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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale

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This third post in the Fortuny Gladstone Bag series explains how to insert the lining into the vintage accessory.

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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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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: Thoughts on competing, judging, winning and losing sewing contests

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: Thoughts on competing, judging, winning and losing sewing contests

Threads author and sewing instructor Ruth Ciemnoczolowski’s personal account.

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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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Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts

Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts

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Upcycle yesterday’s fashions into original garments.

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Video: Create a Folding Design Board

Video: Create a Folding Design Board

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A folding screen can double as a design board for sewing projects. Follow along as Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shows you how to make your own.

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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2

Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2

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We're now ready to finish this colorful carpetbag! I'll show you how to add the lining, frame, and handles.

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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

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This is a two-part blog series on how I created an old-fashioned carpetbag using the scraps from my kilim carpet coat. Even Mary Poppins would envy this bag!

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The Big Quilters Giveaway!

The Big Quilter's Giveaway!

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You could win all of these fabulous items!

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The Winner of Threads Issue 168 is...

The Winner of Threads Issue 168 is...

Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 168!

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Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

Book Giveaway: Dressmaking: 200 Q&A

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You could win the book "Dressmaking: 200 Q&A" by Mary McCarthy!

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Re-create Couture Pleated Silk Organza Panels

Re-create Couture Pleated Silk Organza Panels

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There's a little more to these pleated silk organza panels than meets the eye. Here's how to make them look absolutely beautiful!

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How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves

How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves

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This little detail gives a sporty look to a short sleeve.

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DVD Giveaway: Design Your Own Wardrobe with Mary Ray

DVD Giveaway: Design Your Own Wardrobe with Mary Ray

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Add this awesome DVD to your collection!

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Book Giveaway: Gerties New Book for Better Sewing

Book Giveaway: "Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing"

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You could win "Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing" by Gretchen Hirsch

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Video Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt

Video Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt

Watch as fashion sewing blogger Sunni Standing shares a quick tip.

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How to Make Bubble Fabric Trim

How to Make Bubble Fabric Trim

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I found a vintage jacket at the thrift shop recently with this great trim, and decided that I wanted to figure out how to do it.

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Video: How to Choose the Right Fabrics

Video: How to Choose the Right Fabrics

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Add impact to your projects with the right mix of colors and textures.

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How to Add Texture and Shape to Garments

How to Add Texture and Shape to Garments

Add texture and shape to the simplest garments with just a twist.

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Style adaptations are a must when sewing for the disabled

Style adaptations are a must when sewing for the disabled

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If you sew for someone who is handicapped, design tips can make a huge difference

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