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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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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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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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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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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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Create Gentle Inner Support with Horsehair

Create Gentle Inner Support with Horsehair

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Yes, there's boning. But there are other tools at your disposal too, among them horsehair.

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Fitting Tips with Professor King

Fitting Tips with Professor King

Kenneth D. King shares tips and tricks for getting perfectly fitting garments.

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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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Making a Side Seam Read True

Making a Side Seam Read True

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A reader had a question about how to make a side seam read true on a garment, so here's the answer!

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Creating a Back Neckline Dart for Better Fit

Creating a Back Neckline Dart for Better Fit

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Kenneth D. King was teaching the moulage in Tacoma recently, and had a woman who needed a neck dart in back. This is how he did it!

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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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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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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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