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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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Dress Forms Can Be a Sewing Room Essential

Dress Forms Can Be a Sewing Room Essential

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Do you sew using a dress form?

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: The Art of Fashion Draping by Connie Amaden-Crawford

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "The Art of Fashion Draping" by Connie Amaden-Crawford

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You could win this great book!

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Underwear Fashion in Detail

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Underwear Fashion in Detail"

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You could win this fabulous book by leaving simply a comment.

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Custom Pants Pattern Workshops at Your Request

Custom Pants Pattern Workshops at Your Request

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Tailoring expert Joyce Murphy creates custom pants patterns for small groups of sewers around the country, traveling where she’s needed on request.

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How to Drape for a Plus-Size Garment

How to Drape for a Plus-Size Garment

When your measurements go off the charts, draping gives you design freedom.

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Cut-on Gusset

Cut-on Gusset

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This technique from the classic Norfolk jacket provides incredible mobility for your arms while allowing for a closely fitting bodice

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Moving Flare in a Skirt

Moving Flare in a Skirt

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Understanding how fullness is added and arranged in a flare skirt, can give you an understanding of how fitting principles work.

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Lets Get Away

Let's Get Away

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You don’t have to take a slow boat to China to get alone with your muse. Try a sewing retreat, instead.

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Adapt a Bra to Accommodate a Prosthesis

Adapt a Bra to Accommodate a Prosthesis

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Creating a post-mastectomy bra from a purchased garment requires only basic sewing skills and a little attention to detail.

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Choosing Fabric for Plus-Sized Designs

Choosing Fabric for Plus-Sized Designs

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The aesthetics, durability, and comfort of the fiber are the most important criteria to consider when choosing fabric for plus-sized designs.

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The Ease Factor in Pattern-Drafting Software

The Ease Factor in Pattern-Drafting Software

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Selecting the correct amount of ease is critical in drafting a great-fitting pattern.

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Create Couture Lingerie

Create Couture Lingerie

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Delicate fabric and lace, a simple pattern, and fine sewing add up to a couture cami. Alexandra Armillas teaches you how to make one of your own.

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Basket-Weave Coat: the Inside Story

Basket-Weave Coat: the Inside Story

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How do you transform basic basket-weaving into a jacket with a 22-panel lattice? See the pattern and the assembly technique.

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A Figure-Flattering Tee

A Figure-Flattering Tee

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Learn how to make a custom-fit surplice top that elongates the body and slims the waist.

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Drape a Skirt Sloper

Drape a Skirt Sloper

Learn how to turn seams and darts into useful fitting and design tools.

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Sewing Lingerie that Fits: Fitting and Creating Patterns

Sewing Lingerie that Fits: Fitting and Creating Patterns

Simple shapes, lingerie fabrics that stretch, and a lot of built-in roominess make fitting lingerie less of a headache than "serious" garments.

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Grade Your Pants for a Perfect Fit

Grade Your Pants for a Perfect Fit

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If you've succeeded sizing your pattern to make a pair of pants that fit, you can record your changes on these downloadable planning sheets.

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