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A Vintage Blouse Embellished with Soutache Braid

A Vintage Blouse Embellished with Soutache Braid

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Looking at vintage garments can inspire your sewing and can be a great teaching tool.

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Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

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We asked our editors which hand-stitched detail they liked to use most. How would you answer the question?

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Using Buttons as Embellishment

Using Buttons as Embellishment

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Find out what Kenneth D. King created when he inherited 75 pounds of antique uniform buttons.

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A Beautiful Embroidered Beaded Bodice

A Beautiful Embroidered Beaded Bodice

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Check out the complex combination of embroidery found on this beaded bodice.

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An Exquisite Beaded Embroidery Sleeve

An Exquisite Beaded Embroidery Sleeve

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This is an eye-candy post, where you get to see some stellar embroidery examples.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Sweet Stitches from the Heart

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Sweet Stitches from the Heart"

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More than 70 project ideas and 900 stitch motifs are included in this book and will provide you with an embroidery bonanza!

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Silk-Ribbon Embroidery by Machine

Silk-Ribbon Embroidery by Machine

A fast new approach to traditional embroidery with results that look hand sewn.

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Makers of All Stripes Come Together

Makers of All Stripes Come Together

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Billed as “part playground, part science fair, part welding shop, and part county fair,” Maker Faire brings together DIY crafters and “makers” of every kind as exhibitors showing their innovative work.

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MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: Designer Techniques

MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: "Designer Techniques"

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Our readers asked for a special issue about designer techniques. Now you can win this issue!

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Threads seamstress contributed to jacket on display at Winterthur Museum

Threads seamstress contributed to jacket on display at Winterthur Museum

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The gorgeous jacket is on loan from Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts to the Textiles Gallery in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Museum Exhibit: Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail

Museum Exhibit: Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail

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This extensive collection of European garments from the period 1700-1915 will amaze you.

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More Vintage Inspiration

More Vintage Inspiration

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Take a look at this sampling of exquisite vintage garments; This time from the collection of a murder-mystery writer, who uses them for inspiration.

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Book Giveaway: Bags in Bloom

Book Giveaway: Bags in Bloom

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Enter to win a copy of Susan Cariello's exciting new book, Bags in Bloom

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Book Giveaway: Stitch-Opedia

Book Giveaway: Stitch-Opedia

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Find out how to win one of two copies of Stitch-Opedia!

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A Stitched Autobiography

A Stitched Autobiography

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Many authors write their autobiographies. See how Salley Mavor painstakingly stitched hers.

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Project Runway 7 - Episode 2

Project Runway 7 - Episode 2

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She'd look good in a potato sack.

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The Trousseau of the May Queen

The Trousseau of the May Queen

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An exhibit currently showing in Paris displays the stunning royal trousseau of Marie-Jose of Savoy and its fabulous array of 1930's haute couture.

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Mary McFadden Exhibit in D.C.

Mary McFadden Exhibit in D.C.

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Visit the Mary McFadden exhibit at the National Museum of Women in Washington, D.C. to see this designers amazing garments and her inspiration.

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Simplicity Veil with Lace Detailing

Simplicity Veil with Lace Detailing

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This bride's gown came with a matching shawl that she did not want to wear. She preferred, instead, to utilize the lace shawl to embellish her wedding veil. She selected the Simplicity style veil...

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HEATHER ROSES WEDDING VEIL

HEATHER ROSE'S WEDDING VEIL

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Being a seamtress for many years and making costumes for community theater for years, it was only fitting that I make something for my only daughters wedding. Since they decided to get married...

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