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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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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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An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

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Couture expert Claire Shaeffer offers an exclusive look at the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute.

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Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim

Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim

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Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam weighs in on a methodology for studying antique and vintage garments.

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Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - Finale: New York State of Mind

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - "Finale: New York State of Mind"

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Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge.

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How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar

How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar

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I recently came across a charming coat with a collar that looks complex but is easy to make. Follow along to learn how to create this vintage look based on a rolled collar.

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Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students

Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students

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I'm often asked where I get my inspiration. Much of the time, it's from my students. I hope you'll be similarly inspired.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

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This is the first in a three-part blog series documenting how I made a Gladstone bag out of Fortuny fabric, from a vintage model.

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Make It With Wool 2015 Winner Compilation

Make It With Wool 2015 Winner Compilation

Threads #182 showcased several of the winning designs from Make it With Wool(MIWW) 2015, a national challenge that recognizes excellence in wool garment design and construction. You can see the nine selected winners here.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kimberly Westenberg.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Senior Creative Embroidery Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Senior Creative Embroidery Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Lauren Parks.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Use of Claire Shaeffer Pattern Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Use of Claire Shaeffer Pattern Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kelsey Clear.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Creative Embroidery Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Creative Embroidery Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Jenna Legred.

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Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Exemplary Construction Winner

Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Exemplary Construction Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Gabrielle Augustine.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Fashion/Apparel Design Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Fashion/Apparel Design Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kristen Morris.

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Make It With Wool 2015: National Adult Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: National Adult Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Dianne Galloway.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Winner and Junior Exemplary Construction Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Winner and Junior Exemplary Construction Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kris Puckrin.

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Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Winner & Mohair Award Scholarship Winner

Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Winner & Mohair Award Scholarship Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Jenna Legred.

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Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College

Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College

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Lasell College's Fashion department, the National Endowment for the Arts, and professional designers team up to create an online multimedia library of techniques in American fashion design.

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