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Your solution for transparent fabric and creating a professional garment--a guide to underlining, by Brooks Ann Camper.
Five hand stitches that should be in every sewist’s repertoire, by Tasha Miller Griffith.
Create a flared gored skirt using basic flat patternmaking.
Learn how to sew single and double welts, plus common variations. By David Page Coffin.
Make a feminine petal sleeve using a basic sleeve, by Devon Iott.
Achieve a custom fit with a few simple pattern adjustments, by Haley Glenn. Illustrations, by Kris Blackmore.
Create a comfortable and functional thimble for hand sewing, by Tasha Griffith.
Make a menswear-inspired bodice pocket, by Devon Iott.
Take the guess work out of matching prints with tips, tricks, and three matching techniques, by Piper Springs.
It's time to give some extra attention to your most heavily used sewing tools, by Melissa Fehr.
Transform a basic block into a fitted bodice with curved S-shaped princess seams and a contoured waistband. By Devon Iott.
Everything you need to know about making your own swimsuit. By Haley Glenn.
Learn the basics of restoring a treadle machine. By Tasha Griffith.
Design a 1940s-inspired bodice with gathered bust insets. By Devon Iott.
A simple detail that offers a range of design possibilities.
Use these tips to create a bag that lasts through bad weather and beverage mishaps.
Change a basic sleeve to a flutter Sleeve. By Devon Iott.
A comprehensive guide to using and purchasing a coverstitch machine. By Melissa Fehr.
Achieve perfect patch pockets every time with this step-by-step. By Haley Glenn.
Simple tips for using your home sewing machine to sew knit fabrics. By Haley Glenn.
Create a swing top for summer using a basic sloper. By Devon Iott.
Keeping your unfinished hems neat, uniform, and intentional. By Haley Glenn.
How to expertly install and customize snap closures. By Haley Glenn.
Create a v-shaped princess bodice from a basic block. By Devon Iott.
Reinforce your pockets with decorative machine stitches or vintage techniques.
Add sheer layers over bold florals to create a look reminiscent of vintage cocktail gowns.
Learn to create French darts from a basic block. By Devon Iott.
We show you how to sew this classic neckline—and how to draft your own.
You can make almost any garment work both ways by making a few smart choices.
How to create narrow straps without headaches.