I am working on a number of outfits using African Fabrics
27 February, 2015
Amelia Menston added the project Flying bird dress
This is a pattern from vogue.
Full circular skirt
I removed the seam in the bodice center to accommodate for the fabric design .
I also removed 6 inches of the skirt length.
24 April, 2014
22 April, 2014
Amelia Menston added the project Beautiful lace for Alma
Chiffon lace overlays, lace trimmed collar and a ribbon belt
Amelia Menston added the project another T-Shirt dress
Made from a t-shirt, cotton blends fabric and netting
Amelia Menston added the project alma's Minnie mouse t-shirt dress
I used leftover fabric from my polka dot dress. Added the skirt to a lace t-shirt, enough for a tiny bow on the shoulder. Dress opens at the shoulder
Amelia Menston added the project yoked pillowcase dress
This dress is made for my 8 months old niece. This is all 100% cotton material and cotton lace trim. I love this dress. I think kids look so adorable in cotton fabrics. The pattern is adopted from…
16 March, 2014
Amelia Menston commented on the project Top/dress burda 122/123 02/2014
You look so pretty in that top. I love the combination of fabrics.
12 March, 2014
Amelia Menston added the project jemima shirt dress
Shirt dress made in African wax print. This is a McCalls pattern. I alter it by placing a zipper on ths side. Placing the buttons to stop at the waistline. I added the cap sleeves and the ruffle de…
11 March, 2014
Amelia Menston commented on the project African fabric set
Amelia Menston added the project African fabric set
Lovely pleated skirt and halter top. Both pieces are fully lined
On sale at etsy.com
Amelia Menston added the project silk chiffon top
Found this beautiful silk chiffon fabric. Lovely olive green with various shades of green and pink tulips. The fabric is soft and silky. Made this loose fitting boat neck top. Button closure in bac…
12 February, 2014
Amelia Menston commented on the project lush green and black dress
You sew beautifully. Your dress looks great and well made.
7 February, 2014
Amelia Menston commented on the project Kelsey's 21st birthday dress
Your daughter is very beautiful and the dress looks lovely on her. Happy birthday Kelsey!
25 January, 2014
Amelia Menston commented on the project Handmade felted winter boots "Reindeer" for women
This is amazing! I love it.
20 January, 2014
Amelia Menston added the project infant soft summer sandals
First attempt to make these adorable infant sandals. They are for my niece Alma. She’s 6 months old. I hope she likes them and will still fit her come summer. I bought the pattern for the sandals f…
Amelia Menston added the project fanny Secretary blouse
Black and white polka dot blouse with tie collar, button down front and 3/4 sleeves.
Amelia Menston added the project strips mini dress
Chocolate strips witth glitters. Mini dress to be worn with tights and high boots
12 January, 2014
Amelia Menston added the project Black satin skirt with exposed metal zipper
This skirt was made with heavy satin material that I purchased at Hancock Fabric for a dollar a yard. Its unline. 7 inch metal zipper. Vent in the rear. 1 inch wide waisband with loop and button cl…
6 January, 2014
Amelia Menston commented on the project Ooh La La Dress
Please wear it everywhere you can because it’s a beautiful dress and it looks great on you.
31 December, 2013
Amelia Menston added the project another white on red polka dots dress added to the series.
I made this dress for a friend. She loves the polka dots fabric. I used the holiday blouse pattern for the top and an aline skirt pattern for the bottom. She loves her dress.
Amelia Menston commented on the project Party / Retro Dress
28 December, 2013
Amelia Menston added the project Holiday dress series
Holiday dress made from the same fabric of the blouse. Loose fitting dress with contrasting material. This is made from vogue pattern 1090. I shorten the sleeves by two inches. This is a size 12 …
26 December, 2013
Amelia Menston commented on the project Ruched Panel X-mas Dress
Very beautiful, I love it! It looks lovely on you.
Amelia Menston commented on the project one of my first real projects :)
Beautiful dress, looks nice on you
20 December, 2013
Amelia Menston added the project Holiday Blouse
This blouse has a stand collar with ruffle details on the collar. It also has a bow and more ruffles at the neck fo a more classic Victorian look. Front button closure, long cuffed sleeves wtth …
3 October, 2013
Amelia Menston added the project African fabric dress
This dress was made from a newlook pattern.