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Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

Mar 23, 2016

Evamarie Gomez and Gary Junken

Thread comes in a variety of thicknesses, lengths, and strengths. In this quick video tutorial, Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability and strength to hand-sewing thread that you may use when securing buttons or beads to your garments.

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  1. bcodezinfo12 December 31st

    hand sewing is the best, but you have to be very careful with the technique

  2. User avater evanlynn April 5th

    Nice tips

  3. User avater BobTenant April 1st

    Ook, isn't this a bit obvious? Great video, though

  4. LuvThreadsMagazine March 29th

    Ruth belongs atop the highest peak in sewing-land.

    Her balm can calm thread, and sewer, alike.

    No more double-thread dread here.

  5. User avater KatMW March 28th

    Using a double thread is smart but if you're not careful enough, you can mess it up.

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