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Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up

Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up

If you prefer to wear sleeves higher on your forearm, find out how elastic can help secure them.

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Threads Sewing Tips

Threads Sewing Tips

In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing.

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Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines.

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Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide

Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide

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Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances.

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Sewing For--and With--Children

Sewing For--and With--Children

These books and kits make it fun and easy for kids of all ages to create adorable clothes, toys, and accessories.

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Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts

Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts

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Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts.

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Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

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Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment.

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Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]

Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]

Watch to learn how to sew an adorable children's pumpkin costume using a pillowcase.

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Dive Into Scuba Knits

Dive Into Scuba Knits

Sew with neoprene’s high-style alternative.

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The Detroit Cuff

The Detroit Cuff

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Adapt a classic work jacket feature to any sleeve.

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How to Drape Bust Darts

How to Drape Bust Darts

For a personalized fit, shape fabric on the body.

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Bobbinwork Embroidery

Bobbinwork Embroidery

Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.

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Chanel Jacket Comparison

Chanel Jacket Comparison

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

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Notions: Machine-Bed Smoother

Notions: Machine-Bed Smoother

Fabric snags while machine sewing will be a thing of the past with these adhesive rectangles.

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Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt

Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt

Try a quick, below-knee, pull-on knit skirt. This design is form-fitting, with negative ease. It consists of two panels joined by diagonal seams in front and in back, with edgestitching along the front seam and a front hemline slit.

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts

This Amazing Fit tailored trouser pattern has clean lines, slightly flared legs, and pattern piece options for different body types.

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble

A lot of style is packed into these pieces by Cynthia Rowley. The hip-length, unlined jacket has a raised neckline, an asymmetrical front, dropped shoulders, patch pockets, and a bound buttonhole closure.

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Pattern Review: McCalls 7330 Jumpsuits

Pattern Review: McCall's 7330 Jumpsuits

A stylish jumpsuit and romper pattern brims with dressmaker details. The core design consists of two pieces joined by an inset waistband that sits at the natural waist.

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Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart

Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart

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A tailoring expert shares his advice for sewing a double-welt pocket over a dart.

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Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines

Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines

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Susan Khalje shares pressing tips for formal garments.

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