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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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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts

This Amazing Fit tailored trouser pattern has clean lines, slightly flared legs, and pattern piece options for different body types.

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble

A lot of style is packed into these pieces by Cynthia Rowley. The hip-length, unlined jacket has a raised neckline, an asymmetrical front, dropped shoulders, patch pockets, and a bound buttonhole closure.

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Pattern Review: McCalls 7330 Jumpsuits

Pattern Review: McCall's 7330 Jumpsuits

A stylish jumpsuit and romper pattern brims with dressmaker details. The core design consists of two pieces joined by an inset waistband that sits at the natural waist.

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Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers

Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers

Stay on top of summer trends with new patterns from McCall's, Butterick, and Kwik Sew. This summer, jumpsuits and rompers are flying off retailers' shelves so why not sew one of your own?

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Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15

Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15

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Season 15 of Project Runway premieres at 9 p.m.(EDT)/8 p.m.(CDT) September 15, 2016.

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Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication

Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication

Discover sophistication in youthful embellishments with these to heirloom sewing techniques.

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Pattern Review: Marfy 3786 Dress

Pattern Review: Marfy 3786 Dress

Combine fabulous fabrics and trim in this slim-fitting, knee-length dress. It has a three-piece front bodice, an angled waist seam, and loose tucks on the skirt front.

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Pattern Review: New Look 6394 Blouse

Pattern Review: New Look 6394 Blouse

The mix-and-match details on this versatile blouse pattern are fun to contemplate. The five views offer two lengths and have bust darts, curved hemlines, and a pleated or darted back.

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Pattern Review: Ralph Pink Ariani Dress

Pattern Review: Ralph Pink Ariani Dress

This bias-cut, sleeveless dress has a band collar, self-lined flounces edging the neckline and the front armscyes, and a center-back zipper.

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Pattern Review: Butterick 6286 Retro Suit

Pattern Review: Butterick 6286 Retro Suit

This 1944 design, updated from the Butterick archives, has extended, padded shoulders. The slim cut, however, reveals an hourglass shape.

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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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Make a Fortuny Envelope Jewelry Bag

Make a Fortuny Envelope Jewelry Bag

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I was called upon to create some jewelry bags from Fortuny fabric, and here are the results. The patternwork outlined will help you to design any size bag you need.

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9 Ways to Write on Fabric

9 Ways to Write on Fabric

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Fun techniques for adding text to your projects!

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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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Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

The Met has mounted a stunning exhibition contrasting handmade versus machine-made garments.

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Custom Dress Form Options

Custom Dress Form Options

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There are several options for custom-manufactured or customizable dress forms for home sewers, and each has different features, different benefits, and different price points. Here's a brief overview.

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