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Construct a Flawless Collar Band

Construct a Flawless Collar Band

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Louise Cutting shares her technique for sewing a professional-looking collar band without any hand sewing.

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Sew a Hidden Lapel

Sew a Hidden Lapel

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New seams and folds create the illusion of a lapel on this intriguing jacket front.

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Create Abstract and Engaging Forms

Create Abstract and Engaging Forms

Insert graphic shapes to give a garment wow power.

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Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

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In the garment industry, zippers and linings are finished fast and entirely by machine. Get to know this quick method, and apply it at home.

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How to Alter Home-Sewn Garments

How to Alter Home-Sewn Garments

The garments you make are worth refitting!

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Learn to Free-Form Drape Like a Pro

Learn to Free-Form Drape Like a Pro

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Explore a designer’s innovative method to break through creative barriers.

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How to Construct a Kimono

How to Construct a Kimono

Its simplicity reveals fascinating techniques.

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How to Sew a Classic Sheath Dress

How to Sew a Classic Sheath Dress

Create a custom version of this stylish silhouette.

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How to Add a Princess Seam

How to Add a Princess Seam

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For a great fit and endless design options, give a pattern the royal treatment.

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How to Make the Most of Exceptional Interfacings

How to Make the Most of Exceptional Interfacings

Discover high-quality interfacings the pros rely on.

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Four Techniques for Creating Designer Garments

Four Techniques for Creating Designer Garments

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Use these four designer details for finishing and sewing high-fashion clothes.

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The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye

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Understand their relationship for a precise fit.

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How to Sew with Lightweight Knits

How to Sew with Lightweight Knits

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Learn the secrets of creating feather-light garments.

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The Innovative Lace Challenge

The Innovative Lace Challenge

Five exciting ways to use lace.

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How to Make Bias Pants

How to Make Bias Pants

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A unique twist gives a beautiful drape and a relaxed fit.

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Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

A delicate lace dress reveals its couture secrets.

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How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

These vintage details deserve a revival on your favorite jacket.

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How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

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Sculpt a vintage-inspired embellishment.

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The Canvas Coatfront: How to Structure Jackets

The Canvas Coatfront: How to Structure Jackets

Build lasting structure into jackets with a classic tailoring method.

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How to Make a Peplum Jacket

How to Make a Peplum Jacket

Add this figure-flattering detail to your favorite jacket pattern.

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