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Runway Show to Feature Marist College Students' Best Creations Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger Video: Quick Tip for Clipping Short Threads Pattern Roundup: Summer 2017 Shorts and Skirts

Runway Show to Feature Marist College Students' Best Creations

The 31st annual Silver Needle Runway Show on May 5 spotlights the work of student fashion designers.

Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 31, for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $700!

Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger

If you own a serger whose dials are not labeled or are faded, use this tip instead of being at the mercy of your manual.

Video: Quick Tip for Clipping Short Threads

Conquer your fear of thread clipping with this quick tip.

Pattern Roundup: Summer 2017 Shorts and Skirts

This summer, let New Look and Simplicity inspire you to try something new.

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Video - Fitting: Key Pattern Adjustments The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Video - Fitting: Key Pattern Adjustments

In this video, Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam walks you through two important pattern alterations that can simplify the fitting process.

The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

Sew a couture closure that is always discreet.

Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam

Smooth your silhouette by moving the center-back zipper to the side seam.

Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams

Garments with dropped shoulders may experience stress at some points. For this reason, you may benefit from reinforcing them.

Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Learn to make flowing, draped garments that flatter the body.

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