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Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

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

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Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Sew gear that really works out.

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Great Patterns for Double Gauze

Great Patterns for Double Gauze

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Meet some designs that are perfect for this lightweight, airy fabric.

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Sewing With Saris

Sewing With Saris

Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles.

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21 Fabric Tips and Tricks

21 Fabric Tips and Tricks

There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye fabric.

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Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful

Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful

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If your fabric preparation or dyeing adventures end in disaster—dye bleeds or patchy saturation—the project doesn’t have to result in tears. Approach the solution creatively.

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Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim

Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim

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If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully.

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How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

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My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread.

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Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks

Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks

Give this method for marking fabric a try for a bold mark that is easily removed.

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Creative Garments Made With Wool

Creative Garments Made With Wool

Skillful design and construction win the day.

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Kenneth D. Kings Print Mixing Principles

Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles

A proven formula for stylish combinations.

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Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing

Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing

Learn how to add stability to lightweight fabrics with three interfacing techniques.

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Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing

Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing

Interfacing stabilizes lightweight fabrics, but sometimes it shows through the fabric. Self-fabric interfacing can prevent this problem.

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Sourcing Scuba Knit

Sourcing Scuba Knit

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Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options!

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Dive Into Scuba Knits

Dive Into Scuba Knits

Sew with neoprene’s high-style alternative.

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These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You

These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You

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If you can't keep your stash straight in your head, it might be time to get one of these apps.

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Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints

Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints

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Respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting share her insider secrets for precisely matching prints. Watch this free video tutorial from Industry Insider Techniques Volume 6.

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Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits

Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits

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Learn about the disappearance of Frostline Kits.

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Tame Fabrics With Tissue Paper

Tame Fabrics With Tissue Paper

Sew with a tear-away layer

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The Complete Guide to Linen

The Complete Guide to Linen

Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric.

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