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Video: How to Repair a Stray Snip

Threads #181, October/November 2015

Stephani Miller, Evamarie Gomez and Carol Fresia

Stray snips, cuts, and holes in fabric often happen in the least desirable or convenient spots on fabric. Sometimes they go unnoticed until you’ve cut your garment pieces and are ready to sew. What do you do when there’s no extra fabric to cut a new garment section? Threads Special Issues Editor Stephani L. Miller shows you how to turn this potential disaster into a design feature by camouflaging it with stitches.

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  1. flatCAD September 11th

    It is a very creative solution. I have a favorite sun dress with a hole at the front-- very visible. I am sure I can use this technique to get few years more from that dress. Thank you.

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