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How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar

How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar

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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How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve

How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve

Create a functional opening on a lined sleeve.

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More on Vicki Vasilopoulos, Creator of Men of the Cloth

More on Vicki Vasilopoulos, Creator of "Men of the Cloth"

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Read more of Kenneth D. King’s interview with Vicki Vasilopoulos whose documentary film, “Men of the Cloth,” follows four master tailors.

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Design a Rolled Collar

Design a Rolled Collar

Make a basic pattern, then revise it for new styles.

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The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 2

The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 2

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Now that we have the pattern pieces for the loden coat sleeve, it's time to construct it.

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How to Make a Cowl Scarf

How to Make a Cowl Scarf

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This easy-to-sew, bias-cut scarf always drapes beautifully.

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The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1

The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1

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This shoulder detail on the loden coat has always intrigued me, so I decided to figure out how to create it.

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