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4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

Learn how to make perfect bias tubes, a very handy technique for embellishment and for garment structure.

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Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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How to Match Plaid on a Curved-Edge Lapel

How to Match Plaid on a Curved-Edge Lapel

Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first. 1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar...

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Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Helena Stefanowitz.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Jordan Newhouse.

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Make It With Wool 2014 First Place Junior Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 First Place Junior Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Renata Goossen.

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Make It With Wool 2014 National Adult Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 National Adult Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Gail Altekruse.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Hannah Higginbotham.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Erin Lyon Seidl.

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Sew a Narrow Hem by Machine

Sew a Narrow Hem by Machine

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Pamela Leggett's favorite technique for finishing tricky fabric edges.

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How to Align Stripes Across a Seam

How to Align Stripes Across a Seam

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Strategies to match lines across seams.

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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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Secure a Coat Lining

Secure a Coat Lining

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

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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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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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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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A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

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Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments.

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Sew an Unexposed Zipper

Sew an Unexposed Zipper

This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless.

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A Visit With a Savile Row Tailor

A Visit With a Savile Row Tailor

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When I was in London recently, I visited tailor Richard Anderson. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his workroom and a walk through his method for matching plaids.

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Add High-End Elements to Your Garments

Add High-End Elements to Your Garments

Enrich your wardrobe with a designer-inspired slot seam or cargo pocket.

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