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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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Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College

Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College

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Lasell College's Fashion department, the National Endowment for the Arts, and professional designers team up to create an online multimedia library of techniques in American fashion design.

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How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve

How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve

Create a functional opening on a lined sleeve.

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Pleat to Measure

Pleat to Measure

Ingenious ways to calculate yardage and folds.

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Notions: Beginners Embroidery Machine

Notions: Beginner's Embroidery Machine

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This beginner-level embroidery machine is faster than any other in its price range.

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Notions: Custom Cover Service for Closures

Notions: Custom Cover Service for Closures

Order a bundle of buttons or buckles in a variety of styles and have them covered with your favorite fabric from your stash.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Bark Coat is Finished

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished

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After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat.

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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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Three Vintage Blouse Details to Try

Three Vintage Blouse Details to Try

Discover three ways to add vintage charm to your tops.

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Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

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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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How to Use a Ruffler

How to Use a Ruffler

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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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