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    Create Perfect Gathers

    Learn why you want to gather with 3 threads instead of 2.

    October 2, 2019
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    Clipping and Notching

    Learn how to clip and notch your seams for a professional finish.

    October 2, 2019
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    How to Press Fabric

    See how to press, not iron, your fabric.

    October 2, 2019
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    How to Sew a Basic Seam

    The first step of sewing! Learn how to create a long-lasting basic seam.

    October 2, 2019
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    How to Staystitch

    Prevent stretching and distortion with staystitching.

    October 2, 2019
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    Essential Machine Stitches

    Learn about common stitches used for garment construction.

    October 2, 2019
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    How to Cut and Mark Fabric

    Learn how to cut your pattern and fabric accurately.

    October 2, 2019
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    Create a Sewing Toolkit

    We'll help you set up your basic sewing kit.

    October 2, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: Turn Straight Legs into Flared Legs

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Dexter pants, by Chelsea Eisenberg.

    September 30, 2019

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    Bodice Adjustments for a Bilateral Mastectomy

    Tips and suggestions for fitting with a BMX adjustment, by Becky Johnson.

    September 30, 2019
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    Four Essential Small Bust Adjustments

    Learn the building blocks for mastering the small bust adjustment.

    September 30, 2019
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    Four Essential Full Bust Adjustments

    Learn the building blocks for mastering the full bust adjustment.

    September 30, 2019
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    The Anatomy of a Sewing Machine

    We'll help you understand the domestic sewing machine.

    September 30, 2019
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    The Anatomy of a Sewing Pattern

    How to read and use home sewing patterns.

    September 30, 2019
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    How to Sew a Centered Zipper

    A simple way to install a centered zipper.

    September 30, 2019
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    How to Sew an Invisible Zipper

    An easy way to install this invisible closure.

    September 30, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Draft Bell Sleeves

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Ace top, by Chelsea Eisenberg.

    August 31, 2019
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    Video Tutorial: How to Take Body Measurements

    The numbers that help you make a well-fitted garment.

    August 31, 2019
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    Sewing Flowing Pleats

    Wallis shares her tips and tricks for creating pleats with lightweight fabrics.

    July 31, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Add a Lining to a Skirt

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Kenzie skirt, by Chelsea Eisenberg.

    July 31, 2019
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    How to Sew Pleats

    You might think you know everything about pleats, but watch this video just in case.

    July 31, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: Turn a Top into a High-low Dress

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Clarke top, by Chelsea Eisenberg.

    June 30, 2019
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    How to Make a Block-Printed Machine Cover

    A guide to sewing and block printing a cover for your machines. By Sienna Parfitt

    June 30, 2019
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    How to Hack Lingerie into Swimwear

    Swim in your underwear—turn a lingerie pattern into a swimsuit, by Haley Glenn and Wallis Smith-Owens.

    May 31, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Create a Scoop Neck

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Gene dress, by Chelsea Eisenberg.

    May 31, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: Create an Elasticized Peplum

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Rory top, by Haley Glenn.

    April 30, 2019
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    How to Install an Invisible Zipper on the Bias

    Some tricks for sewing zippers on delicate fabrics, by Meg Stively.

    April 30, 2019
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    March 31, 2019
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    Swatch it Out: Why Sewing Should be Experimental

    The importance of testing your sewing skills, by Hannah Friesen.

    March 31, 2019
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    Pattern Hackers: How to Remove Smocking from a Pattern

    Break the rules with three pattern hacks for the Carter dress, by Haley Glenn.

    March 31, 2019

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