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Q&A: How to Fit Without a Helper

Q&A: How to Fit Without a Helper

Fitting yourself seems daunting without a partner - but this expert Q&A will show you how.

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How to Fix Fit with Tucks

How to Fix Fit with Tucks

Decorative folds reduce a garment’s length or width.

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Layer Your Way to Pattern Adjustment Success

Layer Your Way to Pattern Adjustment Success

There is more than one way to adjust a pattern; some messier than others. The Joyce Simons Murphy, JSM, way is clean, easy to learn, and precise.

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How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support

How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support

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Rescue your strapless dresses and tops to get the support you need with these five techniques in this web extra from "Party Dresses" (Winter 2014).

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A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers

A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers

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The Curvy Sewing Collective is on a mission to raise the visibility of plus-size and curve-endowed sewers in the sewing community, while celebrating the confidence sewing can give curvy women.

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Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation.

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Interview with Designer Joi Mahon and Giveaway

Interview with Designer Joi Mahon and Giveaway

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Get to know designer Joi Mahon in an exclusive interview with "Threads." We're also giving away a copy her all-new book "Create the Perfect Fit" and two of her new McCall's patterns.

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13 Essential Fitting Tips & Tricks

13 Essential Fitting Tips & Tricks

Learn how to get great-looking garments with these 13 fitting techniques and tricks.

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Self-Fit Your Pants

Self-Fit Your Pants

Learn how to take the right measures on your own with these simple steps — no assistant required.

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7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form

7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form

Making your very own personalized dress form will make fitting a breeze. Try these techniques and see which one you like best.

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How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

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This—and other mysteries of fit—resolved.

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Sewing Tip: The ABCs of Fitting

Sewing Tip: The ABCs of Fitting

This nifty tip will help you remember an essential rule of fitting.

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The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 171!

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Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

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There are reasons to press darts in various ways. Find out which way will work best for you.

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Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder

Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder

Adjust your patterns to match your posture.

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How to Make the Perfect Wrap Dress

How to Make the Perfect Wrap Dress

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Learn how to make it fit and flatter your figure.

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A New Way to Fit Trousers

A New Way to Fit Trousers

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Sew a sample pair to determine accurate adjustments.

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The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

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Understand their relationship for a precise fit.

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The Winner of Garment Construction is...

The Winner of "Garment Construction" is...

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Congratulations to Qnypplan for winning "Garment Construction" in our latest book giveaway!

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Garment Construction Book Giveaway

"Garment Construction" Book Giveaway

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Enter for a chance to win a copy of "Garment Construction!"

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