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How to Lengthen Your Back Rise - Designer Stitch
how to alter a dress - take it down a size or two
Merrick's Art // Style + Sewing for the Everyday Girl: RESIZING AN OVERSIZED DRESS (TUTORIAL)


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Bras and Lingerie

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Buttonholes and Hooks

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Darts and pleats to make a neckline smaller and other hacks.


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Dress Forms

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Here’s a little trick that will prevent an elastic waistband from turning and getting twisted. Leave a little extra space in the width of the casing, and edgestitch the top edge of the waistb…
This page has everything you've ever wanted to know about elastic: a video and written guide to the different types, the tools used, beginner sewing projects using elastic, and even recommended reading.


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A handy cheat sheet for matching your dressmaking patterns to the right fabric! Achieving the perfect fit! In Issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazinewe meet Lynda Maynard, known in the fashion design indu
For figuring out which fabric you should use for a variety of sewing projects.


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How to make sure your sewing pattern will fit you every time. Learn about fitting and why it is so important. #sew #sewing #learntosew #learnto fit #fitting #fittingpatterns #sewinpatterns #vintagesewing


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QUILTY LOVE | Save money quilting: Use flannel sheets as quilt backings  to save time and money quilting. Flannel sheets are soft and warm and  inexpensive and make the coziest quilts.  How to use sheets as quilt  backings.

Fleece and Flannel

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Learn Stay Stitching


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Basic Hand Stitches | 9 Handy Hand Stitching Basics for Sewing

Hand Stitching

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How to Copy a Garment that Fits Perfectly Without Taking it Apart #sewing #fashion #pattern_making
Fabric stabilizer is a great product when it comes to machine embroidery, but it can have many other uses too! Watch as Ellen March explains some of her creative uses for fabric stabilizer, including applique and pattern templates. Whether it’s wash-away, tear-away or cut-away fabric stabilizer, applying it to the wrong side of fabric when doing applique can make the process much easier by keeping the fabric flat. Keeping your fabric pucker fre...

Interfacing and Fusibles

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Stretch Your Skills: How to Hem Knit Fabric Five Different Ways
Sewing knit fabric can be a little intimidating unless you know some simple tips and tricks. I will teach you everything there is to know about how to sew knit fabric, so you can learn and become comfortable with sewing knit fabric!


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If you’re wanting to start sewing clothes, then a skirt is a nice and easy garment to start with. Here is a list of skirt tutorials that cover a range of styles, sewing techniques, difficulty levels and funky inspiration ideas.:


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Lightweight Fabrics

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Bien savoir prendre ses mesures de tour de hanches - hip measurents how to - Πώς να πάρεις σωστά μέτρα για την ΟΠΓ
How to Measure Women


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How to Sew with a Double Needle
Why Needle Size and Type Matters » Sew Toot


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Last week in class I tried on the muslin made from the pants sloper, which was drafted up from my measurements. I think it's worth repeating...
How to Fit Pants - good step by step with explanations of how to diagnose fit issues.
When it comes to achieving the proper fit for your pants, the tinfoil crotch curve method is a must. #5outof4patterns #tinfoilcrotchcurve #diysewing #sewinginstructions #sewing


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How to make and sew piping, applying piping at the corners and along curves


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