25 People Who Can Turn a Needle and Thread Into Magic

2 years ago

Sewing machines might seem scary for some of us — threading the bobbin, measuring the seam, trying to sew a straight line — it all sounds a bit too complicated. However, people love sewing, and their magic hands can turn a plain piece of fabric into something worthy of being displayed. Whether they’re recreating famous gowns or making a dress come to life based on a simple sketch, these people deserve to make the front page in a sewing magazine.

Now I’ve Seen Everything wants to showcase some designs that’ll inspire you and make you want to start sewing.

1. “800 yards of tulle later, I finally made this gown!”

2. “I made the dressing gown that Bilbo wears in the first Hobbit movie.”

3. “Made one of those ’my rich husband died of mysterious circumstances’ robes, and I’ve never felt more powerful.”

4. “I made Billy Porter’s Oscar tuxedo gown.”

5. “My final project for my college sewing class! An ethereal look, including a skirt, bodice, and smocked angel wings!”

6. “It’s self-drafted, no pattern. This is an outfit I made from scratch from kente fabric.”

7. “My take on Princess Di’s black revenge dress”

8. “My husband never asks for anything, so when he requested an ’80s printed matching top and shorts, you best believe I delivered.”

9. “I recreated an early 1900s illustration butterfly dress!”

10. “’70s edition: roller girl”

11. “My ice cream-inspired western shirt”

12. “I tried recreating one of my favorite Disney princess costumes, and here’s how it went.”

13. “Made my own homecoming dress.”

14. “I’m making Belle’s ball gown and it’s getting too big for my apartment!”

15. “I recreated the strawberry dress.”

16. “I liked Taylor Swift’s AMAs outfit, so, you know, I stole it.”

17. “Coif, hood, cotehardie, shirt, hosor, and brokor, all hand-stitched using historically plausible materials and techniques”

18. “A little bit in love — here’s my finished Valentine’s Day playsuit!”

19. “Gave my nana’s dress new life.”

20. “Tried to recreate a ’60s inspired dress from The Queen’s Gambit.”

21. “A costume for Sophie the Hatter from Howl’s Moving Castle if she was a witch!”

22. “The ’coming out-fit’ I made for Trans Day of Visibility”

23. “Sabrina dress: side by side”

24. “My daughter was asked to be the flower girl in a wedding. Of course, I had to make her outfit for the occasion!”

25. “A princess gown, but make it from curtains.”

What iconic look would you like to recreate? Or perhaps you already have? Share your endeavors with us!

Preview photo credit t***_t*** / Reddit


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