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Series 3 DVD - Every Occasion
Use both sides of the fabric to make this incredible jacket. Legend has it she purchased this fabric on a dare, but could not resist the challenge of creating beauty from this beast. It became the center of this project and the cover of this book. She shows you how to use both sides of a print fabric and make them match as if it were created that way. Cover Silk Jacket
Matching Magic
Continue learning how to match patterns in your fabric. Shirley shows you how to match strips, plaids, print fabrics on the sleeves, in skirts, underarms, all different seams.
Come Rain or Shine
Make a gorgeous trench coat for rainy days from UltraLeather or UltraSuede. Shirley discusses these fabrics, linings, and provides detailed instructions on style procedures. Your provide your own pattern and she shows you how to make it unique.
Consider weight and stretch of knit fabrics BEFORE you purchase them. Shirley tells you of three ways to buy sweater fabric. She then details cutting, stitching, hemming, and necks.
One Layer Coats, the Interior
This patternless one layer polar fleece uses just a yard and a half of fabric. She fringed hers for a fun  Western look, but design yours for an urban or cosmopolitan style. Pattern layout diagrammed. One Layer Polar Fleece Coat
On The Edge
That one layer coat, add finish to the edges, fringes, braiding, suede strips, or flatlock with speciality threads on your serger.
Altering Manmade Suedes
Don't panic. These manmades forgive a lot of mistakes or Christmas eggnog. Make jackets, skirts larger with innovative methods. Add a zipper where there isn't a seam and other disguises. Watch Shirley insert a zipper into suede
Distorting The Facts
A fanciful fish, an owl, tulips and ivy all diagrammed for you to cut out of your favorite fabrics and create applique for clothing. Imagine decorating your teen's room in floral applique. Hooded Jackets, one in demin with fleece lined hood and one in rainproof fushia fabric
Create a Collar
Add collars to existing garments, change the collar on a purchased pattern, or add one to a collarless pattern. Mandarin, wing tip, bias, fitted, sailor.
Turtle Quilt
Make this "fold into itself" quilt with a turtle (or your favorite) puffy embellishment to put smiles on the faces of your little ones. Pillow edge finishes and yardage chart included. Shirley's Sleeping Bag that stuffs into a pillow
Make It Special
Take a simple dress pattern and create something special by changing the collar, adding a yoke, changing fullness of sleeves, finishing with cuffs and a belt.
Little Black Dress
Daytime through evening: types of fabric, cut of the dress, sleeves or not, and a neckline to suit you make this dress a must.
Night On The Town
Take that little black dress into the evening with wonderful add ons. Apply passementerie, use sequined fabrics, lace or metallic knit tricot for a simple unstructured jacket or sparking appliques to stitch or fuse to your little black