Tag Archives: handmade

Tailoring, Old School

Squeee!  Can hardly wait to see this… http://menoftheclothfilm.com/ May this art never be lost! By the way, this film has a Facebook page you can like here: https://www.facebook.com/MenOfTheClothFilm And in case you were wondering about the terminology used: http://www.thehogtownrake.com/?p=984  

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Cinderella, the Sasenach, and Other Fantasies

Who doesn’t love a ball and a wedding?  Especially fantasy ones… http://tinyurl.com/k8cmvkt Cinderella’s ball gown caught my eye on the billboards, and I’m dying to see the movie.  I was also dying to see the gown’s construction.  It’s interesting that … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks: Professional Sewing Techniques edition

This is a “Not for Beginners” post.  Today we’re working our way through a series of books aimed at demonstrating production sewing techniques.  What we’re looking for here are the kind of shortcuts that are used in garment mass production … Continue reading

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