The amazing quality of the fit, seam finishing's, and craftsmanship of the garments was astonishing. An unusual mixture of peach, rust, burgundy, and black work extremely well together to keep the collection away from the rest of the often cliché eveningwear industry. Any girl would feel like...

A sampling: "They're probs produced by dim-eyed, nimble-fingered toddlers who feed the unending python of flammable black elasticky shit into a mechanized guillotine that simultaneously cuts and seam finishes the tubes with the crummiest serged edge. But they're so easy...They're conflict...

It's a matter of knowing what you want and keeping on eye on quality: is the construction solid? are seams finished well? are plaids matched at the major seams? Another thing to keep in mind, most of us prefer all natural fabrics: cotton, linen, wool. Polyester can make an otherwise wonderful...

The Turnout Yearling boot is manufactured using a single piece of premium leather so the seam finishes at the back of the boot. In addition, they feature a full leather lining and a sewn welt leather sole for extra sturdiness and durability. They are available in chestnut and black and...

Also keep in mind that if you piece your skirt, you'll need to finish the seams. Some materials will need more of a seam finish than others, especially depending on if it's machine washable (such as cotton) or not (silk organza). To determine your yardage requirements: Generally 4 yards...

With right sides together, pin together and sew front side seam to back side seam. Repeat on other side seam. Press open and finish raw edges. (I used my serger, but see my post about seam finishes for other options.) Set aside the bodice for now. On the skirt, apply side seam pockets....

Included in the Arc'teryx Veilance line, the bag is crafted from coated nylon with taped seams, finished in a murdered-out colorway. Made in Canada, the bag features shoulder straps and additional handles for side-carrying, and is fully waterproof. To cop this utilitarian-inspired piece, stop...

How does it feel to have finally finished fitting this garment? Have I converted any of you to the muslin-process or made you want to go screaming into the night? lol. I'm going to go ahead and cut out my fabric this week, and will be back Thursday with a post on seam finishes that would be...

I won't be doing a step-by-step coverage of the construction, but do plan on going over the "big" things like seam finishes, topstitching the bodice to the skirt, inserting the zipper, setting the sleeves, etc. Are there any aspects of the upcoming cutting and sewing that have you scratching...

Made from soft calfskin leather, the boots have an inner zip fastening and a wrapped leather sole, with a raw seam finish. The sole has been handpainted in a contrasting orange colour which matches the leather lining of the boots. Available in sizes 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40, these boots run...

 

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