Wedding Gown Guide: For Savvy Chicks Who May Sew Their Own

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Is anyone getting married any time soon? Are you making your gown? If so, read on and check out these brand new sewing patterns for wedding gowns!

12 Ways to do a Wrap Skirt

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Beginners pay attention: If you want a sewing project you can pull of with flying colors, try this brand new wrap skirt pattern— it’s easy to sew and fun to wear. Read on to get inspired and see how top designers personalize their wrap skirts…

Comment To Win: ReSew

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Loving our Project of the Week today? Comment to win your very own copy of ReSew!

Own It: 5 Fun Sewing Projects for Different Fashion Personalities

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The Artist: When I lived in Mexico, I fell in love with the indigenous Huichol people and their artwork. They would press tiny, colorful plastic beads into wax, completely covering the shape of a jaguar head or skull shape. They would dress in vibrant colors too. I’ve longed to incorporate their work into fashion…

Safari Look: In or Out?

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Today we released 12 brand new patterns that you may love or hate— Tell us what you think about Safari looks? Are they in or out?

Over 25 Capes + Patterns To Make One!

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Who doesn’t love to make a dramatic entrance in a flowing cape? If you’re unsure about fitting a cape into your wardrobe, read on, you may fall in love!

Pictured above: Lindsey Thornburg’s Pendleton Mini Cloak Jackets.

5 New Basic Patterns + How to Embellish Them

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The five new patterns featured in this article are simple yet elegant, chic and understated. They are perfect patterns for beginners, but experts could be equally inspired to embellish them further, like all of my examples featured within this article. Read on to see them all!

The Official Preppy Handbook (for fashion) + 10 Preppy Patterns

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I grew up on Cape Cod, an island of Massachusetts, deep in the throes of an extremely prevalent preppy subculture. Derived from the word preparatory, prep or preppy describes the mannerisms, etiquette, education, speech patterns, and most importantly, the dress of certain North Eastern teenagers. The preppy style originated in the 1950s and still holds strong today. This post features 10 new patterns showcasing preppy designs from the earlier years of the prep (the 60s!). Read on and check out these versatile sewing patterns!

From The Runway To Your Wardrobe

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London fashion week has officially kicked off and it’s about time! I excitedly await the European collections every season, as many of my favorite design houses are across the Atlantic. See some of my favorite looks and get some new pattern downloads to match! Pictured above is a fun new collection by Holly Fulton.

10 New Patterns + Looks to Inspire Them

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There are certain patterns that are just classics— from them you can build a wardrobe you could hold on to for decades. A bustier, a pencil skirt and a cropped jacket make for a fun retro look, and by changing the fabrics, you can update these classic silhouettes so easily. Read on to see them all!

10 New Patterns That Are Oh So Chic!

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Are you into romantic, flirty designs with vintage looking yokes and soft lines? If so, you’re in luck, meet 10 of our newest pattern additions.

Wardrobe Staples + 3 New Patterns

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When I lived in Florence my Italian friends taught me something very interesting about Italian women. No, not about “La Bella Figura”, that was in Fashion 101, but that most Italian women shop very little, and own just a few designer items that they wear them over and over again. Pictured above: W magazine fashion spread images; romantic fabric swatches.

What's Your Take On Plaid?

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What are your thoughts on plaid (or tartan)— one of the most popular and classic woven textiles in the world? (Pictured above: Missoni, Sonia Rykiel and Versus)

Harem Pants and Jersey Looks: 5 New Patterns

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Grab some jersey or a knit fabric and dive into one of these great new sewing projects! See them all here.

Faux Real: 4 Must Have Patterns for Faux Fur

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Whether you’re faux or against it, fur is everywhere. Real or fake, people are bundling up in the stuff and we’ve got 4 new patterns designed especially for fur— faux or real. Check them out!

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