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Cotton Twill Origami Top

Cotton Twill Origami Top

The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape.

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Check Out the Latest Sewing DVDs by Threads

Check Out the Latest Sewing DVDs by Threads

Here is a roundup of the latest Threads DVDs. These videos cover topics ranging from tailoring to fitting techniques. There is sure to be one perfect for your needs.

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How to Buy the Right Pattern Size

How to Buy the Right Pattern Size

For some, purchasing patterns can be overwhelming - how do you choose the right size? We'll show you how in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5.

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Pattern Recommendations for Spring 2015 Fashion Trends

Pattern Recommendations for Spring 2015 Fashion Trends

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Decide which garments you want to sew this season.

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National Serger Month Expert Chat with Pamela Leggett

National Serger Month Expert Chat with Pamela Leggett

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Log on to Threads Facebook page from 4 to 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 30 to get your serging questions answered.

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2015 National Serger Month Giveaway Winners

2015 National Serger Month Giveaway Winners

Find out if you are one of the lucky Threads members who will receive a set of two serging DVDs.

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Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion

Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion

Say goodbye to puckers, bumps, and misaligned seams.

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Debbie Bone-Harris Sewing Room Extras

Debbie Bone-Harris' Sewing Room Extras

Additional images and studio organization tips from a garment embellisher.

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How to Sew Lace Seams

How to Sew Lace Seams

Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two ways of sewing nearly invisible seams in sheer lace fabric.

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Create Topstitching with Running Stitches

Create Topstitching with Running Stitches

Learn how to use a simple, hand-sewn stitch to make bold topstitching.

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Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique

Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique

Learn how to adapt Bill Voetberg's removable button-strip technique for a standard button-front shirt with a separate placket and facings.

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Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!

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These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills.

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Huge Quilting Giveaway

Huge Quilting Giveaway

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Only one Threads online user will win this incredible prize package!

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached.

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University Curator Publishes Book on Paper Sewing Patterns

University Curator Publishes Book on Paper Sewing Patterns

Joy Spanabel Emery's scholarly work "A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The home dressmaking fashion revolution" delves into the complex history of the companies that built the home sewing pattern industry and the technological advances that made it all possible.

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13 Ways to Sew with Knits

13 Ways to Sew with Knits

Discover some tips and techniques for sewing with knits.

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Sewing Machine Features Youll Really Use

Sewing Machine Features You'll Really Use

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Find out what earns a sewing machine top marks in the eyes of the Threads staff.

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How to Take Your Measurements

How to Take Your Measurements

Watch this video to learn which measurements to take and how to take them.

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How to Mark Your Measurements

How to Mark Your Measurements

Knowing all the steps to properly mark your measurements is a crucial part of the fitting process.

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Embellishments Special Issue: Check out our latest issue and enter to win!

Embellishments Special Issue: Check out our latest issue and enter to win!

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Here's a sneak peek at what you expect to find in our all-new Embellishments special issue and enter to win a copy.

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