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Sarah Sisulart - The Lost Odyssey - Video Game Costume

Sarah Sisulart - The Lost Odyssey - Video Game Costume

This costume was made in roughly 3 weeks. Corset jacket: The corset jacket was entirely hand drafted. It was made from the same linen look material as the floating sleeves. The corset has spiral...

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Money Bag

Money Bag

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I was asked by my best friend to create a 'money bag' costume for her 3 month old daughter.  Her idea was that they would be the burglers and she would be the bag of loot.  She turned out to be the...

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Gene Simmons Demon Project

Gene Simmons Demon Project

After thoroughly studying Gene Simmons's 1976 Demon Costume, the very first thing I did was draw and cut some patterns for every piece of armor the boots and codpiece and try them on my...

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My newest purse

My newest purse

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Here are two photos of the purse I recently finished.  I chose coordinating quilting cottons in brights on black, and bright green zippers (one on each side) close two of the pockets.  The front...

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Machine Sewn Garments

Machine Sewn Garments

This cotton dress was a vintage look when boarders were popular. I used pearlized snaps for the front closure. The 2 chest pockets were accented with lace as well as the hem. The shoulders were...

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Marcy Tilton Jacket V9035

Marcy Tilton Jacket V9035

  This jacket is Vogue 9035 desiged by Marcy Tilton. I chose to make this jacket for a sewing challenge in my sewing group.   It is made from a light weight wool which I washed in cold water and...

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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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Who Doesnt Like Chocolate?

Who Doesn't Like Chocolate?

A friend, having admired my own coat made from Vogue 8431, asked me to make her one. The fabric is a dark chocolate virgin wool that had a distinct nap and had to be handled as velvet. It raveled...

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Menswear Coat, The Desert Wanderer

Menswear Coat, The Desert Wanderer

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This coat is a menswear garment that is designed, patterned, and constructed by myself. My inspiration for this came from the exploration of desert cultures in the Midddle East. The goal was to...

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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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Small but fashionable for 3 year old

Small but fashionable for 3 year old

I used the Lutterloh System for my jacket pattern. I used broadcloth for material and the lining matches the pink in the design. I chose kid-friendly snaps for closure. The heart buttons are in a...

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Chloe Inspired Snakeskin Pants & Kimono Styled Jacket

Chloe Inspired Snakeskin Pants & Kimono Styled Jacket

Inspired by the snakeskin prints in Chloe's collection.  The yellow faux snakeskin pants are made from BurdaStyle.com pattern, #6006 Anita.  The fabric is a 4 way stretch and feature double...

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Couture Techniques for a Better Fitting Waistband

Couture Techniques for a Better Fitting Waistband

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Couture expert Susan Khalje shares her techniques and tips on how to add hooks, eyes, snaps, and other small finishing details to achieve a better fitting waistband.

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LET THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!

LET THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!

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I MADE ALL 3 COSTUMES FROM TOP TO BOTTOM, EXCEPT FOR THE JEDI BOOTS. BOTH JEDI HAVE ROBES WHICH WERE ALSO HOMEMADE. BOTH THEIR BELTS WERE ALSO HOME MADE, USING THICK STRAPS, LAYERED ON TOP OF EACH...

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Baby Blue Macaw Ready to Fly

Baby Blue Macaw Ready to Fly

My son Benjamin who is 19 months, has watched the movie Rio almost daily and sometimes 2-3 times a day since he was 6 months old. He loves the vivid colors of the birds and the music in the movie. We...

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Cloth Diapers I

Cloth Diapers I

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Cloth diapers save so much money. I decided to try my hand at making them myself. I would have to say that my favorite place for the lining is Wazoodles. They have this great super absorbent...

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Evas Dress

Eva's Dress

Eva's mother sent me a photo of a girl's dress, simple bodice, 3 tiered skirt, from a window in Paris.  Etched lightly in the glass , "lanvin".  We gasped when the price was a mere 1,500 euros...

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Cupcake Party Dress & Coat

Cupcake Party Dress & Coat

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Talk about I love to sew! I am a Grandma of 8 beautiful grandkids. and Thank you for giving me this oppunity to make my 2yr old grand daughter this party dress. Dress- is a 2T Cupcake pattern lined...

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Night on the Town

Night on the Town

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Normal 0 0 1 312 1779 14 3 2184 11.1287 0 0 0 These pieces I made and styled together for a night on the town with friends here in New York City where I live. The jacket is made of...

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Comfortably Beautiful

Comfortably Beautiful

Top- Side cowl, one shouldered,rayon knit top with handstitched rhinestones on shoulder. I used a pattern draping technique to create this top. This is done by taking fabric and draping it on a...

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