linen-jersey-edie-top
Sewing

Linen jersey Edie top

I found this linen jersey at the factory remnants. There was just enough to make a long sleeved top by combining Tessuti Mandy and SOI Edie top patterns…

couture-explorer-tambour-bead-embroidery
Affiliates, Embroidery, Tutorials

Couture explorer: Beading and tambour embroidery

If you have ever looked at haute couture fashion shows, you have seen the breathtaking embroidery designs that combine thread, sequins and beads to create fantastic elaborate designs that decorate evening gowns, collars or perhaps jacket cuffs. In haute couture, those intricated patterns are created by hand. Sometimes whole skirts…

kate-dress-by-sew-over-it
Patternreview, Sewing

Kate dress by Sew Over It

I tested the Sew Over It Kate dress pattern. The hidden button placket and the 4 slits in the skirt bring this vintage inspired dress into the 21st century…

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