Here are just some fashion sewing resources you may be interested in exploring.
How to make a jacket from a Pashima Scarf. Recently, a neighborhood group meeting was dedicated to learning about making a jacket from a Pashima Scarf. Details are posted on the Quality Sewing Center's web site here:
EmmaOneSock is a wonderful resource for current, top-quality designer fashion fabrics.
In addition to selling fabrics for sewing tutorials and other great information. Check out these links.
Sewing tutorials: http://emmaonesock.com/guides/index.asp
Sewing guides 2004-2009: http://www.emmaonesock.com/guides/indexarchive.asp