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Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim

Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim

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If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully.

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Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest

Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest

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The five semifinalist have been chosen. Now, it's your turn to rock the vote!

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Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket

Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket

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A single-welt pocket can be added to almost any garment or accessory.

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Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation

Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation

The national Make It With Wool competition (MIWW) promotes wool's beauty and versatility and recognizes excellence and creativity in garment sewing and knitting. Here, Threads highlights seven individuals who won awards in the January 2016 national judging round.

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Sewing Gifts for the Holidays

Sewing Gifts for the Holidays

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Here are more sewing-related gifts that Threads authors have placed on their wish lists.

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Video: Disappearing Flat Piping

Video: Disappearing Flat Piping

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Learn how to taper a piping's end for an attractive, bulk-free finish.

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[CLOSED] Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest

[CLOSED] Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest

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Share images of your handmade Halloween costumes for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $350!

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Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately

Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately

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Watch to learn an alternative method for clipping seam allowance curves accurately.

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Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines

Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines.

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Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide

Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide

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Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances.

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Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts

Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts

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Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts.

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Sourcing Scuba Knit

Sourcing Scuba Knit

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Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options!

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Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff

Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff

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See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket

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Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve

Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve

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Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two great tips for sewing a better piped edge.

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Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping

Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping

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Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge.

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Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam

Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam

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If you're looking to add a design detail to a garment, turn to piping. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video for a great tip on grading a piped seam.

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Video: How to Press Shaped Edges

Video: How to Press Shaped Edges

You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details.

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Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion

Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion

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If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution.

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Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

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The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch

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The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.

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