29 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Draped Jersey Dress
Great dress and it looks great on you. Thanks for posting the link and the pattern image.
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Robe "Un Américain à Paris"
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Mega Pleats - Summer 2015
Beautiful, very nice shape and looks designer.
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Eli's Baptism Outfit
Beautiful, great workmanship!
25 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 added the project Toddler - College Game Day.
I love to work on these toddler outfits for my granddaughter. One yard of fabric and a few hours later, she’s ready for college football season.
Top is based on a Burda Style Girl’s dress from…
24 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 added the project Toddler stretch knit top and leggings.
Another outfit for my granddaughter. Top based on McCall M7007, legging self drafted.
12 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 added the project Toddler Ruffle Sleeves Top and Shorts Set.
Another summer outfit for my granddaughter. Both pieces are based on Burda Style patterns.
mbuchanan1 added the project Toddler Seersucker Tunic and Bloomers.
Quick and easy summer outfit for my granddaughter. Tunic based on Buda Style pattern Tunic 141 from 6/2014 issue, and bloomers is self drafted.
7 August, 2015
6 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 added the project Full circle skirt with in-seam pockets.
I made this skirt for my son’s fiance and she wore it to his graduation last May. The material is a linen/rayon blend with burn-out designs which give it more depth. It’s a very simple skirt but …
mbuchanan1 added the project Six Dresses and a Wedding - Dress 3
I recently made 6 outfits for family members for my son’s wedding. This dress is for daughter-in-law #1.
This dress was inspired by a dress from Valentino Spring 2012 collection. The dress actu…
5 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 added the project Six Dresses and a Wedding - Dress 2
I made six outfits for the women in the family for a family wedding. This one was for my daughter.
It’s actually a strapless corset dress and a cropped jacket with cut outs details. The dress w…
mbuchanan1 added the project Six Dresses and a Wedding - Dress 1
Actually it was 5 dresses and 1 pant suits.
We had a wedding in the family a couple months ago, and all the women in the family asked me to make their dress for the wedding.
Dress 1 is my MOG d…
mbuchanan1 added the project Berta Inspired Wedding Gown
A friend of a friend asked me to make her wedding gown. She felt in love with a Berta gown but could’nt afford the $8000 price tag. Here is my version.
The gown is made out of chantilly lace, un…
2 August, 2015
mbuchanan1 favorited the project You Take My Breath Away
mbuchanan1 favorited the pattern Vintage Dress 05/2012
mbuchanan1 favorited the pattern Cocktail Dress with Asymmetrical Collar 06/2010
26 January, 2015
mbuchanan1 commented on the forum topic Bernina question, old vs. new presser feet
This site has both #70 and #71 old style presser foot. I ordered from them before and they have the genuine Bernina parts
25 January, 2015
mbuchanan1 commented on the forum topic Unlined lace bodice on a dress - yes or no?
You’ll need a waist stay, which is a strip of gross grain ribbon with hook and eye closure. The gross grain is attached to the waistline, and is slightly smaller than the waist of the dress. Goog…
23 January, 2015
22 January, 2015
mbuchanan1 added the project CloningThe Chandelier Dress
This is my version the Chandelier dress from The Great Gatsby. This is made for my sister-in-law for a Great Gatsby theme Gala in Houston. The dress consists of 3 separate elements:
- the crysta…
2 January, 2015
15 July, 2014
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Vintage Butterick 9561
Beautiful dress and the fit is perfect. I looked at the picture of the whole wedding party and I’d have to say yours is the best.
9 July, 2014
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Purple Game
OOOOh beautiful dress! Love the fabric and bias trim. It looks great on you.
8 July, 2014
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Topstitched Men's Denim Shirt
Very well made. Excellent job. Love it.
mbuchanan1 commented on the forum topic Missing pattern piece and sizing
The Instructions has the keys to which line is which size. Also the instruction would tell you to draft a certain size piece for the waistband,
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Dress for Song and Dance Celebration
Very cute and well made. Love it!
mbuchanan1 commented on the project $2.99 Pink Midi
Great skirt! Love the color.
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Refashion #4 - Old oversize dress into new sexy dress
What a makeover! Looks great on you.
mbuchanan1 commented on the project Asymmetric Designer Dress Member Model Challenge
Beautiful dress. Your hand stitching paid off, the pleating is perfect. Looks great on you. I’m sure yours is going to win this contest.