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Playing dress up is a childhood pastime that is still just as fun now as it was then. But costume making has evolved since the days of fashioning capes out of bin bags and applying blotchy face paint. The Cosplay that we know today is a giant subculture and community where TV/film/gaming/comic book fans take fancy dress to the next level, and then […]

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velvet fabric

Velvet: once the material embodiment of luxury, now relatively commonplace. How did society’s perception of velvet change so dramatically… and what makes velvet expensive or cheap? What is velvet made of? Are there different types of velvet? Read on… and you’ll find out. How Is Velvet Made? The Weaving Process Velvet refers to a type […]