Learn to Sew
Learn how to sew with our common techniques glossary. These guides include video tutorials and handy tips for garment construction.
How to Sew: Welt Seam
Learn how to sew welt seam, a quicker alternative to a flat felled seam finish.
How to Sew: Stitch in the Ditch
Learn how to stitch in the ditch, to create a professional machine finish.
How to Sew: Set-In Sleeve
Learn how to sew set-in sleeves in the round. Set-in sleeves are one of the most common types of sleeves in our patterns.
How to Sew: Narrow Hems
Learn how to sew a narrow hem as well as other essential hemming techniques.
How to Sew: Lapped Seam
Learn how to sew a lapped seam, a clean flat finish for fabrics that don't fray.
How to Sew: Invisible Zipper
Learn how to sew an invisible zipper, also known as a concealed zipper.
How to Sew: Gather with Yarn
Learn how to gather fabric with yarn. An alternative method to rows of gathering stitches
How to Sew: Flat Felled Seam
Learn how to sew a flat felled seam, a robust finish for tough clothing.
How to Sew: Finishing Seam Allowances
Learn how to finish your seam allowances without an overlocker.
How to Sew: Doublestitch
Learn how to sew a doublestitch, a second row of stitching that adds support to the seam.
How to sew: Double Pointed Dart
Learn how to sew a double-pointed dart, also known as a contour dart, diamond dart or a fisheye dart.
How to Sew: Classic Flat Dart
Learn how to sew a flat dart - an essential technique for most sewing projects. These are the most common way to add shaping.
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