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Revisit Retro Details

Photo: Sloan Howard

Susan Khalje came across an ensemble that was a perfect example of how even simple garments can offer a perfect canvas which to apply several clever and well-thought-out techniques. The outfit, made in the 1960s, consists of a straight skirt, a coat, and a sleeveless shift with a tie belt.

Explore the details of these retro garments, and learn techniques for tying knots with padded cord, and how to finish a bound buttonhole.

From Threads #136

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