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An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

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Couture expert Claire Shaeffer offers an exclusive look at the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute.

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Make a Fortuny Envelope Jewelry Bag

Make a Fortuny Envelope Jewelry Bag

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I was called upon to create some jewelry bags from Fortuny fabric, and here are the results. The patternwork outlined will help you to design any size bag you need.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - Finale: New York State of Mind

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - "Finale: New York State of Mind"

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Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge.

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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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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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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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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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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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9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags

9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags

Find the perfect bag for you in this collection of nine tutorials.

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Project Runway Junior: Episode 4, A Very Special Guest

Project Runway Junior: Episode 4, "A Very Special Guest"

FLOTUS challenges the designers to create a look for the modern girl-on-the-go, to promote education for girls

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Project Runway: Junior: Episode 2, An Unconventional Car Wash

Project Runway: Junior: Episode 2, "An Unconventional Car Wash"

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The results are impressive when the designers tackle their first unconventional materials challenge.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

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This is the first in a three-part blog series documenting how I made a Gladstone bag out of Fortuny fabric, from a vintage model.

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[Closed] 2015 Threads Halloween Costume Contest Sponsored by OttLite

[Closed] 2015 Threads Halloween Costume Contest Sponsored by OttLite

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Enter your home-sewn costumes into our Halloween costume gallery, and you could win a prize package worth more than $300 from OttLite and Threads. Hurry, contest ends November 3!

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DIY Project: Falling Leaves Necklace

DIY Project: Falling Leaves Necklace

Learn how turn fabric scraps into a statement accessory.

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