Customized Garments from 3rd Rail

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Over the years we’ve heard from many up-and-coming designers who want to start their own clothing line featuring their pattern designs but don’t know where to turn for…

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Children’s Trends: Tutti Fruit

Monday, June 30, 2014
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*Post by Claire Carey. Image credits (clockwise from top left): Boden, Esprit, Scotch & Soda, Soft Gallery, Indikidual, Zu, Juju bunny shop, Bouffants and Broken Hearts, Juju bunny shop.   Pattern on right by Claire Carey Each month…

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Product Feature: Sarah Joy

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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British textile designer Sarah Joy Frost is a Textile Design degree graduate and is currently enrolled as a Postgraduate at Nottingham Trent University studying Textile Innovation. She is…

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Featured Designer: Charlotte Linton

Friday, May 31, 2013
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In yesterday’s Sellable Sketch chat a student asked how she could stay inspired and create truly original patterns. “My work looks like everyone else’s…” My answer was to…

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Featured Designer: Belinda Crossley of Brkich

Friday, April 26, 2013
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As businesses grow it is often difficult to find the right balance between staying involved in the process and letting go of certain tasks. Outsourcing aspects of one’s…

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Mario Troise and The Hermès Scarf

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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Mario Troise specializes in product and brand development, and recently published a short video showing some of the process behind the famous Hermès scarves. This video showcases the…

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Featured Designer: Sara Gunderson

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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Today we are excited to feature some gorgeous prints by freelance CAD artist, Sara Gunderson. Sara studied Fashion Design at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, but…

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Behind the scenes at milleneufcentquatrevingtquatre

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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– Interview by Chelsea Densmore Today we are excited to share an interview with Amélie Charroin and Marie Colin-Madan, the design duo behind the French scarf label milleneufcentquatrevingtquatre. Amélie…

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Tannhauser & Noé & Zoë

Friday, April 5, 2013
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Since I am now obsessed with children’s clothing, I was extra excited when Tannhauser sent over these images of their recent collaboration with Noé & Zoë. The perfectly…

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Matthew Williamson Fall ’13

Monday, February 18, 2013
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*images via vogue.com I am so excited to see some new print trends emerging on the Fall ’13 runway! I love moody, textural prints, but it is about…

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