Great execution! I also did a double-take when I recognized the rail station from living in Houst…
Lovely. I have always loved Vionnet’s work in draping.
Thanks! I get teased for not smiling often but it seems to work for fashion photos.
Very cool. The striations work well with the cut of the kimono.
It was a remnant from Fashion Fabrics Club online. I bought it over a year ago.
Thanks for the kind comment. I like using unconventional materials in my sewing, and the panels o…
Hooray! Thanks so much for the opportunity!
Thank you, that is high praise indeed!
Thank you! Your pattern matching is impressive. What a great fabric find!
For my entry in the Member Model Challenge, I used print and texture mixing to reference the Spring 2014 luxe-sporty trend.
The main fabric is a printed polyester ponte d…
A friend requested a bag large enough to hold an 11×17″ architecture portfolio. I came up with a utilitarian yet fun solution, with interior pockets, a magnetic snap, an extra-reinforced base, and …
Summer vacation sewing: Giant lightweight tropical print tote bag, made from a canvas remnant. The ends of the rope handles are wrapped and bound with heavy cotton thread to keep them from fraying …
Adorably irreverent! Love it.
Little black strapless dress with twisted metallic lace overlay on stretch satin.
Construction: Dress was built on a bustier foundation – no slipping or sagging! Bodice was underlined in fla…
Nice job! I like how the stripes are continuous from the bodice to the skirt.
No seam, this was 58" wide fabric.
Thanks! The fabric was a lucky find on Mood’s website because I’m not a fan of the traditional pl…
Go (baby) Bears!
The pattern was provided to students as part of the in-class exam.
No, the others were made by my very talented classmates. We lined up the mannequins and had a lit…
Precision and persistence are key. Make sure you cut enough of a “halo” around your jacket and li…
Culmination of couture skills development course.
Contrast-paneled Chanel-style jacket with hand-assembled chain trim, quilted silk charmeuse lining, zippered sleeve vents and patch pockets. A…
Final project for bustier course at school. I modified a bustier pattern to serve as the internal foundation of a mermaid gown. The tulle bubble skirt echoes the woven cloud motif.
The gown was ma…
Julian Roberts has a link to his free booklet on the method at http://julianand.tumblr.com/ (clic…
Flirty dresses, a cropped cami, and glam trousers for modern flappers.
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