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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 Answers from Kenneth D. King: Basic Skills You Need to Tailor Jackets

Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Basic Skills You Need to Tailor Jackets

Kenneth explains the skills and traits he believes needed to get started in tailoring.

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Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Bagging a Lining

Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Bagging a Lining

See what Kenneth D. King has to say about bagging a lining.

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Kaffe Fassett Book Giveaway

Kaffe Fassett Book Giveaway

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Find out how you could win two amazing books by Kaffe Fassett.

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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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How to Sew a Cell Phone Bag and Free Pattern

How to Sew a Cell Phone Bag and Free Pattern

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Carry and protect your cell phone, smartphone, or small mobile device in this quick-to-make fabric bag.

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How to Hem a Tulle Skirt

How to Hem a Tulle Skirt

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Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric.

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One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 5

One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 5

Watch the final installment of our exclusive, five-part interview with couture expert Claire Shaeffer.

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Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear

Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear

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One winner will receive this one-of-a-kind guide for menswear pattern making.

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One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 4

One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 4

Learn all about Claire Shaeffer's vintage sewing tool collection in the fourth installment of our exclusive interview.

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One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 3

One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 3

Get to know Threads author and couture expert Claire Shaeffer in the third installment of this exclusive interview.

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Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem

Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem

This easy-to-sew, narrow hem is perfect for fine and delicate fabrics. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn how.

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Mixing Patterns

Mixing Patterns

Whip up a new design from two styles.

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Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses

Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses

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Here are eight of our favorite common utensils that double as unorthodox sewing tools.

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Splashdown! Get Ready to Sew Swimwear

Splashdown! Get Ready to Sew Swimwear

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Spare yourself the dressing room experience: Make your own bathing suit this summer, and get as much (or as little) coverage as you like.

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 DVD Giveaway: Cozy Wool Wraps to Sew and Love

DVD Giveaway: Cozy Wool Wraps to Sew and Love

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This unique giveaway showcases a DVD sure to impress any viewer!

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Duplicate Your Favorite Jeans

Duplicate Your Favorite Jeans

Learn how to make a pattern without taking your favorite jeans apart.

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Comfortable Sleek Pants

Comfortable Sleek Pants

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

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The Fortuny Legacy

The Fortuny Legacy

A century of luxury textiles from Venice to Manhattan.

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Its Sew Easy TV is Back

It's Sew Easy TV is Back

In the new season (series 900), It's Sew Easy's sewing experts lead viewers in a historical fashion journey through the 1900s with projects that show how fashion, fit, necklines, hemlines and accessories changed through times of war and economic ups and downs.

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