Sewing and Construction

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14 Jun 2011
An Intimate Documentary on the Work of Helen Rodel

Video still from “Estudos MMXI”, 2011. It happens too often that the most authentic fashion stories and behind the scenes...

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31 May 2011
Hook and Bar Closures

Dior Homme, AW11, Paris. A hook and bar fastening is a popular choice for the closure on tailored trousers, skirts...

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30 May 2011
Menswear Details at Dior Homme

Dior Homme, AW11, Paris. It is amazing to consider how separate Dior Homme is within the context of the wider...

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27 May 2011
Pleats, Ruffles and Gathers at Meadham Kirchhoff

Meadham Kirchhoff, SS11, London. With all the minimalist trims it comes as a breath of fresh air to look over...

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25 May 2011
Open-ended zips at Maison Martin Margiela

Maison Martin Margiela, AW11, Paris. In the high end ready-to-wear collections it is quite rare to see a zip hanging...

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24 May 2011
Menswear Details at Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen, AW11, Milan. Menswear is always such an interesting study in detail. There are tiny decisions that are made...

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23 May 2011
Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Waist Tucks

Rodarte, AW11, New York. There are a myriad of ways that you can make fabric mould to the curves of...

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20 May 2011
Painterly Velvet at Erdem

Erdem, AW11, London. For his Autumn-Winter 2011 collection, Erdem Moraglioglu moved his signature florals into more dappled territory with digital...

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17 May 2011
Tailor’s Shears and Rotary Cutters

Tailoring Shears from Niwaki with total length 9". When you have spent hours perfecting and refining a pattern to perfection,...

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16 May 2011
Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Basic Yokes

Calvin Klein, AW11, New York. When patterns are fairly simple, it is usually quite straight forward how individual pattern pieces...

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