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 A Garment Hangs from Your Shoulders

A Garment Hangs from 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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The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1

The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1

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This shoulder detail on the loden coat has always intrigued me, so I decided to figure out how to create it. Follow me on this two-tutorial journey as I document the techniques used.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Bark Coat is Finished

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished

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After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat.

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Mixing Patterns

Mixing Patterns

Whip up a new design from two styles.

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Comfortable Sleek Pants

Comfortable Sleek Pants

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Upgrade your favorite pull-on style with darts and a zipper.

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11 Couture Techniques to Try

11 Couture Techniques to Try

Propel your sewing to the next level with these 11 couture techniques from the experts.

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Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

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These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills.

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How to Sew Lace Seams

How to Sew Lace Seams

Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two ways of sewing nearly invisible seams in sheer lace fabric.

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Cotton Twill Origami Top

Cotton Twill Origami Top

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The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape.

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Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion

Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion

Say goodbye to puckers, bumps, and misaligned seams.

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Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique

Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique

Learn how to adapt Bill Voetberg's removable button-strip technique for a standard button-front shirt with a separate placket and facings.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached.

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Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum

Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum

A new exhibition, "Inside Out," open now, reveals the hidden construction details of garments from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

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The Winners of The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set are...

The Winners of The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set are...

Find out which four lucky winners are going to receive Claire Shaeffer's newest book set!

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Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

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Learn to apply this pretty lace detail in three easy steps.

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Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion

Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion

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If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution.

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Make Custom Panties that Fit Perfectly

Make Custom Panties that Fit Perfectly

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Make great-fitting underwear in pretty styles and fabrics.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: Four Seasons in One Finale

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: "Four Seasons in One Finale"

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The All Stars Season 4 winner is announced after a four-day challenge.

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Video: How to Sew and Install a Sleeve Head

Video: How to Sew and Install a Sleeve Head

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Check out this simple and quick way of sewing and adding a sleeve head to any jacket. Watch the video now.

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Video: How to Sew a Welt Opening

Video: How to Sew a Welt Opening

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Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video tutorial to learn how sew a welt opening on a patch pocket.

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