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How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace The Winner of July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available Threads Visits NYC A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace

There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics.

The Winner of "Sew Fun" and "Sewing School 2" is...

Congratulations to the winner of these two great books!

July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available

Find out when Threads contributing editors will be available to take your sewing questions.

Threads Visits NYC

Threads' staff recently had two exciting excursions into NYC: one for fabric shopping at Mood, where we met Tim Gunn of Project Runway; and one to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Charles James exhibit.

A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments.

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Quick-Sew Fabric Roses and Flowers

Quick-Sew Fabric Roses and Flowers

Create a Foam-Cup Bra

It's easy to achieve a comfortable, custom shape for your bra.

Sew an Unexposed Zipper

This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless.

How to Salvage Your Selvages

A good selvage is like a bonus with your fabric purchase. Learn nine clever and creative ways to use fabric edges.

Three Quick-Sew Tote Bag Patterns

Three Quick-Sew Tote Bag Patterns

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