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How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

No-fail techniques for precise matching.

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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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Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

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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Tailoring with Felted Wool: The Bark Coat Project

Tailoring with Felted Wool: The Bark Coat Project

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I was recently given a quantity of very high-grade wool felt. This is what I chose to make from it.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: Luck be a Lady

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: "Luck be a Lady"

A fashion gamble determines this week's challenge.

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SewStylishs Party Dresses Issue is Here!

SewStylish's Party Dresses Issue is Here!

See what's inside this exciting new issue.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 5: Designing for the Duchess

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 5: "Designing for the Duchess"

The designers take the trip of a lifetime and have the chance to dress a royal.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 3: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 3: "Something Wicked This Way Comes"

Costuming skills are put to the test with this Broadway musical challenge.

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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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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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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 2: The Art of Construction

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 2: "The Art of Construction"

Masculine materials are transformed into feminine designs.

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The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeons Cuff, Part 2

The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeon's Cuff, Part 2

In Part 2 of how to make a surgeon's cuff, we learn how to line the sleeve.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 1: Made in Manhattan

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 1: "Made in Manhattan"

14 designers return for another chance to show their designs at NY Fashion Week.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 14, Finale, Part 2

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 14, "Finale, Part 2"

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See which designer won season 13!

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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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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 13, Finale, Part 1

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 13, "Finale, Part 1"

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The designers take a surprise trip to Rome to get inspiration for their collections.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 12, Fashion Week: Whos In and Whos Out

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 12, "Fashion Week: Who's In and Who's Out"

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2 designers create 2 designs in 2 days with 2 trips to Mood.

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The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeons Cuff, Part 1

The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeon's Cuff, Part 1

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As a bonus to the DVD workshop "Smart Tailoring with Kenneth D. King," I'm going to show you a variation of the tailored cuff. Follow these steps to learn how to sew a cuff with working buttonholes, also known as a "surgeon's cuff."

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Pattern Giveaway: Simplicity SewStylish 1699

Pattern Giveaway: Simplicity SewStylish 1699

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Threads is gifting this stylish set of petite patterns to four lucky winners.

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