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Draft Your Own Pattern for Pants that Fit

Draft Your Own Pattern for Pants that Fit

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Take the guesswork out of fitting pants by custom drafting your own pattern from the start.

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Copy Your Garments with Precision

Copy Your Garments with Precision

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Use an assortment of flexible rulers to quickly and easily do a precise and more professional job for all your pattern work.

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Threads Fitting Series: Torso

Threads Fitting Series: Torso

Discover the timeless techniques used by designers and professionals to solve fitting problems from neck to waist.

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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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Threads Fitting Series: Arms

Threads Fitting Series: Arms

Learn the secrets of fitting a sleeve.

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Palmer/Pletsch is Holding a Contest

Palmer/Pletsch is Holding a Contest

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Sew a Palmer/Pletsch pattern and enter the contest by January 31 and you could win a free four-day or five-day Palmer/Pletsch workshop!

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Threads Fitting Series: Waist & Hips

Threads Fitting Series: Waist & Hips

Kenneth D. King shows you how to custom-fit or alter pants and skirts like a pro.

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Threads Fitting Series: Bust

Threads Fitting Series: Bust

Learn how to drape and shape for a fit that flatters every body type.

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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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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 Fit a Muslin

How to Fit a Muslin

This technique will make sure your seams and curves are positioned correctly.

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Book Giveaway: Threads Sewing Guide

Book Giveaway: "Threads Sewing Guide"

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You could win this must-have sewing encyclopedia by simply leaving a comment.

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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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Use a Digital Camera to Get a Great Fit

Use a Digital Camera to Get a Great Fit

Keep a visual record of fittings to serve as a reference.

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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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Make Yourself a Fitting Companion

Make Yourself a Fitting Companion

You can make a very serviceable dress form from inexpensive and easy-to-find materials.

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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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How to Drape a Fitted Bodice

How to Drape a Fitted Bodice

Here is a method for fitting the top half of the female body that is so simple and intuitive it is perfect for beginners.

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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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