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A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers

A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers

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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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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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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Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet

Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet

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Print out this handy worksheet to record armscye and sleeve-cap dimensions.

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Instant Fit Check

Instant Fit Check

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Trace your shoulder slope onto the back of your cutting mat to keep it handy when adjusting new patterns.

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Announcing Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King!

Announcing Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King!

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Our new DVD series, Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King, is now available in our online store!

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The Winner of The Art of Fashion Draping is...

The Winner of "The Art of Fashion Draping" is...

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Are you the winner?

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The Winner of Industry Insider Techniques with Louise Cutting, DVD Volumes 1-4 is...

The Winner of "Industry Insider Techniques" with Louise Cutting, DVD Volumes 1-4 is...

See if you are the winner of this great DVD bundle.

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Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3

Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3

Louise Cutting shares the techniques and solutions essential for creating designer-quality garments in this all-new 12-episode series.

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A Fix for a Baggy Seat

A Fix for a Baggy Seat

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Here is a better way to alter pants to decrease a baggy seat.

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Pack Your Sewing Projects and Go

Sometimes you just want to get away from it all—and take your sewing with you. These upcoming sewing retreats offer a variety of opportunities to do just that!

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Create a Swirled Bias Sleeve

Create a Swirled Bias Sleeve

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Here's how to piece and twist a bias sleeve

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A Forgiving Bias-Cut Sleeve

A Forgiving Bias-Cut Sleeve

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In an online extra, Denise Severson shares a technique to make a pieced and bias-cut sleeve.

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Padding a Dress Form

Padding a Dress Form

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Use fusible interfacing and cotton batting reshape a form to match your figure.

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How to find the correct sleeve length

How to find the correct sleeve length

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Find the correct sleeve length with a drop or extended shoulder in a blouse or jacket, with or without a cuff.

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No Ruler, No Problem

No Ruler, No Problem

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An old toy saved the day when I tried to alter a pattern without my sewing tools.

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More on A Moveable Waist from Threads Issue #144

More on A Moveable Waist from Threads Issue #144

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Author David Page Coffin expands on creating an adjustable waistband

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Special Fitting Issue

Special Fitting Issue

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Just in time for Spring! Check out the latest issue of Threads Magazine, on newsstands now.

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