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Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat

Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat

Bulk-free hems are easy to achieve with this expert technique.

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Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest

Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest

Share images of your handmade Halloween costumes for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $350!

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Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately

Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately

Watch to learn an alternative method for clipping seam allowance curves accurately.

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Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon

Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon

Watch video to learn an easy way to thread your serger with this slightly fuzzy, stretchy thread.

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Video: Get Right With Ease

Video: Get Right With Ease

Louise Cutting discusses three important concepts for achieving the fit you like: wearing ease, design ease, and personal preference. She also shares her method for getting your desired amount of ease.

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Video: Sew Elegant, Professional-Looking Darts

Video: Sew Elegant, Professional-Looking Darts

Sew bulk-free darts with Louise’s expert method.

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Video: Taper a Sleeve for a Narrower Silhouette

Video: Taper a Sleeve for a Narrower Silhouette

Learn how to reduce the circumference of long and short sleeves.

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Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up

Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up

If you prefer to wear sleeves higher on your forearm, find out how elastic can help secure them.

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Threads Sewing Tips

Threads Sewing Tips

In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing.

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Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines.

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Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide

Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide

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Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances.

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Sewing For--and With--Children

Sewing For--and With--Children

These books and kits make it fun and easy for kids of all ages to create adorable clothes, toys, and accessories.

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Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts

Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts

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Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts.

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Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

Print and Dye Fabric with Rust

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Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment.

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Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]

Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]

Watch to learn how to sew an adorable children's pumpkin costume using a pillowcase.

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Dive Into Scuba Knits

Dive Into Scuba Knits

Sew with neoprene’s high-style alternative.

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The Detroit Cuff

The Detroit Cuff

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Adapt a classic work jacket feature to any sleeve.

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How to Drape Bust Darts

How to Drape Bust Darts

For a personalized fit, shape fabric on the body.

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Bobbinwork Embroidery

Bobbinwork Embroidery

Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.

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Chanel Jacket Comparison

Chanel Jacket Comparison

The fascinating differences between haute couture and ready-to-wear.

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