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Be Inspired by Stunning Oscar 2014 Fashions

Be Inspired by Stunning Oscar 2014 Fashions

See red-carpet fashions from the 86th Annual Academy Awards

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Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

A delicate lace dress reveals its couture secrets.

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How to Create Custom Fabric Prints

How to Create Custom Fabric Prints

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It's easier than you think to transform a digital image into yardage.

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Saving Lace: An Interview with Mimi Prober

Saving Lace: An Interview with Mimi Prober

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Designer Mimi Prober’s dresses are a study in reclaiming delicate materials.

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Inside a Splendid Embroidered Vest

Inside a Splendid Embroidered Vest

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Eye Candy Supreme! Every now and then, I come across a piece at a flea market that I have no hope of wearing, but it's so splendid that I can't leave it behind. This is one such piece.

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How to Make Bubble Fabric Trim

How to Make Bubble Fabric Trim

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I found a vintage jacket at the thrift shop recently with this great trim, and decided that I wanted to figure out how to do it.

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Another Way to Make Pleated-Ribbon Trim

Another Way to Make Pleated-Ribbon Trim

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A correspondent recently emailed me with a photo of a trim which she couldn't figure out how to do. In order to spread the wealth, I decided to outline it for you all.

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How to Dye Fabric after Devore

How to Dye Fabric after Devore

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Learn how to dye fabric after burning out designs with this tutorial.  

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Peacock feathers have been used in fashion for decades

Peacock feathers have been used in fashion for decades

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From fabric, to painting, to actual feathers, peacocks have been a design inspiration.

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How to Work with Lace Fabric

How to Work with Lace Fabric

With these skills you will find that lace is versatile, forgiving, and surprisingly easy to sew.

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How to Make Painted Lace

How to Make Painted Lace

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Apply dye with a brush to create multicolored effects on lace.

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A Beautiful Embroidered Beaded Bodice

A Beautiful Embroidered Beaded Bodice

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Check out the complex combination of embroidery found on this beaded bodice.

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An Exquisite Beaded Embroidery Sleeve

An Exquisite Beaded Embroidery Sleeve

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This is an eye-candy post, where you get to see some stellar embroidery examples.

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And the Winner of Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion is...

And the Winner of "Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion" is...

Are you the lucky one to receive a copy of "Robert Capucci Art into Fashion"?

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion"

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You could win this amazing book by leaving a comment.

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Color Correction

Color Correction

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Fashion designer Angela Wolf offers tips for transforming your garments and fabrics with dyes.

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Learn Six Ways to Dress Up Fleece Fabric

Learn Six Ways to Dress Up Fleece Fabric

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Expand your basic skills to embellish your next fleece garment.

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The Work of Weaver Teresa Kennard

The Work of Weaver Teresa Kennard

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Take a look inside the work of this talented weaver.

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Celebrate our countrys birth with red, white, and blue

Celebrate our country's "birth" with red, white, and blue

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Just about every country has a special day to celebrate it's "birth." Do you sew to help celebrate?

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Museum Exhibit: Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty

Museum Exhibit: Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty

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If you can't visit the Metropolitan Museum to see the exhibit, you'll want to visit the Met website.

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