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Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt

Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt

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A skirt found in a Parisian flea market consignment shop was full of charming touches. Here, I'll give you a tour inside this tweed skirt taking a close look at its construction details found in an unexpected places.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 13, Finale, Part 1

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 13, "Finale, Part 1"

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The designers take a surprise trip to Rome to get inspiration for their collections.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 12, Fashion Week: Whos In and Whos Out

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 12, "Fashion Week: Who's In and Who's Out"

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2 designers create 2 designs in 2 days with 2 trips to Mood.

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Secure a Coat Lining

Secure a Coat Lining

Sew sturdy tabs to keep a coat's layers in line.

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The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeons Cuff, Part 1

The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeon's Cuff, Part 1

As a bonus to the DVD workshop "Smart Tailoring with Kenneth D. King," I'm going to show you a variation of the tailored cuff. Follow these steps to learn how to sew a cuff with working buttonholes, also known as a "surgeon's cuff."

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Pattern Giveaway: Simplicity SewStylish 1699

Pattern Giveaway: Simplicity SewStylish 1699

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Threads is gifting this stylish set of petite patterns to four lucky winners.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 11, The Highest Bidder

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 11, "The Highest Bidder"

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Another team challenge, but this time it doesn't go so smoothly.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 10, Muse on the Street

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 10, "Muse on the Street"

Strangers agree to get a full style makeover.

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Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

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Upgrade your shirts by indulging in fine finishing details. Learn how by reading this article.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 9, American Girl Doll

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 9, "American Girl Doll"

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Designers must create a girl's outfit, inspired by their assigned dolls.

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How to Shape a Tailored Collar

How to Shape a Tailored Collar

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Classic tailoring shapes lasting layers. Kenneth D. King shares his method for creating a beautifully tailored collar in this masterclass.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 8, The Rainway

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 8, "The Rainway"

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Grab your umbrellas as the designers make a splash on the runway.

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How to Cut and Sew a Decorative Bias Facing

How to Cut and Sew a Decorative Bias Facing

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This technique makes bias facings a snap.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 7, Priceless Runway

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 7, "Priceless Runway"

Diamonds, evening gowns, and a field trip to the MET!

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 6, Rock the Wedding

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 6, "Rock the Wedding"

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No guidelines apply when the designers are asked to make wedding dresses in teams.

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Sew a Couture Lace Skirt

Sew a Couture Lace Skirt

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An easy and wearable garment teaches essential guipure sewing techniques.

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Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets

Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets

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I needed to figure out how to make this pocket for one of my clients, so I'm bringing you along on the journey.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, The Klum of Doom

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, "The Klum of Doom"

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Heidi needs a red carpet look for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Vogue Patterns Summer 2014

Vogue Patterns Summer 2014

Get ready for sunny weather with these stylish new patterns!

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Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot

Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot

The merits of using a dual feed versus using a walking foot when topstitching velveteen are explained.

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