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Pattern Review: Indygo Junction Sophia Swing Coat

Pattern Review: Indygo Junction Sophia Swing Coat

A roomy A-line coat from the Crossroads by Amy Barickman collection is a fresh take on a light topper.

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Pattern Review: Vogue 1456 Tunics

Pattern Review: Vogue 1456 Tunics

Try a contemporary tunic designed by Sandra Betzina for her Today’s Fit line for Vogue Patterns.

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Pattern Review: McCalls 7254 Jackets and Vests

Pattern Review: McCall's 7254 Jackets and Vests

When is a jacket as comfortable as a cardigan? When it is designed for knits only. This pattern for casual jackets and vests offers five views with length and sleeve options.

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Pattern Review: In-House Patterns Belle Blouse

Pattern Review: In-House Patterns Belle Blouse

Revisit classic femininity with this 1940s-inspired blouse. Two views offer a choice of a traditional rolled collar or a classic bias-cut, bow-style collar.

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Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed

Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed

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View the original artworks that inspired the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' latest fashion challenge.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 11 - State of the Art

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 11 - "State of the Art"

The five remaining contestants were asked to make wearable art, avant-garde style.

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Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2!

Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2!

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If you or a teen you know might be interested in being a fashion designer contestant, it's time to answer a casting call!

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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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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - Rebel with a Cause

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - "Rebel with a Cause"

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Fashion and philanthropy go hand in hand when contestants vie for the opportunity to design for contemporary brand N:Philanthropy.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - A Touch of Style

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - "A Touch of Style"

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"Athleisure" garments are the challenge. Find out who hits a home run and who strikes out.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 8 - Once Upon A Runway

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 8 - "Once Upon A Runway"

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A fairy tale-inspired challenge offered unique design inspiration.

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Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet

Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet

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This quick upcycling project requires only four materials. A free pattern is included.

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Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT

Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT

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Visit this exhibition in person or online to see how fashion can be Grimm, not grim.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 6 - Going for Baroque

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 6 - "Going for Baroque"

The designers create couture-inspired garments with a historical bent. But has anyone actually studied European history?

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How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

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Learn how easy it can be to scale an embroidery design with this web extra from Threads #179 (June/July 2015).

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More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens

More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens

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Cassie Stephens' colorful outfits are inspired by famous works of art.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 5 - Birthday Suits

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 5 - "Birthday Suits"

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After last week's "Unconventional Challenge," the designers were faced with what might be the most unconventional challenge to date.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale

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This third post in the Fortuny Gladstone Bag series explains how to insert the lining into the vintage accessory.

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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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A Fashionable Tribute to Nancy Reagan

A Fashionable Tribute to Nancy Reagan

We remember Nancy Reagan as a fashion icon. Our hearts were saddened by the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan on March 6, 2016.

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