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Doing Your Own Alterations. I have not sewn a gown from scratch in many years.

Doing Your Own Alterations

It can be a very expensive situation when you hire a sewing professional to create a custom made gown and most brides are on strict budgets these days. But I do get many letters from brides and Moms who are attempting the project and have questions as to the proper process. added March 2011 I am making my daughter's wedding gown and have concerns about the type of fastener to use. The style is very similar to the one attached worn to the 2011 SAG awards although it will be a one strap dress rather than a continuation of the bodice). Fasteners do not provide support of any kind. Added October 2010. Natty's Birds of a Feather Costume Tutorial.

CraftStylish - Sewing, Knitting, Crochet, Quilting, Paper Crafts, Embroidery, Jewelry Making and more. Sewing Mamas Forums - Powered by vBulletin. LED Cape. Full and Textured Fabric Flowers. We can never seem to have enough flowers in our house.

Full and Textured Fabric Flowers

Or fabric. So, to satisfy both things……..I made some new fabric flowers. Kind of similar to these. Full and Fluffy Pettiskirt. I used to love to dance around in skirts as a young girl.

Full and Fluffy Pettiskirt

And I always wanted a pettiskirt. My childhood friend had one, and we would wear it, then trade, then dance, then trade, etc. Ruffle Fabric — Home. Join the Panels. Artistry in Fashion: September 29, 2012. V and Co: how to: faux pleated pillow. My Wedding–part 2: The Dress. Yesterday I shared My Wedding, part 1: the colors, decor, and style.Today let’s talk about the dress!

my Wedding–part 2: The Dress

When it came to choosing a style, I was all over the map. Part of me wanted something sleek and classy, like Carloyn Bessette’s timeless dress. Another part wanted poofy huge or Vera Wang dark. How cool are the black touches on the left? Maybe accented with dark autumn feathers? Pattern Runway: {Project} ~ Rosette Bib Necklace. This post is in no way original!

Pattern Runway: {Project} ~ Rosette Bib Necklace

Fabric rosettes and necklaces have been doing the rounds in blogging sphere in a big way. Pattern Runway. Britex Fabrics - Home page. Project Runway All Stars Auction. Item DescriptionSeason 1: Episode 9 - This is Austin's design from the Project Runway All Stars Season 1, Episode 9!

Project Runway All Stars Auction

Item is handmade for this challenge. Due to the nature of the challenge, this item may be unfinished and is sold ''As Is.'' Item will ship via UPS within 6 weeks after auction checkout. All sales are final in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. Accessories shown with the clothing and in... Project Runway Auction. How to Make a Tutu - Influential Mom Blogger, Parenting, Community. 8.6K Amazing Shares Facebook 556 Pin It Share 1.8K 1K+ Twitter 49 Google+ 25 StumbleUpon 6.1K Email -- Email to a friend 8.6K Amazing Shares ×

How to Make a Tutu - Influential Mom Blogger, Parenting, Community

How to Make a Petticoat. So a few days turned into over a week.

How to Make a Petticoat

Sorry. Last week was my last chance to be lazy until Thanksgiving break in November, so I watched a couple movies, read Watchmen, and took a few naps. Blind Hem Stitch (with a sewing machine) First of all…….thank you, thank you for all of the help, advice, personal experiences, etc. with the PC vs.

Blind Hem Stitch (with a sewing machine)

MAC debate (here). We weighed the pros, the cons, thought about what we use our computer for, how soon we’ll have to get another computer anyway, etc. (And haha, it WAS like starting a discussion about politics or religion. There is a definite opinion on both sides……and I loved reading it all.) However, we finally decided. Shabby flower pillow (a tutorial) - StumbleUpon. Sometimes, ideas in my head don’t always turn out as planned.

shabby flower pillow (a tutorial) - StumbleUpon

And sometimes, they turn out better…. Women's Clothing. Married to a bmw Free Sewing Patterns: Women’s Clothing 06. February 2009 · 18 comments · Categories: Sewing Back to Free Sewing Patterns The 5 minute skirt by angry chickenRuffle Skirt by EmuShirt into Skirt with Yoga Style Waistband by Make It and Love ItThe Shirt Skirt by Sew Like My MomWomen's Skirt with Yoga Style Waistband by Make It and Love ItHow to Make a Skirt out of Scraps by craftstylishThree Tiered Skirt by Weekend designer20 Minute Simple Skirt by GrosgrainReversible Wrap Skirt by Weekend designerRuffled Linen Skirt by amazing maeYoga Skirt by Patty Young for Sew, Mama, Sew! Share this: More Connect Search Categories.

Cap Sleeve Top Tutorial. Do we remember these little numbers? They were all made using the same basic pattern. I made modifications to each, but the basic shirt is the same. Charlotte Russe Inspired Skirt. I fell in love with this skirt from Charlotte Russe: However, it was a little too short for my taste. I figured I could make one myself, so I did. 33K+ I know I don't quite have the legs of the 5'11" model. Make This Look. Computer case.

I recently became a laptop person and I’m loving the mobility. But right before heading to Minnesota for the Market I realized, I didn’t have anything to carry it in. I checked all the usual suspect stores for cool computer bags and nothing caught me eye. Colette Patterns. MADE. Corset Training Page @Corset Training. Learn The Secret Skills Of Corsetry From This Professional Two Book Course + NEW 20 minute video – Designed For The Beginner. The Shirt Skirt.

Sew Like My Mom. Bluefly - Designer Clothing, Handbags, Shoes & Accessories (Prada, Fendi, Gucci & more) at Discount Prices. How to Make a Ballgown. My Twin Dressforms & Pantsforms, made in the exact shape of your body! A must for the serious sewer. How to Make a Wedding Dress. Old Clothes, New Threads: Color-Matching Sewing Machine. The real world is catching on to the color options that digital image editing tools have had for a long time, with color printers evolving relate ideas from a color-scanning pen to this designer color-matching sewing machine concept by Monika Jakubek and Anna Mueller.

A small camera captures the color of a real object set in front it – an old shirt that needs a few stitches, or perhaps some faded jeans in need of color-matched sewn patch, maybe a multi-colored dress you are trying to design and dew essentially from scratch. Quick-drying die infuses the thread while it works its way through the machine – and you can naturally input your own CMYK, RGB or other hex combinations manually as well as using the automatic color sensor. This idea has a lot of unexplored potential as well for crafts-oriented DIY dress design folks and cutting-edge fashionistas alike.

Imagine, for example, if it could scan the material right beneath it as it moved, adjusting its color accordingly along the way. DIY Paper Dress Design: Creative Fashion for Tax Season. Everyone loves being done with taxes and wishes throughout the whole process they could simple shred the entire set of paperwork and finish with it once and for all. Rather than focus on the negative, this clever amateur fashion designer took her tax forms, shredded them and created something marvelous out of their ruins: a tax form dress. Using a custom-fit, duct-taped under-layer to support the shaping of the dress each part was weaved to fit the needs of the particular section and to create a variety of styles throughout.

While the pink and white results certainly look a little rough around the edges that is also the idea: to show off the origins, to highlight the illicit reveling done in a dress made to poke fun at the federal government and that time of year we all love to hate.