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Giselle from Enchanted

Giselle from "Enchanted"

"Giselle" dress from the movie "Enchanted" made from 100% cotton print over satin linning. Trimmed with satin ribbon and gathered lace.

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Its a pirate matey.....

It's a pirate matey.....

A priate coat for a dapper young man. Black jacquard tone on tone. Trimmed with blue satin ribbon and gold venise trim. Fully lined with inside and outter pockets.

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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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60s Style

60s Style

Hello summer!  It's back to sewing!   I have finally been able to get back to a dress I've had on my project list since last year.  It's Simplicity 1609 - 60s retro/vintage, a-line.   I made...

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The Broadway Play Dress

The Broadway Play Dress

The Broadway Play Dress When I was presented with the opportunity to attend a Broadway play, my thoughts turned to my attire.  I wanted to wear something dressy, yet accommodating to the Spring...

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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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Spring Work

Spring Work

Envelope Dress Black and Cream Print Pink Trim Tailored Fit Zipper back Cap sleeve Cotton/lycra twill

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Popping Pink Maxi Dress

Popping Pink Maxi Dress

Popping Pink Print Maxi Dress 100%Cotton Black trim Front buttons High Low hem Scoop neck

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MyEQUSS collection

MyEQUSS collection

An Equestrian collection inspired on a famous Polish painter, has been presented in several fashion shows in NYC.  

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Mother of the Bride

Mother of the Bride

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Using Marfy 2137 I made this stunning mother of the bride dress. The fashion fabric was a fuchsia silk jacquard with silk organza underlining, and a china silk lining. I used china silk because it is...

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Edwardian Tea Gown Costume

Edwardian Tea Gown Costume

HI, I made this Edwardian Tea Gown with the help of my sewing teacher for Canberra's Centenary. Canberra, the capital city of Australia turned 100 last year and it was my pleasure to spend at least...

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McQueen Modified

McQueen Modified

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A design by Alexander McQueen, which appeared in the exhibit of his work and book Savage Beauty, was the starting point for this bodice. I plan to wear this for New Year's Eve with skinny black satin...

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Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones

Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones

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This is a dress I made for my daughter's prom.  She liked the reference to the 1940's pinup style. The heavy ombre dutchess satin fabric gave the the mermaid train just the right amount of body and...

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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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Renaissance Queen Gown

Renaissance Queen Gown

To celebrate my 60th birthday, I hosted a Royal Celebration at the Mighigan Renaissance Festival this fall.  All guests came in costume, and I made this gown for myself.  (note: the dressform has a...

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Lady-like

Lady-like

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The "lady-like" jacket is created from a basic jacket pattern I modified in my sewing class.  The fabric is a waffle weave of a cotton blend.  The lining is a satin.   As further embellishment...

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Jacket Collage

Jacket Collage

My jacket was inspired by the work of Koos van den Akker. The collage used new fabrics and fabrics from my stash. The lining/inside fabric has been in that stash for about 25 years. The light colored...

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Pretty in Plaid ( Cape jacket)

Pretty in Plaid ( Cape jacket)

hi my name is lulu, I'm a collage student at New York City collage of technology in Brooklyn New York. I study graphic desgin but I got a huge passion for fashion desgin.  I made this coat out of...

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Lingerie Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Lingerie Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Althea Gaskin Feurich of Gaskin Feurich Designs in Fort Greene Brooklyn creates for every woman. Styling with special interest for full figure women in mind. with great love for colors and textiles...

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White Satin and Black Lace wedding gown

White Satin and Black Lace wedding gown

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This dress was seen on the internet only in a very short style. My granddaughter wanted it long, so this dress was done on a dress form with her measurements. Basicly it was pretty easy except the...

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