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Getting the Best of Gabardine

Getting the Best of Gabardine

Wool gabardine is the perfect fabric to create couture garments that don't take couture time to sew.

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Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Add invisible, weightless support and strength with silk organza.

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Kwik to Sew and Easy to Wear

"Kwik" to Sew and Easy to Wear

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Effortless garments from Kwik Sew’s Spring 2011 collection highlight pleats, gathers, ruffles and fun details.

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How to Add Embellishments

How to Add Embellishments

Learn how to create four simple embellishments that make any garment special.

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How to Create Bias Tubing

How to Create Bias Tubing

Learn how to sculpt a neckline embellishment with fabric-covered cord.

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How to Use Vintage Feet

How to Use Vintage Feet

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Learn how to use vintage feet to create pin tucks and creating heirloom lace.

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How to Sew Fashionable Rainwear

How to Sew Fashionable Rainwear

Learn how to create rainwear that has the right fabric, design, and closures.

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How to Fine Tune a Bodice Front

How to Fine Tune a Bodice Front

Learn how to read muslin, pinning the problem areas, and making the pattern adjustments.

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How to Fit Your Garment

How to Fit Your Garment

Learn the three basic principles to the fitting your garment.

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How to Use Japanese Tailoring

How to Use Japanese Tailoring

Learn how to use Japanese tailoring for a bulk-free collar and lapel.

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Make a Stand-out Handbag from a Vintage Kimono

Make a Stand-out Handbag from a Vintage Kimono

With just one seam and a few pleats and tucks, this scrapped sleeve made a gorgeous and unique carryall.

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How to Sew Double-Faced Fabric

How to Sew Double-Faced Fabric

Take on a double-faced fabric, and design a way to make it spectacular.

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How to Attach Patch Pockets Without Topstitching

How to Attach Patch Pockets Without Topstitching

Learn the magic of attaching patch pockets invisibly by machine.

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How to Use Muslin

How to Use Muslin

Sewing and altering a muslin test garment is time-consuming but essential to developing a beautifully fitted couture garment.

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How to Create a Coat with a Removable Layer

How to Create a Coat with a Removable Layer

Learn how to create a coat with a quilted, removable layer.

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Are you a Super Bowl widow?

Are you a Super Bowl widow?

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Ladies, while the guys are planning what pizza to order, you can make a few of your own plans.

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How to Sew a Festive Circle Skirt

How to Sew a Festive Circle Skirt

A circle skirt is easy to create and fabulous to wear.

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Add Godets to a Simple Flared Dress Pattern

Add Godets to a Simple Flared Dress Pattern

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Customize a simple pattern for a flared dress by adding a godet.

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How to Sew a Reversible Apron

How to Sew a Reversible Apron

Make an apron that can go from sophisticated to whimsical with a simple flip.

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How to find the correct sleeve length

How to find the correct sleeve length

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Find the correct sleeve length with a drop or extended shoulder in a blouse or jacket, with or without a cuff.

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