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Bobbinwork Embroidery

Bobbinwork Embroidery

Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.

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Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

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The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment. Watch now to learn how to create one of five basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch

The fly stitch is a basic embroidery stitch. Watch to learn how to create this stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch

Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch

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Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch.

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Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches

Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches

Explore the elaborate motifs of Yemenite Jewish embroidery.

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9 Ways to Write on Fabric

9 Ways to Write on Fabric

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Fun techniques for adding text to your projects!

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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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Embellish with Beetle Wings

Embellish with Beetle Wings

Create stunning designs with iridescent wings and embroidery.

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Inside a Splendid Embroidered Vest

Inside a Splendid Embroidered Vest

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Eye Candy Supreme! Every now and then, I come across a piece at a flea market that I have no hope of wearing, but it's so splendid that I can't leave it behind. This is one such piece.

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A Vintage Blouse Embellished with Soutache Braid

A Vintage Blouse Embellished with Soutache Braid

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Looking at vintage garments can inspire your sewing and can be a great teaching tool.

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Snowflakes are no longer needed! The Winter Wonderland is complete!

Snowflakes are no longer needed! The Winter Wonderland is complete!

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Thanks to all who assisted The Connecticut PTSA's snowflake efforts.

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The Winner of All Sewn Up is...

The Winner of "All Sewn Up" is...

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Check to see if you've won!

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Using Buttons as Embellishment

Using Buttons as Embellishment

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Find out what Kenneth D. King created when he inherited 75 pounds of antique uniform buttons.

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A Beautiful Embroidered Beaded Bodice

A Beautiful Embroidered Beaded Bodice

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Check out the complex combination of embroidery found on this beaded bodice.

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An Exquisite Beaded Embroidery Sleeve

An Exquisite Beaded Embroidery Sleeve

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This is an eye-candy post, where you get to see some stellar embroidery examples.

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How to Make Ribbon Trim

How to Make Ribbon Trim

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Learn how to sew an easy but beautiful manipulated-ribbon trim that can be used in a variety of applications!

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Sweet Stitches from the Heart

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Sweet Stitches from the Heart"

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More than 70 project ideas and 900 stitch motifs are included in this book and will provide you with an embroidery bonanza!

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