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Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

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Video Length: 2:47
Produced by: Evamarie Gomez and Gary Junken

Thread comes in a variety of thicknesses, lengths, and strengths. In this quick video tutorial, Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability and strength to hand-sewing thread that you may use when securing buttons or beads to your garments.

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Comments (5)

bcodezinfo12 bcodezinfo12 writes: hand sewing is the best, but you have to be very careful with the technique
Posted: 12:23 am on December 31st

evanlynn evanlynn writes: Nice tips
Posted: 5:08 am on April 5th

BobTenant BobTenant writes: Ook, isn't this a bit obvious? Great video, though
Posted: 4:18 am on April 1st

LuvThreadsMagazine LuvThreadsMagazine writes: Ruth belongs atop the highest peak in sewing-land.

Her balm can calm thread, and sewer, alike.

No more double-thread dread here.

Posted: 12:57 pm on March 29th

KatMW KatMW writes: Using a double thread is smart but if you're not careful enough, you can mess it up.
Posted: 4:56 am on March 28th

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