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4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

Learn how to make perfect bias tubes, a very handy technique for embellishment and for garment structure.

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Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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Web Extra: Additional Downton Abbey Costumes

Web Extra: Additional Downton Abbey Costumes

View more of the exquisite garments on display at the Winterthur Museum.

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How to Fix Fit with Tucks

How to Fix Fit with Tucks

Decorative folds reduce a garment’s length or width.

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SewStylishs Party Dresses Issue is Here!

SewStylish's Party Dresses Issue is Here!

See what's inside this exciting new issue.

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Video: How to Add Sparkle to Knits

Video: How to Add Sparkle to Knits

Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to discover three methods of adding shine to your knit garments.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Jordan Newhouse.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Erin Lyon Seidl.

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19 Inventive Embellishment Ideas

19 Inventive Embellishment Ideas

Explore some of our favorite embellishment ideas, techniques, and tips.

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Embellish with Beetle Wings

Embellish with Beetle Wings

Create stunning designs with iridescent wings and embroidery.

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Tip: Make a Beading Frame

Tip: Make a Beading Frame

This simple trick will keep your beads where they ought to be and make beading a breeze.

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12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques

12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques

You'll be making buttonholes on par with the pros once you check out this collection of our best buttonhole tutorials.

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Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

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Upgrade your shirts by indulging in fine finishing details. Learn how by reading this article.

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How to Weave Custom Trims

How to Weave Custom Trims

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Learn how to design your own passementerie with a simple loom by following these steps.

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Notions: Ultimate Button Warehouse

Notions: Ultimate Button Warehouse

You can never have too many buttons, and we've found the perfect place to get them.

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Style Tip: Textured And Embellished Garments

Style Tip: Textured And Embellished Garments

Here are a few tips on how to incorporate this season's hottest styles into your own garments.

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Costumes of Downton Abbey at the Winterthur Museum

"Costumes of Downton Abbey" at the Winterthur Museum

A fascinating exhibition you won't want to miss, based on the popular PBS series!

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Pats Custom Buttons and Belts for Sale

Pat's Custom Buttons and Belts for Sale

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Owner Pat Mahoney says she's ready to retire after 40 years

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An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims

An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims

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I've figured out an easy way to pleat ribbons or strips of fabric. Read more to find out how to create the template I use to make pleated ribbon trim.

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