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Sewing With Saris

Sewing With Saris

Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles.

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Fit With Your Sloper

Fit With Your Sloper

It’s a custom template for adjusting patterns.

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Pattern Review: Victory Patterns Hazel Dress

Pattern Review: Victory Patterns Hazel Dress

This above-knee-length shift dress has a center-front neckline slit, a neck sash that ties into a bow, a semifitted bodice with an empire waist, bust darts, three-quarter-length sleeves with a slightly gathered sleeve cap and a contrast band at the sleeve hemline.

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Spring 2017 Inspiration

Spring 2017 Inspiration

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This Insider article will help you take this season's designs from the runway and turn them into something you can wear every day.

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Clever Collar Construction

Clever Collar Construction

Add a pretty contrasting trim to a collar and reduce bulk in one process.

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Pattern Review: Vogue 9209 Skirt

Pattern Review: Vogue 9209 Skirt

A slimming, straight wrap skirt is a work wardrobe staple. The design comes in three lengths: above the knee, just below the knee, and midcalf.

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Pattern Review: Thread Theory Goldstream Peacoat

Pattern Review: Thread Theory Goldstream Peacoat

This is a great take on the traditional double-breasted peacoat, with two options for fit and details. There is a classic, fitted shape with front vertical darts, epaulets, lined patch pockets with flaps, and sleeve tabs.

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Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Lupin Jacket

Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Lupin Jacket

This blouson-style cropped jacket has an 18-inch center-back length and is fully lined. It has wide-sweeping lapels, front princess seams, vertical welt pockets, optional shoulder epaulets, a back yoke, a set-in waistband, and sleeves gathered into narrow cuffs.

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Join the SewStylish Sew-along!

Join the SewStylish Sew-along!

Follow along as we sew Simplicity SewStylish 8328 with you.

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Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline

Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline

For best results when sewing a lapped zipper, it helps to see a pro's approach.

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Video: One Dot Pocket Placement and Application

Video: One Dot Pocket Placement and Application

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Add pockets with precision and ease using the "one-dot" method.

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Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist

Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist

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Breathe new life into an ill-fitting garment by taking in the waist.

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18 Free Sewing Patterns

18 Free Sewing Patterns

If you’re looking for inspiration or need new project ideas, here are 11 free patterns to help jump start your sewing.

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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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