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Gift to Sew: Easy and Classic Wool Scarf

Gift to Sew: Easy and Classic Wool Scarf

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Finish the long edges and fringe the ends. Follow along to learn how easy it is to make this classic wool scarf.

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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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Project Runway: Junior: Episode 2, An Unconventional Car Wash

Project Runway: Junior: Episode 2, "An Unconventional Car Wash"

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The results are impressive when the designers tackle their first unconventional materials challenge.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, Part 1

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This is the first in a three-part blog series documenting how I made a Gladstone bag out of Fortuny fabric, from a vintage model.

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Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 1

Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 1

A sewing expert shares her techniques and recommends essential tools for fitting yourself.

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Video: How to Create A Personal Croquis

Video: How to Create A Personal Croquis

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Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn to create and use your own personal croquis.

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Video: Use a Camera to Help Fit

Video: Use a Camera to Help Fit

During the muslin stage, a camera will allow you to observe the fit from many angles with ease. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how.

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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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Video: How to Analyze the Fit You Prefer

Video: How to Analyze the Fit You Prefer

There are a few things to take into account when you consider your preferred fit. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn more.

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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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Winter & Spring 2015-2016 Sewing Events

Winter & Spring 2015-2016 Sewing Events

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A heads-up on the sewing retreats, tours, classes, and expos for winter and spring.

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Meet Kenneth D. King at Launch Party for Smart Sewing: Fake Fur

Meet Kenneth D. King at Launch Party for "Smart Sewing: Fake Fur"

The Fashion Institute of Technology Barnes & Noble bookstore will host a launch party for "Smart Sewing: Fake fur with Kenneth D. King" on November 18 in New York City. Attend for a chance to meet Kenneth.

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Faux Fur Collar and Cuffs

Faux Fur Collar and Cuffs

Direct the nap with darts for polished results.

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[Closed] 2015 Threads Halloween Costume Contest Sponsored by OttLite

[Closed] 2015 Threads Halloween Costume Contest Sponsored by OttLite

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Enter your home-sewn costumes into our Halloween costume gallery, and you could win a prize package worth more than $300 from OttLite and Threads. Hurry, contest ends November 3!

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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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Video: Sleeve Length on Tailored Jackets

Video: Sleeve Length on Tailored Jackets

Get expert insight on the optimal sleeve length for tailored jackets.

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Tip: Iron-On Topstitching Template

Tip: Iron-On Topstitching Template

Get a straight line every time with this trick for better topstitching.

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Cures for Puckered Stitches

Cures for Puckered Stitches

Judith Neukam will teach you to avoid rippled seams in your work, with this expert advice.

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Video: Pocket Size on Tailored Jackets

Video: Pocket Size on Tailored Jackets

Tailoring expert Kenneth D. King offers insight on jacket pocket size and length.

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How to Achieve Ideal Sewing Machine Thread Tension

How to Achieve Ideal Sewing Machine Thread Tension

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Learn to diagnose and solve poor thread tension problems--and save yourself sewing headaches.

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