Category: "My sewing creations"

The $5 skirt

by brae  

shoes: Anne Klein 'Sandya' Many times when I try a pattern for the first time, I like to use less expensive fabric just to make sure I like the fit and style.  In this case, I lucked out with a one yard remnant of suiting fabric that was just enough… 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 »

Grey suiting dress

by brae  

This was the first time I've used this pattern, and the dress ended up being a fabulous warmer-weather dress suitable for the office.  I made it from the same grey suiting fabric I used for my recent button-front skirt. shoes: Newport-News green suede… more »

Grey button-front skirt

by brae  

I made this skirt from Vogue 8363 - using a combination of pattern pieces from Views C and D.  The fabric is a heathered grey woven suiting from Joann's. I adore pencil skirts!  I also love button detailing.  Combine the two into a buttoned front… more »

Snow day, sew day - Red wrap dress

by brae  

The company I work for closed the office due to the blizzard, so I had some extra time for sewing today.  Here's the view from my front window. click image to enlarge The dress I finished today was made from Vogue 7693, View A.  I have the wrap… more »

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