Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:36:41 -0500 Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts <![CDATA[Rolling and Felling Feet]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:15:00 -0500 Rolling and Felling Feet Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find the potential in these two classic attachments. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Match Stripes and Plaids Perfectly]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:33:02 -0500 Video: Match Stripes and Plaids Perfectly Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Stripes and plaids can be matched precisely if you take a few things into consideration. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Best Thread Practices]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:33:00 -0500 Video: Best Thread Practices Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make sure you're threading a needle the right way, and learn how to keep the thread straight. ]]>
<![CDATA[Replace a Coat Lining]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:15:00 -0500 Replace a Coat Lining Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Spruce up your outerwear with designer details. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:25:00 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles Posted by jpetersen
Make old styles new again with these vintage patterns from Simplicity, EvaDress, and Decades of Style, among others. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:31:37 -0500 Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a bulk-free method for joining two elastic ends. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:40:00 -0500 Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Choose Your Preferred Ease]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 02:15:00 -0500 How to Choose Your Preferred Ease Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn which pattern areas need it and which don’t. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:46:43 -0500 Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Louise Cutting shares a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Winner of the 2016 Halloween Costume Contest is...]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:14:09 -0500 The Winner of the 2016 Halloween Costume Contest is... Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out which costume takes top honors! ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Cape Super Express 224]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:19:22 -0500 Pattern Review: Cape Super Express 224 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This fully lined, knee-length cape has a 2-inch-wide collar band or a two-piece hood, horizontal arm slots, and angled side-front seams that house hidden inseam pockets. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bruyere Shirt D0013]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:19:20 -0500 Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bruyere Shirt D0013 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A thigh-length tunic offers a twist on the classic men’s dress shirt. It has a spread collar, a separate button placket, a self-lined back yoke, and a curved shirttail hem. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Armani's Unlined Jacket 1516]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:18:53 -0500 Pattern Review: Armani's Unlined Jacket 1516 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enjoy a jacket to wear for years to come. It is fitted, with a notched lapel with rounded edges, angled double-welt pockets, front and back shoulder princess seams, a center-back seam, a single-button closure, shaped two-piece sleeves, sleeve heads, and shoulder pads. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: 1947 Dress With Cutouts D40-4185]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:18:52 -0500 Pattern Review: 1947 Dress With Cutouts D40-4185 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This V-neck dress replicates a vintage Butterick look. Details abound, including shoulder cutouts and custom shoulder pads. Sleeve options are one-piece tulip sleeves, three-quarter sleeves, or long sleeves with elbow darts and hem slits. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:13:11 -0500 Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Give this method for marking fabric a try for a bold mark that is easily removed. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:07:43 -0500 Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out what the best sources for tween patterns are. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:07:38 -0500 Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting for an asymmetrical figure can be tough. Learn how to make pants that will fit any body shape. ]]>
<![CDATA[Threads #188: Check Out Our Latest Issue]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:06:34 -0500 Threads #188: Check Out Our Latest Issue Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's what you can expect to find in the January 2017 issue of THREADS. ]]>
<![CDATA[Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:00 -0500 Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education. ]]>