Download a pretty design for reverse appliqué.
Sew a blossom inspired by the embellishment on a vintage dress.
Use your customized dress form to test fabric drape and placement.
Expand your wardrobe with this fun scrap-busting project
One example of an old sewing book provides detailed sewing instruction and a window onto an earlier time.
Q: What is the difference between European and American pattern sizing (Marfy vs. McCall’s, for example)? Are European sizes smaller? —Linda Pittman, via email A: Threads editors routinely scrutinize pattern…
Incorporate a flounce in one long seam.
The unusual treatment of the raglan sleeve shoulder in a vintage Leslie Fay double-knit wool dress makes the garment a tasteful standout. A clever pleat accents the shoulder and marries…
Build rich designs with embroidery and appliqué.
Download the free twisted-cowl tank pattern to create a simple knit top.
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