Vogue pattern V1094 updated by shortening the hem a bit.
Messenger bag made from new retro transistor radio fabric trimmed with bicycle tubes.
Thanks for all the kind words, it is the toughest commission to date, and I dont think I will eve…
This dress was with only some still photos from the client. I patterned it from a combination of draping and pattern drafting. The actual dress is made up of 102 pieces. The bust is cut so the fabr…
Thanks everyone, it was a fun project. As for the belt making, there are lots of great tutorials …
Thanks all for the kind words.
Mary they are a pattern by Suzanne Dieckman from tutusthatdance.c…
Six tutus made for a youth ballet company’s performance of sleeping beauty.
My daughter wanted a vintage look with a contemporary vibe to it. So I used Vintage Vogue 1172 altered to a slightly more modern silhouette. The back was dropped, and the shoulders narrowed. The le…
It has to do with the netting, and the tight layers you apply. This one is 8 concentric layers. e…
My daughter wanted a pumpkin tutu for halloween, here’s the result
dupioni silk….no wait, lovely soft cotton jersey knit.
I am a volunteer costumer for a youth ballet company in Southern California. We try to add something new to the mix every Nutcracker. This year the Artistic Director asked for a Dragon for the Chin…
Simplicity 2172 Made for my daughter out of my fabric stash (mostly).
I use embroidery in ballet costuming. i design and stitch out my own appliques for my business se…
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