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How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent

How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent

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In this excerpt from "Homage to Yves Saint Laurent," Designer Techniques Vol. 1 DVD, Claire Shaeffer shows you how to trim a neckline using a technique from the world-renowned designer.

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Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje

Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje

Log on to Threads' Facebook page from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Monday, April 14, for a Q&A with couture expert Susan Khalje.

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Enter the 2014 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

Enter the 2014 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge

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Share your spring-inspired garments for a chance to win a Husqvarna Viking Designer Topaz 25 embroidery and sewing machine and $100 gift card to Gorgeous Fabrics!

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How to Make Fortuny-Style Beaded Edges

How to Make Fortuny-Style Beaded Edges

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Make a creative finished edge with this embellishment technique. It beautifully adorns your garment, and it will provide weight to the hem. This method pays homage to Mariano Fortuny's signature style.

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Before You Hem a Bias Garment, Let the Fabric Hang Out

Before You Hem a Bias Garment, Let the Fabric "Hang Out"

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In "Teach Yourself to Sew: Bias basics," Threads #172 (April/May 2014) Julianne Bramson explains what bias is, how to choose the right fabric and pattern for a bias-cut design, and tips for sewing and handling these garments. Here, we share more information about bias fundamentals including why a bias-cut garment must hang before hemming.

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Video: How to Bind a Sheer Edge

Video: How to Bind a Sheer Edge

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Binding the edges of sheer fabrics is easier than you think with our fast technique.

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How to Sew Sheer Fabrics

How to Sew Sheer Fabrics

The essential tools and techniques you need for sewing see-through fabrics.

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Make a Collage Minibag

Make a Collage Minibag

This pouch packs style - and your phone.

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Quick Tips: Waistband Adjustment for Ready-to-Wear Pants

Quick Tips: Waistband Adjustment for Ready-to-Wear Pants

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Sewing expert Angela Wolf and Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam share two quick tips on making adjustments to ready-to-wear pants for a custom fit.

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Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish

Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish

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Sometimes seams need to be bound. Other times they need to be topstitched. Here, I'll show you how the two elements have been combined to produce an elegant seam finish.

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The Winner of the 2013 Fancy Fabric Challenge is...

The Winner of the 2013 Fancy Fabric Challenge is...

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The votes are in. Find out whose elaborate garment won this years Fancy Fabrics Challenge.

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How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

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I hit the jackpot recently at the local thrift, with this venerable morning coat. I needed to reline the sleeves and thought you might enjoy seeing it!

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SewStylish Spring 2014 is Here!

SewStylish Spring 2014 is Here!

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See what's inside this exciting new issue.

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Quick Tip: How to Sew with Faux Leather

Quick Tip: How to Sew with Faux Leather

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Angela Wolf shares three quick tips for sewing with faux leather fabrics.

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Kenneth D. Kings Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish

Kenneth D. King's Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish

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We're at the end of our journey with the kilim coat.

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Video: Couture Techniques for Building a Waistband

Video: Couture Techniques for Building a Waistband

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Watch as Susan Khalje shares couture construction and finishing techniques for sewing waistbands.

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Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

Sew a Lapped Zipper by Machine

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In the garment industry, zippers and linings are finished fast and entirely by machine. Get to know this quick method, and apply it at home.

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Great Sewing Books

Great Sewing Books

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The finest reading material available on sewing.

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How to Alter Home-Sewn Garments

How to Alter Home-Sewn Garments

The garments you make are worth refitting!

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Video: How to Sew and Press Tucks

Video: How to Sew and Press Tucks

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Watch this video and learn how to fold, sew, and press tucks.

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