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Fashion from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Fashion from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

In case you missed it, here are some of the daytime fashions from the 2017 presidential inauguration.

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Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum

Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum

Get to know the story behind the first American couturier, Main Rousseau Bocher, and take an inside look at "Making Mainbocher," an exhibition at the Chicago History Museum.

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A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion

A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion

Explore Syracuse University’s inspiring costume collection.

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74th Annual Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion

74th Annual Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion

Browse through our favorite red carpet looks, and find out what trends were on parade at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards.

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Pattern Review: Vogue 1500 Dress

Pattern Review: Vogue 1500 Dress

This close-fitting Anne Klein dress design has a jewel neckline, a buttoned center front, extended cap sleeves, skirt pockets with flaps, and flaps for mock chest pockets, and a self-fabric belt with a covered buckle.

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Pattern Review: McCalls 7262

Pattern Review: McCall's 7262

This set of relaxed toppers offers options to keep you cozy on chilly days. One is a knee-length, wrap-front, sweaterlike coat with long sleeves.

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Pattern Review: Jasper Sweater/Dress

Pattern Review: Jasper Sweater/Dress

Enjoy an on-trend slim-fitting pullover in a top or dress length. It features a choice of a shaped three-piece hood or a cowl-like draped collar with a buttoned tab to cinch it.

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Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Orla Blouse

Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Orla Blouse

A body-skimming pull-over blouse abounds with feminine details. It features French darts; a curved, faced hem, and the option of a modern scalloped collar.

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Pattern Roundup: Blouses and Tunics for Your Winter Wardrobe

Pattern Roundup: Blouses and Tunics for Your Winter Wardrobe

This winter, try these loose-fitting tunic designs from Vogue and McCall's.

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Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat

Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat

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I have always had a fondness for Tyrolean clothes, especially loden coats. Here's one I saw recently in a thrift shop.

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Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles

Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles

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Make old styles new again with these vintage patterns from Simplicity, EvaDress, and Decades of Style, among others.

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How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

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My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread.

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Pattern Review: Cape Super Express 224

Pattern Review: Cape Super Express 224

This fully lined, knee-length cape has a 2-inch-wide collar band or a two-piece hood, horizontal arm slots, and angled side-front seams that house hidden inseam pockets.

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Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bruyere Shirt D0013

Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bruyere Shirt D0013

A thigh-length tunic offers a twist on the classic men’s dress shirt. It has a spread collar, a separate button placket, a self-lined back yoke, and a curved shirttail hem.

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Pattern Review: Armanis Unlined Jacket 1516

Pattern Review: Armani's Unlined Jacket 1516

Enjoy a jacket to wear for years to come. It is fitted, with a notched lapel with rounded edges, angled double-welt pockets, front and back shoulder princess seams, a center-back seam, a single-button closure, shaped two-piece sleeves, sleeve heads, and shoulder pads.

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Pattern Review: 1947 Dress With Cutouts D40-4185

Pattern Review: 1947 Dress With Cutouts D40-4185

This V-neck dress replicates a vintage Butterick look. Details abound, including shoulder cutouts and custom shoulder pads. Sleeve options are one-piece tulip sleeves, three-quarter sleeves, or long sleeves with elbow darts and hem slits.

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Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest

Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest

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The five semifinalist have been chosen. Now, it's your turn to rock the vote!

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Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation

Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation

The national Make It With Wool competition (MIWW) promotes wool's beauty and versatility and recognizes excellence and creativity in garment sewing and knitting. Here, Threads highlights seven individuals who won awards in the January 2016 national judging round.

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Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

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Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment.

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Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt

Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt

Try a quick, below-knee, pull-on knit skirt. This design is form-fitting, with negative ease. It consists of two panels joined by diagonal seams in front and in back, with edgestitching along the front seam and a front hemline slit.

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