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Video: Disappearing Flat Piping

Video: Disappearing Flat Piping

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Learn how to taper a piping's end for an attractive, bulk-free finish.

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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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Bobbinwork Embroidery

Bobbinwork Embroidery

Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.

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Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching

Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching

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Learn how to wind a bobbin for bobbinwork and how to adjust the bobbin tension.

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Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication

Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication

Discover sophistication in youthful embellishments with these to heirloom sewing techniques.

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Cowboy Pockets

Cowboy Pockets

A Western-inspired detail adds a “smile” to any garment.

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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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Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches

Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches

Explore the elaborate motifs of Yemenite Jewish embroidery.

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18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon

18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon

Learn 18 ways to use this couture mainstay in your sewing.

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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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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Bark Coat is Finished

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished

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After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat.

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Three Vintage Blouse Details to Try

Three Vintage Blouse Details to Try

Discover three ways to add vintage charm to your tops.

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Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!

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Western Costume, the source of Threads' featured back cover garments, houses a unique collection of clothes, costumes, and to-die-for accessories.

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How to Use a Ruffler

How to Use a Ruffler

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This handy attachment has a wide repertoire.

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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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Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique

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Learn to apply this pretty lace detail in three easy steps.

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How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening

How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening

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Contributing editor Mary Ray shares her method for widening slot-seam openings to uncover the underlay. Learn how to turn this otherwise basic construction element into a unique and unexpected embellishment.

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Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains

Delicately detain wayward straps, linings, and more.

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