Italy has a rich history filled with fashion and lace. Learn about Italy’s contribution to needle-work lace and work it into your wardrobe to stay on trend with the Spring 2013 runways.
An inside look at the organization and planning behind top runway shows. Hear what it really takes to get a front row seat during Fashion Week and what it says about your social status.
At a blogger event, hosted by The Sewing Studio New York, Portia Makoma gets to sew with some of her favourite New York-based fashion bloggers.
From the intricate designs to the bright colors, embroidery is a large part of the cultural tradition in Kazakhstan. Learn about the history of embroidery in Kazakhstan from Portia Makoma.
Researching how different countries and cultures have contributed to the art of sewing, Portia Makoma discovers the impact sewing has in Kenya.
Researching how different countries and cultures have contributed to the art of sewing, Portia Makoma discovers the sewing machine’s origins are in Switzerland.
Asking “do I need to know how to sew to be a fashion designer”? Find out what is involved in being a fashion designer.