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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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Video: Making and Using a Muslin

Video: Making and Using a Muslin

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Sarah Veblen shows you how to use a sample garment to get an exact fit from any pattern.

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The Merits of a Basic Fitting Pattern

The Merits of a Basic Fitting Pattern

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Learn how to use a sloper to simplify altering commercial patterns.

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Tapering or Widening Pants

Tapering or Widening Pants

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Tapering and Widening pants involves more than just adjusting the leg seams; learn how to make a custom fit.

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To Get the Right Armhole, Fit the Bodice

To Get the Right Armhole, Fit the Bodice

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Learn how to successfully fit an armhole by using a muslin; Adjust bust, back, and shoulder—and your armhole almost takes care of itself.

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Quick Reference for Cut-and-Spread Pattern Grading

Quick Reference for Cut-and-Spread Pattern Grading

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To grade a pattern so it will fit different sizes, refer to the drawings and instructions and the two charts that follow.

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Making Sense of Pattern Grading

Making Sense of Pattern Grading

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If you want to use a too-small (or too-big) pattern, you need to know the way garments differ in proportion from one size to another.

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