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How to Properly Store Your Garments

How to Properly Store Your Garments

Set up a healthy environment for your garments and accessories.

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Easy-to-Alter Space: Connie Crawfords Studio

Easy-to-Alter Space: Connie Crawford's Studio

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Connie Crawford found her ideal studio and outfitted it with custom sewing furniture.

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How to Work with Lace Fabric

How to Work with Lace Fabric

With these skills you will find that lace is versatile, forgiving, and surprisingly easy to sew.

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How to Sew with Velvet

How to Sew with Velvet

After you get a few skills under your belt, velvet is no longer intimidating to sew.

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How to Fit a Muslin

How to Fit a Muslin

This technique will make sure your seams and curves are positioned correctly.

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Learn How Thread is Made

Learn How Thread is Made

Find out just what goes into making this essential notion (and our namesake).

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Make Yourself a Fitting Companion

Make Yourself a Fitting Companion

You can make a very serviceable dress form from inexpensive and easy-to-find materials.

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Padding a Dress Form

Padding a Dress Form

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Use fusible interfacing and cotton batting reshape a form to match your figure.

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Create Fashionable Quilted Garments

Create Fashionable Quilted Garments

Create soft, supple, lightweight, and shapely garments in which the quilting lines serve as embellishment and detail.

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Sewing Without Pins

Sewing Without Pins

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There are many advantages to sewing without pins in the way.

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Press Cloths Take Center Stage

Press Cloths Take Center Stage

Your press cloth collection is as useful as the most exotic iron or ironing board.

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Choose the Right Batting for Quilted Garments

Choose the Right Batting for Quilted Garments

Here are some tips for choosing matching your batting to your project.

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Working with Twin-Needles

Working with Twin-Needles

Twin needles can be used to finish sporty or tailored garments or to create wild and wacky effects on almost any fabric.

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How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

Learn techniques for keeping you sane when working with sequin-covered fabric.

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Getting the Best of Gabardine

Getting the Best of Gabardine

Wool gabardine is the perfect fabric to create couture garments that don't take couture time to sew.

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