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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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Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

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Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability to your hand-sewing thread.

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How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

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Learn how easy it can be to scale an embroidery design with this web extra from Threads #179 (June/July 2015).

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More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens

More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens

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Cassie Stephens' colorful outfits are inspired by famous works of art.

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Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

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This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable.

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How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

Transform a wool sweater that's seen better days into your new favorite clutch.

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How to Embroider Garments Like Penn & Fletcher

How to Embroider Garments Like Penn & Fletcher

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Masterpiece embroidery has many facets. See more examples of the exquisite embroidery and learn more about the Penn & Fletcher Studio.

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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: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham

Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham

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Watch to learn how to create a beautiful pleated trim from petersham ribbon.

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Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve

Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve

Learn how easy it is to make petersham follow a curve. It is a great way to stabilize curved necklines, hems, and waistlines.

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The 9 Latest Sewing Machines On the Market

The 9 Latest Sewing Machines On the Market

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Take a look at nine of the latest sewing machine models to hit the market.

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Equipment for Sewing Leather Bags

Equipment for Sewing Leather Bags

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If you're interested in sewing leather bags, you'll benefit from knowing what the pros recommend you use.

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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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How to Sew an Invisible Zipper in a Knit Garment

How to Sew an Invisible Zipper in a Knit Garment

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Stabilize, baste, and take your time sewing for a flat, ripple-free zipper installation.

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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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8 Top Lace Tips

8 Top Lace Tips

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Discover eight fabulous tips for sewing and designing with fine lace.

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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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Travel Smart with this Comprehensive Packing Checklist

Travel Smart with this Comprehensive Packing Checklist

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Sandra Miller helps you get--and stay--organized on your next adventure with a free downloadable guide.

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Enter the Threads 2015 Holiday Giveaway

Enter the Threads 2015 Holiday Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $400 from Reliable.

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Vote for the Winner of the Machine Embroidery Challenge

Vote for the Winner of the Machine Embroidery Challenge

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The five semifinalists have been chosen. Its your turn to vote for the winner.

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