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The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway

The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway

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Two lucky Threads readers have the opportunity to win in this great giveaway!

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Threads Reader Tips

Threads Reader Tips

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These fabulous sewing tips are worth trying.

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Four Prize Giveaway Winner!

Four Prize Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to this week's giveaway winner!

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Create Topstitching with Running Stitches

Create Topstitching with Running Stitches

Learn how to use a simple, hand-sewn stitch to make bold topstitching.

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Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings

Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached.

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Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics

Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics

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This simple tip will make sure you're gathering fabrics the right way.

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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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Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts

Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts

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Upcycle yesterday’s fashions into original garments.

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Tip: Close an Opening Easily

Tip: Close an Opening Easily

No longer will you struggle when sewing an opening closed on a project that you turn right side out.

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How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

How to Match Plaid Across a Seam

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No-fail techniques for precise matching.

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Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Wont Roll Up

Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Won't Roll Up

Your garment hems will be better than ever.

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Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt

Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt

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A skirt found in a Parisian flea market consignment shop was full of charming touches. Here, I'll give you a tour inside this tweed skirt taking a close look at its construction details found in an unexpected places.

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12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques

12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques

You'll be making buttonholes on par with the pros once you check out this collection of our best buttonhole tutorials.

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Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets

Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets

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I needed to figure out how to make this pocket for one of my clients, so I'm bringing you along on the journey.

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Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing

Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing

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Sew through any lighting conditions with this tip from Threads #175 (October/November 2014).

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Two Understitching Techniques

Two Understitching Techniques

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Discover two more understitching methods in this Web extra from SewStylish Fall 2014.

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How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace

How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace

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There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics.

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Complete Guide to Seams and Seam Finishes

Complete Guide to Seams and Seam Finishes

The key to any successful sewn project are its seams. This comprehensive collection of 17 techniques, tips, and videos, covers everything you need to know to sew durable and beautiful seams.

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14 Tips and Tricks for Better Sewing

14 Tips and Tricks for Better Sewing

You could learn something that will change how you sew forever. Check out this handy collection of 14 sewing tips and tricks.

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The Winner of Threads issue no.173 is...

The Winner of Threads issue no.173 is...

Congratulations to the winner of the current Threads issue!

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