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Threads #213, Feb./March 2021

How to Hide the Zipper in a Dart

Much of the time, a garment’s zipper opening is straightforward: The zipper is inserted into the center-back seam, or possibly along the side seam, or maybe at a center-front seam.…

    Fabric Lab

  • sewing with batiks

    Sewing With Artful Batiks

    Classic batiks are created by a wax resist and overdyeing process. Textile historians trace their development to 13th century Indonesia. Artisans there used handmade copper stamps or “tjaps” to imprint…

    How Did They Sew That

  • using giant buttons

    Make Giant Buttons a Garment Feature

    Big, decorative buttons add drama to garments. At the same time, they pose problems: How do you attach buttons with extralarge holes rather than shanks, and what is the size…


  • Sewing Seeds of Love

    Sewing Seeds of Love

    For the last 5 years, I have been living my dream. After sewing for over 30 years, I fulfilled my lifelong desire to open a sewing studio. Now I teach…

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