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Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket

Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket

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Learn a clever technique for adding a secret pocket to a scarf.

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Tips for Sewing a Pickstitched Lapped Zipper in a Faced Edge

Tips for Sewing a Pickstitched Lapped Zipper in a Faced Edge

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It's easy to install a hand-stitched lapped zipper in garments. Here's how to do so with a facing.

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Serger Darts for Knits

Serger Darts for Knits

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Serger expert and instructor Pamela Leggett shares her technique for achieving great-looking darts in knits using a serger.

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Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

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Learn how to serge seam allowances with this quick video tutorial.

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Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

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Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability to your hand-sewing thread.

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Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

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This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable.

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Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing

Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing

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Threads author Nick Coman demonstrates an easy-to-sew technique for inserting an elastic waistband without a casing. This method helps the waistband lie smoothly against the body, and it produces bulk-free results.

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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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How to Sew an Invisible Zipper in a Knit Garment

How to Sew an Invisible Zipper in a Knit Garment

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Stabilize, baste, and take your time sewing for a flat, ripple-free zipper installation.

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Video: Add a Bound Seam and Hong Kong Finish to an Unlined Jacket

Video: Add a Bound Seam and Hong Kong Finish to an Unlined Jacket

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Watch this video tutorial to learn how to bind a seam in an unlined jacket for a beautiful finish.

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Live Chat with Fitting Expert Sarah Veblen - December 17, 2015

Live Chat with Fitting Expert Sarah Veblen - December 17, 2015

Visit Facebook.com/ThreadsMagazine to get your fitting and general sewing questions answered.

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Video: A Secret to Threading a Needle

Video: A Secret to Threading a Needle

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Watch this video to learn an easy way to thread your needle for hand sewing.

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Video: How to Set Fabric on the Bias

Video: How to Set Fabric on the Bias

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Understanding grain is crucial when planning bias garments and laying out fabric. Use this technique to create bias scarves and skirts from fabric tubes.

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How to Draft a Two-Piece Jacket Sleeve From a One-Piece Pattern

How to Draft a Two-Piece Jacket Sleeve From a One-Piece Pattern

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Find out how to convert a one-piece sleeve pattern into a two-piece jacket sleeve in this Web Extra from Threads #182.

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How to Fold Knife and Box Pleats

How to Fold Knife and Box Pleats

In this Threads Essential Techniques video web extra from "Pleat to Measure," Threads #182, we show you how to use the templates to mark the pleat foldlines, and then how to fold the pleats.

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Enter Threads 30th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Enter Threads' 30th Anniversary Sweepstakes

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Threads turns 30 this year and we're celebrating by giving you the chance to win more than $2,000 worth of fabulous prizes.

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Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear

Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear

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One winner will receive this one-of-a-kind guide for menswear pattern making.

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Video: Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem

Video: Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem

This easy-to-sew, narrow hem is perfect for fine and delicate fabrics. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn how.

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 DVD Giveaway: Cozy Wool Wraps to Sew and Love

DVD Giveaway: Cozy Wool Wraps to Sew and Love

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This unique giveaway showcases a DVD sure to impress any viewer!

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Rub Off a Pattern from Pants with Darts

Rub Off a Pattern from Pants with Darts

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How to copy a garment that’s shaped with darts—it’s quick, easy, and accurate.

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