23 December, 2012
Cynthia Brown commented on the project Dirndl with Swedish embroidery
Cynthia Brown commented on the project Ethnic Fabric Crazy Quilt
this took about two months
22 December, 2012
Cynthia Brown added the project 1950's Versatile Dress with Oriental Scene Skirt
A dress I made using a vintage Butterick Pattern and oriental scenery fabric.
21 December, 2012
Cynthia Brown added the project Dirndl with Swedish embroidery
A dirndl made from the Weisendirndl skirt and the Folkwear Austrian Dirndl top. I found a Swedish embroidery pattern I liked so I added it to this project, along with a vine pattern for more drama!
30 September, 2012
Cynthia Brown added the project Ethnic Fabric Crazy Quilt
Crazy quilt made of various ethnic fabrics
29 September, 2012
Cynthia Brown added the project Fall Bedding
Made pillowcases and a patchwork coverlet in fall colors for Autumn. Embroidered the pillowcases by hand using redwork.
Cynthia Brown added the project Folkwear Dirndl
More classic dirndl made using Folkwear’s Austrian Dirndl pattern
Cynthia Brown added the project Crazy Quilt Skirt
Tiered skirt made with spare fabrics and embroidered
Cynthia Brown added the project Dirndl for 2012
Made a dirndl using the burda pattern. I love it and want to make some more eventually!
23 February, 2011
Cynthia Brown commented on the project Lilou's big crib
I want one but I’m not sure about the smell or how well they would interact with my toddler or my cats. I think this will have to wait until later in life for me.
13 February, 2011
Cynthia Brown added the project Tablecloth for Holy Water Font in Church
I made a tablecloth for the small table we have that holds a font of holy water at church. This is satin cloth with a gold trim cross, embroidery on the sides, trim on the ends, and hand beading f…
8 February, 2011
6 February, 2011
Cynthia Brown added the project Indian Type Top
Made from a Simplicity pattern, but could probably be found in just about any pattern company’s repoirtoir.
Cynthia Brown added the project Simple Red Shift Dress
Made from a Vogue Pattern that I had been eyeballing for quite a while. I snapped it up when it went on sale for 99 Cents and used some red duponi fabric I’ve had for a while. I had saved the fab…
Cynthia Brown added the project Altar Server Vestments
Altar server vestments for Lenten season in the Orthodox Church.
19 January, 2011
Cynthia Brown commented on the article The Best of Upcycled Fashion on BurdaStyle
I use scraps from projects for crazy patchwork projects like purses, bags, quilts, corset, skirts, etc.
Cynthia Brown commented on the article Comment to Win Robert Kaufman Fabrics!
Maybe a 60’s style dress of the Metro Living, a sundress of the Organic voile and Night and Day, and a totebag of the New Traditions, or a matching purse and sundress (New Traditions), with an Orga…
21 October, 2010
Cynthia Brown commented on the article Comment to Win with City Weekend!
I would make a dress and matching purse for my daughter.
17 September, 2010
Cynthia Brown added the project Death Day Corset for School Pep Rally
This corset was made for my daughter for the school Death Day rally. It’s called Death Day because her school plays their traditional rival at this football game. The pep rally has kind of a goth…
Cynthia Brown commented on the project Silk Skirt & Top
This is very beautiful!
15 September, 2010
Cynthia Brown commented on the project Bandhini Angrakha
I LOVE this project. I love Indian clothing and I’ve been afraid to try to make my own. I made a kurta which I’ll post soon from some brown sari type fabric along with a scarf. Thank you so much…
1 September, 2010
Cynthia Brown commented on the project Urban Greek
I love this dress and hope you can include a pattern for it soon.
20 August, 2010
Cynthia Brown added the project Crazy Patchwork Corset
A corset that I added crazy patchwork to for my daughter.
Cynthia Brown added the project Crazy Quilt Scarf
This is a crazy quilt I made for my livingroom couch to add color.
Cynthia Brown added the project Crazy Quilt Runner
This is a runner for the foot of a bed. I made it and gave it to my daughter for her 16th birthday.