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The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric

Threads #189, Feb./March 2017

Piecing is an excellent solution when you’re short on fabric for a specific project. To reduce the yardage needed for a project, you can plan a layout that uses piecing. Piecing also offers a design opportunity. Try combining smaller fabric yardages that coordinate to create one unique garment.

Everyone says that sewing has become expensive, but we can save money by using materials more efficiently. In this article from Threads #189 (February/March 2017), you’ll find three examples of how to use almost every inch of your fabric.

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