ThreadsMagazine, editor | March 17th, 20142 comments
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.
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.
ThreadsMagazine, editor | February 20th, 20141 comment
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.