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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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Creative Garments Made With Wool

Creative Garments Made With Wool

Skillful design and construction win the day.

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Chanel Jacket Comparison

Chanel Jacket Comparison

The fascinating differences between haute couture and ready-to-wear.

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Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper

Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper

Sew with a tear-away laye

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Drape a Knit Bodice Block

Drape a Knit Bodice Block

A personal pattern helps you design a variety of knit tops.

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Couture Zipper Fly

Couture Zipper Fly

A precise designer method.

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The Complete Guide to Linen

The Complete Guide to Linen

Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric.

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Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses.

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How to Create Facings

How to Create Facings

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Learn how to draft and sew these supportive edge finishes.

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Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit

Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit

Knit panels enhance the fit and feel of woven garments.

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Disguise a Zipper

Disguise a Zipper

A blind-hem stitch replaces traditional topstitching.

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Sewing Vinyl Fabrics

Sewing Vinyl Fabrics

Tools, techniques, and seams for great results.

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Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt

Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt

A pro’s guide to creating full and floaty looks.

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Make Your Own Shapewear

Make Your Own Shapewear

Smoothing undergarments are a cinch to sew.

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The Ease Effect

The Ease Effect

Put space where you need — and want — it most.

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Faux Fur Collar and Cuffs

Faux Fur Collar and Cuffs

Direct the nap with darts for polished results.

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How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve

How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve

Create a functional opening on a lined sleeve.

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Design a Rolled Collar

Design a Rolled Collar

Make a basic pattern, then revise it for new styles.

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Pleat to Measure

Pleat to Measure

Ingenious ways to calculate yardage and folds.

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