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Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

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Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket.

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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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Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits

Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits

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You don't always need to staystitch when using a knit fabric. Find out when it is necessary in this sewing tip from Threads #178.

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Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally

Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally

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This handy sewing tip from Threads #178 helps you get both sides of the garment to stay the same length throughout the construction process.

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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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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: Versatile Tops and Bottoms

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: "Versatile Tops and Bottoms"

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Designers compete to sell their winning outfit on QVC.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: Sketching with Sharks

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: "Sketching with Sharks"

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See which designer "risks her life" so she can buy extra fabric.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 2: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 2: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket

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I’m working on the tailored felted wool coat, which features a unique design resembling tree bark, and wanted a new pocket style for it. Follow along as I demonstrate how to add a decorative welt pocket.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 8: Making a Splash

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 8: "Making a Splash"

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A winning designer's resortwear and swimsuit designs are featured in USA Today.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 7: Mix and Match.com

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 7: "Mix and Match.com"

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Teams create custom date-night looks for Match.com clients.

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How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

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No-fail techniques for precise matching.

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How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel

How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel

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Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first. 1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar...

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 1: The Bark Coat Project

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 1: The Bark Coat Project

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I was recently given a quantity of very high-grade wool felt. This is what I chose to make from it.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: Luck be a Lady

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: "Luck be a Lady"

A fashion gamble determines this week's challenge.

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Make It With Wool 2014 Winner Compilation

Make It With Wool 2014 Winner Compilation

THREADS #176 showcased several of the winning designs from Make it With Wool(MIWW) 2014, which recognizes excellence in wool garment design and construction. You can see all seven selected winners right here.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 5: Designing for the Duchess

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 5: "Designing for the Duchess"

The designers take the trip of a lifetime and have the chance to dress a royal.

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Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 3: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 3: "Something Wicked This Way Comes"

Costuming skills are put to the test with this Broadway musical challenge.

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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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