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Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams

Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams

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Garments with dropped shoulders may experience stress at some points. For this reason, you may benefit from reinforcing them.

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Video: Finish a Back Neckline Opening

Video: Finish a Back Neckline Opening

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This video will teach you one method for finishing a back neckline opening.

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Video: Make Perfect Miters

Video: Make Perfect Miters

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Learn how to draft and sew a mitered corner for professional-looking hems.

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Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline

Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline

For best results when sewing a lapped zipper, it helps to see a pro's approach.

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Video: One Dot Pocket Placement and Application

Video: One Dot Pocket Placement and Application

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Add pockets with precision and ease using the "one-dot" method.

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Video: Trim Facings for a Better Fit on Sleeveless Garments

Video: Trim Facings for a Better Fit on Sleeveless Garments

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Facings don't have to add bulk to sleeveless garments. Find out how to keep a garment nice and light in this video.

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Video: How to Sew and Finish an Invisible Zipper

Video: How to Sew and Finish an Invisible Zipper

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Invisible zippers provide the convenience of zippers without interrupting the flow of your garment. Learn how to sew them, even in fabrics with prints.

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Video: Add a Hidden Button Placket to a Pattern

Video: Add a Hidden Button Placket to a Pattern

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This video will teach you to modify a pattern and insert a hidden button placket.

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Video: Match Overlapping Edges

Video: Match Overlapping Edges

You'll be able to match overlapping edges with ease once you watch this Industry Insider Techniques video.

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Video: The Best Bound Buttonhole

Video: The Best Bound Buttonhole

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Bound buttonholes are terrific details that will bring your garments to the next level.

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Video: Match Stripes and Prints Before You Cut

Video: Match Stripes and Prints Before You Cut

You can match prints and stripes without pins. Find out how in this video.

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Video: Match Stripes and Plaids Perfectly

Video: Match Stripes and Plaids Perfectly

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Stripes and plaids can be matched precisely if you take a few things into consideration.

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Video: Best Thread Practices

Video: Best Thread Practices

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Make sure you're threading a needle the right way, and learn how to keep the thread straight.

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Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7

Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7

Louise Cutting shares a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels.

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Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing

Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing

Learn how to add stability to lightweight fabrics with three interfacing techniques.

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Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing

Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing

Interfacing stabilizes lightweight fabrics, but sometimes it shows through the fabric. Self-fabric interfacing can prevent this problem.

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Video: Perfect Vertical Buttonhole Placement

Video: Perfect Vertical Buttonhole Placement

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When adding a vertical buttonhole, be sure to consider the fabric’s print and buttonhole position in relation to a hem or neckline. Find out how to achieve the perfect placement for vertical buttonholes.

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Video: Create Piping From Bias Strips

Video: Create Piping From Bias Strips

Louise Cutting demonstrates how to make piping from strips of bias binding. She also shows you how to add it to the neckline to help give it more stability.

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Video: How to Shrink Packaged Bias Tape and Piping

Video: How to Shrink Packaged Bias Tape and Piping

Store-bought bias tape and piping are 100-percent cotton, and they need to be preshrunk before use. Discover how easy it can be to preshrink these notions with a few household items.

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Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat

Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat

Bulk-free hems are easy to achieve with this expert technique.

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