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Attach Sleeves with a Pearl and Chiffon Embellishment

Attach Sleeves with a Pearl and Chiffon Embellishment

Learn how to replace an armscye seam with a hand-sewn pearl-and-chiffon-braid insertion.

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Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

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Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn.

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How to Pretest Pattern Changes with Minipats

How to Pretest Pattern Changes with "Minipats"

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Audition pattern design changes in miniature to speed the process and save your pattern and fabric.

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Three Creative Edge Finishes

Three Creative Edge Finishes

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Learn how to create three different neckline finishes for a unique look.

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Video: How to Create a Beautiful Lace Top

Video: How to Create a Beautiful Lace Top

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Watch as Threads former Editor Deana Tierney May demonstrates how to create a beautiful and simple lace top.

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Rayon Fabric and Interfacing Placement

Rayon Fabric and Interfacing Placement

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Interfacing is the back bone for garment construction. When placed in the wrong direction, it can make the garment look less than professional.

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Add Gradual Width

Add Gradual Width

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Adjust your pattern for the perfect fit.

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Threads Contributors Share Their Favorite Patterns

Threads Contributors Share Their Favorite Patterns

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Do you have a pattern that you find yourself using again and again? Why do you keep using it?

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Add style and flair with pleats

Add style and flair with pleats

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In a recent 'snoop' shopping trip I was noticing a series of pleats at the waist areas in blouses, shirts, and lightweight jackets.

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How to Form Slotted Seams

How to Form Slotted Seams

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Make a wonderful finish for a center front, center back, or just about any straight or curved seam you want to call attention to.

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