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    How to Sew Fisheye Darts

    Sew an expert fisheye dart.

    November 9, 2020
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    How to Reinforce Shoulder Seams

    Prevent stretched out shoulder seams on your knit garments using two simple methods.

    November 9, 2020
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    How to Sew a Baby Hem

    Learn how to create a rolled hem for your delicate projects.

    November 9, 2020
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    How to Shorten a Metal Zipper

    Have a zipper that's too long for your project? You can shorten it in a few easy steps.

    November 9, 2020
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    How to Sew Standard Darts

    Learn how to create darts that will transform your garment.

    October 13, 2020
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    How to Sew a Set-in Sleeve

    Learn how to sew a set-in sleeve in a few easy steps.

    October 13, 2020
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    How to Determine Stretch Percentage in Fabric

    Learn how to calculate your fabric's stretch percentage.

    October 13, 2020
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Add Volume and Gathers to a Sleeve

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Samson top, by Chelsea Miller.

    July 31, 2020
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Add a Waist Tie to Your Shirt

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Willis top, by Chelsea Miller.

    May 31, 2020

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    How to Sew the Best Breast Pads

    Create functional, comfortable, and low-profile breast pads you’ll actually want to wear, by Haley Glenn.

    May 31, 2020
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Create an Asymmetrical Wrap

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Lyle dress, by Chelsea Miller.

    April 30, 2020
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Draft a Slanted Patch Pocket

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Joss pants, by Chelsea Miller.

    March 31, 2020
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    To Wax or Not to Wax...Canvas

    The ultimate guide to waxed canvas, by Robin Ives.

    February 29, 2020
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    Pattern Hackers: Turn a Dress into a Shirt

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Jo dress, by Chelsea Miller.

    January 31, 2020
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Taper Legs on Pants

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Mel joggers, by Chelsea Miller.

    December 31, 2019
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    How to Turn Your Fabric Scraps into Scrunchies

    Learn how to turn your fabric scraps into fashionable scrunchies, by Chelsea Miller.

    December 31, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: Add Side Ties to a Cardigan

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Flor cardigan, by Chelsea Miller.

    November 30, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Draft a Funnel Neck

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Oliver top, by Chelsea Miller.

    October 31, 2019
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    How to: Macaron Pattern Weights and Magnetic Pincushion

    Make some delectably non-edible sewing tool treats! By Saki Jane.

    October 31, 2019
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    Sew an All-in-one Facing

    This tutorial teaches you how to finish necklines and armholes with an all-in-one facing.

    October 3, 2019
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    Sew a Facing

    Learn how to finish necklines with facings—an essential finishing technique!

    October 3, 2019
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    How to Sew French Seams

    This elevated seam finish will make your garments feel special.

    October 3, 2019
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    How to Sew Flat Felled Seams

    This sturdy seam finish with help your projects last longer.

    October 3, 2019
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    Sew Two Basic Hems

    Learn how to master a double-fold and single-fold hem.

    October 3, 2019
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    How to Sew Bias Binding

    Don't be intimidated by double fold bias tape.

    October 3, 2019
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    How to Sew a Bias Tape Facing

    Learn to finish edges with single fold bias tape.

    October 3, 2019
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    Topstitching Tricks

    Make strong, professional-looking garments.

    October 3, 2019
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    How to Understitch

    Learn this essential trick for keeping facings and linings neat and inside your garment.

    October 3, 2019
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    How to Install a Sleeve

    Sewing a set-in sleeve is easy when you follow these steps.

    October 2, 2019
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    Sewing Darts

    Sew expert straight and double-pointed darts.

    October 2, 2019

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