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How to End a Coverstitch Hem

How to End a Coverstitch Hem
I sew with knits constantly, and I am a big fan of my little Juki MC-1500 coverstitch. I've had questions from students and customers asking about ...

Pressing Impressively Without Impressions

Pressing Impressively Without Impressions
The Pressinatrix shows you how to avoid the "pressed-to-death" look, and how to achieve a perfectly pressed seam in impressionable woolens.

Setting a Sleeve Into an Armhole

Setting a Sleeve Into an Armhole
Puckery sleeves? No more! Take control of your ease to achieve a couture result.

How to "Flat Set" a Sleeve

How to "Flat Set" a Sleeve
A RTW method of inserting sleeves in knit garments that is easy and fast.

The Importance of Making a Muslin

The Importance of Making a Muslin
A muslin is an invaluable tool when making a garment, especially the first time with a new pattern. Here, Ann explains the reasons and techniques for working with muslins.