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MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: Designer Techniques

MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: "Designer Techniques"

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Our readers asked for a special issue about designer techniques. Now you can win this issue!

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How to Embellish Garments with Studs

How to Embellish Garments with Studs

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Antiqued brass nail heads can add stunning embellishment.

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The International Textile Expo Hits Las Vegas

The International Textile Expo Hits Las Vegas

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Take a sneak peek into this non-public fabric event.

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FIT MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Vivienne Westwood, 1980-89

FIT MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Vivienne Westwood, 1980-89

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Here's a glimpse into the life of renowned fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood

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The Other Side of Couture!

The Other Side of Couture!

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Take a look at the beautiful jackets Mary Ellen Velky wears when competing on horseback.

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Book Giveaway: Embroidery Companion: Classic Designs for Modern Living by Alicia Paulson

Book Giveaway: "Embroidery Companion: Classic Designs for Modern Living" by Alicia Paulson

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You could be one of two lucky winners of this book of classic embroidery projects by telling us about your favorite embroidery.

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How to Create a Horsehair Braid

How to Create a Horsehair Braid

Elevate this traditional hem stiffener to trim the right side of a garment.

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What are Your Favorite Embroidery Software Features?

What are Your Favorite Embroidery Software Features?

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New embroidery software creates precision cuts as well as stitched designs.

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How to Create Heavenly Embellishments

How to Create Heavenly Embellishments

Combine lighter-than-air details for an exquisite effect that’s never fussy

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Discover Hidden Gems in Your Button Collection

Discover Hidden Gems in Your Button Collection

You may just get hooked on collecting these irresistible little relics.

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Tambour Beading

Tambour Beading

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Learn how to make a beading frame and stretch fabric onto it, and how to work a basic stitch-the chain.

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Create Ripple-Free Piping

Create Ripple-Free Piping

Sewers of all levels can definitely tackle this wonderful design detail.

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Museum Exhibit: Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail

Museum Exhibit: Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail

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This extensive collection of European garments from the period 1700-1915 will amaze you.

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Make Faux Feathers from Fabric and Wire

Make Faux Feathers from Fabric and Wire

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Create realistic feathers by following designer John Koch's steps in this tutorial.

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Make a Bow With Tails - To Trim a Hat or Embellish a Garment

Make a Bow With Tails - To Trim a Hat or Embellish a Garment

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Learn to make a fabric bow with tails in this post on John Koch's hat embellishment technique.

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Book Giveaway: Embroidered Textiles by Sheila Paine

Book Giveaway: "Embroidered Textiles" by Sheila Paine

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You could win this book by telling us what kind of embroidery you like most.

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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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