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Under the Gunn, Episode 8: Its an Unconventional Beach Party

Under the Gunn, Episode 8: "It's an Unconventional Beach Party"

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A frustrated designer ends up as the season's first double-winner.

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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

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This is a two-part blog series on how I created an old-fashioned carpetbag using the scraps from my kilim carpet coat. Even Mary Poppins would envy this bag!

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SewGreen Helps Youth Build Skills and Success

SewGreen Helps Youth Build Skills and Success

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Get to know SewGreen, a not-for-profit, largely volunteer-based reuse and community education program in Ithaca, New York.

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Under the Gunn, Episode 7: Steampunk Chic

Under the Gunn, Episode 7: "Steampunk Chic"

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Anya questions whether or not Nicholas created the designs in his portfolio.

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Tri-state Contestants Sought for American Version of The Great British Sewing Bee

Tri-state Contestants Sought for American Version of "The Great British Sewing Bee"

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Could you be one of America's top home sewers?

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Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

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Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn.

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Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue no.172

Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue no.172

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It's your chance to win the latest issue of Threads magazine. Just leave a comment to enter!

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The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...

Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 171!

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Under the Gunn, Episode 6: Pompeii Team Challenge

Under the Gunn, Episode 6: "Pompeii Team Challenge"

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See how Nick's team fared in their first team challenge.

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The Fabric Store Opens Shop in L.A.

The Fabric Store Opens Shop in L.A.

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New Zealand-based fabric retailer The Fabric Store has recently opened a U.S. flagship store in Los Angeles, California.

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Before You Hem a Bias Garment, Let the Fabric Hang Out

Before You Hem a Bias Garment, Let the Fabric "Hang Out"

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In "Teach Yourself to Sew: Bias basics," Threads #172 (April/May 2014) Julianne Bramson explains what bias is, how to choose the right fabric and pattern for a bias-cut design, and tips for sewing and handling these garments. Here, we share more information about bias fundamentals including why a bias-cut garment must hang before hemming.

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Under the Gunn, Episode 5: Hit the Stage

Under the Gunn, Episode 5: "Hit the Stage"

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A frustrated designer sends an unfinished garment down the runway.

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Video: How to Bind a Sheer Edge

Video: How to Bind a Sheer Edge

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Binding the edges of sheer fabrics is easier than you think with our fast technique.

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How to Sew Sheer Fabrics

How to Sew Sheer Fabrics

The essential tools and techniques you need for sewing see-through fabrics.

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Make a Collage Minibag

Make a Collage Minibag

This pouch packs style - and your phone.

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Quick Tips: Waistband Adjustment for Ready-to-Wear Pants

Quick Tips: Waistband Adjustment for Ready-to-Wear Pants

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Sewing expert Angela Wolf and Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam share two quick tips on making adjustments to ready-to-wear pants for a custom fit.

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Under the Gunn, Episode 4: Unconventional Vampire

Under the Gunn, Episode 4: "Unconventional Vampire"

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A mentor's decision results in a surprising elimination.

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Magazine Giveaway: Threads #171 (February/March 2014)

Magazine Giveaway: Threads #171 (February/March 2014)

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You could win a copy of the latest Threads issue!

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Where Do You Most Frequently Shop for Fabric?

Where Do You Most Frequently Shop for Fabric?

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Brick and mortar fabric stores are dwindling. Do you have a favorite?

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Listen to Thread Cult

Listen to Thread Cult

Love sewing and textiles? Love listening to interesting people discuss sewing and textiles? Check out Thread Cult's podcasts!

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