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Self-Drafted Sheer Kimono

Self-Drafted Sheer Kimono

I love the way this kimono dresses up a basic tee or tank and jeans! It began its life as the end of a bolt of sheer woven poly at a local fabric store. I fell in love and bought it - but then what...

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Sandras Creations 2

Sandra's Creations 2

This was from left over material that I love the flowy feel of.  It is Navy and white 1 cm spots.  The back is a cross over Shoe String which I dont have a photo of sadly and shearing elastic to...

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Sandras Creations

Sandra's Creations

This was a photograph i took off a tv commercial for deodorant,  it was promoting that it will not leave white marks on black.  I made this fully lined and the back is reversed so it is from all...

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Striking Details from the Marist Silver Needle Runway & Awards Show

Striking Details from the Marist Silver Needle Runway & Awards Show

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Fashion students' runway designs featured memorable elements.

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Fashion from the 89th Annual Academy Awards

Fashion from the 89th Annual Academy Awards

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See the latest red-carpet trends from the 2017 night at the Oscars.

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A Look At the Exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

A Look At the Exhibition, "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion"

Claire Shaeffer explores "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion" and shares detailed images from this fabulous exhibition.

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58th Inaugural Ball Fashion

58th Inaugural Ball Fashion

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Take a look at the gowns worn by First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence and discover whose dress was created by ASDP members.

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Fashion from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Fashion from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

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In case you missed it, here are some of the daytime fashions from the 2017 presidential inauguration.

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Living Dolls

Living Dolls

My girls wanted to be dolls for Halloween this year and we found Simplicity 1300 that looked like it would be perfect. Using patters is always a challenge with fitting my daughters because their bust...

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Christine Daae from Phantom of the Opera

Christine Daae from Phantom of the Opera

My daughter has had a sudden interest in Phantom of the Opera and decided that the outfit that Christine Daae wears while singing Point of No Return fit her personality the best. For the skirt, we...

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Jace Beleren from Magic the Gathering card game

Jace Beleren from Magic the Gathering card game

  My children show me pictures of what they want for Halloween costumes and I endeavor to make it as accurate as possible.  In this case, my son gave me a picture of Jace Beleren from the game...

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Fashion from the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Fashion from the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Browse through some of our favorite looks, and find out what trends graced the red carpet at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards.

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Tie-Dye Fleece Meets Velvet Coat

Tie-Dye Fleece Meets Velvet Coat

A world of choices allows the home sewer to make it her way--and that's the best reason of all to sew. Dianne M. Wojnarowski of Buffalo, New York, taught herself at age 11 to use the sewing machine...

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Gene Simmons Demon Project

Gene Simmons Demon Project

After thoroughly studying Gene Simmons's 1976 Demon Costume, the very first thing I did was draw and cut some patterns for every piece of armor the boots and codpiece and try them on my...

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Classic Scrub Shirt

Classic Scrub Shirt

When the doctors in "M*A*S*H" weren't in scrubs, they often wore Hawaiian shirts. One day, these images merged: I saw in my mind's eye a scrub shirt made of Hawaiian fabric, with classic 1" wide...

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The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

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Browse through some of The Threads' staff favorite looks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday, May 4.

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How to Sew for Your Closet Orphans

How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"

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The shoes fit...but what do you pair them with? Sometimes a beloved but hard-to-work-with accessory is the best inspiration for a sewing adventure.

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Book review: Women in Clothes

Book review: Women in Clothes

How does fashion define, dictate, or declare who you are?

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Cardigan sliced knit

Cardigan sliced knit

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I have seen many examples of this technique using upcycled t-shirts and have always wanted to apply this method of embellishment only with new material. This is Kwik Sew pattern 2759. The slices were...

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Get Inspired with Fashions from 72nd Annual Golden Globes!

Get Inspired with Fashions from 72nd Annual Golden Globes!

Take a look at the hottest trends from the 2015 Golden Globes Award Show to get inspired with your future sewing creations.

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