Vintage kimono embroidery gets a second life when appliquéd to a contemporary ready-to-wear denim jacket. Designer and sewer June Colburn explains the main requirement for using this technique is to choose…
Episode 12: Gail Patrice Yellen talks about her embellishing techniques, using fusible interfacing, and sewing over pins.
This technique is easy to master and produces beautiful results
A simple revision creates a designer look-alike.
A fashion stylist turned teacher inspires guys to sew.
The Jamie Christina Abbey Coat has two options: One ends at the hip with a curved hem, and the other ends at the mid-thigh with a flounce hem. We selected…
This garment was inspired by a Chanel coat from the Spring 2017 couture collection. We adapted Vogue 9157 to incorporate a pair of diagonal pleats at the center-front waist, and…
Episode 9: Contributing Editor Judy Neukam talks about finding and writing about vintage garment details for two recurring sections in Threads, the Back Cover and How Did They Sew That?
Simple sewing techniques plus a luxurious fabric make a gorgeous garment.
Episode 8: Couture sewing expert and Contributing Editor Susan Khalje shares her insights on sewing for weddings, taking sewing shortcuts, and whether to pretreat fabrics.
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