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Do stripes really make you look thinner?

Do stripes really make you look thinner?

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United Kingdom students experiment to determine if well-placed stripes take off pounds.

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Sewing UFOs

Sewing UFOs

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UFOs—UnFinished Objects—they exist for most sewers. Some of them were just too challenging, or were set aside in favor of more pressing matters. Maybe it is time to reevaluate your unfinished sewing projects.

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Color Coordination

Color Coordination

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The process of color forecasting seems a little mysterious, but the resulting color forecasts are never dull. How do you interpret or incorporate seasonal color trends in your own sewing?

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How to find the correct sleeve length

How to find the correct sleeve length

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Find the correct sleeve length with a drop or extended shoulder in a blouse or jacket, with or without a cuff.

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Holiday Tips: Bake, Sew and Wrap Ideas from Threads Readers

Holiday Tips: Bake, Sew and Wrap Ideas from Threads Readers

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Some holiday-type hints, drawn from Threads readers' tips

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Button Placement

Button Placement

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Find the perfect button placement to prevent a gap at the front of a garment.

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Add style and flair with pleats

Add style and flair with pleats

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In a recent 'snoop' shopping trip I was noticing a series of pleats at the waist areas in blouses, shirts, and lightweight jackets.

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A Call for Closures: Send Your Stories to Threads

A Call for Closures: Send Your Stories to Threads

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We're looking for reader essays about sewing to end each issue on a personal note

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Raster Prints and Images to a Giant Scale

"Raster" Prints and Images to a Giant Scale

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Play with a program that enlarges images in a big way  

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Piping adds a special touch to your sewing

Piping adds a special touch to your sewing

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Piping is an embellishment you can add to just about every garment or home décor pattern to take it up a notch.

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