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  • Sewing Lab
    Do You Really Need This Sewing Tool? Here’s How to Decide.

    If you’re ready to upgrade your sewing toolbox—or play with some specialty notions—use this framework to justify the expense.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    25 Tips for Sewing on a Budget

    Clever, thoughtful ways to save money and make the most of your sewing budget.

    February 28, 2022
  • Sustainability
    Is it Cheaper to Sew Your Own Clothes?

    A look at the cost of materials, time, and ethics of home-sewn and ready-to-wear clothing.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Set Up a Sewing Budget

    Clever ideas (and a free download) to help you set up, track, and maintain a budget for your sewing.

    February 28, 2022
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    Free Class: How to Raise, Lower, or Change the Neckline on a Pattern

    Don’t like the neckline on your sewing pattern? Here’s how to change it.

    February 28, 2022
  • Patterns
    It Feels Good to Sew Something Cozy

    How to sew (and wear) the new Lex sweatshirt.

    February 28, 2022
  • Patterns
    So What Exactly is a Shacket?

    How to sew (and wear) the new Bud shacket.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    This is the Last Issue of Seamwork Magazine

    After 88 issues, we’re changing formats, but this is so that we can bring you even more sewing every month.

    February 28, 2022
  • Style & Wardrobe
    Sew a Layerable Capsule Wardrobe with a Relaxed Cardigan

    Layer up in effortless style this season with these versatile Seamwork patterns. By Farrah Dodson.

    January 31, 2022

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  • Sustainability
    Repairing Your Clothes is Sustainable Fashion

    Alyx Jacobs rescues clothes by mending well-loved textiles to give them new life. By Taylor Pruitt.

    January 31, 2022
  • Sewing Lab
    The Best Way To Sew a Button

    The easiest way to sew buttons by hand and machine.

    January 31, 2022
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    Is it Better to Darn Clothes by Hand or Machine?

    Threadbare clothes have history, so should you mend them by hand or machine? By Meg Stively.

    January 31, 2022
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    How to Fix a Broken Zipper

    Don’t get rid of a pair of pants just because the zipper isn’t working—repair or replace it instead. By Anne Louise Bannon.

    January 31, 2022
  • Patterns
    Pattern Hack: How to Turn Darts Into Princess Seams

    These easy-to-fit seams provide gentle, curvy shaping.

    January 31, 2022
  • Patterns
    What Do Your Buttons Say About Your Style?

    Vintage, mistmatched, or bold, what messages are you sending with your buttons? Sew the Lisa cardigan!

    January 31, 2022
  • Patterns
    What’s So Great About Princess Seams?

    Princess seams take time to sew, but they give you easy drama, fitting shortcuts, and a luxe finish. Sew the new Taylor dress!

    January 31, 2022
  • Style & Wardrobe
    Create a Plan to Mend and Repair Your Clothes

    How to use the Design Your Wardrobe framework to meet all of your wardrobe goals, big and small.

    January 31, 2022
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    How to Rotate Darts

    In this video, learn how to move darts on a bodice.

    January 1, 2022
  • Style & Wardrobe
    Sew a Capsule Wardrobe with a Cool Blazer

    Experiment with your style this season by creating a cool capsule wardrobe featuring the Keaton blazer. By Farrah Dodson.

    December 31, 2021
  • Patterns
    Pattern Hack: How to Rotate a Dart

    Don’t like the dart placement on a pattern? Change it with a quick and easy single dart rotation.

    December 31, 2021
  • Fabric & Textiles
    A Guide to Sewing with Corduroy

    Never truly popular but never truly unfashionable either, here’s everything you need to know about corduroy. By Angela Geosits.

    December 31, 2021
  • Sewing Lab
    Seamwork Sewing Lab: The Best Way to Mark Fabric

    We experimented with different fabric marking tools, so you don’t have to.

    December 31, 2021
  • Fabric & Textiles
    A Guide to Creating Sun-Printed Garments with Cyanotype

    How to make wearable art using a nineteenth-century printing process and your sewing chops. By Kati Sidwall.

    December 31, 2021
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Find the Best Silhouette for Your Body (And Your Style)

    Follow this simple exercise to sketch the outfits you love to wear the most.

    December 31, 2021
  • Patterns
    You Need a Bias-cut Dress in Your Closet. Sew This Slip Dress.

    Fabric ideas, fitting details, and why bias-cut dresses are so special.

    December 31, 2021
  • Patterns
    Learn Soft Tailoring with the Keaton Blazer

    Fabric ideas, fitting details—and what exactly is soft tailoring?

    December 31, 2021
  • Seamwork Magazine is Getting a Little Makeover

    After 86 issues of the magazine, we’re looking for new ways to practice creativity.

    December 31, 2021
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    How to Adjust Armhole Depth on a Sewing Pattern

    In this video, learn an armhole depth adjustment.

    November 30, 2021
  • Makers & Crafts
    What’s in a Pattern Name?

    In our global sewing community, we need culturally diverse pattern names. By Katiusca Guzman.

    November 30, 2021
  • Style & Wardrobe
    One Sewing Pattern, Three Different Garments

    I maximized my fabric stash with three different versions of the Seamwork Skipper sweatshirt. By Tino Motloung.

    November 30, 2021

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