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Sew an Elegant Couture Skirt with Susan Khalje

Sew an Elegant Couture Skirt with Susan Khalje

Threads and Craftsy present a new online class taught by couture expert Susan Khalje.

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Video: Trim Facings for a Better Fit on Sleeveless Garments

Video: Trim Facings for a Better Fit on Sleeveless Garments

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Facings don't have to add bulk to sleeveless garments. Find out how to keep a garment nice and light in this video.

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The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric

The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric

Creative solutions for making patterns work with less fabric.

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Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt

Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt

Full, fuller, fullest—draft custom skirts with these two easy-to-follow techniques.

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A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion

A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion

Explore Syracuse University’s inspiring costume collection.

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Threads #189: Check Out Our Latest Issue

Threads #189: Check Out Our Latest Issue

Here's what you can expect to find in the March 2017 issue of THREADS.

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Pattern Review: Vogue 1500 Dress

Pattern Review: Vogue 1500 Dress

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This close-fitting Anne Klein dress design has a jewel neckline, a buttoned center front, extended cap sleeves, skirt pockets with flaps, and flaps for mock chest pockets, and a self-fabric belt with a covered buckle.

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Pattern Review: McCalls 7262

Pattern Review: McCall's 7262

This set of relaxed toppers offers options to keep you cozy on chilly days. One is a knee-length, wrap-front, sweaterlike coat with long sleeves.

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Pattern Review: Jasper Sweater/Dress

Pattern Review: Jasper Sweater/Dress

Enjoy an on-trend slim-fitting pullover in a top or dress length. It features a choice of a shaped three-piece hood or a cowl-like draped collar with a buttoned tab to cinch it.

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Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Orla Blouse

Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Orla Blouse

A body-skimming pull-over blouse abounds with feminine details. It features French darts; a curved, faced hem, and the option of a modern scalloped collar.

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Video: Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator

Video: Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator

Watch to learn how a stitch regulator can help create even free-motion stitching.

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Video: How to Sew and Finish an Invisible Zipper

Video: How to Sew and Finish an Invisible Zipper

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Invisible zippers provide the convenience of zippers without interrupting the flow of your garment. Learn how to sew them, even in fabrics with prints.

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Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator

Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator

A specialty attachment for even free-motion stitching.

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Two Ways to Update a Shirts Front-Button Opening

Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening

Learn two elegant adaptations for blouses with a front opening at the neckline.

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Draft a Sleeve Block

Draft a Sleeve Block

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Learn how to draft a custom sleeve pattern so you can design an garment style you like. This easy process yields a personalized fit.

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Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat

Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat

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I have always had a fondness for Tyrolean clothes, especially loden coats. Here's one I saw recently in a thrift shop.

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Video: Create a Slashed Opening With an Underlay

Video: Create a Slashed Opening With an Underlay

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Watch to learn how to take a simple placket to the next level.

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Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances

Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances

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For smooth edges along curves, skip clipping. Watch this video tutorial to see how this works.

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Video: Add a Hidden Button Placket to a Pattern

Video: Add a Hidden Button Placket to a Pattern

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This video will teach you to modify a pattern and insert a hidden button placket.

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Video: Match Overlapping Edges

Video: Match Overlapping Edges

You'll be able to match overlapping edges with ease once you watch this Industry Insider Techniques video.

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