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Project Runway, Season 8, Episode 11 Recap

Project Runway, Season 8, Episode 11 Recap

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This week the designers were to use Heidi Klum as their client. At the beginning of the episode she presented a few pieces from her collection for New Balance and challenged them to make a companion...

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Sewing Terms to Know

Sewing Terms to Know

Check this glossary for the definitions of some of the common sewing terms you will need.

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Modern Smocking Lozenge Pattern

Modern Smocking Lozenge Pattern

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Use this traditional technique in a new way to update your designs.

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Novi Report Part 1: Snapshots from the American Sewing Expo

Novi Report Part 1: Snapshots from the American Sewing Expo

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A look back at workshops, fashion shows, and shopping at the 2010 American Sewing Expo in Novi, Michigan.

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What sewing book do you turn to most often?

What sewing book do you turn to most often?

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When you encounter a sewing problem, do you have a sewing book or other resource that you use more frequently?

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Video: How to Sew a Three-Thread Rolled Serged Edge

Video: How to Sew a Three-Thread Rolled Serged Edge

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Watch Kayla Kennington's online video tutorials to master a neat hemming or seaming technique.

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Did you miss Kenneth D. King on Martha Stewart?

Did you miss Kenneth D. King on Martha Stewart?

Here's the video clip of Threads' contributing editor, Kenneth D. King, on Martha Stewart presenting his silk lotus flower technique.

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Project Runway: Race to the Finish

Project Runway: Race to the Finish

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Designers are challenged to create a high fashion garment, as well as a ready-to-wear companion piece.

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The Winners Are...

The Winners Are...

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Three lucky people have won "Cute and Easy Costumes for Kids" by Emma Hardy.

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Prevent Stray Bobbin Threads

Prevent Stray Bobbin Threads

Use hair elastics to help keep thread on your bobbins.

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Project Runway: A Rough Day on the Runway

Project Runway: A Rough Day on the Runway

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This week the designers looked to Jacqueline Kennedy as their muse to create All-American sportswear.

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Sewing Books Crop Up for the Kindle

Sewing Books Crop Up for the Kindle

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Yes, there are sewing guides to read on the Kindle, and they're getting better

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: Cute and Easy Costumes for Kids

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Cute and Easy Costumes for Kids

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If you enjoy sewing for children, you'll want this book.

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Spike Your Hand-Sewing Thread

Spike Your Hand-Sewing Thread

When hand-sewing, I use a bill spike to hold my spool of thread. They are available in stationery-supply catalogs. It helps keep my spool of thread readily accessible without rolling away but gives...

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Staying a Curve with Crossgrain Muslin

Staying a Curve with Crossgrain Muslin

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Use a strip of crossgrain muslin, to stay a curved armhole before you construct the jacket.

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Project Runway: Whats Mine is Yours

Project Runway: What's Mine is Yours

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Designers are challenged to swap designs and play sample maker this week. How did the designers survive working in pairs?

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How to Sew a Notched Jacket Lapel

How to Sew a Notched Jacket Lapel

Accomplish a cleanly notched lapel with simple sewing, trimming, and pressing techniques.

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Enter the Simplicity Halloween Costume Contest

Enter the Simplicity Halloween Costume Contest

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Make a costume from a current Simplicity pattern for a chance at prizes from Simplicity and Jo-Ann's Fabric and Craft stores

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Celebrate National Sewing Month

Celebrate National Sewing Month

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September is the perfect time to reflect on why you sew.

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Sheath a tracing-wheel blade

Sheath a tracing-wheel blade

Use a toothbrush holder as a handy storage place for tracing wheels.

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