Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - LOUISE CUTTING's posts Threads - LOUISE CUTTING's posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/profile/LOUISE CUTTING Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:28:03 -0500 Threads - LOUISE CUTTING's posts Threads - LOUISE CUTTING's posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/profile/LOUISE CUTTING <![CDATA[How to Align Stripes Across a Seam]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39781/how-to-align-stripes-across-a-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39781/how-to-align-stripes-across-a-seam How to Align Stripes Across a Seam Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Strategies to match lines across seams. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Expert Chat with Louise Cutting has Begun]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36592/expert-chat-with-louise-cutting-has-begun http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36592/expert-chat-with-louise-cutting-has-begun Expert Chat with Louise Cutting has Begun Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Welcome to Threads Expert Chat with contributing editor, sewing instructor, and pattern designer Louise Cutting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Construct a Flawless Collar Band ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:25:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36502/construct-a-flawless-collar-band http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36502/construct-a-flawless-collar-band Construct a Flawless Collar Band Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting shares her technique for sewing a professional-looking collar band without any hand sewing. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36502/construct-a-flawless-collar-band
<![CDATA[How to Create Echo Stitching ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching How to Create Echo Stitching Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Lately, I have been finding echo stitching on numerous designer garments. I've seen it on collars, cuffs, and on front plackets. Learn how to add this stitching for a designer look. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching
<![CDATA[Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem ]]> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:30:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28899/clean-finish-a-curved-shirttail-hem http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28899/clean-finish-a-curved-shirttail-hem Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28899/clean-finish-a-curved-shirttail-hem
<![CDATA[Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose ]]> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:30:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28920/bust-dart-pressing-cup-size-is-a-factor-in-which-technique-you-choose http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28920/bust-dart-pressing-cup-size-is-a-factor-in-which-technique-you-choose Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose  Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
There are reasons to press darts in various ways. Find out which way will work best for you. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28920/bust-dart-pressing-cup-size-is-a-factor-in-which-technique-you-choose
<![CDATA[How to Interface a Hem]]> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:41:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28929/how-to-interface-a-hem http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28929/how-to-interface-a-hem How to Interface a Hem Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Interface the hem to support a flimsy hemline or 'beef' up pant legs that wrap around your ankles as you walk. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder]]> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32397/proper-fitting-for-a-forward-shoulder http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32397/proper-fitting-for-a-forward-shoulder Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Adjust your patterns to match your posture. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make the Most of Exceptional Interfacings]]> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31265/how-to-make-the-most-of-exceptional-interfacings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31265/how-to-make-the-most-of-exceptional-interfacings How to Make the Most of Exceptional Interfacings Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Discover high-quality interfacings the pros rely on. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cut Longer Facings for Better-Looking Garments]]> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:56:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28998/cut-longer-facings-for-better-looking-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28998/cut-longer-facings-for-better-looking-garments Cut Longer Facings for Better-Looking Garments Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Use this clever facing technique for achieving better looking garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Pretest Pattern Changes with "Minipats"]]> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:00:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28989/how-to-pretest-pattern-changes-with-minipats http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28989/how-to-pretest-pattern-changes-with-minipats How to Pretest Pattern Changes with Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Audition pattern design changes in miniature to speed the process and save your pattern and fabric. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28989/how-to-pretest-pattern-changes-with-minipats
<![CDATA[How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves]]> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 08:20:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29031/how-to-add-mock-cuffs-on-short-sleeves http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29031/how-to-add-mock-cuffs-on-short-sleeves How to Add Mock Cuffs on Short Sleeves Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
This little detail gives a sporty look to a short sleeve. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew Inseams]]> Tue, 07 May 2013 09:55:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28978/how-to-sew-inseams http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28978/how-to-sew-inseams How to Sew Inseams Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Learn how to sew two off-grain fabrics into an inseam. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28978/how-to-sew-inseams
<![CDATA[How to Reduce Collar Bulk]]> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 10:58:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30364/how-to-reduce-collar-bulk http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30364/how-to-reduce-collar-bulk How to Reduce Collar Bulk Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting shares a great technique to smooth away a collar's bulky points and edges. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Half Bias Jacket Lining]]> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30434/how-to-make-a-half-bias-jacket-lining http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30434/how-to-make-a-half-bias-jacket-lining How to Make a Half Bias Jacket Lining Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Support a jacket’s structure using a vintage tailoring technique. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Quick Tip: Button Placement Inside a Vertical Buttonhole]]> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28925/quick-tip-button-placement-inside-a-vertical-buttonhole http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28925/quick-tip-button-placement-inside-a-vertical-buttonhole Quick Tip: Button Placement Inside a Vertical Buttonhole Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Learn how to place a button in a vertical buttonhole so the button won't slip out while wearing and the front garment sides won't become uneven. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 5]]> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:57:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29733/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-5 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29733/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-5 Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 5 Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting shares a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29733/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-5
<![CDATA[How to Edgestitch and Topstitch a Collar Lapel]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 10:01:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29042/how-to-edgestitch-and-topstitch-a-collar-lapel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29042/how-to-edgestitch-and-topstitch-a-collar-lapel How to Edgestitch and Topstitch a Collar Lapel Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Fine sewing vanishes from the viewers eye, but if it is a mistake, it becomes very visible. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29042/how-to-edgestitch-and-topstitch-a-collar-lapel
<![CDATA[How to Make a Floating Shoulder Pad]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:23:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29052/how-to-make-a-floating-shoulder-pad http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29052/how-to-make-a-floating-shoulder-pad How to Make a Floating Shoulder Pad Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Check out this designer-inspired shoulder pad that moves with your garment as you move. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29052/how-to-make-a-floating-shoulder-pad
<![CDATA[How to Create a Balanced Dart]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:14:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29023/how-to-create-a-balanced-dart http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29023/how-to-create-a-balanced-dart How to Create a Balanced Dart Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
In heavy or dimensional fabric a dart can look bulky when pressed to one side. This technique will balance the dart value. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29023/how-to-create-a-balanced-dart
<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 4]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:41:10 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26432/industry-insider-techniques-vol-4 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26432/industry-insider-techniques-vol-4 Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 4 Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
In this new volume, Louise Cutting shares closely held trade secrets related to fitting and finishing. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26432/industry-insider-techniques-vol-4
<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3]]> Tue, 22 May 2012 11:56:40 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25371/industry-insider-techniques-vol-3 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25371/industry-insider-techniques-vol-3 Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 3 Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting shares the techniques and solutions essential for creating designer-quality garments in this all-new 12-episode series. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25371/industry-insider-techniques-vol-3
<![CDATA[Making Pretty Buttonholes ]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:50:57 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23763/making-pretty-buttonholes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23763/making-pretty-buttonholes Making Pretty Buttonholes Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Fine details make a good garment. Buttonholes are one of the finer details that draw attention to the finished creation. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23763/making-pretty-buttonholes
<![CDATA[Fashion Scarf How-to]]> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 14:02:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23225/fashion-scarf-how-to http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23225/fashion-scarf-how-to Fashion Scarf How-to Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Long scarves have been on the fashion scene for several seasons and seem to only grow more popular. Save some money and make one yourself! And, learn to tie a chic "Tuscany" knot. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23225/fashion-scarf-how-to
<![CDATA[Stress-Free Pleats]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23215/stress-free-pleats http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23215/stress-free-pleats Stress-Free Pleats Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Pleats are making a comeback! Learn how to add them to your garments. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23215/stress-free-pleats
<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 1]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23018/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23018/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-1 Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 1 Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting shares a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23018/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-1
<![CDATA[Rayon Fabric and Interfacing Placement]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19951/rayon-fabric-and-interfacing-placement http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19951/rayon-fabric-and-interfacing-placement Rayon Fabric and Interfacing Placement Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Interfacing is the back bone for garment construction. When placed in the wrong direction, it can make the garment look less than professional. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19951/rayon-fabric-and-interfacing-placement
<![CDATA[Slot Buttonholes]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 10:11:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19867/slot-buttonholes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19867/slot-buttonholes Slot Buttonholes Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
This high fashion buttonhole treatment is perfect every time. Often fabric is very dimensional and a machine buttonhole that's not perfect can ruin a beautifully sewn garment. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19867/slot-buttonholes
<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 2]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 13:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23020/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23020/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-2 Industry Insider Techniques DVD, Vol. 2 Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting demystifies the complexities of duplicating designer looks as she demonstrates important techniques in step-by-step detail. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23020/industry-insider-techniques-dvd-vol-2
<![CDATA[Drawstring Placement]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:45:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19946/drawstring-placement http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19946/drawstring-placement Drawstring Placement Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Many garments in ready-to-wear are sporting drawstrings, you can add them to blouses, dresses, tunics, and jackets fairly easily. The question is, where is the best placement so the garment looks good? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19946/drawstring-placement
<![CDATA[Creating a Back Neck Facing for a Garment]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 16:43:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19859/creating-a-back-neck-facing-for-a-garment http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19859/creating-a-back-neck-facing-for-a-garment Creating a Back Neck Facing for a Garment Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Many garment patterns don’t include a back neck facing. But try creating this ‘clean finish’ to turn the collar under from shoulder seam to shoulder seam across the neckline of the back of the garment. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19859/creating-a-back-neck-facing-for-a-garment
<![CDATA[Your Favorite Jacket Can Become a Vest]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 13:51:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19176/your-favorite-jacket-can-become-a-vest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19176/your-favorite-jacket-can-become-a-vest Your Favorite Jacket Can Become a Vest Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Create your favorite Jacket pattern into your favorite vest. Or, you just don't have enough fabric to make a jacket, create a great casual vest. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19176/your-favorite-jacket-can-become-a-vest
<![CDATA[Add Gradual Width ]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2011 14:51:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18701/add-gradual-width http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18701/add-gradual-width Add Gradual Width Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Adjust your pattern for the perfect fit. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18701/add-gradual-width
<![CDATA[Simple Bust Enlargement]]> Mon, 02 May 2011 15:07:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18704/simple-bust-enlargement http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18704/simple-bust-enlargement Simple Bust Enlargement Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Here is a quick and easy pattern alteration to get a bit more room for the bust and upper chest. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18704/simple-bust-enlargement
<![CDATA[Narrow Back Adjustment]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:42:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18694/narrow-back-adjustment http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18694/narrow-back-adjustment Narrow Back Adjustment Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
How to fit a garment with vertical wrinkles along the outer edges of the back shoulders. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18694/narrow-back-adjustment
<![CDATA[Ready-To-Wear Tricks for Pockets & Buttons]]> Sun, 30 Jan 2011 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22749/ready-to-wear-tricks-for-pockets-buttons http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22749/ready-to-wear-tricks-for-pockets-buttons Ready-To-Wear Tricks for Pockets & Buttons Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Learn how you can incorporate ready-to-wear tricks in your garments. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22749/ready-to-wear-tricks-for-pockets-buttons
<![CDATA[Add Godets to a Simple Flared Dress Pattern]]> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22562/add-godets-to-a-simple-flared-dress-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22562/add-godets-to-a-simple-flared-dress-pattern Add Godets to a Simple Flared Dress Pattern Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Customize a simple pattern for a flared dress by adding a godet. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22562/add-godets-to-a-simple-flared-dress-pattern
<![CDATA[How to find the correct sleeve length]]> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 14:26:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17085/how-to-find-the-correct-sleeve-length http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17085/how-to-find-the-correct-sleeve-length How to find the correct sleeve length Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Find the correct sleeve length with a drop or extended shoulder in a blouse or jacket, with or without a cuff. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17085/how-to-find-the-correct-sleeve-length
<![CDATA[Button Placement]]> Mon, 22 Nov 2010 14:58:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17089/button-placement http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17089/button-placement Button Placement Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Find the perfect button placement to prevent a gap at the front of a garment. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17089/button-placement
<![CDATA[Double Bias Length Extension]]> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 14:00:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15621/double-bias-length-extension http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15621/double-bias-length-extension Double Bias Length Extension Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Extend your sleeves with bias fabric insets. This technique could also be used to extend the hem of a pair of pants or add interest to a straight skirt. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15621/double-bias-length-extension
<![CDATA[Weight a Narrow Hem with Thread]]> Fri, 16 Jul 2010 10:07:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14617/weight-a-narrow-hem-with-thread http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14617/weight-a-narrow-hem-with-thread Weight a Narrow Hem with Thread Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
This simple technique allows you to easily add weight to a narrow hem so it hangs straighter than it would if it were sewn with a rolled-hem presser foot. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14617/weight-a-narrow-hem-with-thread
<![CDATA[Decorative pockets or bound buttonholes]]> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:54:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14553/decorative-pockets-or-bound-buttonholes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14553/decorative-pockets-or-bound-buttonholes Decorative pockets or bound buttonholes Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
I first saw this opening as pocket on a suit jacket in a designer boutique. I have since seen this shaped opening as a series of different brightly colored bound buttonholes down the front of a black sheath dress. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14553/decorative-pockets-or-bound-buttonholes
<![CDATA[Add style and flair with pleats]]> Mon, 24 May 2010 08:46:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13687/add-style-and-flair-with-pleats http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13687/add-style-and-flair-with-pleats Add style and flair with pleats Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
In a recent 'snoop' shopping trip I was noticing a series of pleats at the waist areas in blouses, shirts, and lightweight jackets. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13687/add-style-and-flair-with-pleats
<![CDATA[Raw-Edge Bias Binding]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:27:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12262/raw-edge-bias-binding http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12262/raw-edge-bias-binding Raw-Edge Bias Binding Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
This binding can be used on any part of the garment--curved, straight, or on corners. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12262/raw-edge-bias-binding
<![CDATA[More Tips for Working with Boiled Wool]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:22:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11550/more-tips-for-working-with-boiled-wool http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11550/more-tips-for-working-with-boiled-wool More Tips for Working with Boiled Wool Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
I was inspired by Mary Ray's blog and the current issue of Threads to work with the boiled wool I had been saving for several years. Here are some tips I developed in the process. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11550/more-tips-for-working-with-boiled-wool
<![CDATA[How to Sew Hidden Snaps]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/10515/how-to-sew-hidden-snaps http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/10515/how-to-sew-hidden-snaps How to Sew Hidden Snaps Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Designer hand-woven or soft boucle jackets often feature larger buttons. Making a larger-than-normal buttonhole gives a less-than-professional look. Try several hidden snaps along the center front edge. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/10515/how-to-sew-hidden-snaps
<![CDATA[Not Your Traditional Patch Pocket]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2009 11:53:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/9362/not-your-traditional-patch-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/9362/not-your-traditional-patch-pocket Not Your Traditional Patch Pocket Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
The key to sewing a very flat patch pocket is where you place the interfacing and how the fabric is folded and sewn. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/9362/not-your-traditional-patch-pocket
<![CDATA[How to Form Slotted Seams]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2009 10:19:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/7284/how-to-form-slotted-seams http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/7284/how-to-form-slotted-seams How to Form Slotted Seams Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Make a wonderful finish for a center front, center back, or just about any straight or curved seam you want to call attention to. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/7284/how-to-form-slotted-seams
<![CDATA[An Easy Way to Turn Bias Cording Right Side Out]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2009 14:27:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/7142/an-easy-way-to-turn-bias-cording-right-side-out http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/7142/an-easy-way-to-turn-bias-cording-right-side-out An Easy Way to Turn Bias Cording Right Side Out Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Bias covered cording has many sewing uses once you know the secrets to making it. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/7142/an-easy-way-to-turn-bias-cording-right-side-out