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Reuse plastic bags for smooth sewing

Reuse plastic bags for smooth sewing

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Use recycled plastic bags to help tame tricky fabrics.

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Miss Universe Pageant Puts Costumes and Gowns on Display

Miss Universe Pageant Puts Costumes and Gowns on Display

Last night the 2009 Miss Universe pageant was broadcast worldwide from the Bahamas. Aside from the gowns we normally expect, this year each contestant wore extravagant costumes to represent their countries.

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Tame your bobbin tails

Tame your bobbin tails

With all the different colors and types of thread I use, my bobbins were really a mess. My husband came up with a great idea to correct this problem using 7⁄8-inch transparent tubing from the hardware store.

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Send a personalized message from Project Runways Tim Gunn

Send a personalized message from Project Runway's Tim Gunn

Can't wait for the new season to start? Send fellow Tim Gunn fans a customized phone call straight from the Project Runway design guru himself.

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Sew Scientific

Sew Scientific

A drool-worthy way to make threading a needle easier.

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How to Easily Hem Sheer Fabrics

How to Easily Hem Sheer Fabrics

Finish transparent edges with this simple-to-sew couture technique.

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Magnetic bars keep notions in order

Magnetic bars keep notions in order

Use a magnetic bar on your sewing room wall to organize metal notions like scissors and needles.

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New SewStylish on newsstands now!

New SewStylish on newsstands now!

The newest issue of SewStylish is on newsstands today! Check it out now for designer inspiration and techniques straight from the runways.

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How to make a dust pan that attracts pins

How to make a dust pan that attracts pins

Put a sticky-back magnet in a dust pan for super-quick sewing room cleaning.

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How to Sew Cuffed Shorts

How to Sew Cuffed Shorts

Make a pair of super-cute cropped and cuffed shorts perfect for summer.

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Show Off Your Linen Creations and Win

Show Off Your Linen Creations and Win

Share your linen garment creations in the Threads Summer Sewing Challenge.

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How to Insert an Invisible Zipper into a Side Seam

How to Insert an Invisible Zipper into a Side Seam

Learn the tricks to inserting an invisible zipper into a side seam--Like how to create a "garage" for the top of the zipper to pull into!

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Make a seam-allowance guide with tape

Make a seam-allowance guide with tape

Use tape to create a seam-allowance guide for your sewing machine.

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Find Independent Fabric Shops with Project 95

Find Independent Fabric Shops with Project 95

Check out this new searchable fabric and quilt shop database to locate an independent retailer in your neighborhood.

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How to Embroider a Pincushion to Celebrate Halloween in July!

How to Embroider a Pincushion to Celebrate Halloween in July!

Check out this great tutorial on how to make this pincushion--complete with clear instructions and step-by-step photos. Whether you're into machine or hand embroidery, the design is FREE!

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How to Sew an Exposed Zipper

How to Sew an Exposed Zipper

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See how easy it is to sew a designer-inspired exposed zipper.

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Organize your button stash with safety pins

Organize your button stash with safety pins

Always on the lookout for that one stray button? Keep them together with safety pins.

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ASG Goes to Albuquerque

ASG Goes to Albuquerque

Next week, the ASG is hosting their annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sign up now to learn new sewing techniques from the pros who know them best.

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Get to know fabric designer Anna Maria Horner

Get to know fabric designer Anna Maria Horner

We just love the amazing fabric designs from author Anna Maria, and now she has her own pattern line and book available, too. From her very first fabric collection for Free Spirit in 2006, to her current quilting and décor lines for Westminster, Anna Maria always has an original style full of inspiration.

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Organize your bobbins

Organize your bobbins

Use straightened paper clips to keep bobbins with their matching thread spools

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