Pattern design for the mermaid dress was just a matter of taking the model's measurements, and transferring them to the fishscale fabric.

Mermaid Dress and Fascinator

The tale of a mermaid dress I designed and created for a local fashion show, and all of the problems that needed to be worked out in order to make the dress come to life.

unconventional maxi dress

Unconventional Maxi Dress

This dress has only one vertical seam, in the center front. It’s lined, but has no hem. In fact, it’s just one large piece of fabric, attached to a circular collar, with a separate belt.

morse code bracelet

DIY Morse Code Bracelet

These Morse Code bracelets are an easy craft, and great for kids. It’s a beautiful way to keep a favorite quote or Bible verse close to your heart, or a loved one’s name and birthday.