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Video: Disappearing Flat Piping

Video: Disappearing Flat Piping

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Learn how to taper a piping's end for an attractive, bulk-free finish.

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Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

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Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment.

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Bobbinwork Embroidery

Bobbinwork Embroidery

Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.

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Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching

Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching

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Learn how to wind a bobbin for bobbinwork and how to adjust the bobbin tension.

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Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication

Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication

Discover sophistication in youthful embellishments with these to heirloom sewing techniques.

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Cowboy Pockets

Cowboy Pockets

A Western-inspired detail adds a “smile” to any garment.

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Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

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The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment. Watch now to learn how to create one of five basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch

The fly stitch is a basic embroidery stitch. Watch to learn how to create this stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch

Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch

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Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch.

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Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches

Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches

Explore the elaborate motifs of Yemenite Jewish embroidery.

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9 Ways to Write on Fabric

9 Ways to Write on Fabric

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Fun techniques for adding text to your projects!

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Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art

Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses.

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Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

The Met has mounted a stunning exhibition contrasting handmade versus machine-made garments.

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Notions: Free-Motion Guides

Notions: Free-Motion Guides

Achieve a new level of control while free-motion stitching with these lightweight guides.

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Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT

Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT

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Visit this exhibition in person or online to see how fashion can be Grimm, not grim.

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18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon

18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon

Learn 18 ways to use this couture mainstay in your sewing.

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Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham

Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham

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Watch to learn how to create a beautiful pleated trim from petersham ribbon.

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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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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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