From the editors of Threads in response to reader requests, Taunton Press compiled The Best of Threads, Vol. 2 DVD-ROM, featuring 50 essential sewing technique articles from Threads Magazine -- the majority of them currently out of print. Threads editors carefully selected each one for the inspiration and value it offers today's sewers and covers many important topics.
- Designer secrets reveal the inside story on: making a beautifully constructed jacket; tips from ready-to-wear makers; instruction from a master tailor.
- Embellished surface ideas explore: decorative beading; silk-ribbon embroidery; fabric stenciling; sequin smarts.
- Draping techniques include: using draping as a design tool; creating your own sloper; adding a sleeve to your sloper.
- Custom proportions cover fitting for: necklines, bustlines, and shoulders to achieve an all-over flattering look.
- Working with dress forms covers: how to buy them, make, and fit them; padding a dress form; creating a form just for you; why a dress form is a sewer's best friend.
- Plus these terrific extras! Experts answer 25 of the most-often asked questions on everything from sewing diagonal prints to pleating fabric.
Also included -- ten of Threads Magazine's most beautiful back covers. Whatever your skill level, this DVD-ROM is for today's sewer.
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