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How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure

How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure

Design a waistband to complement your body.

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Create Elegant Dyed Designs on Silk

Create Elegant Dyed Designs on Silk

Use a resist to create artistic designs with dye.

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Fast and Fabulous Purses

Fast and Fabulous Purses

Make one today; carry it tonight.

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How to Hand-Hemstitch

How to Hand-Hemstitch

Add openwork details without cutting fabric.

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Make Custom Panties that Fit Perfectly

Make Custom Panties that Fit Perfectly

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Make great-fitting underwear in pretty styles and fabrics.

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How to Prepare Patterns for Fit

How to Prepare Patterns for Fit

Alterations to make before cutting the fabric.

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Winning Entries from ASDP Design Challenge: The New Power Suit

Winning Entries from ASDP Design Challenge: The New Power Suit

The ASDP Design Challenge brings fresh ideas for commanding ensembles.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket

Tailoring with Felted Wool: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket

I’m working on the tailored felted wool coat, which features a unique design resembling tree bark, and wanted a new pocket style for it. Follow along as I demonstrate how to add a decorative welt pocket.

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Copy Pattern Curves and Reapply Them After Adjustments

Copy Pattern Curves and Reapply Them After Adjustments

Salvage a crucial curve after altering the pattern.

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Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Delicately detain wayward straps, linings, and more.

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Designs of Downton Abbey

Designs of Downton Abbey

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Secrets behind the hit series’ magnificent costumes.

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How to Full and Needle Felt

How to Full and Needle Felt

Learn to use wool to its fullest.

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Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts

Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts

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Upcycle yesterday’s fashions into original garments.

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How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

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No-fail techniques for precise matching.

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Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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Quick to Make: 1920s Panel Dress

Quick to Make: 1920s Panel Dress

Make a fluttery Vionnet-inspired shift.

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How to Fix Fit with Tucks

How to Fix Fit with Tucks

Decorative folds reduce a garment’s length or width.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool: The Bark Coat Project

Tailoring with Felted Wool: The Bark Coat Project

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I was recently given a quantity of very high-grade wool felt. This is what I chose to make from it.

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Embellish with Beetle Wings

Embellish with Beetle Wings

Create stunning designs with iridescent wings and embroidery.

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The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeons Cuff, Part 2

The Tailored Jacket: How to Make a Surgeon's Cuff, Part 2

In Part 2 of how to make a surgeon's cuff, we learn how to line the sleeve.

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