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Bobbinwork Embroidery

Bobbinwork Embroidery

Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.

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Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

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The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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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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The Winner of the Super Sewing Giveaway is...

The Winner of the Super Sewing Giveaway is...

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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!

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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...

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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

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

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