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Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim

Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim

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If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully.

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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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Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks

Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks

Give this method for marking fabric a try for a bold mark that is easily removed.

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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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Kenneth D. Kings Print Mixing Principles

Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles

A proven formula for stylish combinations.

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Mixed Prints Dress

Mixed Prints Dress

Take an interactive 360-degree view if this artistic dress from the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Threads.

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Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing

Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing

Learn how to add stability to lightweight fabrics with three interfacing techniques.

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Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing

Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing

Interfacing stabilizes lightweight fabrics, but sometimes it shows through the fabric. Self-fabric interfacing can prevent this problem.

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Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

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Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment.

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Sourcing Scuba Knit

Sourcing Scuba Knit

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Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options!

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Dive Into Scuba Knits

Dive Into Scuba Knits

Sew with neoprene’s high-style alternative.

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These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You

These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You

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If you can't keep your stash straight in your head, it might be time to get one of these apps.

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Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints

Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints

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Respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting share her insider secrets for precisely matching prints. Watch this free video tutorial from Industry Insider Techniques Volume 6.

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Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits

Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits

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Learn about the disappearance of Frostline Kits.

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Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper

Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper

Sew with a tear-away laye

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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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21 Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know

21 Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know

There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye 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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The Case of the Sewing Solutions: Dye Disasters Disaster

The Case of the "Sewing Solutions: Dye Disasters" Disaster

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What does Threads do when an article technique doesn't pan out? We figure out why, find a replacement, and soldier on. But even techniques that we couldn’t make work might still offer solutions to other sewers.

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Choose the Right Marking Tools

Choose the Right Marking Tools

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Get set to transfer symbols with the right tool for your fabric.

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