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From moulage to custom dress form: I finally finished the project!

There’s nothing like a customized dress form that reflects your body precisely back to you to make you feel a bit like a real designer. I’d like to think that now that I have finally finished my customization project that everything I sew for myself from here on in will fit better. 637 more words


Facing my doppelgänger: The dress form customization continues

A few years ago I read an article reporting on a study whose results suggested that we are now experiencing a veritable epidemic of body image and consequent eating disorders among older women. 741 more words


The search for perfectly fitted clothing begins here: My dressmaker’s mannequin

Why, oh why does my dressmaker’s mannequin not resemble me? The short answer is that I’m too cheap to buy a custom dummy. So I’m left with Gloria Junior (her name) whose under-bust will never be as small as mine unless her waist becomes waspish, and her shoulders will never resemble mine unless they are raised at least an inch. 970 more words


On Angel Wings and Hearts

Hi!  Suzz here.

Christmas preparations are well  under way in our house.  I am busy getting prepared with decorations, presents and baking.

I was looking at the charming canvas hearts from the Hearts Die Cuts and thought how sweet it would be to create ornaments using two of them sewn together. 275 more words

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Elegant yet Vintage Tag & Easel Set

Hi my crafty friends! Today I want to share with you this tag and easel combo set I created! I of course used one of my favorite paper collections, some beautiful laces, a little bit of Bling, & of course some wonderful products from Basically Bare!!   793 more words

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