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Princess Violet

Princess Violet

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Designed and Sewn by Rosemarie Baylor, October        "Princess Violet" is a girly, girl that loves sparkle and movement. I chose pattern M6897 Just Pretend Kids for my inspiration for the bodice...

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Halloween Bride

Halloween Bride

Designed and Stitched by Rosemarie Baylor October 2014   My niece has wanted a "wedding gown" from me for a while.  Halloween was the perfect opportunity for this.  My inspiration was from pattern...

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Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts

Created toddler/child's size 4 Queen of Hearts dress with standing collar, Black and Red Satin Coat with train and Satin Scepter

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Anna Coronation Gown (Frozen)

Anna Coronation Gown (Frozen)

I drafted the bodice from a moulage I drafted. My daughter is about a size 7. I embroidered the velvet (bodice) and taffeta (skirt).

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Steampunk Wonderland

Steampunk Wonderland

I drafted all of the patterns used in the costumes (peasant top, child's underbust corset from moulage, skirt and bustle, gun holster, child's headpiece with goggles and bow, adult overbust corset...

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Coronation Elsa

Coronation Elsa

Coronation elsa Frozen costume. Everything was hand made but the crown. Skirt, bodice, shirt, cape and shoes were all hand painted by me. It also has gloves but unfortunately she was hot and took...

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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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Hot Pink and Black Houndstooth Maxi Wrap Dress

Hot Pink and Black Houndstooth Maxi Wrap Dress

My DIY Maxi Wrap dress was made using Vogue pattern V8379.  I purchased the fabric for $7.99/yard with 4 yards.  I added 22" to the bottom hem of the dress pattern.  I maintained the fullness of...

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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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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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How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap

How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap

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When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support.

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Modular Chiffon Coat

Modular Chiffon Coat

This modular coat was based on Kayla Kennington's Paris Evening Coat pattern. The body of the coat is made with a watery effect chiffon fabric then individually lined with aqua chiffon. I chose to...

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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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The Square Shoulder Raglan Sleeve

The Square Shoulder Raglan Sleeve

The square shoulder raglan sleeve gives emphasis to the garment while also giving the ease of setting in a raglan sleeve. The the entire post on how to draft this sleeve can be found...

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How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

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The strong shoulder is a silhouette that seems to be here to stay for a while. Kenneth D. King shows you step-by-step how easy it is to draft this stylish sleeve style.

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How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

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I hit the jackpot recently at the local thrift, with this venerable morning coat. I needed to reline the sleeves and thought you might enjoy seeing it!

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Quick Tips for Adjusting Shoulders

Quick Tips for Adjusting Shoulders

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Designer Angela Wolf shares a few tips on how to adjust shoulders to achieve a better-fitting sleeve.

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In green

In green

As a base I used a coat from the 90's, a classic form. I cut the pattern from the waist. The top of the jacket I cut open in several places, and extended the model to create a new form. I extended...

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Collette Lady Gray Coat in Linton Tweed couture fabric

Collette Lady Gray Coat in Linton Tweed couture fabric

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I love this pattern.  I altered the sleeve length from 3/4 to full length and made the jacket double breasted.  It looks fab as a casual or a dressed up coat.

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Vogue Wedding Dress

Vogue Wedding Dress

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I have just made this wedding dress for my friend's wedding................ After looking around at wedding dress styles and a few trying ons at bridal shops she asked if I would make her dress for...

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