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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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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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Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners

Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners

A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot.

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Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching

Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching

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Learn how to wind a bobbin for bobbinwork and how to adjust the bobbin tension.

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This Weeks Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest

This Week's Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest

In order of popularity, we're breaking down this week's most pinned sewing technique videos and articles from Threads.

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Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers

Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers

Stay on top of summer trends with new patterns from McCall's, Butterick, and Kwik Sew. This summer, jumpsuits and rompers are flying off retailers' shelves so why not sew one of your own?

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