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  • 1. A Collection of Garments Sewn by Alexandra Filazzola
  • 2.  The following slides show 3 garments that I made in Dr. Hannel’s TMD 325 course in the Spring of 2009. These couture pieces; an A-line skirt, a pair of wide leg pants, and a shirtwaist dress were tailored by me to specifically fit my body. With the help of Dr. Hannel’s patterns, I first made trial pieces out of muslin before the finished product made of my choice of fabric and notions.
  • 3.  Although I had to spend many extra hours in the sewing lab, and was incredibly overwhelmed at times, the proud feeling I had when I finished each garment was worth it all. I have not sewn very much since this class but hope to continue my learning of sewing and keep it as a hobby for myself.
  • 4. Purple cotton knee length skirt withinvisible back zipper.Slip sewn in after the class ended for myown personal usage.
  • 5. 2 front darts and 2 back darts combinedwith a fold-over waistband create shape.2 side seams and a center back seammeans the skirt is made of 3 pieces.
  • 6. A very challenging garment to constructbut one of my favorite pieces to wear forsummer.
  • 7. White cotton pant with embossed floralpattern.Front zipper with hook and eye closureon waistband.Front pockets
  • 8. Navy blue heavy cotton dress with shell-like iridescent buttons.2 front and 2 back darts help createshape for my petite frame.Belt made from extra fabric
  • 9. Known as my “lucky dress” because I wasgiven an impromptu interview and thejob after simply handing in myapplication while wearing this dress!
  • 10.  Before taking this class I had never sewn a full garment; at the most I was going to local thrift shops and re-sizing clothing to fit me. I am very proud of these garments. Thank you for taking the time to view my portfolio
  • 11.  Email:alexandra.filazzola@gmail.com Phone: 631-332-9757 Find me on LinkedIn