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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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How to Create Tailored Trousers

How to Create Tailored Trousers

Add impeccable details with classic menswear techniques.

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Custom Pants Pattern Worksheets

Custom Pants Pattern Worksheets

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Use these worksheets to record fitting adjustments and more!

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Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

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Sew removeable covers for a custom fitting dress form.

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A Look Inside an Armani Jacket

A Look Inside an Armani Jacket

Armani is a major fashion force throughout the world, and his trademark remains unchanged: top-quality traditional men’s tailored jackets remade for a woman’s body.

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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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The Winner of The Best of Threads: Fitting

The Winner of "The Best of Threads: Fitting"

Check to see if you've won!

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