Make a garter by measuring and cutting the fabric, sewing the fabric together, and adding elastic. A garter is a simple way to add a homemade touch to a wedding or other formal dress. A garter requires a strong ribbon, l... More »

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The purpose of the wedding garter has changed throughout time. For the modern bride, the purpose of the wedding garter is just another traditional wedding practice. More »

The functional purpose of garter belts is to hold up ladies' stockings. They may also be used as a matter of style. More »

Depending on the style, a garter belt is worn at the waist, or slightly lower on the hips. Some styles are simple bands of lace and elastic, worn with a separate panty, while others include a built-in panty in addition t... More »

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The functional purpose of garter belts is to hold up ladies' stockings. They may also be used as a matter of style. More »

Tips for creating clothing include keeping a sketchbook handy at all times, experimenting with different materials and buying fabric from wholesale resources. If the intention is to create a clothing line to sell, it is ... More »

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Sherpa, a heavyweight fabric most often used to line coats and other outerwear, has a dense pile and a fluffy texture reminiscent of wool. While most commercially available sherpa fabrics are a synthetic blend of acrylic... More »