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Sew a Caddy for Your Sewing Machine Cord

Sew a Caddy for Your Sewing Machine Cord

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Keep the cord and foot pedal together in a fabric holder.

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How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow

How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow

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Whether you call it a pillow or floor seat, this quick cushion will be a favorite when curling up on the sofa or floor.

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How to Line a Top to the Edge

How to Line a Top to the Edge

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For a neat finish, line a pullover top from edge to edge.

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Pattern Review: Hot Patterns Fast & Fabulous La Strada T-Shirt 1167

Pattern Review: Hot Patterns Fast & Fabulous La Strada T-Shirt 1167

The La Strada T-shirt blouse has a slouchy, relaxed silhouette, V-neckline, dropped shoulders, a curved yoke seamed at center back, and a high-low shirttail hem.

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Pattern Review: How to Do Fashion No. 7 Ensemble

Pattern Review: How to Do Fashion No. 7 Ensemble

A 1930s-inspired ensemble exudes a timeless elegance. The blouse has a curved empire waistline with the front bodice cut on the bias, curved shoulder seams with an extended cap, 3⁄4-inch-deep shoulder tucks that fold toward center front, a boatneck with slight cowl, and a back-neckline opening with a button-and-loop closure.

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Pattern Review: Decades of Style 1950s Alicia Claire Blouse

Pattern Review: Decades of Style 1950s Alicia Claire Blouse

This pullover blouse has an asymmetrical neckline, shawl collar with a single button closure, three-quarter set-in sleeves, and tulip petal cuffs. It is shaped with bust darts, front and back waist darts, back shoulder darts, and elbow darts.

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Pattern Roundup: Classy Attire

Pattern Roundup: Classy Attire

Here are a few patterns that can work together to create one killer outfit.

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Pattern Review: McCall's 7547

Pattern Review: McCall's 7547

These close-fitting jeans and overalls are a great wardrobe update. The pattern can be made as shorts or full length with a choice of tapered or bell bottom shapes.

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Sewing-Related Events in September 2017

Sewing-Related Events in September 2017

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National Sewing Month is bursting with events for anyone who loves fiber arts.

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Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar

Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar

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Add a cozy sweater collar to a jacket even if you don’t possess knitting skills.

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Vintage Dress Copy

Vintage Dress Copy

This dress is a copy of a dress the model’s mother wore in the 1950s. Read Threads #193 for a step-by-step method to disassemble and re-create favorite garments.

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Book Review: Books About Sewing For Men

Book Review: Books About Sewing For Men

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These new and evergreen publications will inspire you to sew high-quality, stylish menswear.

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How to Pin

How to Pin

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Let's talk pins. We're referring to those essential little notions that hold fabric pieces together as you sew and may stick you on occasion.

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Improve Your Sewing with 4 Specialized Measuring Tools

Improve Your Sewing with 4 Specialized Measuring Tools

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Break away from the straight and narrow and learn about some unique and helpful measuring tools.

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Quick Tips for Sewing Under the Gun

Quick Tips for Sewing Under the Gun

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The steps I take to set up for speedy sewing

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Preorder Sandra Betzinas All New Fabric Savvy book

Preorder Sandra Betzina's "All New Fabric Savvy" book

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Check out Sandra Betzina's updated "Fabric Savvy" book.

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Pattern RoundUp: Handkerchief Hems

Pattern RoundUp: Handkerchief Hems

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Experiment with handkerchief hem patterns. The skirt detail adds personality to the typical dress.

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Vintage Sewing Tools: The Singer Bound Buttonhole Maker

Vintage Sewing Tools: The Singer Bound Buttonhole Maker

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If you've seen this tool but never knew what it was for, here's the answer.

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The Summer of Basics Make-Along

The Summer of Basics Make-Along

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Three months x three garments = lots of fun and endless options

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Janet Pray to be honored by the American Sewing Guild

Janet Pray to be honored by the American Sewing Guild

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The national organization inducts teacher extraordinaire Janet Pray into the Sewing Hall of Fame

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