Get Threads magazine!

Subscribe Renew Give a Gift

fundamentals - Threads

fundamentals

showing 21 - 40 of 124 posts
 < Previous 1 2 3 4 Next >  Last
Sort By:

Subscribe to RSS feed
Transfer a Muslin Drape to Pattern Paper

Transfer a Muslin Drape to Pattern Paper

How to turn a muslin drape into a pattern piece

view details view details
All-New Material from Teach Yourself to Sew

All-New Material from Teach Yourself to Sew

1 comment

Find out what new projects we've been busy working on for Teach Yourself to Sew.

view details view details
How to Sew Inseams

How to Sew Inseams

25 comments

Learn how to sew two off-grain fabrics into an inseam.

view details view details
How to Take Four Different Body Measurements

How to Take Four Different Body Measurements

5 comments

Susan Lazear shows you how to take four different body measurements using a variety of tools.

view details view details
The Winner of Couture Sewing is...

The Winner of "Couture Sewing" is...

Congratulations to the winner of "Couture Sewing" by Claire B. Shaeffer!

view details view details
How to Sew a French Seam

How to Sew a French Seam

3 comments

French seams work best on sheer, lightweight fabrics. The narrower you make them, the more professional they look. Learn how to sew a a French seam with this quick video tutorial.

view details view details
How to Serge Seam Allowances

How to Serge Seam Allowances

4 comments

Learn how to serge seam allowances with this quick video tutorial.

view details view details
Book Giveaway The Colette Sewing Handbook

Book Giveaway "The Colette Sewing Handbook"

49 comments

You could have the chance to win "The Colette Sewing Handbook" By Sarai Mitnick.

view details view details
Four Serging Techniques

Four Serging Techniques

22 comments

Pamela Leggett explains how to use your serger to create gathers, pretty lettuce edging, and how to properly serge corners and curves.

view details view details
How to Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish

How to Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish

14 comments

This finish works best on firmly woven, lightweight fabrics such as cotton broadcloth and silk charmeuse. Learn how to sew a stitch and pink seam finish with this video tutorial.

view details view details
How to Stitch Together Seam Allowances

How to Stitch Together Seam Allowances

4 comments

Learn how to sew a stitch together seam allowances with this video tutorial.

view details view details
How to Edgestitch and Topstitch a Collar Lapel

How to Edgestitch and Topstitch a Collar Lapel

10 comments

Fine sewing vanishes from the viewers eye, but if it is a mistake, it becomes very visible.

view details view details
How to Sew a Single-Fold Clean Finish Seam

How to Sew a Single-Fold Clean Finish Seam

23 comments

This method works well with lightweight fabrics that do not fray much. Learn how to sew single-fold clean finish seam with this video tutorial.

view details view details
How to Make a Floating Shoulder Pad

How to Make a Floating Shoulder Pad

14 comments

Check out this designer-inspired shoulder pad that moves with your garment as you move.

view details view details
How to Create a Balanced Dart

How to Create a Balanced Dart

9 comments

In heavy or dimensional fabric a dart can look bulky when pressed to one side. This technique will balance the dart value.

view details view details
Teach Yourself to Sew: Order Season 3 Now!

Teach Yourself to Sew: Order Season 3 Now!

The 3rd season of our beginner sewing series is now available in our online store.

view details view details
How to Master the Backstitch

How to Master the Backstitch

4 comments

Learn how to control fabric and sew secure seams with this essential hand stitch.

view details view details
Tips for Better Topstitching

Tips for Better Topstitching

5 comments

Topstitching is as simple as sewing a straight stitch, but with the right tips you can achieve stunning results.

view details view details
How to Pin-Tuck

How to Pin-Tuck

Depart from the straight and narrow: “pin-tuck” curves, angles, and motifs on all types of fabric.

view details view details
Simple Fixes and Mending Techniques

Simple Fixes and Mending Techniques

9 comments

Analyze and repair common garment wear and tear.

view details view details

showing 21 - 40 of 124 posts
 < Previous 1 2 3 4 Next >  Last