Learn the steps to creating a flattering peplum in Threads #196. Use this free pattern to get started.
Read Threads #196 for pants fitting, sleeve design, zipper installation, peplum silhouettes, spring fashion forecast, and much more.
Our tester recommends pressing open the curved overarm seam on a ham, as well as clipping and pressing open the lower raglan seam allowances, in order to topstitch these areas…
This lined bomber-style jacket from the Beaute’ J’adore line has subtle designer details.
For the fashion fabric, choose midweight knits with good stretch and recovery, such as ponte, double knits, and interlock knits.
For a custom fit, our tester recommends trying on the pant to determine the snap placement rather than relying on the pattern’s snap placement marking.
This retro-style sheath dress was made for "Essential Techniques: Set Your Zipper Straight" in Threads #196 (April/May 2018).
From the Lisette line, this Butterick 6482 dress design has strategic pleats and prominent topstitching.
Learn how to sew belt loops and add a flattering, curved waistband that won't stretch out of shape.
Embroidery comes to the rescue, with a mending solution for lightweight, translucent fabrics.
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