Shopping for Clothes The Green Way

Shopping for Clothes The Green Way

For the most part, new clothing creates a huge burden on the environment due to the chemicals used to create the fabric and clean the fabric. Because of this, the more you can buy used items and those made sustainably the better for the environment. If you want to...
HIP HOP FASHION

HIP HOP FASHION

Beginning in the 1970s Hip Hop fashion has gone from a fringe interest group to one of the faster moving fashion trends in the United States. The greatest concentration of such fashions tends to be along the coasts and in the south. Hip Hop fashion is claimed to have...
The Rise of Social Conscience in Art Inspired Fashion

The Rise of Social Conscience in Art Inspired Fashion

Art can be a means of reconstructing experiences, communicating emotions or echoing the sentiments of individuals or the masses. From the ancient to the modern, artistic works have run the table from simple observations on life to biting social commentary. Art can be...
Embroidery 101 an Overview and History

Embroidery 101 an Overview and History

The art of embroidery has been practiced in one form or another throughout the ages.  Embroidery is simply defined as thread embellishment on cloth.  Practically as long as there has existed cloth, there has existed embroidery.   Some of the most...
Sewing 101 – Just the Basics

Sewing 101 – Just the Basics

It is always fun to learn a new skill or craft.  In the case of sewing, it can be both a household skill and a fun craft at the same time.  The term “sewing” can encompass anything from simple repairs to full-blown projects such as clothing and household textiles. ...