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Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Neckband

Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Neckband

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In this web extra from Threads #180, find out how to join a narrow neckband to a blouse neckline with fagoting stitches.

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Embellished Fortuny Frock

Embellished Fortuny Frock

Take an interactive 360-degree view if this spectacular Fortuny frock made by Kenneth D. King.

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Threads #180: Check out our latest issue, and enter to win

Threads #180: Check out our latest issue, and enter to win

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Here's a sneak peek at what you can find in the August/September 2015 issue of Threads. You can enter to win a copy.

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Quick to Make: Strapless Jumpsuit

Quick to Make: Strapless Jumpsuit

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Extend pants into a wear-anywhere garment.

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Video: Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem

Video: Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem

This easy-to-sew, narrow hem is perfect for fine and delicate fabrics. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn how.

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Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

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Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket.

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Mixing Patterns

Mixing Patterns

Whip up a new design from two styles.

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Hong Kong Shopping Smarts

Hong Kong Shopping Smarts

This bustling city offers luscious textiles and plentiful notions. Discover some fascinating fabric shops and get tips from our expert.

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Notions: On-the-Go Sewing Case

Notions: On-the-Go Sewing Case

Make sure your notions stay where you want them with the no-residue sticky surface of this innovative sewing case.

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Notions: Safety Pins for Sewers

Notions: Safety Pins for Sewers

These clever safety pins have a few tweaks that make them a sewer's dream come true.

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Notions: Precision Cutter

Notions: Precision Cutter

The Janome Edge makes cutting paper and fabric designs a breeze. Great for paper crafting, quilting, embellishments, vinyl designs, and more.

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Notions: Japanese Specialty Needles

Notions: Japanese Specialty Needles

These high-quality needles are available in a wide range of types and sizes.

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Notions: Soft-Grip Rotary Cutter

Notions: Soft-Grip Rotary Cutter

This comfortable rotary cutter is loaded with features that ensure it can be used with the utmost convenience.

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Notions: Fabric-Printing Book

Notions: Fabric-Printing Book

See what we thought about this book on fabric design production.

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Tip: Portable Sewing Supply Station

Tip: Portable Sewing Supply Station

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For those of us without a dedicated sewing room, a toolbox on wheels is a great way to bring notions from room to room safely and conveniently.

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Q&A: Sewing Machine Prices Then and Now

Q&A: Sewing Machine Prices Then and Now

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Sometimes it seems as if modern sewing machines can be very expensive. How expensive were they, comparatively, when they first became household items?

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Q&A: Is Fabric Pilling Avoidable?

Q&A: Is Fabric Pilling Avoidable?

What is the cause of fabric pilling and how can it be prevented? An expert explains.

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 1256 Ensemble

Pattern Review: Simplicity 1256 Ensemble

Threads reviews Simplicity Pattern 1256. This pattern is an ensemble designed for stretch-knit fabrics. The pieces are sporty, comfortable, and meant to be mixed and matched.

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Pattern Review: Christine Haynes - Marianne Dress 1005

Pattern Review: Christine Haynes - Marianne Dress 1005

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Threads reviews the Marianne dress pattern by Christine Haynes. These seasonless, casual knit dresses are nicely proportioned. They are close-fitting, but slightly A-line, feature dropped shoulders, and end just above the knee.

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Pattern Review: Diane Ericson - The Ventana Jacket and Vest 327

Pattern Review: Diane Ericson - The Ventana Jacket and Vest 327

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Threads reviews the Ventana Jacket & Vest Pattern by Diane Ericson. It's a head-turning, art-to-wear jacket or vest, made with unconventional techniques.

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