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The Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress

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This is a one shoulder party/cocktail dress, very sexy, with a 12" long fringe. I used a embroidered net with sequins. Dress is all lined, but with an sheer back.

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Green asymetrical drape dress

Green asymetrical drape dress

Silk asymetrical drape dress with chain strap

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Asymmetrical Draped Dress

Asymmetrical Draped Dress

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Dress made out of upholstry fabric and a light ficture

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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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My version of Samanthas Jacket

My version of Samantha's Jacket

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I make a number of Peggy's patterns. This has been one of my favorite. The zippers can be a little scary but if you read the instructions carefully not too difficult. I know a number of my family...

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Faux leather double peplum jacket

Faux leather double peplum jacket

Good afternoon this is and altered pattern M6896 inspired by mimig double peplum mini tutorial it does have double peplum front separating zipper it is lined faux leather 

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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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Couture Wedding Gown

Couture Wedding Gown

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I had the honor of making my niece's wedding gown. I have sewn most everything but never a wedding dress, or a strapless dress with corset. I knew the fitting and the dress had to be perfectI...

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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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Kelseys Senior Cello Recital Gown

Kelsey's Senior Cello Recital Gown

Kelsey's Senior Cello Recital Gown   My daughter Kelsey wanted a new gown to wear for her senior cello recital at Luther College. She wanted something elegant, but not too flashy - she didn't want...

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Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

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In the garment industry, zippers and linings are finished fast and entirely by machine. Get to know this quick method, and apply it at home.

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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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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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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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Green Winter Cloak

Green Winter Cloak

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The cloak started out as a McCall's M6446. I wanted to make it out of Babyville Boutique PUL fabric (waterprrof and breatheable) to have a rain cape to wear on my bicycle. But, the laminated side...

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Red Summer dress

Red Summer dress

This Summer red dress is based on Vogue 8648 pattern. I used bodice of this pattern - I needed to test the pattern. The skirt is upcycle from a dress which was made based on Burda pattern. I have...

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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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Brocade dress

Brocade dress

I made this dress because of an article and picture in threads magazine.  I found the pattern and then found a beautiful teal brocade.  The teal changes to burgandy in some pictures.  I wanted to...

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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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Black Sequin Dress - Angelina Jolie Inspired

Black Sequin Dress - Angelina Jolie Inspired

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I made a black sequin dress inspired by Angelina Jolie. The dress is made out of black sequin fabric. Because the sequin fabric is stretchy, I used matte jersey for the lining, so that it can stretch...

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