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Video: How to Attach an All-in-One Facing

Video: How to Attach an All-in-One Facing

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Discover two methods for installing a facing that finishes the neckline and armhole.

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Video: Install a Folded Nylon-Coil Zipper

Video: Install a Folded Nylon-Coil Zipper

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This zipper technique is useful in bag and garment applications. We also demonstrate something unique about nylon-coil zipper teeth: They work in either direction.

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Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

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Learn how to serge seam allowances with this quick video tutorial.

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Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

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Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability to your hand-sewing thread.

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Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

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This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable.

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Video: How to True Seams

Video: How to True Seams

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When you're making pattern changes, you will need to true seams to ensure that all the pieces fit together perfectly. We've got some tips on how to do that from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing

Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing

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Threads author Nick Coman demonstrates an easy-to-sew technique for inserting an elastic waistband without a casing. This method helps the waistband lie smoothly against the body, and it produces bulk-free results.

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Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham

Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham

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Watch to learn how to create a beautiful pleated trim from petersham ribbon.

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Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve

Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve

Learn how easy it is to make petersham follow a curve. It is a great way to stabilize curved necklines, hems, and waistlines.

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Video: Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder

Video: Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder

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Watch to learn an expert's method for fitting a sleeve.

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Video: An Expert Tip for Working with Multiple Threads

Video: An Expert Tip for Working with Multiple Threads

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THREADS author Ruth Ciemnoczolowski demonstrates a handy technique for working with multiple threads when hand sewing. This tip is especially helpful if you are sewing on buttons.

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Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle

Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle

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Learn how to set up your sewing machine to use a twin needle.

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Video: Fine Tune the Shape with Darts

Video: Fine Tune the Shape with Darts

Darts are a powerful asset that will allow you to create the exact shape you want in a garment. Learn more in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

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Pattern designer Andrea Schewe demonstrates three ways to modify sleeves for better mobility. She walks you through the pattern work and shows you exactly how to achieve your desired results.

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Video: Make a Test Garment

Video: Make a Test Garment

A test garment is worth the extra effort. Here is some advice for when you're making one, from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2015

10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2015

This collection puts the 10 most-viewed instructional sewing videos from 2015 in one place. Kick off 2016 by supplementing your sewing arsenal with these technique how-tos.

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Video: Fit the Circumference - Resources

Video: Fit the Circumference - Resources

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Fitting for a circumference is a more complicated topic than basic fitting. Watch this Teach Yourself to Sew video tutorial from Season 5 for some resources to help you with circumference.

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Video: Get the Fit You Want

Video: Get the Fit You Want

It's unlikely a pattern's length will be perfect for you right off the shelf. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how to alter a pattern's length.

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Video: A Look at Dress Forms

Video: A Look at Dress Forms

A dress form is an invaluable tool, but to customize it to your fit, consider modifying a standard dress form or making your own. Watch to learn about the different types of dress forms and their benefits.

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Video: How to Use a Tailors Board

Video: How to Use a Tailor's Board

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Many professionals use a tailor's board to achieve crisp, well-pressed garments. Learn the various ways to use this specialized tool for better pressing.

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