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Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

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

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Self-Fit Your Pants

Self-Fit Your Pants

Learn how to take the right measures on your own with these simple steps — no assistant required.

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How to Sew a Mobius Scarf

How to Sew a Mobius Scarf

Try this super-cute, super-quick designer scarf

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How to Make a Tailored Collar

How to Make a Tailored Collar

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

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 Make a Couture Lace Skirt

Make a Couture Lace Skirt

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An easy and wearable garment teaches essential guipure sewing techniques.

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How to Weave Custom Trims

How to Weave Custom Trims

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Learn how to design your own passementerie with a simple loom by following these steps.

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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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How to Salvage Your Selvages

How to Salvage Your Selvages

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A good selvage is like a bonus with your fabric purchase. Learn nine clever and creative ways to use fabric edges.

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Pattern-Grading Basics

Pattern-Grading Basics

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How to scale a pattern from the size you have to the size you need.

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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 Use Border Prints

How to Use Border Prints

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Find out how you can take printed fabrics into new territory.

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How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements

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This—and other mysteries of fit—resolved.

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Create a Garment Using Tyvek

Create a Garment Using Tyvek

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Play with this unexpected material for stylish results.

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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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How to Use Ombre Fabric

How to Use Ombre Fabric

Dramatic or subtle, ombré fabrics create distinctive garments.

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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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