Leisure dresses to wear for your every day needs

Fashion Highlight: Dresses We Can Wear Everyday

Women are passionate about clothes. They are dreamy of wearing fashionable outfits to achieve their desired look. It is a given fact that most women love to dress up. They love to wear different kinds of clothes from shirts, jeans, shorts, blouses to dresses and many more. When it comes to dresses, some women love to wear those with superfluous designs while some like to keep it simple and casual. Other women also like to take it easy and slip into relaxed comfort with leisure dresses during th...

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The Different Strategies in Making Sewing Purse

The Different Strategies in Sewing Purse

  • November 18, 2015
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

Well, there’s a lot of way for you to sewawesome purse. It’s not only convenient to carry, but you might also be so proud using one that you originally created. So, if this suits you, read below so you can learn some tips and helpful guides for your sewing career. If you are looking to have a new purse, replace your hand bags, or get rid of your old wallets, this design and method that we are going to present to you would actually help you to make those handy things that you’ve been lookin...

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Velour Fabric: History and How It Became Popular

Velour Fabric: History and How It Became Popular

Velour Fabric has numerous theories about where it originated, but most people agree that it first came somewhere in the Far East and was carried along the legendary Silk route by Arabs to Europe. Velour or “velours,” which is a French word for velvet, and, like velvet, velour is like woven by a special process with looped threads that are cut to form a pile, or textured surface, the difference of velour to velvet is the fabric form which it is woven. While velvet is most often made ...

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The Rich and Deep History of Gabardine Fabric

The Rich and Deep History of Gabardine Fabric

A very long time ago at 1879 a man named Thomas Burberry, the founder of the Burberry fashion house in Basingstoke, has invented the Garbardine Fabric. It was made of an original fabric and waterproofed clothing. It was tightly woven and water-repellant, but more comfortable than rubberized fabrics. The word “gabardine” has been used to refer to a “dress” or “a covering” since the 1590s. Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats,...

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The History of Lace Fabric and How It Is Made

History of Lace Fabric and How It's Made

Lace has long been a treasured decorative element for fashion, especially bridal fashion. Cherished for its delicate workmanship and airy patterns, lace has been worn as an adornment since the 15th Century. This is a look at the history of lace, its origins, different forms, and its use in wedding fashions. (Picture from www.globaltextiles.com) There is some dispute over whether Italy or Flanders can lay claim to the invention of needle lace in the 15th Century. It is certain that bobbin lace wa...

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Sewing Fabric: Taking Care of Cashmere Clothes

Sewing Fabric: Taking Care of Cashmere Clothes

  • November 03, 2015
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  • Dresses, Sewing Fabrics

How to choose cashmere sweaters? Generally speaking, your finger is the best tool to check. A good cashmere sweater should feel hefty and substantial, even if it is a lightweight garment. Density, Loosely knit, limp fabric is the hallmark of a cheaply made sweater. Pull the sides of the sweater apart and then let them go. The sweater should snap back to its original shape. Texture: Finer cashmere is softer and therefore more expensive than coarser cashmere. Feel the sweater with your fingertips,...

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Sewing Terms Basic Glossary for Every Beginner

A List of Sewing Basic Terms

So! You finally decided to hop on the sewing hobby. Welcome and here is a quick glossary of terms that may come handy as you go further into your love for sewing. For some, some of these terms may already be considered as a refresher and that's no problem, as well.Here we go.. Fabric Grain Sure we all know that kind of fabrics that we want to work with, but knowing about fabric gain will benefit how neat a sewing project will be. These are the tiny lines of fiber that criss-cross in the entire...

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All You Need to Understand About Double Weave

Double Weave: All You Need to Understand About This Pattern

Are you new to sewing and stuff? Well, you have probably seen double weave fabrics but know so little about it. This fabric is a family of weave styles in which the face of the fabric is efficiently detached from the back; however, at specific interlacing, each of its side maintains enough structural integrity. This makes double weave fabrics different from others. Matelassés and tubular fabrics are the best examples and are encountered in both decorative and utilitarian roles. Naturally,...

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Learning the art of sewing drape skirts and dresses

My Next Sewing Challenge: Drapes

I've always thought that drape outfits are one of the easiest to sew, simply because from the way it looks, it seems like it does not require much stitching detail. I was so wrong. Those pretty drape dresses can actually be a product of some meticulous sewing process. Reminds me not to underestimate any piece of clothing, anymore. The first time I tried to make a drape skirt from a borrowed pattern, I ended up being frustrated with myself. Though I'm not really that seasoned compared to some of ...

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Different Sewing Threads For Those Who Love to Sew

Sewing Threads For Those Who Love to Sew

Thread or sewing thread, as called in English, is really essential once you plan to start sewing. If most people generally think that sewing machine and fabric are the foremost important, remember that thread is what holds it all together. This does not mean that sewing is more vital than any other elements – it’s not. It is the sum of all parts that give you the perfect result in the end. If you spend thousands buying the right serger or sewing machine and hundreds on fabric, then why o...

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