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mbuchanan1

Teaching my daughter how to sew.

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29 August, 2015



25 August, 2015

  • 11:12 PM

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    mbuchanan1 added the project Toddler - College Game Day.
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    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…

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24 August, 2015



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6 August, 2015

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    mbuchanan1 added the project Full circle skirt with in-seam pockets.
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    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 …

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    mbuchanan1 added the project Six Dresses and a Wedding - Dress 3
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    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…

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5 August, 2015

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    mbuchanan1 added the project Six Dresses and a Wedding - Dress 2
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    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…

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  • 11:15 PM

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    mbuchanan1 added the project Six Dresses and a Wedding - Dress 1
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    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…

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  • 12:09 AM

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    mbuchanan1 added the project Berta Inspired Wedding Gown
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    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…

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2 August, 2015



26 January, 2015



25 January, 2015

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    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

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    mbuchanan1 added the project CloningThe Chandelier Dress
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    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…

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2 January, 2015



15 July, 2014

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    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

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    mbuchanan1 commented on the project Purple Game

    OOOOh beautiful dress! Love the fabric and bias trim. It looks great on you.



8 July, 2014