Threads by Caroline

Printed Emma: How to match the two pattern sheets

Printed Emma: How to match the two pattern sheets

Our sewing pattern Emma blouse and dress has three lengths. The longest one has calf-length. It is so long that it doesn't fit on one pattern shee...
Evaluate fabric stretch

Evaluate fabric stretch

How do you know if your fabric is suitable for the pattern you want to sew? Well, first of all you need to read the pattern description to see what...
Pattern hack: Lace-up detail

Pattern hack: Lace-up detail

Our sewing pattern Victoria is designed to be sewn with a button closure in the back. But Ida (@iddypop) thought of a really gorgeous variation wit...
Bust Adjustments on a dartless knit bodice

Bust Adjustments on a dartless knit bodice

We've just released our new women's pattern, the Linnéa top. This is a fitted top for knit fabrics. Maybe you've taken a look at the size chart and...
A quick 'cheat' bust adjustment

A quick 'cheat' bust adjustment

Do you feel like you need to do a bust adjustment on our Linnéa pattern? (Or other dartless knit bodice). Maybe you lack the time and patience to ...
How to sew a lined beanie

How to sew a lined beanie

Have you seen our beanie pattern Sigge & Siri? Here we'll show you how to sew that beanie with a different fabric for the lining. For the cold ...
Design sheets for patterns

Design sheets for patterns

We've started creating design sheets for our sewing patterns. You can download them for free here, in Swedish and English.  The design sheets are ...
Everything you need to know about sewing FLEECE

Everything you need to know about sewing FLEECE

We're getting closer to the release of our coming pattern; the Wilma & Wide jacket. The preliminary release is in the end of August. Wilma &...
Gathering made easy and fun

Gathering made easy and fun

Gathering is such a pretty detail on garments but it can be so frustrating! It can be difficult to get the gathers evenly distributed and it can ta...
Sew a hidden pocket on your Elsa & Elliot coat

Sew a hidden pocket on your Elsa & Elliot coat

Today Sarah is sharing a great pattern hack on the Elsa & Elliot pattern! She adds a hidden pocket to the inside of the coat. So gorgeous and ...
Printing and assembling PDF patterns

Printing and assembling PDF patterns

One of my goals is to make it fun for my customers to sew my patterns. And I believe that if you constantly have to wonder how to do different thi...
Sew shorts with Lo leggings

Sew shorts with Lo leggings

If you'd like to sew shorts with a close fit you can use the leggings pattern Lo! That pattern includes several variations, incl. to sew a cuffed ...