Embroidered Bell-bottoms


When I was younger, my mother passed these polyester, embroidered bell-bottoms down to me. She had one in blue & pink. I loved them & wore them with platform sneakers. I also dyed my hair according to which colored bell-bottoms I was wearing. My mother realized how much I loved […]

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Lola’s Creation


When I was a teenager, my mother passed this dress down to me, which was made for her by my lola (grandmother). It fit so perfectly back then, but now my bust & forearms are just too big. I kept the dress, in hopes that I would magically shrink back […]

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“Bellis Tulipa” Phase 1


The basic pattern for this dress has been cut & pinned together. After the 1st fitting, I’ll make the proper alterations, then sew the pieces together, including the all the trimmings (belt, zipper, straps, & ruffles). I’ve decided to use bra sliders to make the dress straps adjustable. It’ll be […]

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BTS “Recycled” – Summer 2008


After exploring the world of embroidery, I fell in love with it. It has been my design inspiration from the moment I began using my Brother embroidery machine. For this summer collection, I attempted new styles of dresses, tops, & even men’s shirts! Much of the materials I used were […]

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BTS “Be Mine” – Winter 2008


For Valentine’s Day, I created some short apron dresses using some fun red & pink material. I also received an embroidery machine for Christmas! I incorporated the embroidery into the Valentine’s Day theme & came up with some of the cutest dresses! Photographer: Geoff Wilson Location: JÜN BAR (Chicago, IL) […]

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BTS “Into The Woods” – Summer 2007


In 2007, I created my very 1st collection of apron dresses & other tops. This was my first attempt at sewing clothing. I was inspired by an apron dress I found at Greenfields. I created my own pattern & just went with it! My favorite one was the tree apron […]

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Back to the Sewing Room!


A HUGE thanks to Target & Bryan for my lovely new sewing table! I’ve been using the dining room table for some time & now, I can eat off of it again! The new table was put into the spare bedroom, which is officially my sewing room! Woo hoo! I […]

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“Múm” Cross Front Dress


With the help of model, Malynda, we put together this dress. The concept for this design is to have a rich brown with golden accents – possibly gold embroidered flowers & a ruffled trim. We’ll see how it turns out! Beginning next week, I’ll be cutting out the patterns & […]

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Measurements, Ladies!


I am free next week on Tuesday & Thursday night to take your measurements (my lovely modeling ladies). Please contact me to make an appointment, as they have to be done @ my place to take your measurements, try on sample dress, & help pick out fabrics. If you do […]

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“Mertensia” Cross Front Dress


I love the light & free colors of this dress. I’ll have to go to the fabric store to pick up some green for the straps & sash, but this dress is ready to be put together!

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