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4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

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

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

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

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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How to Salvage Your Selvages

How to Salvage Your Selvages

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A good selvage is like a bonus with your fabric purchase. Learn nine clever and creative ways to use fabric edges.

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How to Make Fortuny-Style Beaded Edges

How to Make Fortuny-Style Beaded Edges

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Make a creative finished edge with this embellishment technique. It beautifully adorns your garment, and it will provide weight to the hem. This method pays homage to Mariano Fortuny's signature style.

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Free, Downloadable Templates for your Sweet Spiked Tote

Free, Downloadable Templates for your Sweet Spiked Tote

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In this Web Extra from SewStylish Spring 2014, we share even more fun spike placement templates, pointers on how to make your designs, and instructions for attaching studs to garments and accessories.

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The Box Pleat Experiments, Part 2: Cross drape trim

The Box Pleat Experiments, Part 2: Cross drape trim

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This is the second installment of the box-pleat trims. I call this a cross drape, because the fold forms a cross over the box pleated ribbon.

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The Box Pleat Experiments, Part One: Single and Double Garland Trim

The Box Pleat Experiments, Part One: Single and Double Garland Trim

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Recently, I was experimenting with box pleating ribbon to see what I could devise. This is the first of a two-post series on my results.

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An Interesting Embellishment Technique

An Interesting Embellishment Technique

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It's rare to see something new and different in the sewing world, so I was intrigued by an embellished fabric that a student brought to class. I'll show you how to re-create this technique.

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How to Sew an Embellished Pencil Skirt

How to Sew an Embellished Pencil Skirt

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Watch as Threads Editor Sarah McFarland shows you how to transform a basic straight skirt pattern into a beautiful embellished skirt.

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Make Lace From Scraps

Make Lace From Scraps

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Create a fabulous openwork fabric.

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