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17  Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Sewing Machine

17 Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Sewing Machine

This slideshow compiles many useful pieces of advice for operating a sewing machine.

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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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How to Cut and Hem a Tulle Skirt

How to Cut and Hem a Tulle Skirt

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Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric.

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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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Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt

Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt

A pro’s guide to creating full and floaty looks.

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Video: An Expert Tip for Working with Multiple Threads

Video: An Expert Tip for Working with Multiple Threads

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THREADS author Ruth Ciemnoczolowski demonstrates a handy technique for working with multiple threads when hand sewing. This tip is especially helpful if you are sewing on buttons.

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Free Tutorial: Make a Sewing Machine Cover

Free Tutorial: Make a Sewing Machine Cover

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Protect your machine from dust and debris with this sewing room essential.

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15 Ways to Sew Knit Fabrics

15 Ways to Sew Knit Fabrics

Learn some expert tips and techniques for sewing with knits.

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12 Hand and Machine Stitches to Improve Your Sewing

12 Hand and Machine Stitches to Improve Your Sewing

There's nothing more important than a solid knowledge of stitches to help you build your sewing skills. These 12 articles can help propel your sewing to the next level.

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Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle

Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle

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Learn how to set up your sewing machine to use a twin needle.

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Video: Fine Tune the Shape with Darts

Video: Fine Tune the Shape with Darts

Darts are a powerful asset that will allow you to create the exact shape you want in a garment. Learn more in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility

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Pattern designer Andrea Schewe demonstrates three ways to modify sleeves for better mobility. She walks you through the pattern work and shows you exactly how to achieve your desired results.

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Video: Make a Test Garment

Video: Make a Test Garment

A test garment is worth the extra effort. Here is some advice for when you're making one, from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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Expert Tips for Finishing Knits

Expert Tips for Finishing Knits

Simple, efficient treatments for edges and openings.

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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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10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2015

10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2015

This collection puts the 10 most-viewed instructional sewing videos from 2015 in one place. Kick off 2016 by supplementing your sewing arsenal with these technique how-tos.

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9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags

9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags

Find the perfect bag for you in this collection of nine tutorials.

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Video: Fit the Circumference - Resources

Video: Fit the Circumference - Resources

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Fitting for a circumference is a more complicated topic than basic fitting. Watch this Teach Yourself to Sew video tutorial from Season 5 for some resources to help you with circumference.

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Threads #183: Check out our latest issue

Threads #183: Check out our latest issue

Here's what you can expect to find in the March 2016 issue of THREADS.

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Video: Get the Fit You Want

Video: Get the Fit You Want

It's unlikely a pattern's length will be perfect for you right off the shelf. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how to alter a pattern's length.

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