I can’t resist gorgeous, glitzy, over-the-top fabrics: slubby silk dupioni, embroidered silk organza, sumptuous velvet, anything shot with gold or silver threads. However, I don’t have many cotillions, galas, or…
Raid your closets, dressers, and even the kitchen drawers for fabrics that have the potential to be sewn into garments.
Nail the fit with a tried-and-true pattern, then add the design changes you want.
You can finish garments with a sewing machine foot that is often only used for quilting projects. Threads Digital Ambassador Becky Fulgoni shows how she has used it to make…
Hand-knit a collar, sleeves, and cuffs to finish garments you make from chunky wool fabrics. They're comfortable to wear and can solve the problem of not having enough yardage for…
Try this iron-on product to baste, stabilize, or permanently secure fabric layers.
Unfinished edges add an intriguing, textured element to your garment designs.
You can find fabric for garment sewing in interesting places.
Try this shirt thumbhole design from Threads Digital Ambassador Becky Fulgoni. It is sturdier than in-seam versions and better placed to accommodate each thumb.
Upholstery, drapery, and other decorator fabrics are often overlooked options for creating garments.
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