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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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Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping

Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping

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Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge.

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Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam

Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam

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If you're looking to add a design detail to a garment, turn to piping. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video for a great tip on grading a piped seam.

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Video: How to Press Shaped Edges

Video: How to Press Shaped Edges

You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details.

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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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Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

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The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

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The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment. Watch now to learn how to create one of five basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch

The fly stitch is a basic embroidery stitch. Watch to learn how to create this stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch

Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch

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Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch.

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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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Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket

Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket

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Learn a clever technique for adding a secret pocket to a scarf.

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[ENDED] Enter to Win a Spiegel 60609 Sewing Machine

[ENDED] Enter to Win a Spiegel 60609 Sewing Machine

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Learn how you can win the all-new Spiegel 60609 sewing machine. This machine is even equipped with video and WIFI integration. [Ended]

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Behind-the-Scenes at DittoForm

Behind-the-Scenes at DittoForm

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We promised you a look at more photos from the Threads editor visit to Bits of Thread in Washington, D.C., to learn about the DittoForm's custom dress form process.

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Tips for Sewing a Pickstitched Lapped Zipper in a Faced Edge

Tips for Sewing a Pickstitched Lapped Zipper in a Faced Edge

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It's easy to install a hand-stitched lapped zipper in garments. Here's how to do so with a facing.

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Serger Darts for Knits

Serger Darts for Knits

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Serger expert and instructor Pamela Leggett shares her technique for achieving great-looking darts in knits using a serger.

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Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed

Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed

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View the original artworks that inspired the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' latest fashion challenge.

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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 Serge Seam Allowances

Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

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Learn how to serge seam allowances with this quick video tutorial.

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Create a Couched Embroidery Design

Create a Couched Embroidery Design

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Take a simple sketch of ancient architecture that inspires you to your computer and digitize it to create a couched embroidery version for a summer satchel.

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