Many of my favorite sewing and tailoring techniques are inspired by vintage garments. I found a plaid wool jacket on a recent shopping trip, which had a fascinating collar and…
Find out more about four notions and a book to help improve your sewing.
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Flat lace appliqué laid out in a geometric design complements the handkerchief hem of this Vogue 8894 dress pattern. This bold use of lace adds a pleasing contrast to an…
Threads Contributing Editor Kenneth D. King demonstrates how to sew all-in-one collars, also known as cut-as-one collars.
Print a fashion figure that closely reflects your shape and get started designing stylish, flattering garments.
We made the pants without the overlay and the blouse with a diagonal front slit detail. If you choose a knit, it should have stability to support the front slit…
With its simple yet elegant silhouette, Prudence 1040 is a dress appropriate for day or evening.
These culottes evoke a style made popular in the late 1960s and early ’70s.
This modern version of a tailored jacket features a notched lapel, collar band, front and back shoulder princess seams, a single-button closure, two-piece sleeves with a vent, and a full…
Comfy and chic, this ensemble consists of pants with an optional overlay and two blouse versions.
Learn techniques to reduce bulk in a pencil skirt made with heavy fabric.
Norman Norell, whose New York-based career spanned 1922 to 1972, was one of the foremost American designers of the 20th century. He designed this silk faille evening gown in 1965.…
A guide to selecting the best scissors and shears for the job.
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