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Under the Gunn, Episode 4: Unconventional Vampire

Under the Gunn, Episode 4: "Unconventional Vampire"

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A mentor's decision results in a surprising elimination.

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Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish

Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish

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Sometimes seams need to be bound. Other times they need to be topstitched. Here, I'll show you how the two elements have been combined to produce an elegant seam finish.

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Under the Gunn, Episode 3: Red Carpet Showdown

Under the Gunn, Episode 3: "Red Carpet Showdown"

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See who wowed the judges in this week's red carpet challenge.

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Under the Gunn, Episode 2: The Mentor Face Off

Under the Gunn, Episode 2: "The Mentor Face Off"

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The teams are chosen as the last seven designers show their work.

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Quick Tips for Improving Your Stitches

Quick Tips for Improving Your Stitches

Those who sew are always on the lookout for ways to improve their garment sewing. Here are 3 incredibly helpful tips to improve your stitches.

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Under the Gunn, Episode 1: Who is Under the Gunn?

Under the Gunn, Episode 1: "Who is Under the Gunn?"

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Eight designers compete for a spot on one of three mentors' teams.

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Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

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There are reasons to press darts in various ways. Find out which way will work best for you.

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 10: Are U.N. Or Are You Out?

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 10: "Are U.N. Or Are You Out?"

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Find out which talented designer won the season finale.

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Kenneth D. Kings Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish

Kenneth D. King's Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish

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We're at the end of our journey with the kilim coat.

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 9: Fashion Cents

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 9: "Fashion Cents"

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The final four designers create looks for the Milly collection.

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Video: Couture Techniques for Building a Waistband

Video: Couture Techniques for Building a Waistband

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Watch as Susan Khalje shares couture construction and finishing techniques for sewing waistbands.

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 8: #Ninas Trending

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 8: "#Nina's Trending"

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Ring in the new year with projected trends for 2014.

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Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

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In the garment industry, zippers and linings are finished fast and entirely by machine. Get to know this quick method, and apply it at home.

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How to Alter Home-Sewn Garments

How to Alter Home-Sewn Garments

The garments you make are worth refitting!

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Learn to Free-Form Drape Like a Pro

Learn to Free-Form Drape Like a Pro

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Explore a designer’s innovative method to break through creative barriers.

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: As Sewn on TV

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: "As Sewn on TV"

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QVC host meets red carpet glamour.

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Three Techniques to Reach Dart Points

Three Techniques to Reach Dart Points

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In Teach Youself to Sew, Threads #170, Sandra Miller shares some fabulous secrets for achieving great-looking darts. Here are three easy-to-follow techniques to reach the dart point for smooth results.

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Video: How to Create Curved Tucks

Video: How to Create Curved Tucks

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Watch as Threads contributing editor Kenneth D. King walks you through a lesson on creating elegant curved tucks.

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Project Runway All Stars, Episode 6: Marge Madness

Project Runway All Stars, Episode 6: "Marge Madness"

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All-Stars design anniversary dresses for a renowned cartoon character.

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How to Sew a Sweater Using Knitted Fabrics

How to Sew a Sweater Using Knitted Fabrics

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Combine a knit fabric with a knitted scarf to make a sweater using a sewing machine and hand-sewing needle.

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