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  • Sew a Lightweight, Faced Hem on Fluid Fabrics

    As a continuation of his technique videos on working with fine fabrics, Threads Contributing Editor Kenneth D. King delivers this demonstration on creating a light, clean hem.

  • Learn How to Sew a Narrow Hem on Lightweight Fabrics

    Learn how to machine-sew a hem to finish the pleated sleeves Pattern Hack "Dramatic Pleats" in Threads #194 (Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018).

  • Vintage 1950s style Easter Dress

    Easter is always a special time for me. I like to keep the age old traditions of a new dress and hats and gloves to wear to Easter services, and…

  • Upcycled/Refashioned Denim Dress

    Upcycled and Refashioned denim dress made from 2 pair of jeans and a skirt. 

  • Sandra’s Creations 2

    This was from left over material that I love the flowy feel of.  It is Navy and white 1 cm spots.  The back is a cross over Shoe String which…

  • Sandra’s Creations

    This was a photograph i took off a tv commercial for deodorant,  it was promoting that it will not leave white marks on black.  I made this fully lined and…

  • Recent project for spring

    A dress made for spring nights out on the town or office work.

  • Military Style Spring Jacket

    Butterick 5927, view D was my starting point. This basic double breasted pattern is very simple and lends itself to achieving the military look I was after. The cotton duck…

  • Vintage Easter dress

    First dress of spring, my Easter dress made in vintage fabric, from a vintage pattern, sewn on a vintage Singer 301a, hemmed using a Singer Featherweight with blind hem attachment,…

  • Silk Organza Dress

    I was inspired by a vintage house dress I purchased at a thrift store.  I copied the vintage dress to create my own pattern.  I was given an antique, silk…