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How to Make a Cowl Scarf

How to Make a Cowl Scarf

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This easy-to-sew, bias-cut scarf always drapes beautifully.

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Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 4: Fashion Flip

Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 4: Fashion Flip

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Three sources of inspiration and a trip to Mood--and a few designers flip out.

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Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 3: Shut up and Sew

Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 3: "Shut up and Sew"

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In episode 3, the designers went on a celebrity cruise, but the trip aboard the ship was not all fun and games.

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Fall Fashion Forecast Extra: the Midi Skirt

Fall Fashion Forecast Extra: the Midi Skirt

The midi skirt was a notable element on fall/winter 2015-16 fashion runways and is a key player in the Modern 1970s trend that dominates the season's styles.

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Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 2: Its All in the Cards

Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 2: "It's All in the Cards"

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The second episode in Project Runway's 14th season proved to be unconventional for the designers.  

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Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 1: Mad Dash Mayhem

Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 1: "Mad Dash Mayhem"

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Project Runway's 14th season starts with kinder, gentler mayhem.

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The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1

The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1

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This shoulder detail on the loden coat has always intrigued me, so I decided to figure out how to create it. Follow me on this two-tutorial journey as I document the techniques used.

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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

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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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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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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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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 Neckband

Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired 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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