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How to Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish

How to Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish

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Learn how to sew a stitch and pink seam finish with this video tutorial.

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How to Stitch Together Seam Allowances

How to Stitch Together Seam Allowances

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Learn how to sew a stitch together seam allowances with this video tutorial.

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How to Edgestitch and Topstitch a Collar Lapel

How to Edgestitch and Topstitch a Collar Lapel

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Fine sewing vanishes from the viewers eye, but if it is a mistake, it becomes very visible.

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How to Sew a Single-Fold Clean Finish Seam

How to Sew a Single-Fold Clean Finish Seam

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Learn how to sew single-fold clean finish seam with this video tutorial.

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How to Make a Floating Shoulder Pad

How to Make a Floating Shoulder Pad

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Check out this designer-inspired shoulder pad that moves with your garment as you move.

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How to Create a Balanced Dart

How to Create a Balanced Dart

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In heavy or dimensional fabric a dart can look bulky when pressed to one side. This technique will balance the dart value.

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Teach Yourself to Sew: Order Season 3 Now!

Teach Yourself to Sew: Order Season 3 Now!

The 3rd season of our beginner sewing series is now available in our online store.

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How to Master the Backstitch

How to Master the Backstitch

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Learn how to control fabric and sew secure seams with this essential hand stitch.

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Tips for Better Topstitching

Tips for Better Topstitching

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Topstitching is as simple as sewing a straight stitch, but with the right tips you can achieve stunning results.

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How to Pin-Tuck

How to Pin-Tuck

Depart from the straight and narrow: “pin-tuck” curves, angles, and motifs on all types of fabric.

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Simple Fixes and Mending Techniques

Simple Fixes and Mending Techniques

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Analyze and repair common garment wear and tear.

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The New ThreadsMagazine.com

The New ThreadsMagazine.com

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The entire Threads family of sewing brands is now in one place.

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Making Pretty Buttonholes

Making Pretty Buttonholes

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Fine details make a good garment. Buttonholes are one of the finer details that draw attention to the finished creation.

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Master the Hand Stitch

Master the Hand Stitch

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When sewn properly, they are as strong as machine-sewn stitches, and you can do them almost as quickly.

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4-H Encourages Young Girls to Sew

4-H Encourages Young Girls to Sew

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Many schools no longer require sewing as part of their curriculum.

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How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole

How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole

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With edges wrapped in fabric, these buttonholes are bound to last.

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How to Sew an Ironing Board Caddy

How to Sew an Ironing Board Caddy

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Make an ironing-board cover with a matching sewing-tool caddy.

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MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: The April/May 2012 issue of Threads magazine!

MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: The April/May 2012 issue of Threads magazine!

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You could win our latest issue by leaving a comment.

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How to Attach Hooks, Eyes & Snaps

How to Attach Hooks, Eyes & Snaps

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A simple locking stitch will fasten these to your garments.

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Stress-Free Pleats

Stress-Free Pleats

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Pleats are making a comeback! Learn how to add them to your garments.

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