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Palmer/Pletsch is Holding a Contest

Palmer/Pletsch is Holding a Contest

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Sew a Palmer/Pletsch pattern and enter the contest by January 31 and you could win a free four-day or five-day Palmer/Pletsch workshop!

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MUSEUM EXHIBIT: The Great Designers, Part One

MUSEUM EXHIBIT: The Great Designers, Part One

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The Museum at FIT is now showing Part One of two consecutive exhibits featuring the greatest designers from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Threads Fitting Series: Waist & Hips

Threads Fitting Series: Waist & Hips

Kenneth D. King shows you how to custom-fit or alter pants and skirts like a pro.

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Creating a Minifacing

Creating a Minifacing

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Mini-facings, right in the corners of a square neckline, stabilize angled seams without needing separate facings.

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Threads Fitting Series: Bust

Threads Fitting Series: Bust

Learn how to drape and shape for a fit that flatters every body type.

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Chanel in Charlotte

Chanel in Charlotte

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The Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, is displaying Chanel garments from its collection in the exhibition “Chanel: Designs for the Modern Woman” through December 31, 2011.

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Non-sewer Dad Promises to Make His Daughters Wedding Gown

Non-sewer Dad Promises to Make His Daughter's Wedding Gown

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A promise to a young daughter is fulfilled to a beautiful bride.

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The Winner of the 2011 Halloween Costume Contest is...

The Winner of the 2011 Halloween Costume Contest is...

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The winner of our annual Halloween contest is revealed.

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MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: Threads issue #158

MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: Threads issue #158

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Leave a comment on this post, and you could win a copy of our latest issue.

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How to Create Two New Tops From a Basic Tee

How to Create Two New Tops From a Basic Tee

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A unique way to take an old, drab T-shirt and turn it into two new edgy tops all your friends will want to borrow.

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Shaped Twisted Bias Insertions

Shaped Twisted Bias Insertions

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In this online extra to the Threads issue 158 article "Garnish with a twist," you will learn a third variation on creating bias-strip insertions.

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And the Winner of the Threads Magazine Archive is...

And the Winner of the Threads Magazine Archive is...

Find out if you are the lucky winner in our DVD giveaway.

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The Big Finish - Completing the Fantasy Fur Jacket

The Big Finish - Completing the Fantasy Fur Jacket

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The final installment to the epic series of posts on making this hairy beast! We'll be covering lining the jacket, as well as final details in this post.

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How to Sew a Reversible Stole

How to Sew a Reversible Stole

Nicole Smith shows you how to make a designer-inspired reversible stole.

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Pack Your Sewing Projects and Go

Sometimes you just want to get away from it all—and take your sewing with you. These upcoming sewing retreats offer a variety of opportunities to do just that!

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How to Sew a One-Seam Poncho

How to Sew a One-Seam Poncho

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For instant style, fold a fabric rectangle in half, then sew a shoulder seam.

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And the Winner of Seventeenth-Century Womens Dress Patterns is...

And the Winner of Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns is...

Find out if you are the lucky winner in our giveaway.

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Teach Yourself to Sew 2: Two Great Seam Finishes

Teach Yourself to Sew 2: Two Great Seam Finishes

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Season 2 of our beginner sewing series is now available. Learn two ways to finish a seam allowance in this excerpt from our new DVD.

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Project Runway 9: Image is Everything

Project Runway 9: "Image is Everything"

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An unknown band is given an image update during this menswear challenge.

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Make Magic with Your Sewing Machine

Make Magic with Your Sewing Machine

The Independent Pattern Company Alliance is sponsoring a fashion sewing competition themed “Midnight Magic.”

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