Threads Logo Threads Logo Facebook Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Headphones Icon Favorite Navigation Search Icon Forum Search Icon Main Search Icon Close Icon Video Play Icon Indicator Arrow Icon Close Icon Hamburger/Search Icon Plus Icon Arrow Down Icon Video Guide Icon Article Guide Icon Modal Close Icon Guide Search Icon
New Benefits!

Become a Threads Insider and get everything

Membership now includes the print magazine and the online archive

Already an paid member? Log in to access your content or upgrade to add the online archive and print subscription.

New Threads Insider members enjoy exclusive access to the online archive of every issue we’ve ever published, a one-year subscription to the print magazine, plus every video, every article, every project, and more. Current members, upgrade to the new Insider membership to add the online archive and print subscription.

Threads Magazine Online Archive

Original Bottom Image
Top Image Modified

Browse every issue of Threads starting with the first issue. That’s 35 years of content from our award-winning magazine ($99.95 retail value).

Print Subscription Print Subscription

Print Subscription

Get a one-year subscription to Threads magazine delivered to your door, plus digital editions.

  • Insider Articles

    Insider Articles

    Access over 270 in-depth articles (even those out of print) so you can dig deeper on a huge range of topics.
  • Insider Projects

    Insider Projects

    Enjoy access to over 100 exclusive Threads Insider projects.

Threads 360 Garment Viewer

See garments from all sides to get the full impact of the piece.

Bomber-Style Jacket with Back Interest | 360-Degree View
Stand out from the crowd in the Worthy Design Studio Iconic Bomber, a one-size design with interesting piecing details and a relaxed silhouette. You will also be supporting a worthy cause, as the designers send all net proceeds from the pattern’s sale to ARC Cancer Support. The bomber-style jacket design draws inspiration from Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, known for featuring dots in her works, and it features a large circular inset on the center back. The jacket is fully lined, with dolman sleeves ending in wide bands that can be rolled back to expose the lining. It has a center-front zipper closure, bust darts, welt pockets, and an angled panel set into each sleeve above the cuff band. The jacket derives its bomber style from a standing collar and a gathered hem. The back has a belt channel along the hem. A separate belt piece fits through the channel and attaches to snaps along the front hem. The belt is adjustable according to the snap placement, to create a more or less gathered look along the back hem. The pattern calls for a medium- to heavyweight woven fabric. For spring and summer, consider denim, linen, rayon, or cotton blends. Fall and winter versions could be in soft and drapey wool coating, bouclé, boiled wool, flannel, and tweed. The jacket’s piecing and inset provide opportunities to mix fabrics in an interesting way. Its design is one size, fitting up to approximately size 18 ladies’ or size 44 men’s. This bomber-style jacket pattern was tested by Norma Bucko, Newtown, Connecticut The sample was sewn in wool coating from MoodFabrics.com with silk lining from EmmaOneSock.com.        
Stand out from the crowd in the Worthy Design Studio Iconic Bomber, a one-size design with interesting piecing details and a relaxed silhouette. You will also be supporting a worthy…
Tips on Viewing
Rotate: Click and drag your mouse over the garment to rotate or use the left/right arrow buttons provided. Zoom: Use the plus/minus buttons to zoom in on garment details and then use arrows to rotate.
Plus, get this digital book when you start your 14-day FREE trial!
Cover Image
Insider membership is like having a mentor you can turn to with all of your sewing questions for less than $6.00 a month.