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Make a Bias Skirt

Make a Bias Skirt

Five fabrics come together to make a bias skirt perfect for summer.

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Make a Body Form of Yourself for a Perfect Fit

Make a Body Form of Yourself for a Perfect Fit

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Learn how to make a styrofoam copy of yourself.

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Installing an Exposed Zipper

Installing an Exposed Zipper

Get a refined finish with this clever method.

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How to Engineer a Striped Garment

How to Engineer a Striped Garment

Four different ways to construct a striped garment.

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Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

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Sew removeable covers for a custom fitting dress form.

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A Sleeve Placket for Any Button-Front Shirt

A Sleeve Placket for Any Button-Front Shirt

The classic sleeve finish that most patterns don’t include.

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 Decorate Your Fabrics with Stenciling

Decorate Your Fabrics with Stenciling

Here's a simple way to print on fabric and clothing.

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How to Bead on Leather

How to Bead on Leather

The magical effect of stitching multicolored bits of glass!

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How to Make a Winged Skirt

How to Make a Winged Skirt

Skirts with wrap-around extensions offer quick, easy-to-make elegance, practicality, and a surprise or two.

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How to Add Calvin Klein Details

How to Add Calvin Klein Details

Sometimes the difference between an ordinary garment and a designer’s ready-to-wear is a few well-chosen but simple details.

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A Look Inside an Armani Jacket

A Look Inside an Armani Jacket

Armani is a major fashion force throughout the world, and his trademark remains unchanged: top-quality traditional men’s tailored jackets remade for a woman’s body.

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Make Free Flowing Garments Using Simple Shapes

Make Free Flowing Garments Using Simple Shapes

Whether free flowing or fitted, Madame Grès’s innovative garments takes notice.

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How to Embellish Garments Using Shisha

How to Embellish Garments Using Shisha

Caryl Rae Hancock devised a quick and clever way to attach shisha with free-machine embroidery.

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How to Make a Shirt Collar

How to Make a Shirt Collar

While investigating the construction of a fine-quality shirt with a stand collar, David Page Coffin developed collar-making procedures that will enable the home sewer to approach the results achieved by the elaborate machinery of the manufacturer.

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Create the Perfect Sewing Space

Create the Perfect Sewing Space

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Three professionals share what they love about where they sew.

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Hand-Embroidered Understitching

Hand-Embroidered Understitching

Make the functional fantastic with a hidden embellishment.

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How to Sew Gussets

How to Sew Gussets

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To improve range of motion, use this vintage technique.

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25 Ways to Save Time & Money in the Sewing Room

25 Ways to Save Time & Money in the Sewing Room

Designer and stylist Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shares her tips.

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Slow Sewing for a Better Experience

Slow Sewing for a Better Experience

Author Patricia Keay champions slow sewing—a new, old-fashioned way to savor the creative experience.

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Create an Easy-to-Alter Waistline

Create an Easy-to-Alter Waistline

By changing the construction order on a skirt finished with lining to the waist, it’s a cinch to make adjustments later.

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