Sewing Skill Builders

How to Sew Double-Fold Bias Tape

Simone Slip Pattern | Slip Dress Pattern | Closet Core Patterns

How to Turn Loops Four Ways

How to Sew a Welt Pocket

Choosing a Size and Grading for our Mitchell Trousers

Dress Forms // Closet Core Patterns

Choosing the Best Dress Form for Sewing Clothes

How to Sew in Swim Elastic: Two Methods!

How to Sew Faye as a Reversible Swimsuit

Beginner Tips for Sewing Swimwear!

Simone Slip Pattern | Slip Dress Pattern | Closet Core Patterns

Tips for Sewing on the Bias

Tips for Sewing Gathers: How To Gather Any Fabric!

Tiered Gathered Silk Skirt | Handmade by Closet Core Patterns

A Magical Tiered Skirt (Plus a Personal Update!)

How to Take Your Own Measurements // Closet Core Patterns

Choosing a Size and Grading Between Sizes

How to Take Your Own Measurements // Closet Core Patterns

How to Take Your Own Measurements

How to Assemble PDF patterns // Closet Core Patterns

How to Print & Assemble PDF Patterns

How to Sew Shirring | Closet Core Patterns

How to Add Elastic Shirring to Just About Anything!

How to make a custom zipper! Tutorial for shortening zippers and making custom zippers from parts // Closet Core Patterns

How to Customize the Perfect Zipper

How to do a Small Bust Adjustment // Closet Core Patterns

How to Do a Small Bust Adjustment

The Hows and Whys of Underlining Fabric Explained

How to make a muslin or toile // Closet Core Patterns

How to Make a Muslin (the Couture Way!)

Couture Seam Finishes & Hand Stitches You Should Know

McCalls 7154 - Couture 1930's Evening Gown in 4 ply silk charmeuse // Handmade by Closet Core Patterns

Couture Sewing: 1930s Silk Evening Gown

Full Bicep and small bicep Adjustment for Two Piece Sleeve // Closet Core Patterns

Adjustments for One and Two Piece Sleeves

Dart fitting tips - Learn how to fit darts for your body | Tutorial by Closet Core Patterns

A Dart is Just a Suggestion: Fitting Darts for Your Body

Tips for fitting a jacket and a full bust adjustment for a dartless bodice // Kelly Anorak Sewalong

Hot Pocket: All our Pocket Tutorials in One Place!

How to Sew a Shirt Collar: The Easy Way // Closet Core Patterns

All Our Collar and Neckline Tutorials in One Place

How to sew every kind of zipper! Sewing tutorials from Closet Core Patterns

Zippity doo da: All Our Zipper Tutorials in One Place

Tutorial Round-up // Buttons and Snaps // Closet Core Patterns

Buttons, Buttonholes and Snaps…Oh My – All Our Sewing Tutorials

Beginner Books and Tools for Sewing // Closet Core Patterns

The Best Tools & Books for the Beginner Sewist

How to sew a bias neckline (Two ways!) // Closet Core Patterns

How to Sew Bias Binding: Two Methods

Pfaff Sewing Machine// Closet Core Patterns Studio

How to Buy Your First Sewing Machine

How to Add Piping to Jacket Lining // Closet Core Patterns

How to Add Piping to your Jacket Lining

Oslo Coat by Tessuti Patterns in Pendleton Wool // handmade by Closet Core Patterns

How to Make the Warmest Coat Ever: Interlining with Thinsulate

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