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Try Your Hand at Hat Trimming: Bows Without Tails

Try Your Hand at Hat Trimming: Bows Without Tails

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Learn author John Koch's method for making structured fabric bows without tails, with more hat embellishments to come! Part one of a four-part series.

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Weave a Celtic Knot

Weave a Celtic Knot

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Use charmeuse cord to make elegant pockets, collars, or cuffs.

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How to Make a Hat Base

How to Make a Hat Base

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Create ravishing hats without expensive tools in this tutorial by milliner, John Koch.

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Stack Petals to Create a 3-D Applique Belt

Stack Petals to Create a 3-D Applique Belt

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Appliques are a creative way to turn up the volume on clothes and accessories.

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The Bullfighters Jacket

The Bullfighter's Jacket

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Pure eye candy--a magnificent example of gold bullion work for you to savor!

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Modern Smocking Lozenge Pattern

Modern Smocking Lozenge Pattern

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Use this traditional technique in a new way to update your designs.

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More Vintage Inspiration

More Vintage Inspiration

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Take a look at this sampling of exquisite vintage garments; This time from the collection of a murder-mystery writer, who uses them for inspiration.

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Dyeing fabric just got easier

Dyeing fabric just got easier

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Try dyeing your fabric to get the exact color you want.

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The Fortuny Jacket

The Fortuny Jacket

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People asked to see the rest of the ensemble after seeing the post of the Fortuny shirt. I don't have a good photo of the jeans just yet, but here's a cute one of the jacket, taken at a recent Threads photo shoot.

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Carlas Opera Coat

Carla's Opera Coat

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An elegant couture opera coat from the 60's inspires and educates

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And the Winners of Bags in Bloom are...

And the Winners of Bags in Bloom are...

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Find out if you are a lucky winner in our book giveaway.

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Organza beaded feather edge

Organza beaded "feather" edge

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This is a variation of a trim I make for my souffle sweaters. It is an elegant trimming for evening clothes, but I actually like it combined with a salt-and-pepper tweed.

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Book Giveaway: Bags in Bloom

Book Giveaway: Bags in Bloom

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Enter to win a copy of Susan Cariello's exciting new book, Bags in Bloom

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Zipper Madness

Zipper Madness

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There are times when a zipper is much more than a simple and unobtrusive closure.

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Braided Belt:  The Next Generation

Braided Belt: The Next Generation

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Braided belts remain a fashion classic. This is another in my series of belts that I wanted to figure out!

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Book Giveaway: Stitch-Opedia

Book Giveaway: Stitch-Opedia

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Find out how to win one of two copies of Stitch-Opedia!

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Create a Detachable Flower Embellishment

Create a Detachable Flower Embellishment

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Make a fabric and ribbon flower accessory that's easy to add or remove from a garment.

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3 Neat Edge Finishes for the Sleeveless Styles of Summer

3 Neat Edge Finishes for the Sleeveless Styles of Summer

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Lightweight fabrics require light finishes. Here are some you’ll want to try.

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How to make a Chrysanthemum flower

How to make a Chrysanthemum flower

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This extravagant blossom is suitable for trimming hats, or ball gowns. For its drama, it's surprisingly easy to make!

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Ribbon Braid

Ribbon Braid

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This stunning ribbon braid is easy to create, and can add a touch of embellishment to any project!

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