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Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle

Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle

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Learn how to set up your sewing machine to use a twin needle.

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Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

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Pattern designer Andrea Schewe demonstrates three ways to modify sleeves for better mobility. She walks you through the pattern work and shows you exactly how to achieve your desired results.

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10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2015

10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2015

This collection puts the 10 most-viewed instructional sewing videos from 2015 in one place. Kick off 2016 by supplementing your sewing arsenal with these technique how-tos.

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Video: How to Use a Tailors Board

Video: How to Use a Tailor's Board

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Many professionals use a tailor's board to achieve crisp, well-pressed garments. Learn the various ways to use this specialized tool for better pressing.

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How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

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Learn how easy it can be to scale an embroidery design with this web extra from Threads #179 (June/July 2015).

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15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project.

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Video: Add a Bound Seam and Hong Kong Finish to an Unlined Jacket

Video: Add a Bound Seam and Hong Kong Finish to an Unlined Jacket

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Watch this video tutorial to learn how to bind a seam in an unlined jacket for a beautiful finish.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 2

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 2

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To complete the bag's main body, end gussets were added.

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How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support

How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support

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Rescue your strapless dresses and tops to get the support you need with these five techniques in this web extra from "Party Dresses" (Winter 2014).

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Gift to Sew: Easy and Classic Wool Scarf

Gift to Sew: Easy and Classic Wool Scarf

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Finish the long edges and fringe the ends. Follow along to learn how easy it is to make this classic wool scarf.

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Video: A Secret to Threading a Needle

Video: A Secret to Threading a Needle

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Watch this video to learn an easy way to thread your needle for hand sewing.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

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This is the first in a three-part blog series documenting how I made a Gladstone bag out of Fortuny fabric, from a vintage model.

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Video: How to Set Fabric on the Bias

Video: How to Set Fabric on the Bias

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Understanding grain is crucial when planning bias garments and laying out fabric. Use this technique to create bias scarves and skirts from fabric tubes.

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How to Achieve Ideal Sewing Machine Thread Tension

How to Achieve Ideal Sewing Machine Thread Tension

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Learn to diagnose and solve poor thread tension problems--and save yourself sewing headaches.

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Make a Curved-Top Tote

Make a Curved-Top Tote

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A "dip" in the edge means you can swing your elbow through easily.

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The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 2

The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 2

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Now that we have the pattern pieces for the loden coat sleeve, it's time to construct it.

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How to Sew a One-Seam Poncho

How to Sew a One-Seam Poncho

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For instant style, fold a fabric rectangle in half, then sew a shoulder seam.

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Video: How to Repair a Stray Snip

Video: How to Repair a Stray Snip

Watch this quick Threads Essential Techniques video for a creative solution to accidental fabric cuts.

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8 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form

8 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form

Making your very own personalized dress form will make fitting a breeze. Try these techniques and see which one you like best.

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How to Sew a Cell Phone Bag and Free Pattern

How to Sew a Cell Phone Bag and Free Pattern

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Carry and protect your cell phone, smartphone, or small mobile device in this quick-to-make fabric bag.

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