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Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

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Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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