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Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve

Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve

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Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two great tips for sewing a better piped edge.

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Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion

Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion

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If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution.

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Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim

Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim

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Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam weighs in on a methodology for studying antique and vintage garments.

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Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops

Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops

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This information is essential for anyone who wants to be sure they're approaching zippers the right way.

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Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing

Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing

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Threads author Nick Coman demonstrates an easy-to-sew technique for inserting an elastic waistband without a casing. This method helps the waistband lie smoothly against the body, and it produces bulk-free results.

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Video: Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder

Video: Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder

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Watch to learn an expert's method for fitting a sleeve.

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Video: How to Fit Sleeves the Hip-Hop Way

Video: How to Fit Sleeves the Hip-Hop Way

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Kenneth D. King demonstrates how fitting pants is like fitting a sleeve. Watch the video to learn about his intriguing philosophy.

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Video: Add a Bound Seam and Hong Kong Finish to an Unlined Jacket

Video: Add a Bound Seam and Hong Kong Finish to an Unlined Jacket

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Watch this video tutorial to learn how to bind a seam in an unlined jacket for a beautiful finish.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kimberly Westenberg.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Senior Creative Embroidery Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Senior Creative Embroidery Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Lauren Parks.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Use of Claire Shaeffer Pattern Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Use of Claire Shaeffer Pattern Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kelsey Clear.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Creative Embroidery Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Creative Embroidery Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Jenna Legred.

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Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Exemplary Construction Winner

Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Exemplary Construction Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Gabrielle Augustine.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Fashion/Apparel Design Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Fashion/Apparel Design Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kristen Morris.

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Make It With Wool 2015: National Adult Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: National Adult Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Dianne Galloway.

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Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Winner and Junior Exemplary Construction Winner

Make It With Wool 2015: Junior Winner and Junior Exemplary Construction Winner

Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kris Puckrin.

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Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Winner & Mohair Award Scholarship Winner

Make It With Wool 2015 Senior Winner & Mohair Award Scholarship Winner

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Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Jenna Legred.

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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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Q&A: Where to Place Bust-Dart Points

Q&A: Where to Place Bust-Dart Points

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Sarah Veblen shares a wealth of information about bust darts.

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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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