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Upscale Army Green Jacket

Upscale Army Green Jacket

Army green jackets are everywhere this fall. I wanted to add one to my fall wardrobe but I needed something I could wear to work.  I found this army green twill at The Fabric Place Basement in...

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Colorblock Skirt With a Twist

Colorblock Skirt With a Twist

I altered a vintage pattern to make this skirt. Patchwork is sweet but I wanted to add some dege, thus the sheer lace panels. The skirt has an elastic waist so the sheer panels can be arranged to be...

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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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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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Met ball

Met ball

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

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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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Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

This body con, tie back skirt was upcycled from 2 reclaimed tee shirts and custom cut to create the alternating wide stripes. The rough sewn applique was hand painted on a piece of muslin and...

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Hand Dyed Circle Mini Skirt

Hand Dyed Circle Mini Skirt

Hand dyed by me! (not tie dyed) Beautiful shades of blue linen, full seamless circle mini skirt.

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Circle Skirt No Seam Black and White Chevron

Circle Skirt No Seam Black and White Chevron

Custom made no seam circle mini in trendy black and white chevron. Since I was on a roll, I made another one with pink hem!

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Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt

Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt

Watch as fashion sewing blogger Sunni Standing shares a quick tip.

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Prestigious Peacock

Prestigious Peacock

Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year and it's been a tradition of mine to make my costume every year. My inspiration for the Prestigious Peacock came from a Gucci jacket I saw in a magazine...

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Video: How to Drape a Skirt

Video: How to Drape a Skirt

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Threads Associate Editor Stephani Miller walks you through the basic principles of draping a skirt.

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How to Sew an Embellished Pencil Skirt

How to Sew an Embellished Pencil Skirt

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Watch as Threads Editor Sarah McFarland shows you how to transform a basic straight skirt pattern into a beautiful embellished skirt.

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Future *tart*an

Future *tart*an

I will be creating a line of dresses, skirts, blouses, and jackets over the next few weeks, mixing plaid with lace and jackets made of wool for shell and silk lining. 

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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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Show A Little Shoulder

Show A Little Shoulder

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Hey everyone, I'm Shay I'm a beginner sewing and I learn everything from the internet. I never had sewing lessons but would love to take some because there is so much I don't know. I love sewing and...

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Nautical Hummingbird Skirt

Nautical Hummingbird Skirt

I used Cake Patterns's Hummingbird skirt pattern and hacked it to created a nautical-inspired button front skirt. I basically drafted two button fly fronts into the front seams to make this look...

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Bonny Knit Nautical Outfit

Bonny Knit Nautical Outfit

The top was made from Cake Patterns's Bonny Knit Riff, but I drafted the skirt and pocket myself. The pocket was inspired by 40s' sailor fashions as well as WWII sailor uniform patches. More info and...

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Good Luck at Goodwill!

Good Luck at Goodwill!

I bought a shopping bag full of fabric at Goodwill for $5.75 which contained 38 yards of assorted fabrics! I made this simple straight skirt for my daughter with about 3/4 yard of a poly/cotton blend...

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Bias Skirt and Koos Loop

Bias Skirt and Koos Loop

    It's a good thing the bias skirt was so easy - my daughter "needed" a short one of her own once she saw my long one. A Koos Loop scarf makes the perfect accessory.

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