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The Winner of the Super Sewing Giveaway is...

The Winner of the Super Sewing Giveaway is...

Congratulations to the winner of these awesome sewing books!

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Inside a Splendid Embroidered Vest

Inside a Splendid Embroidered Vest

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Eye Candy Supreme! Every now and then, I come across a piece at a flea market that I have no hope of wearing, but it's so splendid that I can't leave it behind. This is one such piece.

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A Vintage Blouse Embellished with Soutache Braid

A Vintage Blouse Embellished with Soutache Braid

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Looking at vintage garments can inspire your sewing and can be a great teaching tool.

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Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

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We asked our editors which hand-stitched detail they liked to use most. How would you answer the question?

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Snowflakes are no longer needed! The Winter Wonderland is complete!

Snowflakes are no longer needed! The Winter Wonderland is complete!

Thanks to all who assisted The Connecticut PTSA's snowflake efforts.

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The Winner of All Sewn Up is...

The Winner of "All Sewn Up" is...

Check to see if you've won!

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Sweet Stitches from the Heart

BOOK GIVEAWAY: "Sweet Stitches from the Heart"

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More than 70 project ideas and 900 stitch motifs are included in this book and will provide you with an embroidery bonanza!

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Calling fiber arts students!

Calling fiber arts students!

The non-profit Textile Study Group of New York is holding a competition for students of the fiber arts. The Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Student Award program is now accepting student portfolios for a chance to win a cash prize!

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How to Create Free-Motion Embroidery Buttons

How to Create Free-Motion Embroidery Buttons

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Covered buttons offer an easy introduction to machine-embroidered embellishment.

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Silk-Ribbon Embroidery by Machine

Silk-Ribbon Embroidery by Machine

A fast new approach to traditional embroidery with results that look hand sewn.

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Makers of All Stripes Come Together

Makers of All Stripes Come Together

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Billed as “part playground, part science fair, part welding shop, and part county fair,” Maker Faire brings together DIY crafters and “makers” of every kind as exhibitors showing their innovative work.

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Threads seamstress contributed to jacket on display at Winterthur Museum

Threads seamstress contributed to jacket on display at Winterthur Museum

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The gorgeous jacket is on loan from Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts to the Textiles Gallery in Wilmington, Delaware.

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What are Your Favorite Embroidery Software Features?

What are Your Favorite Embroidery Software Features?

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New embroidery software creates precision cuts as well as stitched designs.

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How to Make an Embroidered Pillow

How to Make an Embroidered Pillow

Discover this adorable project by Alicia Paulson from her new book Embroidery Companion.

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How to Make a Needle Case

How to Make a Needle Case

Check out this tutorial by Kelly Lee-Creel for a quick-to-make home for your needles.

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How to Make a Hawaiian-Style Floor Pillow

How to Make a Hawaiian-Style Floor Pillow

Molly at the Purl Bee created this great tutorial on how to make applique floor cushions.

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Great Summer Mystery Reading, Death Threads

Great Summer Mystery Reading, "Death Threads"

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Elizabeth Lynn Casey's new mystery novel will keep you wondering "who done it"

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Embroider-It-Yourself Fendi Bag

Embroider-It-Yourself Fendi Bag

For those of you who want a designer handbag, one thousand bucks to spare, but also love putting a creative spin on what you wear, check out Fendi's new bag.

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Dont Forget to Enter the Happy Valentines Day from Bernina V6 Contest

Don't Forget to Enter the 'Happy Valentine's Day from Bernina V6' Contest

There are only a few days left to enter your red garments into our contest gallery.

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A Stitched Autobiography

A Stitched Autobiography

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Many authors write their autobiographies. See how Salley Mavor painstakingly stitched hers.

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