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How to Use Pins the Right Way

How to Use Pins the Right Way

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Sometimes it's the simple things that need to be given a little thought.

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Working with Twin-Needles

Working with Twin-Needles

Twin needles can be used to finish sporty or tailored garments or to create wild and wacky effects on almost any fabric.

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How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

Learn techniques for keeping you sane when working with sequin-covered fabric.

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Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Add invisible, weightless support and strength with silk organza.

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Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers

Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers

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Sewing instructor Jacque Goldsmith shares quick solutions for trimming too-long zippers

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Needle Me: Pick the right needle and thread

Needle Me: Pick the right needle and thread

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Take a fresh look at some old sewing rules with these thread and needle tips.

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How do you store your thread and other sewing notions?

How do you store your thread and other sewing notions?

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There are oodles of products out there for thread, bobbin and notions storage. What storage methods do you find most effective?

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Cutting Out

Cutting Out

Accurate cutting is important for a well-sewn garment, but this step doesn't have to be difficult if you keep in mind a few simple things.

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A Pin for Every Purpose

A Pin for Every Purpose

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A pin is not just a pin. Consider its five parts: head, point, length, thickness, and metal content.

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Machine-Needle Know-How

Machine-Needle Know-How

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There are lots of needles to choose from. Ensure a project's success by selecting the right one.

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