Hat-making materials can be difficult to impossible to find locally. You can make some substitutions from local craft stores; however, there's nothing like the real thing for the best results.
If your fabric preparation or dyeing adventures end in disaster—dye bleeds or patchy saturation—the project doesn’t have to result in tears. Approach the solution creatively.
Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options!
Autumnal colors skew towards the bold, vibrant, and playful, led by blue rather than the more typical staid brown-based earth tones.
A heads-up on the sewing retreats, tours, classes, and expos for this fall and winter.
What does Threads do when an article technique doesn't pan out? We figure out why, find a replacement, and soldier on. But even techniques that we couldn’t make work might…
There are several options for custom-manufactured or customizable dress forms for home sewers, and each has different features, different benefits, and different price points. Here's a brief overview.
Echoing the hues of sunrise, pale, clear pink Rose Quartz and soft, gentle blue Serenity create a calm, yet uplifting, color pairing for 2016.
The Sewcial, April 8-10,2016, is an exclusively fashion-focused sewing retreat designed to improve garment sewing skills.
Lasell College's Fashion department, the National Endowment for the Arts, and professional designers team up to create an online multimedia library of techniques in American fashion design.
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