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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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Schools On for Summer!

School's On for Summer!

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Sewing retreats are as much fun as camp.

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Pressing a Rolled Collar into a Curve

Pressing a Rolled Collar into a Curve

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Rolled collars should be gently steamed to build in a graceful curvature.

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Book Giveaway: Draping Basics by Sally M. Di Marco

Book Giveaway: "Draping Basics" by Sally M. Di Marco

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This book is a must if you'd like to learn draping techniques.

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Video: How to Sew a Thread Chain

Video: How to Sew a Thread Chain

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Susan Khalje demonstrates this couture technique.

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Video: How to Sew a Thread Bar

Video: How to Sew a Thread Bar

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Susan Khalje demonstrates this couture technique for securing a closure.

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Facing a Facing

Facing a Facing

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The inside edges of facings might be for your eyes only, but you still want them to look clean and pretty.

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Create Ripple-Free Piping

Create Ripple-Free Piping

Sewers of all levels can definitely tackle this wonderful design detail.

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Sewing Without Pins

Sewing Without Pins

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There are many advantages to sewing without pins in the way.

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Universal Principles for Patternmaking

Universal Principles for Patternmaking

Learn the formulas you need to master the art of patternmaking.

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Working with Twin-Needles

Working with Twin-Needles

Twin needles can be used to finish sporty or tailored garments or to create wild and wacky effects on almost any fabric.

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How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

Learn techniques for keeping you sane when working with sequin-covered fabric.

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How to Make a Perfect Notched Lapel

How to Make a Perfect Notched Lapel

Notched lapels are one of the hallmarks of good tailoring, and there's no reason to consider them impossible.

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Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Add invisible, weightless support and strength with silk organza.

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The Golden Rule of Proportions

The Golden Rule of Proportions

Use the golden ratio to create garments that look great on the hanger and flatter your particular figure.

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Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers

Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers

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Sewing instructor Jacque Goldsmith shares quick solutions for trimming too-long zippers

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Unconventional Buttonholes

Unconventional Buttonholes

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Tackle these challenging closures with confidence using approaches from our experts.

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Keep These Seam Finishes in Your Bag of Tricks

Keep These Seam Finishes in Your Bag of Tricks

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Here are a couple of simple and efficient ways to beautifully finish seams.

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Button Placement

Button Placement

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Find the perfect button placement to prevent a gap at the front of a garment.

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Classic Bound Buttonhole

Classic Bound Buttonhole

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Learn how to create Anne Kendall's classic, corded buttonhole.

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