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The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway

The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway

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Two lucky Threads readers have the opportunity to win in this great giveaway!

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Four Prize Giveaway Winner!

Four Prize Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to this week's giveaway winner!

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Tip: Use Painters Tape on Napped Fabric

Tip: Use Painter's Tape on Napped Fabric

This little tip can be a big help when you need to consider the direction of napped fabric during piecing.

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Create Topstitching with Running Stitches

Create Topstitching with Running Stitches

Learn how to use a simple, hand-sewn stitch to make bold topstitching.

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How to Attach Appliques Across Curved Seams

How to Attach Appliques Across Curved Seams

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If you're appliquéing a net garment and intend to place any of the appliqués so that they overlap the garment seams, there's a special method for attaching them. Read on to find out how.

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Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops

Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops

This information is essential for anyone who wants to be sure they're approaching zippers the right way.

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Sewing Tip: Block-Fuse Interfacing to Facings

Sewing Tip: Block-Fuse Interfacing to Facings

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An easier way of dealing with fusible interfacing.

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Tip: Close an Opening Easily

Tip: Close an Opening Easily

No longer will you struggle when sewing an opening closed on a project that you turn right side out.

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Notions: Organization Solutions

Notions: Organization Solutions

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This collection of modular furniture is the ultimate way to stay organized as a sewer.

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Notions: Magnetic Wristband

Notions: Magnetic Wristband

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This solution to lost pins is clever and convenient. You can store needles, safety pins, and paper clips, too.

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Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau

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Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions.

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8 Top Lace Tips

8 Top Lace Tips

Discover eight fabulous tips for sewing and designing with fine lace.

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How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support

How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support

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Rescue your strapless dresses and tops to get the support you need with these five techniques in this web extra from "Party Dresses" (Winter 2014).

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November 2014 Expert Chat: Kenneth D. King

November 2014 Expert Chat: Kenneth D. King

Couturier and Threads contributing editor Kenneth D. King answers your sewing questions.

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Video: How to Sew Knits

Video: How to Sew Knits

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Discover the joy of sewing knits with these easy-to-follow tips and techniques.

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How to Align Stripes Across a Seam

How to Align Stripes Across a Seam

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Strategies to match lines across seams.

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Preserve Your Precious Fabrics

Preserve Your Precious Fabrics

Useful tips to manage and maintain your stash.

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Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration

Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation.

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Video: How to Stabilize a Thread Spool

Video: How to Stabilize a Thread Spool

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This great tip will help keep your thread spool from rolling away from you while handsewing.

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Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Wont Roll Up

Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Won't Roll Up

Your garment hems will be better than ever.

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