800 - Divining Designers
Passage To India
and travel influences are featured in this gorgeous silk jacket. Strips of
by side (quilted) to create fabric for this stunning cover
Two for the Price of One
jackets are created with crushed velvet pony print and faux leather.
Detailed instructions take you from start to finish. Note: my daughter
wore the pony jacket to an outdoor concert. The rain bled the dyes in
the pony fabric so pre-test
Building a Framework
your garments with proper use of fusibles and interfacings, what to use
how to make and use a test pattern; make garment
adjustments for fit across the shoulders.
Up My Sleeve
Make those sleeves fit the pattern you are making. Eliminate puckers,
use sleeve heads properly, and
shoulder pad insertion.
Continuous lap, simple hem, dart hem and tailored placket with template
SEAMS ... Added, Padded, Faced and Graced
your seams design features. Straight, added, curved, padded, faced or
graced seams that are decorative open a new realm of possibilities.
Demonstrated is a marvellous vest using these ideas.
go out of style. Get
the kitchen platter into
your sewing room as the pattern for these artistic palettes. Simple to
make handbags match any outfit.
Shirley make a platter purse Visit
Gallery of Clutch + Other bags
Upholstering Chair Seats
|Tired of your dining
upholstery? Recovering and cushioning and all. It is too easy not to do.
Twice As Nice
needles: how to use twin needles in hemming
projects, as fashion highlights, circular pintucking. Choose the
correct presser feet for the job.
Shirley creates her own
fabric again with strips of UltraSuede and wrinkly
fabric to make bomber-style jackets.
|Cutwork design for
Preserve those fine and antique linens that you hate to put on
the table - put them on your back instead.
all those scarves clogging your drawers. Create wonderful blouses and
jackets with scarves,
ribbons, tubes and other embellishments.