I even sew!! What's are key interchangeable pieces from the brand's latest collection? Wovens and t-shirts. If you could could collaborate with anyone in the fashion industry, who would it be and why? the ones I'm collaborating with now... Rag & Bone and Band of Outsiders they both have...

Thread up your sewing machines and postpone those weekend brunch plans, because our new Colette sewing patternsare just begging to be taken home and made into the dresses of your dreams! We're thrilled to welcome two patterns from indie company Colette Patterns, which was founded in 2008 by...

I have been dying for a sewing machine lately – I really want to learn how to be more crafty. I also want to know how to mend things, make things, create things for our home and stuff. I have done a ton of research and this Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing Machine seems like a fairly good,...

But what I like this producer for is the huge diversity of styles it offers to customers. For Spring 2011 fashion season they have designed such a great variety of shoes that everybody can find something one likes in this collection. There are classic pumps made of chic suede, shoes decorated...

Check out the utility stitches–straight, zigzag, blindhemming, mending and buttonholes, as these are the most frequently used for general sewing. Take some sample fabrics with you and sew on the machine yourself, don't just watch a trained salesperson sew on it. Check the tensions, and the...

to be diverse. "I think sometimes it's important to have diversity, but at the end it's who fits the clothes best, who carries the clothes. Because at the end of the day, we're trying to show the clothes in their best light," he said. "In one season it may be important that it's very...

But first! If you'd like to share your progress with everyone else participating, I've set up a Flickr for the sew-along . Feel free to join in the fun and post images of your fabric, progress, etc. I also made several buttons for you to use on your blog; please save to your own computer...

Better yet, the fabric requirement isn't that great (most sizes average around 3 yards), which means it's perfect for those of us on sewing budgets! I'll be discussing suitable fabric choices later this week, so sit tight for those. Until then, here's the list of supplies to start...

Inspiration from period sources January 13: Sources for fabric January 20: suitable stabilizers January 24: preparing for the muslin January 27: making and fitting the muslin/adjustments January 31: finalizing the pattern + cutting out the fashion fabric February 3: applying stabilizer and...

If so, then maybe it's time you learned to sew. Thanks to the domineering omnipresence of commercially manufactured clothing, sewing your own clothes has become somewhat of an archaic skill. Why bother with the time-consuming effort of making your own clothes, when someone else has already...

 

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