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Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

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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15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project.

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How to Use a Ruffler

How to Use a Ruffler

This handy attachment has a wide repertoire.

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Embellishments Special Issue Giveaway Winners

Embellishments Special Issue Giveaway Winners

Find out which lucky Threads members will be taking home a copy of this great magazine.

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Make a Removable Button Strip

Make a Removable Button Strip

Put your delicate closures on a removable band.

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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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