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4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes

Learn how to make perfect bias tubes, a very handy technique for embellishment and for garment structure.

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Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment

Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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SewStylishs Party Dresses Issue is Here!

SewStylish's Party Dresses Issue is Here!

See what's inside this exciting new issue.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Mohair Award Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Jordan Newhouse.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Make It With Wool 2014 Fashion/Apparel Design Co-Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2014, Erin Lyon Seidl.

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Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

Add Stylish Details to a Shirt

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Upgrade your shirts by indulging in fine finishing details. Learn how by reading this article.

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Costumes of Downton Abbey at the Winterthur Museum

"Costumes of Downton Abbey" at the Winterthur Museum

A fascinating exhibition you won't want to miss, based on the popular PBS series!

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How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

How to Create 3d-Bubble Trim

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Add dimension to your next garment with this vintage technique.

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Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

Inside Dior: Explore a 1971 Frock Made by Christian Dior

A delicate lace dress reveals its couture secrets.

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How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

How to Add Vintage Details to your Suit

These vintage details deserve a revival on your favorite jacket.

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How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

How to Create Fluted Ribbon Trim

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Sculpt a vintage-inspired embellishment.

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Sewing Is More Than Just A Creative Pastime

Sewing Is More Than Just A Creative Pastime

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Besides creativity, sewing requires skills in math, engineering, color coordination, and so much more!

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The Winner of Vintage Lingerie is...

The Winner of "Vintage Lingerie" is...

Congratulations to the winner of "Vintage Lingerie" by Jill Salen.

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The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal

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Finally after several requests (and some time for you all to rest up), to celebrate the New Year, the hair jacket makes its debut, with the full-on photo shoot. There was hair, makeup, and a wind machine involved!

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: An Unconventional Nightmare Before Christmas

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: "An Unconventional Nightmare Before Christmas"

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In a non-fabric challenge, the designers create looks from holiday decorations

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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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A Glimpse of a Project in Progress

A Glimpse of a Project in Progress

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This is a project I'm working on, which will be done before the holidays. Just a teaser...

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Peacock feathers have been used in fashion for decades

Peacock feathers have been used in fashion for decades

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From fabric, to painting, to actual feathers, peacocks have been a design inspiration.

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A Look at Exposed Zippers

A Look at Exposed Zippers

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In the August/September issue of Threads we demonstrated how to install exposed zippers. Check out extra detail photos that we couldn't fit in the magazine.

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