Dressing Downton at Biltmore Estates

Biltmore

Downton Abbey meets The Biltmore Estates – This is a trip I will never forget!!

What a wonderful event!! Dressing Downton at The Biltmore Estates, in Asheville, North Carolina. 40 costumes from the PBS show Downton Abbey were on display throughout the Vanderbilt home.  The eye candy was incredible.

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Prom Dress in Threads Magazine

I am so proud to announce that the gorgeous prom dress I made for my granddaughter is featured in the Reader’s Closet of Threads Magazine issue # 178, May 2015.Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 4.20.13 PM

How exciting it is to see something you made in print. Check it out in Thread’s Magazine.

To see all the exquisite details of the dress and the process I went through to make it, read With Love – Prom Dress.The Prom Dress

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Martina

Chunk’s Story – A Survivor, Diabetic Cat…

King ChunkChunk has an incredible life story to tell. He is a true survivor, an orphan, a forgiver, a love, and a diabetic. His life started as a litter of four, abandoned in a box by a dumpster, at 3 or 4 days old. This is where I came into his life and his story begins.

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Corded Bowls

Decorative edges

Making a corded bowl is Fun and Easy to do whether you are a beginner sewer or an expert.  You decide how the bowl is formed, you choose the colors, and if you make a mistake, who cares it just adds a unique character to your creation.

There are many videos on YouTube demonstrating how to make the corded bowls, so I am just going to show you some of the techniques and things that I learned from making them.  The picture above is my second bowl I made, I thought the bowl needed a creative edge so I just played around with it, and this is what I came up with.  It was easy and it was fun.

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Fashion Show 2014

The Atlanta Chapter of the American Sewing Guild celebrated September, National Sewing Month, in style with a Fashion Show. All the fashions were designed and/or made by our talented members. Anthony Williams, Designer, and known from Project Runway Fame, was our guest speaker and MC for the show.

What can I say about Anthony, he is extremely talented, professional, endearing, and HILARIOUS. We all had so much fun!

For those that didn’t see the show, and for those that want to relive the fun, enjoy the following pictures.Anthony Williams

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