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Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 31, for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $700!

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Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger

Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger

If you own a serger whose dials are not labeled or are faded, use this tip instead of being at the mercy of your manual.

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Video - Fitting: Key Pattern Adjustments

Video - Fitting: Key Pattern Adjustments

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In this video, Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam walks you through two important pattern alterations that can simplify the fitting process.

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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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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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Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams

Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams

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Garments with dropped shoulders may experience stress at some points. For this reason, you may benefit from reinforcing them.

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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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Video: Finish a Back Neckline Opening

Video: Finish a Back Neckline Opening

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This video will teach you one method for finishing a back neckline opening.

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Video: Make Perfect Miters

Video: Make Perfect Miters

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Learn how to draft and sew a mitered corner for professional-looking hems.

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Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers

Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers

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Feathers are a wonderful adornment for special-occasion garments. Make them even more lovely by encasing them in sheer fabrics. Watch to learn how to create this embellishment.

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Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker

Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker

Learn how easy it is to make custom bias tape with this handy tool.

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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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Pattern Review: Victory Patterns Hazel Dress

Pattern Review: Victory Patterns Hazel Dress

This above-knee-length shift dress has a center-front neckline slit, a neck sash that ties into a bow, a semifitted bodice with an empire waist, bust darts, three-quarter-length sleeves with a slightly gathered sleeve cap and a contrast band at the sleeve hemline.

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Spring 2017 Inspiration

Spring 2017 Inspiration

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This Insider article will help you take this season's designs from the runway and turn them into something you can wear every day.

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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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Pattern Review: Vogue 9209 Skirt

Pattern Review: Vogue 9209 Skirt

A slimming, straight wrap skirt is a work wardrobe staple. The design comes in three lengths: above the knee, just below the knee, and midcalf.

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Pattern Review: Thread Theory Goldstream Peacoat

Pattern Review: Thread Theory Goldstream Peacoat

This is a great take on the traditional double-breasted peacoat, with two options for fit and details. There is a classic, fitted shape with front vertical darts, epaulets, lined patch pockets with flaps, and sleeve tabs.

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