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Pad a Dress Form to Your True Body Shape Four Prize Giveaway Winner! Documentary on the Tailor's Trade to be Screened in NYC American Sewing Guild Heads to San Diego Check Out the Latest Sewing DVDs by Threads

Pad a Dress Form to Your True Body Shape

Dress forms have lovely, firm shapes, with perfectly lifted breasts--which is wonderful if you have a similar build. However, they are not like “real” bodies, especially if you have any extra body weight. Learn how you can customize your dress form with household objects.

Four Prize Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to this week's giveaway winner!

Documentary on the Tailor's Trade to be Screened in NYC

There will be a theatrical screening of the documentary "Men of the Cloth," which explores the vanishing craft of the tailor's trade, on May 20, 2015, in New York City.

American Sewing Guild Heads to San Diego

The annual American Sewing Guild Conference this year takes place in San Diego, California, July 16-20, at the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center.

Check Out the Latest Sewing DVDs by Threads

Here is a roundup of the latest Threads DVDs. These videos cover topics ranging from tailoring to fitting techniques. There is sure to be one perfect for your needs.

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How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit Easy-to-Make Pajamas How to Make Slippers Cotton Twill Origami Top How to Buy the Right Pattern Size

How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit

Adjust a pattern in quadrants for accurate results.

Easy-to-Make Pajamas

Quick and simple, it’ll be a breeze to sew a pair of these pajama pants for every member of the family.

How to Make Slippers

These cozy warmers give new meaning to the term “happy feet.”

Cotton Twill Origami Top

The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape.

How to Buy the Right Pattern Size

For some, purchasing patterns can be overwhelming - how do you choose the right size? We'll show you how in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5.

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