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If you’re ready to upgrade your sewing toolbox—or play with some specialty notions—use this framework to justify the expense.
Clever, thoughtful ways to save money and make the most of your sewing budget.
A look at the cost of materials, time, and ethics of home-sewn and ready-to-wear clothing.
Clever ideas (and a free download) to help you set up, track, and maintain a budget for your sewing.
Don’t like the neckline on your sewing pattern? Here’s how to change it.
How to sew (and wear) the new Lex sweatshirt.
How to sew (and wear) the new Bud shacket.
After 88 issues, we’re changing formats, but this is so that we can bring you even more sewing every month.
Layer up in effortless style this season with these versatile Seamwork patterns. By Farrah Dodson.
Alyx Jacobs rescues clothes by mending well-loved textiles to give them new life. By Taylor Pruitt.
The easiest way to sew buttons by hand and machine.
Threadbare clothes have history, so should you mend them by hand or machine? By Meg Stively.
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.
These easy-to-fit seams provide gentle, curvy shaping.
Vintage, mistmatched, or bold, what messages are you sending with your buttons? Sew the Lisa cardigan!
Princess seams take time to sew, but they give you easy drama, fitting shortcuts, and a luxe finish. Sew the new Taylor dress!
How to use the Design Your Wardrobe framework to meet all of your wardrobe goals, big and small.
In this video, learn how to move darts on a bodice.
Experiment with your style this season by creating a cool capsule wardrobe featuring the Keaton blazer. By Farrah Dodson.
Don’t like the dart placement on a pattern? Change it with a quick and easy single dart rotation.
Never truly popular but never truly unfashionable either, here’s everything you need to know about corduroy. By Angela Geosits.
We experimented with different fabric marking tools, so you don’t have to.
How to make wearable art using a nineteenth-century printing process and your sewing chops. By Kati Sidwall.
Follow this simple exercise to sketch the outfits you love to wear the most.
Fabric ideas, fitting details, and why bias-cut dresses are so special.
Fabric ideas, fitting details—and what exactly is soft tailoring?
After 86 issues of the magazine, we’re looking for new ways to practice creativity.
In this video, learn an armhole depth adjustment.
In our global sewing community, we need culturally diverse pattern names. By Katiusca Guzman.
I maximized my fabric stash with three different versions of the Seamwork Skipper sweatshirt. By Tino Motloung.