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Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear

Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear

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One winner will receive this one-of-a-kind guide for menswear pattern making.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Bark Coat is Finished

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished

After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat.

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The Fortuny Legacy

The Fortuny Legacy

A century of luxury textiles from Venice to Manhattan.

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Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Fagoted Neckband

Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Fagoted Neckband

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In this web extra from Threads #180, find out how to join a narrow neckband to a blouse neckline with fagoting stitches.

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Rub Off a Pattern from Pants with Darts

Rub Off a Pattern from Pants with Darts

How to copy a garment that’s shaped with darts—it’s quick, easy, and accurate.

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Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

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These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills.

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Dont Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 29, for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

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Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

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Western Costume, the source of Threads' featured back cover garments, houses a unique collection of clothes, costumes, and to-die-for accessories.

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Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway

Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway

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Two lucky Threads online users will win Simplicity's 1168 pattern. Read more to find out how you could win.

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The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

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Browse through some of The Threads' staff favorite looks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday, May 4.

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Cotton Twill Origami Top

Cotton Twill Origami Top

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The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape.

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The Cotton Challenge

The Cotton Challenge

Contributing editors find the potential in a staple fabric.

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Debbie Bone-Harris Sewing Room Extras

Debbie Bone-Harris' Sewing Room Extras

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Additional images and studio organization tips from a garment embellisher.

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How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

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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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached.

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9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room

9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room

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See how our authors adorn their spaces.

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Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum

Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum

A new exhibition, "Inside Out," open now, reveals the hidden construction details of garments from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

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Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations

Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations

Mimi Prober, whom you remember from "Saving Lace," featured on the cover and inside Threads #166 (April/May 2013), is enjoying greater success. Read more for the inside scoop.

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Book review: Women in Clothes

Book review: Women in Clothes

How does fashion define, dictate, or declare who you are?

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Get ready for Spring!

Get ready for Spring!

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It's still cold and snowy in many parts of North America, but at least we can look forward to fresh spring colors in our sewing.

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