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Erika M. Yuille
  • Columbia, MD
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I am an awesome:
Have enjoyed garment construction for some forty years. Recent graduate of the BCCC, Fashion Design Program, and continuing on with the same program as a Master Tutor. I also enjoy photography, usually of Caribbean flowers and architectural finds. Retired from the Feds in 2005, to pursue my dream career in Fashion Design...reading Medical Records all day had NOTHING to do with being creative!
My sewing interests are:
garment, drapery
My sewing machine(s):
Viking 550 Oldie but goodie!
Juki 735 5 Thread/Cover Stitch/Chain Stitch
Juki Professional Hemmer
2 Juki 8300DDL's Professional Straight Stitch, Second Machine Set-up for Free Motion Embroidery
Brother 750 Embroidery
Sailrite Professional Walking Foot
Naiomoto Professional Gravity Iron
3 4x4 Cutting Tables
I am interested in patterns such as:
I look at all the pictures and then drape my own design to make a pattern.

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Fashion Design & Sewing Contests

Posted on July 16, 2009 at 8:28am 0 Comments

Does anyone know where I may find a listing of Annual Fashion Design/Sewing Contests which also includes entry details, guidelines and prizes?

For those of you interested, "Threads", is sponsoring a Linen contest now, deadline 8/17/09.

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At 4:03pm on July 5, 2009, Larisa said…
oh no i dont know how to drape. never done it, but i do know its great and useful thing to know and to able to use.
i just using ready made patterns, sometimes i change them.
whats that classes about? sounds very academical :)

At 4:49am on July 4, 2009, Larisa said…
yes you right , this jacket will be great as a child's winter coat!
never thought about it that way lol
thank you for your nice words about my sewing, i am new to it even if i am trying to sew all my life lol
At 6:35am on July 3, 2009, Larisa said…

this is the jacket you talking about :)
Casaquin, Late 17th Century, Italian. White cotton/linen with polychrome wool embroidery; floral motif; sabot sleeves; with peplum.
i did asked you in your photo comment if you doing reprodaction?
interesting how this jacket looks from the front?
have you seen any other photos of it?

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