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Tip: Divide Measurements Easily

Tip: Divide Measurements Easily

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Discover a handy trick for evenly dividing a measured length.

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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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Video: Get the Fit You Want

Video: Get the Fit You Want

It's unlikely a pattern's length will be perfect for you right off the shelf. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how to alter a pattern's length.

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Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 1

Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 1

A sewing expert shares her techniques and recommends essential tools for fitting yourself.

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Video: Use a Camera to Help Fit

Video: Use a Camera to Help Fit

During the muslin stage, a camera will allow you to observe the fit from many angles with ease. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how.

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Video: How to Analyze the Fit You Prefer

Video: How to Analyze the Fit You Prefer

There are a few things to take into account when you consider your preferred fit. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn more.

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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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Video: What is a Great Fit?

Video: What is a Great Fit?

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Fit expert and video instructor Sarah Veblen explains what constitutes a well-fitting garment, and how to achieve the ideal fit.

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Video: Map Your Body and Compare It to a Standard Pattern

Video: Map Your Body and Compare It to a Standard Pattern

Your body is unique. In order to get the fit you need, you've got to be able to determine the difference between your measurements and those of the pattern you're starting with.

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How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit

How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit

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Adjust a pattern in quadrants for accurate results.

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Video: How to Buy the Right Pattern Size

Video: How to Buy the Right Pattern Size

For some, purchasing patterns can be overwhelming - how do you choose the right size? We'll show you how in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5.

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How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure

How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure

Design a waistband to complement your body.

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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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Sewing Tip: The ABCs of Fitting

Sewing Tip: The ABCs of Fitting

This nifty tip will help you remember an essential rule of fitting.

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The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 171!

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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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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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Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet

Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet

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Print out this handy worksheet to record armscye and sleeve-cap dimensions.

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Instant Fit Check

Instant Fit Check

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Trace your shoulder slope onto the back of your cutting mat to keep it handy when adjusting new patterns.

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Announcing Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King!

Announcing Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King!

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Our new DVD series, Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King, is now available in our online store!

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