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Conservative Fashion for Women in Politics

Political convention choices of Sarah Palin, Ann Romney, Michelle Obama and Janna Ryan

A 2010 article in the New York Times about female political candidate fashion still applies to the upcoming November 2012 election campaigns. Titled "The Fashion Conservatives," the article dissects fashion trends among female candidates during recent elections in the United States.

Sewing Pattern Paper Discussion

The Sewing Pattern Paper Overview generated discussion among several industry patternmakers. To preserve those comments with valuable information, they are reprinted here.

Sewing Pattern Paper Overview

Samples of sewing pattern paper

This article provides an overview of the types of paper most commonly used for sewing patterns, from patterns made by hand, to patterns printed by large format office printers, to patterns printed by offset presses on jumbo tissue reels. Hopefully, this information which took weeks of research to compile will provide a head start for anyone seeking paper for a variety of sewing pattern applications.


New Clothing Reviews

Lauren James Bridal Formal

Advertising as Utah's largest bridal and formal store with two locations in Orem and St. George, this company set up an online ordering...

The Perfect White Dress

This manufacturer of long-sleeved, ankle-length white dresses offers a few classic styles that may be used for casual weddings or any...

Tulle and Lace

Tulle and Lace is a modest formal gown rental shop in New York City that showcases its inventory on its Facebook page. Even if you live...

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