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Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2!

Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2!

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If you or a teen you know might be interested in being a fashion designer contestant, it's time to answer a casting call!

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Video: Install a Folded Nylon-Coil Zipper

Video: Install a Folded Nylon-Coil Zipper

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This zipper technique is useful in bag and garment applications. We also demonstrate something unique about nylon-coil zipper teeth: They work in either direction.

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Quick to Make: Sew Fabric Pyramid Pouches

Quick to Make: Sew Fabric Pyramid Pouches

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These easy-to-make textile tetrahedrons can be used as perpetual gift wraps or soft boxes. Learn how to sew these four-sided gift wrappers with a free pattern and instructions.

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - Rebel with a Cause

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - "Rebel with a Cause"

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Fashion and philanthropy go hand in hand when contestants vie for the opportunity to design for contemporary brand N:Philanthropy.

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9 Zipper Installation Techniques

9 Zipper Installation Techniques

Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 9 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more.

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Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances

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

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Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - A Touch of Style

Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - "A Touch of Style"

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"Athleisure" garments are the challenge. Find out who hits a home run and who strikes out.

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Imagine Sewing 1,000 Dresses: Upcoming Film Explores Charity for African Girls

Imagine Sewing 1,000 Dresses: Upcoming Film Explores Charity for African Girls

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Independent filmmaker seeks crowdfunding for The Little Dress: A Journey of Hope documentary

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Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet

Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet

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This quick upcycling project requires only four materials. A free pattern is included.

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Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing

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Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability to your hand-sewing thread.

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The Hybrid Lapel Facing

The Hybrid Lapel Facing

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This Yves Saint Laurent jacket is deceptively simple, but it was constructed with a sophisticated trick.

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Disguise a Zipper

Disguise a Zipper

A blind-hem stitch replaces traditional topstitching.

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18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon

18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon

Learn 18 ways to use this couture mainstay in your sewing.

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How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale

How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale

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This third post in the Fortuny Gladstone Bag series explains how to insert the lining into the vintage accessory.

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Sewing Vinyl Fabrics

Sewing Vinyl Fabrics

Tools, techniques, and seams for great results.

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Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students

Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students

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I'm often asked where I get my inspiration. Much of the time, it's from my students. I hope you'll be similarly inspired.

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Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain

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This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable.

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Threads #184: Check out our latest issue

Threads #184: Check out our latest issue

Here's what you can expect to find in the May 2016 issue of THREADS.

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Video: How to True Seams

Video: How to True Seams

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When you're making pattern changes, you will need to true seams to ensure that all the pieces fit together perfectly. We've got some tips on how to do that from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5.

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17  Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Sewing Machine

17 Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Sewing Machine

This slideshow compiles many useful pieces of advice for operating a sewing machine.

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