LOUISE CUTTING, contributor | March 3rd, 201427 comments
Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn.
As seen in the article "Printed Denim" from SewStylish Spring 2014, you too can embellish your jeans with the same dragonfly template featured in the story. This free template is easy to print and can be used to make your own stencil.
ThreadsMagazine, editor | January 14th, 20144 comments
These easy instructions from "Tucks Made Simple," Threads #171, explain how to sew tiny pin tucks and then how to create intersecting pin tucks. Follow the steps and you'll create elegant and dainty pin tucks in no time.
ThreadsMagazine, editor | December 10th, 201310 comments
In Teach Youself to Sew, Threads #170, Sandra Miller shares some fabulous secrets for achieving great-looking darts. Here are three easy-to-follow techniques to reach the dart point for smooth results.