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Vintage Sewing Tools: The Singer Bound Buttonhole Maker

Vintage Sewing Tools: The Singer Bound Buttonhole Maker

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If you've seen this tool but never knew what it was for, here's the answer.

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The Summer of Basics Make-Along

The Summer of Basics Make-Along

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Three months x three garments = lots of fun and endless options

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Inside a Well-Made Jacket

Inside a Well-Made Jacket

Take an interactive 360-degree view of this well-made jacket from the August/September 2017 issue of Threads.

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And the Winner is . . .

And the Winner is . . .

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A winner has been selected in the 2017 Spring SewStylish Fashion Challenge.

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Machine Embroidery on Knits

Machine Embroidery on Knits

A professional’s tips for superior results.

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Jeans to Jacket

Jeans to Jacket

Reinterpret the beauty of well-worn denim.

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Chic Knit Jacket

Chic Knit Jacket

Make a designer classic with this easy process.

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Get Graphic with Bias Tape

Get Graphic with Bias Tape

Define seams and edges with contrasting trim.

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Zip Through the Waistband

Zip Through the Waistband

Extend the closure all the way up for a clean finish.

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The Quilted Garment Challenge

The Quilted Garment Challenge

Refreshing takes on a traditional technique.

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Sharpen Your Pencil Skirt

Sharpen Your Pencil Skirt

Pointers for a figure-enhancing garment.

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The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

Sew a couture closure that is always discreet.

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Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam

Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam

Smooth your silhouette by moving the center-back zipper to the side seam.

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Video: Make an Asymmetrical Design

Video: Make an Asymmetrical Design

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Angela Wolf demonstrates how to turn a basic jacket pattern into an asymmetrical zipped style.

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9 Zipper Installation Techniques

9 Zipper Installation Techniques

Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 9 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more.

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Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Learn to make flowing, draped garments that flatter the body.

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Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Sew gear that really works out.

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Sewing With Saris

Sewing With Saris

Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles.

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Fit With Your Sloper

Fit With Your Sloper

It’s a custom template for adjusting patterns.

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Clever Collar Construction

Clever Collar Construction

Add a pretty contrasting trim to a collar and reduce bulk in one process.

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