Learn how to set up your sewing machine to use a twin needle.
Smoothing undergarments are a cinch to sew.
Here's what you can expect to find in the March 2016 issue of THREADS.
Kenneth D. King explains the mechanism behind this pant-leg phenomenon, and how best to deal with it.
Many professionals use a tailor's board to achieve crisp, well-pressed garments. Learn the various ways to use this specialized tool for better pressing.
For range of motion, balance the armhole and sleeve ease.
Expert Stephani L. Miller shares a wealth of information about historical corset styles.
This trio of garments has a youthful, sophisticated look.
This loose-fitting men’s shirt with optional inset panels is loaded with creative opportunities.
This unlined sheath has a pegged hemline and ends just below the knee. The scoop neckline dips to a V in back. The front has armscye princess seams that finish…
Two threads, two needles—twice the creativity. Learn how to use twin needles in your next sewing project.
Sandra Miller helps you get--and stay--organized on your next adventure with a free downloadable guide.
Clever planning yields versatile style.
Make home décor or accessories everyone wants to hug. These projects, a pillow and a tote, are simple to sew. Pillows with faux fur faces have a ritzy look and…
From basic to advanced, a range of tools for high-quality results.
Create a unique repair kit for each new garment for quick, no-compromise fixes.
Kenneth D. King demonstrates how fitting pants is like fitting a sleeve. Watch the video to learn about his intriguing philosophy.
Stabilize, baste, and take your time sewing for a flat, ripple-free zipper installation.
Flattering knit skirts are wardrobe essentials. These pull-on skirts have narrow, faced waist yokes with a concealed casing for elastic, and curved panels on the upper front and back.
Simple, efficient treatments for edges and openings.
Comfortable cutting control Fiskars RazorEdge Fabric Shears for Tabletop Cutting are designed to cut fabric with minimal lifting from the cutting surface. They feature stainless-steel blades that glide through fabric…
A thoughtfully trimmed top can give an ensemble real power. By simply highlighting small sections of the garment with outstanding fabrics, you can set the whole mood of an outfit. There…
Some of the most beautiful embellishments are created through strategic removal of elements, rather than their addition. A stunning example of this concept is a deconstructed effect used by Karl…
Accidents happen, even when you’re trying to be careful. Luckily, some of the mistakes that seem beyond repair—such as a buttonhole that’s been cut past its end bar—can be corrected…
Once a staple of fine sewing, underlinings have fallen out of favor in today’s quick-to-sew world. Installing an underlining takes time and attention to detail, but the results are oh,…
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