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16 Smart Sewing Tips from Professor King

Threads #185, June/July 2016

Kenneth D. King is truly a master of his craft: an expert tailor and highly skilled at sewing. In this article from Threads #185 (June/July 2016), he shares a variety of tips that will help you improve. Kenneth writes:

I teach design and sewing, and I have put in more than my fair share of hours in the workroom. All this experience has taught me a few things about how to get great sewing results. I’m going to share some of my favorite tips for improving your sewing skills; sewers of any skill level can benefit from these methods. You don’t need lots of specialized tools, nor do you need to know every couture technique out there. These ideas and methods will help you work more efficiently and effectively while giving you the kind of confidence that boosts your creativity.

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  1. user-2466904 | | #1

    I love all the tips I receive from threads.
    I look forward to seeing the new posts everyday. Thanks Threads.

  2. whoneedlesthis | | #2

    Thanks to Mr. King for these tips, it is encouraging to me to see that I already use some of them, like the chalks and adding machine tape. And I will now invest in a bolt of "muslin", which I have hitherto avoided as too costly, my local fabric store is having a half-price sale this weekend!!

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