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    How to Sew an Underlining

    Your solution for transparent fabric and creating a professional garment--a guide to underlining, by Brooks Ann Camper.

    November 30, 2015
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    5 Hand-sewing Stitches You Need to Know

    Five hand stitches that should be in every sewist’s repertoire, by Tasha Miller Griffith.

    November 30, 2015
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    Block, Paper, Scissors

    Create a flared gored skirt using basic flat patternmaking.

    November 30, 2015
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    Conquering the Welt

    Learn how to sew single and double welts, plus common variations. By David Page Coffin.

    October 31, 2015
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    Block, Paper, Scissors

    Make a feminine petal sleeve using a basic sleeve, by Devon Iott.

    October 31, 2015
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    Common pattern adjustments for men

    Achieve a custom fit with a few simple pattern adjustments,
    by Haley Glenn. Illustrations, by Kris Blackmore.

    September 30, 2015
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    A Custom-Fit Leather Thimble

    Create a comfortable and functional thimble for hand sewing, by Tasha Griffith.

    September 30, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Make a menswear-inspired bodice pocket, by Devon Iott.

    September 30, 2015
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    How to Match Plaids, Stripes, and Large Patterns

    Take the guess work out of matching prints with tips, tricks, and three matching techniques, by Piper Springs.

    August 31, 2015

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    On Pins and Needles

    It's time to give some extra attention to your most heavily used sewing tools, by Melissa Fehr.

    August 31, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Transform a basic block into a fitted bodice with curved S-shaped princess seams and a contoured waistband. By Devon Iott.

    August 31, 2015
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    Swimwear Basics

    Everything you need to know about making your own swimsuit. By Haley Glenn.

    July 31, 2015
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    Treadle Sewing for Modern Sewists

    Learn the basics of restoring a treadle machine. By Tasha Griffith.

    July 31, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Design a 1940s-inspired bodice with gathered bust insets. By Devon Iott.

    July 31, 2015
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    A Guide to Drawstrings

    A simple detail that offers a range of design possibilities.

    June 30, 2015
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    How to Make a Waterproof, Spill-proof Bag

    Use these tips to create a bag that lasts through bad weather and beverage mishaps.

    June 30, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Change a basic sleeve to a flutter Sleeve. By Devon Iott.

    June 30, 2015
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    A Guide to Coverstitch Machines

    A comprehensive guide to using and purchasing a coverstitch machine. By Melissa Fehr.

    May 31, 2015
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    Installing a Knit Patch Pocket

    Achieve perfect patch pockets every time with this step-by-step. By Haley Glenn.

    May 31, 2015
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    Sewing Knits Without a Serger

    Simple tips for using your home sewing machine to sew knit fabrics. By Haley Glenn.

    May 31, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Create a swing top for summer using a basic sloper. By Devon Iott.

    May 31, 2015
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    An Unfinished Hem: Three Ways

    Keeping your unfinished hems neat, uniform, and intentional. By Haley Glenn.

    April 30, 2015
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    A Comprehensive Guide to Set-In Snaps

    How to expertly install and customize snap closures. By Haley Glenn.

    April 30, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Create a v-shaped princess bodice from a basic block. By Devon Iott.

    April 30, 2015
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    Strong and Pretty Pockets

    Reinforce your pockets with decorative machine stitches or vintage techniques.

    March 31, 2015
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    How to sew an overlay

    Add sheer layers over bold florals to create a look reminiscent of vintage cocktail gowns.

    March 31, 2015
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    Block Paper Scissors

    Learn to create French darts from a basic block. By Devon Iott.

    March 31, 2015
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    How to sew a v-neck t-shirt

    We show you how to sew this classic neckline—and how to draft your own.

    February 28, 2015
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    Make It Reversible

    You can make almost any garment work both ways by making a few smart choices.

    February 28, 2015
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    4 Tricks for Making Spaghetti Straps

    How to create narrow straps without headaches.

    December 31, 2014

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