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How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

Add dimension to your next garment with this vintage technique.

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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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Be Inspired by Stunning Oscar 2014 Fashions

Be Inspired by Stunning Oscar 2014 Fashions

See red-carpet fashions from the 86th Annual Academy Awards

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The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 171!

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Make a Collage Minibag

Make a Collage Minibag

This pouch packs style - and your phone.

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Magazine Giveaway: Threads #171 (February/March 2014)

Magazine Giveaway: Threads #171 (February/March 2014)

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You could win a copy of the latest Threads issue!

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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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How to Sew Pin Tucks

How to Sew Pin Tucks

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These easy instructions from "Tucks Made Simple," Threads #171, explain how to sew tiny pin tucks and then how to create intersecting pin tucks. Follow the steps and you'll create elegant and dainty pin tucks in no time.

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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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Video: How to Machine-Bead a Design

Video: How to Machine-Bead a Design

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Watch and learn how easy it is to machine-bead any design.

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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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The Winner of Threads Selects: Easy-to-Sew Flowers is...

The Winner of Threads Selects: "Easy-to-Sew Flowers" is...

Congratulations to user-2868855 for winning our latest giveaway!

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Threads Selects Giveaway: Easy-to-Sew Flowers

Threads Selects Giveaway: "Easy-to-Sew Flowers"

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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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Use Slot Seams to Embellish Garments

Use Slot Seams to Embellish Garments

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Use slot seams creatively for surface design.

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The Winner of  Threads Selects: Easy-to-Sew Handbags is...

The Winner of Threads Selects: "Easy-to-Sew Handbags" is...

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Congratulations to user-2223124 for winning our latest giveaway!

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Threads Selects Giveaway: Easy-to-Sew Handbags

Threads Selects Giveaway: "Easy-to-Sew Handbags"

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The Winner of Threads Issue 168 is...

The Winner of Threads Issue 168 is...

Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 168!

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