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Quick to Make: Sew Fabric Pyramid Pouches

Quick to Make: Sew Fabric Pyramid Pouches

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These easy-to-make textile tetrahedrons can be used as perpetual gift wraps or soft boxes. Learn how to sew these four-sided gift wrappers with a free pattern and instructions.

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Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet

Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet

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This quick upcycling project requires only four materials. A free pattern is included.

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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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Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

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This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable.

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How to Cut and Hem a Tulle Skirt

How to Cut and Hem a Tulle Skirt

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Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric.

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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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15 Ways to Sew Knit Fabrics

15 Ways to Sew Knit Fabrics

Learn some expert tips and techniques for sewing with knits.

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Expert Tips for Finishing Knits

Expert Tips for Finishing Knits

Simple, efficient treatments for edges and openings.

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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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9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags

9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags

Find the perfect bag for you in this collection of nine tutorials.

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Hong Kong Shopping Smarts

Hong Kong Shopping Smarts

This bustling city offers luscious textiles and plentiful notions. Discover some fascinating fabric shops and get tips from our expert.

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The Fortuny Legacy

The Fortuny Legacy

A century of luxury textiles from Venice to Manhattan.

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How to Sew for Your Closet Orphans

How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"

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The shoes fit...but what do you pair them with? Sometimes a beloved but hard-to-work-with accessory is the best inspiration for a sewing adventure.

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Cotton Twill Origami Top

Cotton Twill Origami Top

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The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape.

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Get ready for Spring!

Get ready for Spring!

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It's still cold and snowy in many parts of North America, but at least we can look forward to fresh spring colors in our sewing.

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Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics

Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics

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This simple tip will make sure you're gathering fabrics the right way.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: Four Seasons in One Finale

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: "Four Seasons in One Finale"

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The All Stars Season 4 winner is announced after a four-day challenge.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: Some Like It Hot Dog

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: "Some Like It Hot Dog"

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Find out who will present their collections in next week's finale!

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 11: Always the Bridesmaid

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 11: "Always the Bridesmaid"

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It's the day before the wedding, and the bridesmaids need dresses.

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