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How to Fix Fit with Tucks

How to Fix Fit with Tucks

Decorative folds reduce a garment’s length or width.

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Embellish with Beetle Wings

Embellish with Beetle Wings

Create stunning designs with iridescent wings and embroidery.

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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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Preserve Your Precious Fabrics

Preserve Your Precious Fabrics

Useful tips to manage and maintain your stash.

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Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation.

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Three Machines for Sewing Knits

Three Machines for Sewing Knits

Compare machines for fast and easy options.

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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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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 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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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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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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