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Notions: Machine-Bed Smoother

Notions: Machine-Bed Smoother

Fabric snags while machine sewing will be a thing of the past with these adhesive rectangles.

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Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt

Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt

Try a quick, below-knee, pull-on knit skirt. This design is form-fitting, with negative ease. It consists of two panels joined by diagonal seams in front and in back, with edgestitching along the front seam and a front hemline slit.

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts

This Amazing Fit tailored trouser pattern has clean lines, slightly flared legs, and pattern piece options for different body types.

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble

A lot of style is packed into these pieces by Cynthia Rowley. The hip-length, unlined jacket has a raised neckline, an asymmetrical front, dropped shoulders, patch pockets, and a bound buttonhole closure.

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Pattern Review: McCalls 7330 Jumpsuits

Pattern Review: McCall's 7330 Jumpsuits

A stylish jumpsuit and romper pattern brims with dressmaker details. The core design consists of two pieces joined by an inset waistband that sits at the natural waist.

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Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart

Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart

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A tailoring expert shares his advice for sewing a double-welt pocket over a dart.

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Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines

Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines

Susan Khalje shares pressing tips for formal garments.

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Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners

Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners

A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot.

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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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Bobbinwork is a decorative technique in which you create stitched designs on fabric using specialty threads. Learn how to wind a bobbin for this technique and how to adjust the bobbin tension.

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This Weeks Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest

This Week's Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest

In order of popularity, we're breaking down this week's most pinned sewing technique videos and articles from Threads.

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Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers

Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers

Stay on top of summer trends with new patterns from McCall's, Butterick, and Kwik Sew. This summer, jumpsuits and rompers are flying off retailers' shelves so why not sew one of your own?

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Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15

Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15

Season 15 of Project Runway premieres at 9 p.m.(EDT)/8 p.m.(CDT) September 15, 2016.

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Video: Finish a Centered Zipper With a Facing

Video: Finish a Centered Zipper With a Facing

Respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting shares a technique that produces an elegant finish for zippers.

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Video: Impeccable Snap Alignment

Video: Impeccable Snap Alignment

Learn two ways for achieving precisely aligned snaps in this video tutorial from Industry Insider Techniques Vol. 6.

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Video: Hide Snaps On Loosely Woven Fabrics

Video: Hide Snaps On Loosely Woven Fabrics

Threads contributing editor Louise Cutting offers a neat trick for concealing snaps on handwoven fabrics in this video tutorial

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Video: Martha Meyers Simplified Sashiko

Video: Martha Meyers' Simplified Sashiko

In this video tutorial from Industry Insider Techniques Vol. 6, Louise shares a technique for creating decorative stitches.

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Video: Plan a Garment With Mini Patterns

Video: Plan a Garment With Mini Patterns

Louise Cutting gives an exclusive look at how she develops designs using what she calls "minipats" or "minipatterns."

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Video: Line an Unlined Jacket

Video: Line an Unlined Jacket

Louise Cutting shares an expert method for lining an unlined jacket in this video from Industry Insider Techniques Vol. 6.

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Video: Make a Vertical Buttonhole

Video: Make a Vertical Buttonhole

Learn Louise Cutting's method for creating a vertical buttonhole.

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NEW! Threads and Craftsy Class with Pamela Leggett

NEW! Threads and Craftsy Class with Pamela Leggett

Threads and Craftsy present a new online class from serger expert Pamela Leggett. You'll learn professional-quality construction details in "Fashion Sewing & Serging Techniques."

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