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Fitting DVD Series Preview

Fitting DVD Series Preview

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In this video preview, you'll learn 6 fitting techniques from the Threads Fitting DVD Series.

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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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The Seam Method of Pattern Alteration

The Seam Method of Pattern Alteration

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An innovative technique for pattern alteration that's simple to understand and easy to do, offering options other techniques don't.

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Understanding the Basic Shawl-Collar Pattern

Understanding the Basic Shawl-Collar Pattern

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Learn how to make this distinctive collar type, drafted with the lapel and collar in one, for easy sewing and flattering. style

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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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1860s Silk Ensemble

1860's Silk Ensemble

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A delightful lady wanted me to create a new 1860's ensemble for her.  We designed it together having been been influenced by photos, research and her likes & dislikes.  40 yds. of silk...

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Draft a Two-Piece Collar with a Stand

Draft a Two-Piece Collar with a Stand

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Use these step-by-step instructions to design a two-piece collar with a stand.

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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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The Dowagers Hump

The Dowager's Hump

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Learn the best solution for fitting a rounded upper back.

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New Features for Threads

New Features for Threads

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You may have noticed our new look, but there are also some exciting new features to explore. Upload your own project photos to the Reader's Closet, and share your thoughts or questions with our new commenting tool.

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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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Choose the Correct Pattern Size

Choose the Correct Pattern Size

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You can't rely on your ready-to-wear size when selecting a pattern size. Your best bet is to record your basic body measurements and refer to them when it's time to buy your pattern.

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To Judge a Pattern, Start with Its Cover

To Judge a Pattern, Start with Its Cover

It's critical to evaluate the fit and style of any pattern before you sew it. This crash course tells you what to look for.

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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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Easy Pleated Skirts

Easy Pleated Skirts

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Learn how to make wash-proof pleats from drip-dry fabrics. Best of all, no pattern is required.

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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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How to Measure Up

How to Measure Up

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Use our printable measurement chart and instructions to guide you through the process of taking and recording accurate body measurements

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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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To Fit Your Body, Measure Your Clothes

To Fit Your Body, Measure Your Clothes

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Printable measurement charts for the clothes you like to wear most can tell you exactly how to fit garments you make.

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