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What You’ll Find Inside Threads #197 | Preview

Take a peek at Threads' June/July 2018 issue.
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Threads #197, June/July 2018, arrives this week with feature articles on creating perfect bound buttonholes, instructions on how to use ready-to-wear garments to diagnose fit issues, a review of the winning designs from the annual Threads/Association of Sewing and Design Professionals (ASDP) challenge, and more.

Winner highlights of the annual Threads fashion challenge with the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals (ASDP).

You’ll also enjoy a buttonhole marking tip, learning to work with crinkled cloth, designer trim embellishments, the low-down on rotary cutters, and more.

Be sure to check out our #197 Web Extra articles available only on ThreadsMagazine.com.

With #197, Threads Insider members have access to an exclusive 360-degree view of a cotton sateen back-wrap dress. Visit our Insiders page for more information on becoming a Threads Insider member. Insider members receive free digital and tablet access to magazines, exclusive sewing technique videos, our searchable online magazine archive, 360-degree views of select garments, and more.

What’s Inside Threads #197, June/July 2018:

Features

The Knit Fabrics Challenge

Skillful techniques bring surprising results

by Carol J. Fresia

Bound Buttonholes for All

A method simple enough for a 12-year-old

by Daryl Lancaster

How to Favor Seams

Roll them to the wrong side

by Debby Spence

Zipper Finish

Make a closure that looks good from both sides

by Mary Collen

Fitting Revelations

Uncover style and silhouette clues from purchased garments

by Judith Neukam

Unsung Stars of the Stage

A spotlight on the revered Parsons-Meares costume shop

by Kenneth D. King

 

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Contributors

Tips – Binder clips tame fabric for cutting, precise buttonhole marking, ironing on a timer

Notions –  Singer Featherweight sewing machine, white pencil makes marks that iron away, glowing machine sewing guides

Fabric Lab – Crinkled cloth

Embellishments – 3 designer trims

ThreadsMagazine.com

How Did They Sew That? – Hand-roll a hem

Pattern Review

Essential Techniques – The spin on rotary cutters

Pattern Hack – Envelope dress

Sewing Saves – Replace a torn coat pocket

Closures

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