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Machine Embroidery on Knits

Machine Embroidery on Knits

A professional’s tips for superior results.

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Jeans to Jacket

Jeans to Jacket

Reinterpret the beauty of well-worn denim.

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Chic Knit Jacket

Chic Knit Jacket

Make a designer classic with this easy process.

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Get Graphic with Bias Tape

Get Graphic with Bias Tape

Define seams and edges with contrasting trim.

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Zip Through the Waistband

Zip Through the Waistband

Extend the closure all the way up for a clean finish.

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The Quilted Garment Challenge

The Quilted Garment Challenge

Refreshing takes on a traditional technique.

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Sharpen Your Pencil Skirt

Sharpen Your Pencil Skirt

Pointers for a figure-enhancing garment.

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The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

Sew a couture closure that is always discreet.

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Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam

Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam

Smooth your silhouette by moving the center-back zipper to the side seam.

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Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Learn to make flowing, draped garments that flatter the body.

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Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Sew gear that really works out.

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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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Clever Collar Construction

Clever Collar Construction

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

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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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Two Ways to Update a Shirts Front-Button Opening

Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening

Learn two elegant adaptations for blouses with a front opening at the neckline.

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Draft a Sleeve Block

Draft a Sleeve Block

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Learn how to draft a custom sleeve pattern so you can design an garment style you like. This easy process yields a personalized fit.

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Replace a Coat Lining

Replace a Coat Lining

Spruce up your outerwear with designer details.

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Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox

Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox

The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education.

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