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19 Essential Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know

19 Essential Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know

There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye fabric.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 8, The Rainway

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 8, "The Rainway"

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Grab your umbrellas as the designers make a splash on the runway.

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NY Fashion Center Fabrics Offers Online Shopping Assistance

NY Fashion Center Fabrics Offers Online Shopping Assistance

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Online fabric retailer NY Fashion Center Fabrics stocks a wide variety of fabric and offers fashion assistance for online customers.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 7, Priceless Runway

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 7, "Priceless Runway"

Diamonds, evening gowns, and a field trip to the MET!

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 6, Rock the Wedding

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 6, "Rock the Wedding"

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No guidelines apply when the designers are asked to make wedding dresses in teams.

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One Month Until Artistry in Fashion

One Month Until "Artistry in Fashion"

The annual designer sale and open house at Cañada College in Redwood City, CA is coming up soon. Get the details here.

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Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette

Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette

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Each season, the Pantone Color Institute tracks global color trends and surveys fashion designers about their use of color. Read more to discover the Fall 2014 color palette.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, The Klum of Doom

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, "The Klum of Doom"

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Heidi needs a red carpet look for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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An Inside Look at Mary Rays Sewing Studio

An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio

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See how one of our contributing editors organizes her space.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, A Suitable Twist

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, "A Suitable Twist"

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Outdated men's suits are transformed into high-fashion designs.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, Welcome to the Future

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, "Welcome to the Future"

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The designers create looks to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marie Claire magazine.

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Costumes of Downton Abbey at the Winterthur Museum

"Costumes of Downton Abbey" at the Winterthur Museum

A fascinating exhibition you won't want to miss, based on the popular PBS series!

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, Unconventional Movie Nite!

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, "Unconventional Movie Nite!"

Designers work in teams to create mini collections.

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Virtual Textile Project Preserves Fabric History

Virtual Textile Project Preserves Fabric History

Digitizing textiles and cataloging them into a database makes the fabrics available to an audience that otherwise would not have access to them or even know they exist.

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How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace

How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace

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There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics.

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Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing

Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing

In Threads #174 (August/September 2014), authors Nick Coman and Chase Wong explain a fascinating way to create random, unique patterns on fabric with ice dyeing. They share a few of their favorite color combinations for ice dyeing in this Web extra.

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Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space

Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space

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Learn a clever way to store fabric with this tip from Threads #174 (August/September 2014).

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Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments

Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments

An costume and textiles expert answers

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More New York Garment District Fabric Shops

More New York Garment District Fabric Shops

If you will visit New York City's Garment District, be sure to check out these fabric shops listed in this web extra from Threads #174 (August/September 2014).

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10 Ways to Sew with Knits

10 Ways to Sew with Knits

Discover some tips and techniques for sewing with knits.

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