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There's a Better Way

In this free web-only video series, Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shares quick tips, tricks, and techniques to help you sew smarter, better and faster.

Episodes in this Series

Make Your Own Tailor's Pressing Tool

A dauber is handy tailor's tool used to help press seams on wool garments.

DIY Faux-Velvet Board

See how easy and inexpensive it can be to create your own faux-velvet board with this quick tip from Threads.

Two Great Marking Tips

Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shares two handy tips for marking fabrics and patterns.

Use Elastic to Space Buttons

See how easy it can be to space buttons and buttonholes in with this quick tip from Threads.

Create a Folding Design Board

A folding screen can double as a design board for sewing projects.

Make a Thimble Liner from a Rubber Fingertip

Keep your thimble from falling off with this quick tip.

Prevent Disappearing Ink from Vanishing Too Soon

This useful trick will help keep your marks from disappering.

Use a Bill-spike to Stabilize a Thread Spool

This great tip will help keep your thread spool from rolling away from you while handsewing.