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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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Notions: Sewline Scissors Set

Notions: Sewline Scissors Set

This set comes with scissors of two sizes that cut with ease.

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Notions: Wrist Ruler

Notions: Wrist Ruler

Keep your ruler close at hand with this nifty product.

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The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric

The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric

Creative solutions for making patterns work with less fabric.

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Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt

Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt

Full, fuller, fullest—draft custom skirts with these two easy-to-follow techniques.

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Two Ways to Update a Shirts Front-Button Opening

Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening

Learn two elegant adaptations for blouses with a front opening at the neckline.

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Draft a Sleeve Block

Draft a Sleeve Block

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Learn how to draft a custom sleeve pattern so you can design an garment style you like. This easy process yields a personalized fit.

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Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat

Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat

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I have always had a fondness for Tyrolean clothes, especially loden coats. Here's one I saw recently in a thrift shop.

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Video: Best Thread Practices

Video: Best Thread Practices

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Make sure you're threading a needle the right way, and learn how to keep the thread straight.

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Replace a Coat Lining

Replace a Coat Lining

Spruce up your outerwear with designer details.

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Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7

Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7

Louise Cutting shares a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels.

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How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

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My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread.

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Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox

Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox

The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education.

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Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket

Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket

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A single-welt pocket can be added to almost any garment or accessory.

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Creative Garments Made With Wool

Creative Garments Made With Wool

Skillful design and construction win the day.

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Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation

Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation

The national Make It With Wool competition (MIWW) promotes wool's beauty and versatility and recognizes excellence and creativity in garment sewing and knitting. Here, Threads highlights seven individuals who won awards in the January 2016 national judging round.

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Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat

Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat

Bulk-free hems are easy to achieve with this expert technique.

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Chanel Jacket Comparison

Chanel Jacket Comparison

The fascinating differences between haute couture and ready-to-wear.

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