Tag Archives: Modern Garments
When I found a gorgeous faux-suede in olive green, with copper foil accents, I knew I had to make something beautiful from it. I decided on a hobo bag! Faux-Suede Handbag Diary Enjoy!
When my local sewing guild challenged each member to decorate a bra, I decided to go with a steampunk theme. The result was quite fun! Sewing Diary: Steampunk Bra Challenge Enjoy!
When I had my wedding gown shortened, it was a disaster! How can you prevent a similar alterations nightmare? Here are the problems I encountered, so you can learn from my mistakes. New Article: An Alterations Nightmare Enjoy!
Follow along as I create an empire-waisted ballgown for Gene Marshall, a 15.5″ fashion doll. The original design includes a matching petticoat and shawl. Gene’s Empire Ballgown: A Sewing Diary Enjoy!
Tuesday’s Tips & Tricks: Accommodating Bulk When Layering Accommodating bulk is something everyone knows about in theory, but you might not give it due consideration when sewing. I recently made a Victorian evening suit for a 16” fashion doll: trousers, … Continue reading
Sunday’s Someday Projects: Empire Ballgown for the Gene Doll I recently fell in love with and purchased an evening gown for the 15.5” Gene Marshall doll. It’s a textured copper chiffon with an empire-waist bodice and a princess-seamed skirt with … Continue reading