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The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper

Sew a couture closure that is always discreet.

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Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Make Flowing Tiers and Layers

Learn to make flowing, draped garments that flatter the body.

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Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear

Sew gear that really works out.

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Sewing With Saris

Sewing With Saris

Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles.

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How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat

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My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread.

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Creative Garments Made With Wool

Creative Garments Made With Wool

Skillful design and construction win the day.

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Tame Fabrics With Tissue Paper

Tame Fabrics With Tissue Paper

Sew with a tear-away layer

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The Complete Guide to Linen

The Complete Guide to Linen

Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - Finale: New York State of Mind

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - "Finale: New York State of Mind"

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Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge.

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How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar

How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar

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I recently came across a charming coat with a collar that looks complex but is easy to make. Follow along to learn how to create this vintage look based on a rolled collar.

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Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit

Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit

Knit panels enhance the fit and feel of woven garments.

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Sewing Vinyl Fabrics

Sewing Vinyl Fabrics

Tools, techniques, and seams for great results.

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Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students

Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students

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I'm often asked where I get my inspiration. Much of the time, it's from my students. I hope you'll be similarly inspired.

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Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt

Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt

A pro’s guide to creating full and floaty looks.

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Make It With Wool 2015 Winner Compilation

Make It With Wool 2015 Winner Compilation

Threads #182 showcased several of the winning designs from Make it With Wool(MIWW) 2015, a national challenge that recognizes excellence in wool garment design and construction. You can see the nine selected winners here.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kimberly Westenberg.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Senior Creative Embroidery Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Senior Creative Embroidery Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Lauren Parks.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Use of Claire Shaeffer Pattern Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Use of Claire Shaeffer Pattern Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kelsey Clear.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Creative Embroidery Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Creative Embroidery Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Jenna Legred.

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Faux Fur Collar and Cuffs

Faux Fur Collar and Cuffs

Direct the nap with darts for polished results.

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