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              The Best of Louise Cutting Blog Posts for Threads Magazine

Louise has also been a contributing editor to Threads Magazine for 15 years. Her articles emphasize garment construction and fitting, so she writes about topics like darts, collars and collar bands, jacket linings, button placement, bindings, boiled wool techniques, determining sleeve length, and many more.

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 Make a Hidden Button Placket (insider)
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THREADS MAGAZINE ARTICLES by Louise Cutting

Interfacings....Feb/Mar, 2013 (#165)
Fit for Forward Shoulder....Oct/Nov (#169)
Precision Collar Band....June/July, 2014 (#173)
Align Stripes....Dec/Jan, 2015 (#176)
Plaid Ambition....Feb/Mar, 2015 (#177)
The Cotton Call....June/July, 2015 (#179)
Three Ways to Match Prints.... Oct/Nov 2015 (#181)
A Better Collar.... Ap/May 2013 (#166)
Industry Tips ... A Bakers Dozen....Aug/Sept  2000  (#90)
12 Fresh Garment Industry Tips....Oct/Nov 2007 (#133)
Sleuthing the World of Ready to....Wear Dec/Jan 2003 (#104)
Paper Garments Guide Your Sewing....Oct/Nov 2007 (#133)
Les Satellites ..check out Custom Services....Feb/Mar 2008 (135)
Adding a Bust Dart....Ap/May 2008 (#135)
Chiseled Chic....Oct/Nov 2009 (#145)
Fitting Tips from the Pros....Dec/Jan 2010 (#146)
Better Basics....June/July 2010 (#149)
Bias Half Lining....Oct/Nov 2011 (#157)
The Mesh Butterfly Challenge....Aug/Sept 2012 (#162)
Peeking Inside an Armani....Feb/Mar 2003 # (105)   
Precision Placket and Vent....Ap/May 2018 (#196)
Fitting Fixes for Real Bodies....Feb/Mar (#201)
Achieve zipper perfection: The perfect center back zipper....Oct/Nov 2009 (#145)
How to Sew a Classic White Shirt....Dec/Jan 2009 (#140)
Two Ways to Update a Shirt’s Front-Button Opening....Feb/Mar (#189)
 Use a Proportional Scale as a Design Tool....Aug/Sept 2009 (#144)
Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Won’t Roll Up....Dec/Jan 2015 (#176) 


THREADS MAGAZINE ARTICLES by Sandra Miller 

 

              Blind Hems by Machine....Ap/May, 2019 (#202)

        How to Sew a Travel Wardrobe....Feb/March, 2016 (#183)

              Comfortable, Sleek Pants....Aug/Sept, 2015 (#180)

                    Fix Fit with Tucks....Feb/March, 2015 (#177)

      Teach Yourself to Sew:  Dart Smarts...Dec '13/ Jan '14 (#170)

Teach Yourself to Sew:  Seam Finishes....Feb/March, 2013(#165)

                                                                     April/May, 2013 (#166)

                                                             

 

Videos

“Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder”

“How to Create a Pinked and Stitched Seam Finish”

“How to Serge Seam Finishes”

“How to Sew a French Seam”

“How to Stitch Together Seam Allowances”

“How to Sew a Single-Fold Clean-Finished Seam”

 

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“Travel Smart with this Comprehensive Packing Checklist”

 

Threads Insider

“Threads Insider:  3 Techniques for Stitching to a Dart Point”