Category Archives: Fashion

Exclusive Q&A with Under the Gunn designer Stephanie O.!

Here at the Sew News office, we are very devoted fans of Project Runway mentor and fashion expert Tim Gunn. In fact, Editor-in-chief Ellen and I have been trading our favorite “Tim-isms” and comparing notes about the previous night’s PR … Continue reading

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Is it fashion or costume?

I saw this new emerging fashion designer on the website Muuse.com.  Tilda Bay Kristofferson’s latest collection was reviewed as “…impressively dramatic and atmospheric [finding] inspiration in poetry, darkness and a strong, feminine woman.” Unfortunately, I’m unable to view the collection first … Continue reading

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Have you been altered by your sewing machine?

I’ve been sewing for a long time, 2nd grade is when I started and then dropped it in high school ’cause it was ‘dorky’. Then took it up when I started working for theatrical costume shops. I come from a … Continue reading

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Summer Style – Shorts

Fortunately for those of us that know how to sew we are not relegated to wearing short shorts, Daisy Dukes, itty-bitty barely-there summer wear.  These short looks on the runway this year are all about structure, a bit of coverage … Continue reading

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Adding to your summer wardrobe: The Tunic

This lovely woman is rocking the internet on blogs and Pinterest  but there isn’t much detail about who she is.  However, we can surmise that she wears this tunic with a certain bit of style and wonderful flair, no?  I … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Fashions – Get your Derby On!

The Kentucky Derby will be here May 3-4!   The two greatest minutes in sports!  After you see the ponies race down the track the real sport of people watching begins.  Every woman can dress like a Southern Belle with … Continue reading

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Passion for Fashion from Vanessa Walilko

Last weekend Ellen March, our editor-in-chief, judged the Passion for Fashion show at the American Sewing Expo. 12 contestants were given a mystery theme and $100 to purchase supplies from the expo floor. They then had roughly 36 hours to … Continue reading

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