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Embellishments Special Issue: Check out our latest issue and enter to win!

Embellishments Special Issue: Check out our latest issue and enter to win!

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Here's a sneak peek at what you expect to find in our all-new Embellishments special issue and enter to win a copy.

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How to Attach Appliques Across Curved Seams

How to Attach Appliques Across Curved Seams

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If you're appliquéing a net garment and intend to place any of the appliqués so that they overlap the garment seams, there's a special method for attaching them. Read on to find out how.

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The Winner of Bead Embroidery: Stitch Samples is...

The Winner of "Bead Embroidery: Stitch Samples" is...

Congratulations to the winner of this great book!

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Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

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Learn to apply this pretty lace detail in three easy steps.

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Create Elegant Dyed Designs on Silk

Create Elegant Dyed Designs on Silk

Use a resist to create artistic designs with dye.

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Video: Embellishing with Paint Sticks

Video: Embellishing with Paint Sticks

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Stencil designer Laura Murphy uses paint sticks to transfer a surface texture to fabric.

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How to Hand-Hemstitch

How to Hand-Hemstitch

Add openwork details without cutting fabric.

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Apply Hemstitching to a Garment

Apply Hemstitching to a Garment

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Applying a hemstitched design to a garment takes a little forethought and planning, but it's not difficult.

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Notions: Trim to Match Any Project

Notions: Trim to Match Any Project

That perfect trim for your project is out there somewhere, and thanks to DecorativeTrimmings.com you can find it.

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How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening

How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening

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Contributing editor Mary Ray shares her method for widening slot-seam openings to uncover the underlay. Learn how to turn this otherwise basic construction element into a unique and unexpected embellishment.

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Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Delicately detain wayward straps, linings, and more.

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4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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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