How to make a dressmaking gown from scratch

We all know how much work it takes to make an elaborate wedding dress.But there are some simple, practical tips to help you do it.1.Pick the right fabricFor a long

Why Colonial Dressmakers Made the Modern Mannequin

Colonial dressmakers were masters of the craft, creating intricate costumes for European aristocrats, who were known to use elaborate costumes to disguise themselves.The mannequins were the workhorses of their day.But

‘Dressmaker exhibition’ at the ACT’s Victoria Museum opens to the public

The dressmaker exhibit at the Victoria Museum in Canberra is being opened to the general public on Saturday.The exhibit features work by a range of designers including Elizabeth Taylor, Frank

Which style of dress is best for an Asian-American?

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is currently conducting an online survey of over 200 people from across the country to get an insight into what people think about Asian-Americans in

Which footballers can you get away with wearing the most expensive shoes?

Dressmakers can be quite fussy when it comes to fitting their models, especially when it’s a model wearing a pair of leather boots.With a $2,500 price tag on the heels,

‘Weird’ doll dolls could help cure obesity, study finds

An Australian study has found that a doll with a specialised eye can help a patient lose weight and has discovered that a specially designed doll is better at detecting

When a wedding dress maker is in business for life

Chicago-based ChloƩ and Sons is one of the biggest players in the wedding dress business.The family-owned company, which is also known as Chloes, was founded in 1908 by its founder,

How to be an independent dressmaker: How to find your niche, find your dream job, and make your dream money

The first step in being an independent fashion designer is finding your niche.And finding your dream career is the next big step.And you might find yourself working as a dressmaker

The Rise of the Professional Dressmaker in America

As American men become increasingly comfortable with wearing pants and jeans and more women wear dresses and skirts, the fashion industry has evolved in a way that has made it

How to get into dressmaking in the UK

Dressmaking is a skill that is often overlooked by students.Many are still unaware that there is a wide range of skills and skillsets available, and that it is not just