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 Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:41:11 -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: 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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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two great tips for sewing a better piped edge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you're looking to add a design detail to a garment, turn to piping. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video for a great tip on grading a piped seam. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Press Shaped Edges]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:18:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges Video: How to Press Shaped Edges Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion Posted by SewStylishMagazine
If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution. ]]>
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