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Fabric Lab: Timeless Hemp

Fabric Lab: Timeless Hemp

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This ancient fiber is tough and adaptable.

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Sewing Saves: Seam Allowance Substitution

Sewing Saves: Seam Allowance Substitution

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When the fabric is missing, the lining fills in.

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Custom Shoulder Pad Pattern

Custom Shoulder Pad Pattern

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Download a pattern for a versatile covered shoulder pad.

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Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar

Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar

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Add a cozy sweater collar to a jacket even if you don’t possess knitting skills.

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Vintage Dress Copy

Vintage Dress Copy

This dress is a copy of a dress the model’s mother wore in the 1950s. Read Threads #193 for a step-by-step method to disassemble and re-create favorite garments.

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Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments

Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments

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Take your art-to-wear garments to the next level with these special techniques.

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Autumn Sewing Inspiration

Autumn Sewing Inspiration

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Take a peek at our pattern suggestions for making a fall and winter wardrobe.

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Improve Your Sewing with 4 Specialized Measuring Tools

Improve Your Sewing with 4 Specialized Measuring Tools

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Break away from the straight and narrow and learn about some unique and helpful measuring tools.

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1930s-Inspired Outfit

1930s-Inspired Outfit

See our sewn version of the How to Do Fashion: No. 7 Vanløse ensemble pattern, featured in Threads #193. The blouse has an empire waist, and the trousers have wide legs and a side-zipper closure.

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Attach Sleeves with a Pearl and Chiffon Embellishment

Attach Sleeves with a Pearl and Chiffon Embellishment

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Learn how to replace an armscye seam with a hand-sewn pearl-and-chiffon-braid insertion.

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Profiles in Sewing: Meet Bonnie Simmons, Simplicity Pattern Groups Senior Design Director

Profiles in Sewing: Meet Bonnie Simmons, Simplicity Pattern Group's Senior Design Director

Meet the creative mind behind Simplicity’s diverse designs.

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Sewing Saves: Shorten Tapered Trousers

Sewing Saves: Shorten Tapered Trousers

Two ways to augment the hem allowance.

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Inside a Well-Made Jacket

Inside a Well-Made Jacket

Take an interactive 360-degree view of this well-made jacket from the August/September 2017 issue of Threads.

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Reader Tip: Nail Polish Makes Notions Match

Reader Tip: Nail Polish Makes Notions Match

Nail polish can be used for a wide variety of things in the sewing room.

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Video: Create a Vintage Cuff Design

Video: Create a Vintage Cuff Design

Watch to learn the first steps in creating a vintage S-shaped cuff.

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How to Make a Mitered Pocket Welt

How to Make a Mitered Pocket Welt

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This free pattern produces a smooth welt with bulk-free ends.

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ASDP Quilted Garment Challenge

ASDP Quilted Garment Challenge

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Take a closer look at the winning designs from the Threads/ASDP Quilted Garment Challenge.

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Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted Cuff

Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted Cuff

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See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket

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Great Patterns for Double Gauze

Great Patterns for Double Gauze

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Meet some designs that are perfect for this lightweight, airy fabric.

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Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers

Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers

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Feathers are a wonderful adornment for special-occasion garments. Make them even more lovely by encasing them in sheer fabrics. Watch to learn how to create this embellishment.

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