Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts Thu, 28 May 2015 01:26:53 -0500 Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts <![CDATA[How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With edges wrapped in fabric, these buttonholes are bound to last. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Perfect Blouse Winners]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:00 -0500 The Perfect Blouse Winners Posted by jpetersen
Congratulations to two Threads online users! ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 29, for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:20:00 -0500 Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my! Posted by CarolFresia
Western Costume, the source of Threads' featured back cover garments, houses a unique collection of clothes, costumes, and to-die-for accessories. ]]>
<![CDATA[15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:03:31 -0500 15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects Posted by EvamarieGomez
This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project. ]]>
<![CDATA[Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Two lucky Threads online users will win Simplicity's 1168 pattern. Read more to find out how you could win. ]]>
<![CDATA[Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 -0500 Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Here are eight of our favorite common utensils that double as unorthodox sewing tools. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring and Summer Events and Exhibits]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 09:50:00 -0500 Spring and Summer Events and Exhibits Posted by SLMiller
Don't miss these upcoming sewing and fashion-related events and exhibitions. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Use a Ruffler]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 08:20:00 -0500 How to Use a Ruffler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This handy attachment has a wide repertoire. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Two lucky Threads readers have the opportunity to win in this great giveaway! ]]>
<![CDATA[Pad a Dress Form to Your True Body Shape]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 07:10:00 -0500 Pad a Dress Form to Your True Body Shape Posted by Ruth_From_Omaha
Dress forms have lovely, firm shapes, with perfectly lifted breasts--which is wonderful if you have a similar build. However, they are not like “real” bodies, especially if you have any extra body weight. Learn how you can customize your dress form with household objects. ]]>
<![CDATA[The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:00 -0500 The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet Posted by EvamarieGomez
Browse through some of The Threads' staff favorite looks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday, May 4. ]]>
<![CDATA[Threads Reader Tips]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 15:02:03 -0500 Threads Reader Tips Posted by amm
These fabulous sewing tips are worth trying. ]]>
<![CDATA[One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 2]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 12:25:35 -0500 One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 2 Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch the second installment of this exclusive, Insider-only interview with couture expert Claire Shaffer. ]]>
<![CDATA[One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 1]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 12:24:36 -0500 One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 1 Posted by EvamarieGomez
Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam sits down with couture expert and author Claire Shaeffer in a fascinating and in-depth, Insider-only interview. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 12:00:00 -0500 How to Sew for Your Posted by CarolFresia
The shoes fit...but what do you pair them with? Sometimes a beloved but hard-to-work-with accessory is the best inspiration for a sewing adventure. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew Lace Seams]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 11:10:00 -0500 How to Sew Lace Seams Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two ways of sewing nearly invisible seams in sheer lace fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Quick to Make: Pyramid Cushion]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Quick to Make: Pyramid Cushion Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A comfy, convenient holder for tablets, books, and more. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 08:20:00 -0500 How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Adjust a pattern in quadrants for accurate results. ]]>
<![CDATA[Easy-to-Make Pajamas]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Easy-to-Make Pajamas Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Quick and simple, it’ll be a breeze to sew a pair of these pajama pants for every member of the family. ]]>