Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:35:26 -0500 Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts <![CDATA[Enter the Final Week of Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:15:00 -0500 Enter the Final Week of Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enter for a chance to win a Spiegel Limited Edition sewing machine, Fabulous Fit Patented Fitting System, Kai Scissor Serrated Gift Set and more! ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:04:36 -0500 Video: How to Keep Sleeves Pushed Up Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you prefer to wear sleeves higher on your forearm, find out how elastic can help secure them. ]]>
<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing For--and With--Children]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:51:30 -0500 Sewing For--and With--Children Posted by jpetersen
These books and kits make it fun and easy for kids of all ages to create adorable clothes, toys, and accessories. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Print and Dye Fabric with Rust]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:15:58 -0500 Print and Dye Fabric with Rust Posted by MaryRay
Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 05:50:00 -0500 Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock] Posted by Baby_Lock
Watch to learn how to sew an adorable children's pumpkin costume using a pillowcase. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sourcing Scuba Knit]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Sourcing Scuba Knit Posted by SLMiller
Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options! ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Autumn Vests and Jackets]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:04:06 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Autumn Vests and Jackets Posted by jpetersen
Simplicity's Autumn 2016 collection features a variety of vest and jacket patterns for any age and body type. ]]>
<![CDATA[Four Clever Reader Tips]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:35:00 -0500 Four Clever Reader Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Four reader-submitted tips that will help you sew better than ever. ]]>
<![CDATA[Dive Into Scuba Knits]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:45:00 -0500 Dive Into Scuba Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew with neoprene’s high-style alternative. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fall 2016's strong color palette]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Fall 2016's strong color palette Posted by SLMiller
Autumnal colors skew towards the bold, vibrant, and playful, led by blue rather than the more typical staid brown-based earth tones. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Detroit Cuff]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:43:07 -0500 The Detroit Cuff Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Adapt a classic work jacket feature to any sleeve. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Drape Bust Darts]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:42:02 -0500 How to Drape Bust Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
For a personalized fit, shape fabric on the body. ]]>
<![CDATA[Bobbinwork Embroidery]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:38:01 -0500 Bobbinwork Embroidery Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin. ]]>
<![CDATA[Chanel Jacket Comparison]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:32:59 -0500 Chanel Jacket Comparison Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The fascinating differences between haute couture and ready-to-wear. ]]>
<![CDATA[Notions: Machine-Bed Smoother]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:30:01 -0500 Notions: Machine-Bed Smoother Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fabric snags while machine sewing will be a thing of the past with these adhesive rectangles. ]]>
<![CDATA[Notions: Flexible Craft Vinyl]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:29:55 -0500 Notions: Flexible Craft Vinyl Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These rolls of clear vinyl can be used for any number of crafts. ]]>