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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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Create a Couched Embroidery Design

Create a Couched Embroidery Design

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Take a simple sketch of ancient architecture that inspires you to your computer and digitize it to create a couched embroidery version for a summer satchel.

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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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How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

Transform a wool sweater that's seen better days into your new favorite clutch.

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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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Francois Lesage Remembered

Francois Lesage Remembered

Last week, we lost a giant in the fashion community. Francois Lesage, head of the embroidery firm Maison Lesage, passed away at age 82.

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Calling fiber arts students!

Calling fiber arts students!

The non-profit Textile Study Group of New York is holding a competition for students of the fiber arts. The Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Student Award program is now accepting student portfolios for a chance to win a cash prize!

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How to Create Free-Motion Embroidery Buttons

How to Create Free-Motion Embroidery Buttons

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Covered buttons offer an easy introduction to machine-embroidered embellishment.

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Silk-Ribbon Embroidery by Machine

Silk-Ribbon Embroidery by Machine

A fast new approach to traditional embroidery with results that look hand sewn.

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Embroiderers, or those who love it--some good news!

Embroiderers, or those who love it--some good news!

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There is going to be a conference on embroidery in November 2011, sponsored by two of the premiere embroidery houses in the world--Penn and Fletcher in New York, and Hand and Lock, London!

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Makers of All Stripes Come Together

Makers of All Stripes Come Together

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Billed as “part playground, part science fair, part welding shop, and part county fair,” Maker Faire brings together DIY crafters and “makers” of every kind as exhibitors showing their innovative work.

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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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Threads seamstress contributed to jacket on display at Winterthur Museum

Threads seamstress contributed to jacket on display at Winterthur Museum

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The gorgeous jacket is on loan from Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts to the Textiles Gallery in Wilmington, Delaware.

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The winners of Embroidery Companion by Alicia Paulson are...

The winners of "Embroidery Companion" by Alicia Paulson are...

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Find out if you are one of the lucky winners in our giveaway.

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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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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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And the Winner of Embroidered Textiles is...

And the Winner of Embroidered Textiles is...

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Find out if you are the lucky winner of this must-have book.

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