When it comes to projects based in fabric, we tend to have our mind on the finished product. Editor Carol J. Fresia talks of the tales in textiles.
An interview with illustrator Roz Chast about embroidered tapestries and how she brings color and texture to her humorous illustrations.
In this article, learn how to make a polished knit blazer with upgraded techniques to improve looks and longevity.
Heidi Parkes explores storytelling through textiles and hand stitches. Learn how to create a diary quilt like an experienced quilter and teacher.
This version, inspired by some expensive ready-to-wear examples, combines the no-nonsense silhouette of a straight skirt with the texture and visual interest of lace.
Freshen up your wardrobe with tops based on a TNT pattern, then give each new top a focal feature.
The spring season promises joyful colors and a twist on classic separates.
These trouser-style pants or shorts have excellent tailored details.
This sleeveless knit tank top has an asymmetrical angled neckline. Read our full review of the Itch-to-Stitch Sentosa Tank pattern.
Our tester called this ruffle dress as “boho meets ‘Little House on The Prairie.’ ” Read our full review of the Lore Piar Nansu Dress pattern.
A loose-fitting tunic with an asymmetrical fold-over front drape that buttons.
This unstructured jacket doesn't include a lining, doesn't have deep hems, nor ease at the sleeve cap.
These pieces consist of a lined bra top, high-rise shorts, and a high-low skirt. Learn more about the Vogue 1893 pattern.
Batiste, voile, and lawn are delicate woven cottons or cotton blends. They’re known for their comfort and breathability.
In this decorative stitch guide, learn, or review, 5 basic embroidery stitches to get you ready for your next project.
Transparent fabrics have long signaled luxury and status. One such textile was Dhaka muslin, an exceptionally fine, woven cotton material made in Bangladesh.
Here’s how Louise Cutting guides her client's to a better garment fit with fewer major pattern adjustments.
It wouldn’t be hard to imagine that embroidery artist Sue Rangeley inhabits a magical world that she sees, interprets, and re-creates.
Zoe Hong's channel is filled with how-to videos on all aspects of the fashion design business.
Learn how how to make a bound buttonhole. Borrow a chic detail from a midcentury designer uniform.
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