Category: "Evening wear"

Steampunk Holiday, part 4

by brae  

Continuing work on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble.  With the hat wired, I added a layer of millinery batting on the top surface using a light amount of Aleene's Quick Dry glue.     I then placed the scrap of chocolate velvet over the batting.  I had… more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 3

by brae  

The fridge hat form worked well -- I took the lid out to let it dry completely, covering the spinach bowl with foil in the meantime. more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 1

by brae  

Every year, the company I work for throws a wonderful party for employees at a beautiful location.  Since I don't have much occasion for formalwear besides, I always like making something interesting and special for the event.  Last year, I made a cockt… more »

Serendipity Dress 2012

by brae  

Yes, I know I teased you with the fall outfit and never followed through.  I do have some of it cut out for sewing, though no photos.  :\ But, I have finished my holiday party dress for this year's office party.  I have the pleasure of working for a ge… more »

Asian inspired dress

by brae  

I've had this pattern quite awhile: Butterick 4796.  The copyright is 2006, and I bought it new from a local fabric store. I've also had this grey-green jacquard fabric for a couple of years.  I bought it from Fashion Fabrics Club to make a different… more »

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