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Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses.

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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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Pleat to Measure

Pleat to Measure

Ingenious ways to calculate yardage and folds.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Bark Coat is Finished

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished

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After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat.

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Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

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Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket.

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Make a Removable Button Strip

Make a Removable Button Strip

Put your delicate closures on a removable band.

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Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

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Learn to apply this pretty lace detail in three easy steps.

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How to Hand-Hemstitch

How to Hand-Hemstitch

Add openwork details without cutting fabric.

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Apply Hemstitching to a Garment

Apply Hemstitching to a Garment

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Applying a hemstitched design to a garment takes a little forethought and planning, but it's not difficult.

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Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Delicately detain wayward straps, linings, and more.

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4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

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Learn how to make perfect bias tubes, a very handy technique for embellishment and for garment structure.

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Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

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Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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SewStylishs Party Dresses Issue is Here!

SewStylish's Party Dresses Issue is Here!

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See what's inside this exciting new issue.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Jordan Newhouse.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Erin Lyon Seidl.

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Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

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Upgrade your shirts by indulging in fine finishing details. Learn how by reading this article.

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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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How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

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Add dimension to your next garment with this vintage technique.

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