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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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How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

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Add dimension to your next garment with this vintage technique.

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Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

A delicate lace dress reveals its couture secrets.

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How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

These vintage details deserve a revival on your favorite jacket.

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How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

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Sculpt a vintage-inspired embellishment.

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Sewing Is More Than Just A Creative Pastime

Sewing Is More Than Just A Creative Pastime

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Besides creativity, sewing requires skills in math, engineering, color coordination, and so much more!

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The Winner of Vintage Lingerie is...

The Winner of "Vintage Lingerie" is...

Congratulations to the winner of "Vintage Lingerie" by Jill Salen.

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The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal

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Finally after several requests (and some time for you all to rest up), to celebrate the New Year, the hair jacket makes its debut, with the full-on photo shoot. There was hair, makeup, and a wind machine involved!

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: An Unconventional Nightmare Before Christmas

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: "An Unconventional Nightmare Before Christmas"

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In a non-fabric challenge, the designers create looks from holiday decorations

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Using Buttons as Embellishment

Using Buttons as Embellishment

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Find out what Kenneth D. King created when he inherited 75 pounds of antique uniform buttons.

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A Glimpse of a Project in Progress

A Glimpse of a Project in Progress

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This is a project I'm working on, which will be done before the holidays. Just a teaser...

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Peacock feathers have been used in fashion for decades

Peacock feathers have been used in fashion for decades

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From fabric, to painting, to actual feathers, peacocks have been a design inspiration.

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A Look at Exposed Zippers

A Look at Exposed Zippers

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In the August/September issue of Threads we demonstrated how to install exposed zippers. Check out extra detail photos that we couldn't fit in the magazine.

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 What comes first in your sewing concept--the garment or its embellishment?

What comes first in your sewing concept--the garment or its embellishment?

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Do you plan your garment first, or does your embellishment drive your ideas?

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Book Giveaway: The Chronicle of Western Costume by John Peacock

Book Giveaway: "The Chronicle of Western Costume" by John Peacock

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You could win this book by leaving a comment.

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And the Winner of Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion is...

And the Winner of "Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion" is...

Are you the lucky one to receive a copy of "Robert Capucci Art into Fashion"?

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Roberto Capucci Art Into Fashion"

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You could win this amazing book by leaving a comment.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire B. Shaeffer

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Couture Sewing Techniques" by Claire B. Shaeffer

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Claire Shaeffer's latest book is a must-have for any dedicated sewer

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Creating Perfect Bias Fabric Loops

Creating Perfect Bias Fabric Loops

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It's all in the details (well, not all of it), but an otherwise nicely-made garment can be spoiled by less-than-perfect finishing touches. Here's a guide to creating perfect fabric loops.

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American Sewing Guild Members Converge on L.A. in August

American Sewing Guild Members Converge on L.A. in August

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Don't miss the ASG's annual conference in August as it takes to the fashion capital of the West Coast: Los Angeles!

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