Line

Custom Handmade Silk Chiffon Robe

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Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Pink (Vintage Fabric) Fall / Spring Coat by Gaskin Feurich Designs Althea Gaskin feurich Fashion Designer

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Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Women's Apparel Gaskin Feurich Designs. Fort Greene Brooklyn, NY Althea Gaskin Feurich Fashion Designer

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How to Pretest Pattern Changes with Minipats

How to Pretest Pattern Changes with "Minipats"

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Audition pattern design changes in miniature to speed the process and save your pattern and fabric.

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Peplum & Ruffled Top

Peplum & Ruffled Top

I used the Simplicity 1699 as my base pattern but I altered it by lowering the neckline, making a ruffled pattern for the neckline, changing the sleeves, adding volume to the peplum (6x the volume...

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Awesome Upcycle

Awesome Upcycle

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This is my attempt to upcycle an old but shrunken crocheted lace sweater into a knockoff of a very expensive top I saw online. The tee fabric is a sheer batiste of 100% cotton. I added center front...

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Get Creative with Edge Finishes on Your Twist Top

Get Creative with Edge Finishes on Your Twist Top

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In this web extra, learn how to create three different neckline finishes for the "Twist Top" from Threads #167 (June/July 2013).

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Book Giveaway The Colette Sewing Handbook

Book Giveaway "The Colette Sewing Handbook"

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You could have the chance to win "The Colette Sewing Handbook" By Sarai Mitnick.

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Boat Neck Top from Mens Dress Shirt

Boat Neck Top from Men's Dress Shirt

I refashioned a men's shirt into a blouse. I can wear it tucked in or left out. I used a pattern and some bias binding too. More on my...

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Antique Top

"Antique" Top

This romantic little top was made from a man's dress shirt, flat lace and a sewing pattern (Simplicity #4599). There is more information on my blog. CreativeDressmakingAtHome.com

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Shirt Refashion

Shirt Refashion

This refashion was accomplished with a discarded men's dress shirt, a printed commercial dressmaking pattern and some ready made binding.The whole story is explained on my blog...

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Restyled Lace Blouse

Restyled Lace Blouse

This was a really fast, uncomplicated restyle. My bargain find lace shirt was transformed into a fancy lace blouse. I used a brown lining fabric remnant and left over buttons to create a new...

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