Do your measurements indicate you are different pattern sizes for different areas of the body? Using a multisized pattern, you can blend sizes. But if your measurements put you in…
Sew a designer-inspired skirt from pleated fabric panels.
Learn how to color-code machine needles by watching this video tip from Threads magazine. This time-saving step will help you keep track of and easily identify needle types. For more…
Turn your favorite pullover into your favorite beanie.
Knit or stretch garments frequently have visible hemstitching. Sometimes blind or nearly unseen stitching is a better alternative. Applied properly, a stretch blind-hem stitch creates an invisible and stretchy finish.
Build a sleek pocket into the princess seam of a coat or jacket.
Find out how to sew a jacket hem that looks good and will wear well for years.
Take a close look at details that make two-way garments look good on both sides.
Use this simple, inexpensive craft supply to clean out-of-the-way places in your sewing machine.
Contributing Editor Kenneth D. King explains the basics of selecting and maintaining hand-sewing needles and how to handle thread for smooth, tangle-free stitching.
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