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Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills.

Huge Quilting Giveaway

Only one Threads online user will win this incredible prize package!

Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits

You don't always need to staystitch when using a knit fabric. Find out when it is necessary in this sewing tip from Threads #178.

University Curator Publishes Book on Paper Sewing Patterns

Joy Spanabel Emery's scholarly work "A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The home dressmaking fashion revolution" delves into the complex history of the companies that built the home sewing pattern industry and the technological advances that made it all possible.

9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room

See how our authors adorn their spaces.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached.

Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5: Take Your Measurements

Watch this video to learn which measurements to take and how to take them.

Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5: Mark Your Measurements

Knowing all the steps to properly mark your measurements is a crucial part of the fitting process.

Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 4

Watch the fourth and final installment of our exclusive interview with fitting expert and Threads video personality, Sarah Veblen.

Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 3

Watch the third installment of our exclusive interview with fitting expert and Threads video personality, Sarah Veblen.

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