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Fashion Institute of Florida

What is Seam Line Ease?

Here at Fashion Institute of South Florida, we are always on the lookout for the best resources that will benefit our students’ education. So when we see something good, we share it! I came across Ms. Alexandra Morgan and her website, In-House Pattern Studio. She wrote an in-depth blog piece, “What is Seam Line Ease?” that I thought would be helpful to our students who are taking our Pattern Making classes....

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Rucht D’Oleo’s Style Week Jamaica Experience

Rucht D’Oleo’s Style Week Jamaica Experience

It was about a month ago when I received an email from the communication coordinator at SAINT International Jamaica, Tashi Barton. I soon learned that Saint International is the lead modeling agency in Jamaica. The email was an informal invite to be a part of the Careers in International Fashion Symposium, one of the many events and activities of Style Week Jamaica, an annual four-day event held in the city...

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Swimwear Fabric Guide

Swimwear Fabric Guide

Many factors play into a perfectly fitted swimsuit. Probably our favorite and most important element is the fabric. Swimwear fabric is the most hardworking textile because it needs to perform and hold up to physical and environmental stresses such as stretch, salt, chlorine and sun exposure. It should also act as a a second skin to the body, hugging the curves while moving with it seamlessly. Keep these tips in mind...

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Meet Kristy Raymond

Meet Kristy Raymond

Is it possible to pursue a career in fashion without any prior experience? This is the very question our former student, Kristy Raymond, had that led her to our school. When she first started shopping around for different ways to learn more about fashion, she could barely set up a sewing machine, let alone design and execute an entire collection. However, she had the determination and passion to pursue her...

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