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Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette

Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette

Each spring and fall, the Pantone Color Institute tracks global color trends and surveys fashion designers about their use of color. From this market research, the company develops a seasonal Fashion...

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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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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, The Klum of Doom

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, "The Klum of Doom"

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Heidi needs a red carpet look for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Enter the 2014 SewStylish Fall Fashion Challenge

Enter the 2014 SewStylish Fall Fashion Challenge

Share your fall-inspired garments that you've sewn for a chance to win a fabulous prize package from Coats Crafts and Threads! Read more to learn how to enter.

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An Inside Look at Mary Rays Sewing Studio

An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio

See how one of our contributing editors organizes her space.

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Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot

Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot

The merits of using a dual feed versus using a walking foot when topstitching velveteen are explained.

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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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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, A Suitable Twist

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, "A Suitable Twist"

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Outdated men's suits are transformed into high-fashion designs.

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ASG Honors Louise Cutting

ASG Honors Louise Cutting

Sewing instructor extraordinaire Louise Cutting was inducted into the American Sewing Guild's Sewing Hall of Fame during the ASG's 2014 Annual General Meeting last month.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, Welcome to the Future

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, "Welcome to the Future"

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The designers create looks to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marie Claire magazine.

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How to Make a Pleated Wrap

How to Make a Pleated Wrap

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This quick-to-make pleated wrap is simple to make and is the perfect topper for any special occasion. Read more to learn how to make this fabulous shrug.

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Dritz.com Gets a Makeover

Dritz.com Gets a Makeover

It's time to revisit this sewing notions company's website, because Dritz/Prym recently relaunched Dritz.com with a spiffy new design that's easier to navigate, browse, and search.

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Enter the American Sewing Expos Innovation Generation Contest

Enter the American Sewing Expo's Innovation Generation Contest

A chance for young sewers (ages 8 to 18) to showcase their budding talents.

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Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, Unconventional Movie Nite!

Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, "Unconventional Movie Nite!"

Designers work in teams to create mini collections.

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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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Virtual Textile Project Preserves Fabric History

Virtual Textile Project Preserves Fabric History

Digitizing textiles and cataloging them into a database makes the fabrics available to an audience that otherwise would not have access to them or even know they exist.

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An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims

An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims

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I've figured out an easy way to pleat ribbons or strips of fabric. Read more to find out how to create the template I use to make pleated ribbon trim.

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Project Runway Season 13, Episode 1: The Judges Decide

Project Runway Season 13, Episode 1: "The Judges Decide"

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Project Runway is back with an all-new season, dubbed “Lucky season thirteen” by Tim Gunn. Read our recap now to learn about the designers, challenge, and see the runway looks.

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SewStylish Fall 2014 is Here!

SewStylish Fall 2014 is Here!

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See what's inside this exciting new issue.

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How to Add Smocked Sections to a Pattern

How to Add Smocked Sections to a Pattern

Learn how to easily incorporate this trendy embellishment.

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