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Have you ever wondered how women got hold of dresses before the rise of ready-to-wear hit our shops? If they werent adept at dressmaking themselves then they would have employed a dressmaker to do it for them. These dressmakers would copy the latest fashions from Paris or London which they would get from paper pictures […]

If you’re fairly new to making your own clothes then choosing fabric for clothes is the most important first step in sewing a garment. Picking the wrong choice can mean a very unsuccessful and frustrating project which might put you off future projects. Fortunately, there are usually a few right fabric options for any pattern, […]

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Rebates are coming to an end, the new season invades all stores but now is the perfect time to find bargains. Zara has always been very loyal to sales periods so tomorrow will end discounts and with them the opportunity to make us in clothes that can take advantage of the last days of summer […]

Bikinis have been here so long that it’s hard to imagine not having them in our selection of swimsuits. Even historians will tell you that the Romans celebrated this style with illustrations of Roman women wearing garments that looked like bikinis when they competed in athletic events. It was a French engineer Louis Rard who […]