Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:15:27 -0500 Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts <![CDATA[Inspiring Vintage Aprons]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 Inspiring Vintage Aprons Posted by jclegg
Full and half aprons offer cute construction details and ideas for your own sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew a Full Apron]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 How to Sew a Full Apron Posted by jclegg
Make an apron copied from a rediscovered vintage design. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sew a Caddy for Your Sewing Machine Cord]]> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:26:06 -0500 Sew a Caddy for Your Sewing Machine Cord Posted by smcfarland
Keep the cord and foot pedal together in a fabric holder. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0500 How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow Posted by Aseaver
Whether you call it a pillow or floor seat, this quick cushion will be a favorite when curling up on the sofa or floor. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Line a Top to the Edge]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:25:00 -0500 How to Line a Top to the Edge Posted by CarolFresia
For a neat finish, line a pullover top from edge to edge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Make a Luxurious Layered Top]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:05:00 -0500 Make a Luxurious Layered Top Posted by CarolFresia
Combine richly textured bouclé and sleek silk to make an upgraded casual top. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fabric Lab: Timeless Hemp]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:48:07 -0500 Fabric Lab: Timeless Hemp Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This ancient fiber is tough and adaptable. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Saves: Seam Allowance Substitution]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:22:51 -0500 Sewing Saves: Seam Allowance Substitution Posted by ThreadsMagazine
When the fabric is missing, the lining fills in. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Hot Patterns Fast & Fabulous La Strada T-Shirt 1167]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:50:32 -0500 Pattern Review: Hot Patterns Fast & Fabulous La Strada T-Shirt 1167 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The La Strada T-shirt blouse has a slouchy, relaxed silhouette, V-neckline, dropped shoulders, a curved yoke seamed at center back, and a high-low shirttail hem. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: How to Do Fashion No. 7 Ensemble]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:43:25 -0500 Pattern Review: How to Do Fashion No. 7 Ensemble Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A 1930s-inspired ensemble exudes a timeless elegance. The blouse has a curved empire waistline with the front bodice cut on the bias, curved shoulder seams with an extended cap, 3⁄4-inch-deep shoulder tucks that fold toward center front, a boatneck with slight cowl, and a back-neckline opening with a button-and-loop closure. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Decades of Style 1950s Alicia Claire Blouse]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:34:55 -0500 Pattern Review: Decades of Style 1950s Alicia Claire Blouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This pullover blouse has an asymmetrical neckline, shawl collar with a single button closure, three-quarter set-in sleeves, and tulip petal cuffs. It is shaped with bust darts, front and back waist darts, back shoulder darts, and elbow darts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Classy Attire ]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Classy Attire Posted by MeganCooney
Here are a few patterns that can work together to create one killer outfit. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 7547]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:05:00 -0500 Pattern Review: McCall's 7547 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These close-fitting jeans and overalls are a great wardrobe update. The pattern can be made as shorts or full length with a choice of tapered or bell bottom shapes. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing-Related Events in September 2017]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:00:00 -0500 Sewing-Related Events in September 2017 Posted by MeganCooney
National Sewing Month is bursting with events for anyone who loves fiber arts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Custom Shoulder Pad Pattern]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 Custom Shoulder Pad Pattern Posted by CarolFresia
Download a pattern for a versatile covered shoulder pad. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar Posted by smcfarland
Add a cozy sweater collar to a jacket even if you don’t possess knitting skills. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Dress Copy]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0500 Vintage Dress Copy Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This dress is a copy of a dress the model’s mother wore in the 1950s. Read Threads #193 for a step-by-step method to disassemble and re-create favorite garments. ]]>
<![CDATA[Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:20:00 -0500 Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments Posted by CarolFresia
Take your art-to-wear garments to the next level with these special techniques. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Tame Your Embroidery Floss]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:05:00 -0500 Reader Tip: Tame Your Embroidery Floss Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Wind embroidery floss on these special spools for a collection that will not tangle. ]]>
<![CDATA[Autumn Sewing Inspiration]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0500 Autumn Sewing Inspiration Posted by MeganCooney
Take a peek at our pattern suggestions for making a fall and winter wardrobe. ]]>