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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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Enter for a chance to win a free copy of the Threads selects flowers edition.

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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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Enter for a chance to win a free copy of the Threads Selects handbag edition.

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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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Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

A delicate lace dress reveals its couture secrets.

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How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

These vintage details deserve a revival on your favorite jacket.

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How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

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Sculpt a vintage-inspired embellishment.

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How to Create Custom Fabric Prints

How to Create Custom Fabric Prints

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It's easier than you think to transform a digital image into yardage.

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Saving Lace: An Interview with Mimi Prober

Saving Lace: An Interview with Mimi Prober

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Designer Mimi Prober’s dresses are a study in reclaiming delicate materials.

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More Gorgeous Trims to Know and Sew With: Rococo, Bullion, and Chain

More Gorgeous Trims to Know and Sew With: Rococo, Bullion, and Chain

Discover rococo, bullion, and chain and how to use each in projects.

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How to Make a Fabric Rosette

How to Make a Fabric Rosette

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Easy flower embellishments are perfect for adorning garments, accessories, and more!

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