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How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

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 Align Stripes Across a Seam

How to Align Stripes Across a Seam

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Strategies to match lines across seams.

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Secure a Coat Lining

Secure a Coat Lining

Sew sturdy tabs to keep a coat's layers in line.

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Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

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Upgrade your shirts by indulging in fine finishing details. Learn how by reading this article.

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How to Shape a Tailored Collar

How to Shape a Tailored Collar

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Classic tailoring shapes lasting layers. Kenneth D. King shares his method for creating a beautifully tailored collar in this masterclass.

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Sew a Couture Lace Skirt

Sew a Couture Lace Skirt

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An easy and wearable garment teaches essential guipure sewing techniques.

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How to Make a Pleated Wrap

How to Make a Pleated Wrap

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This quick-to-make pleated wrap is simple to make and is the perfect topper for any special occasion. Read more to learn how to make this fabulous shrug.

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Create a Foam-Cup Bra

Create a Foam-Cup Bra

It's easy to achieve a comfortable, custom shape for your bra.

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Sew an Unexposed Zipper

Sew an Unexposed Zipper

This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless.

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Add High-End Elements to Your Garments

Add High-End Elements to Your Garments

Enrich your wardrobe with a designer-inspired slot seam or cargo pocket.

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How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

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Add dimension to your next garment with this vintage technique.

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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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How to Sculpt With Pleats

How to Sculpt With Pleats

Fold fabric like Madame Grès and create works of art.

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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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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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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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