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Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

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Pattern designer Andrea Schewe demonstrates three ways to modify sleeves for better mobility. She walks you through the pattern work and shows you exactly how to achieve your desired results.

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Why Pant Hems Go Up When You Sit Down

Why Pant Hems Go Up When You Sit Down

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Kenneth D. King explains the mechanism behind this pant-leg phenomenon, and how best to deal with it.

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Video: How to Fit Sleeves the Hip-Hop Way

Video: How to Fit Sleeves the Hip-Hop Way

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Kenneth D. King demonstrates how fitting pants is like fitting a sleeve. Watch the video to learn about his intriguing philosophy.

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The Ease Effect

The Ease Effect

Put space where you need — and want — it most.

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More on Vicki Vasilopoulos, Creator of Men of the Cloth

More on Vicki Vasilopoulos, Creator of "Men of the Cloth"

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Read more of Kenneth D. King’s interview with Vicki Vasilopoulos whose documentary film, “Men of the Cloth,” follows four master tailors.

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Video: How to Fit Your Shoulders

Video: How to Fit Your Shoulders

Your shoulders are one of the most important areas to consider when fitting a top. Learn more in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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Foolproof Skirt Fitting

Foolproof Skirt Fitting

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A grid takes away the guesswork.

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How to Prepare Patterns for Fit

How to Prepare Patterns for Fit

Alterations to make before cutting the fabric.

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Announcing Smart Tailoring with Kenneth D. King DVD Workshop

Announcing "Smart Tailoring with Kenneth D. King" DVD Workshop

This three-DVD set includes five hours of comprehensive tailoring instruction from the master.

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How to Reset Sleeves for a Better Fit

How to Reset Sleeves for a Better Fit

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This technique is a very useful one to have available when altering a garment.

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Copy Pattern Curves and Reapply Them After Adjustments

Copy Pattern Curves and Reapply Them After Adjustments

Salvage a crucial curve after altering the pattern.

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A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers

A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers

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The Curvy Sewing Collective is on a mission to raise the visibility of plus-size and curve-endowed sewers in the sewing community, while celebrating the confidence sewing can give curvy women.

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Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

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There are reasons to press darts in various ways. Find out which way will work best for you.

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The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

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Understand their relationship for a precise fit.

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The Winner of Garment Construction is...

The Winner of "Garment Construction" is...

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Congratulations to Qnypplan for winning "Garment Construction" in our latest book giveaway!

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Garment Construction Book Giveaway

"Garment Construction" Book Giveaway

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Enter for a chance to win a copy of "Garment Construction!"

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How to Create Tailored Trousers

How to Create Tailored Trousers

Add impeccable details with classic menswear techniques.

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Dress Forms Can Be a Sewing Room Essential

Dress Forms Can Be a Sewing Room Essential

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Do you sew using a dress form?

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Create Gentle Inner Support with Horsehair

Create Gentle Inner Support with Horsehair

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Yes, there's boning. But there are other tools at your disposal too, among them horsehair.

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The Winner of The Art of Fashion Draping is...

The Winner of "The Art of Fashion Draping" is...

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Are you the winner?

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