Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - All-how-to category featured posts Threads - All-how-to category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/all-how-to Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:31:05 -0500 Threads - All-how-to category featured posts Threads - All-how-to category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/all-how-to <![CDATA[Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Feathers are a wonderful adornment for special-occasion garments. Make them even more lovely by encasing them in sheer fabrics. Watch to learn how to create this embellishment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66709/video-using-a-bias-tape-maker http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66709/video-using-a-bias-tape-maker Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it is to make custom bias tape with this handy tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Join the SewStylish Sew-along!]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:49:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66677/join-the-sewstylish-sew-along http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66677/join-the-sewstylish-sew-along Join the SewStylish Sew-along! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Follow along as we sew Simplicity SewStylish 8328 with you. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:27:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62830/cinch-a-dress-with-an-elastic-waist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62830/cinch-a-dress-with-an-elastic-waist Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist Posted by dfinkle
Breathe new life into an ill-fitting garment by taking in the waist. ]]>
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<![CDATA[21 Fabric Tips and Tricks]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 06:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/21-fabric-tips-and-tricks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/21-fabric-tips-and-tricks 21 Fabric Tips and Tricks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:08:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66116/video-free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66116/video-free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator Video: Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn how a stitch regulator can help create even free-motion stitching. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Create a Slashed Opening With an Underlay]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:12:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66070/video-create-a-slashed-opening-with-an-underlay http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66070/video-create-a-slashed-opening-with-an-underlay Video: Create a Slashed Opening With an Underlay Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch to learn how to take a simple placket to the next level. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances]]> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:02:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66069/video-an-alternative-to-clipping-seam-allowances http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66069/video-an-alternative-to-clipping-seam-allowances Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances Posted by ThreadsMagazine
For smooth edges along curves, skip clipping. Watch this video tutorial to see how this works. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Top 10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2016]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:27:47 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66004/top-10-most-watched-sewing-videos-of-2016 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66004/top-10-most-watched-sewing-videos-of-2016 Top 10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2016 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch all of our most popular videos this year in one place. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Fix a Broken Acrylic Ruler]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:09:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65994/video-fix-a-broken-acrylic-ruler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65994/video-fix-a-broken-acrylic-ruler Video: Fix a Broken Acrylic Ruler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Don't toss your broken acrylic ruler just yet. Watch this quick tip to learn how to save this handy tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Easy Seam Turning]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:55:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65975/video-easy-seam-turning http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65975/video-easy-seam-turning Video: Easy Seam Turning Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This seam-turning technique is easy to follow and is perfect to use when creating pillows or items with a lining. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:31:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a bulk-free method for joining two elastic ends. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:03:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63110/video-sew-a-single-welt-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63110/video-sew-a-single-welt-pocket Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A single-welt pocket can be added to almost any garment or accessory. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Disappearing Flat Piping]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:16:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping Video: Disappearing Flat Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to taper a piping's end for an attractive, bulk-free finish. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49193/threads-sewing-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49193/threads-sewing-tips Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51455/video-color-code-pleat-marking-lines http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51455/video-color-code-pleat-marking-lines Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50987/video-diy-wide-seam-allowance-guide http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50987/video-diy-wide-seam-allowance-guide Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49263/video-how-to-drape-parallel-darts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49263/video-how-to-drape-parallel-darts Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Secure Loose Snaps]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:28:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48810/video-secure-loose-snaps http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48810/video-secure-loose-snaps Video: Secure Loose Snaps Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting shares even more insider secrets for dealing with challenges – giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how the pros solve the very same dilemmas that you face. ]]>
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