Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:06:30 -0500 Threads - All featured posts Threads - All featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/ <![CDATA[Quick-Sew Fabric Roses and Flowers]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36294/quick-sew-fabric-roses-and-flowers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36294/quick-sew-fabric-roses-and-flowers Quick-Sew Fabric Roses and Flowers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Quick-Sew Fabric Roses and Flowers ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Add Smocked Sections to a Pattern]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:01:10 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37574/how-to-add-smocked-sections-to-a-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37574/how-to-add-smocked-sections-to-a-pattern How to Add Smocked Sections to a Pattern Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Learn how to easily incorporate this trendy embellishment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace Posted by SusanKhalje
There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available ]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37447/july-2014-expert-chat-schedule-is-available http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37447/july-2014-expert-chat-schedule-is-available July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available Posted by EvamarieGomez
Find out when Threads contributing editors will be available to take your sewing questions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Visits NYC]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37910/threads-visits-nyc http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37910/threads-visits-nyc Threads Visits NYC Posted by SLMiller
Threads' staff recently had two exciting excursions into NYC: one for fabric shopping at Mood, where we met Tim Gunn of Project Runway; and one to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Charles James exhibit. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:31:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:58:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37798/try-these-color-combinations-for-ice-dyeing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37798/try-these-color-combinations-for-ice-dyeing Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In Threads #174 (August/September 2014), authors Nick Coman and Chase Wong explain a fascinating way to create random, unique patterns on fabric with ice dyeing. They share a few of their favorite color combinations for ice dyeing in this Web extra. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:35:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how easy it can be to space buttons and buttonholes with this quick tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simplicity Pattern 1466 Giveaway!]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37343/simplicity-pattern-1466-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37343/simplicity-pattern-1466-giveaway Simplicity Pattern 1466 Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
Two people will win this summery Simplicity pattern! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Meet the Project Runway Season 13 Cast]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:12:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37555/meet-the-project-runway-season-13-cast http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37555/meet-the-project-runway-season-13-cast Meet the Project Runway Season 13 Cast Posted by merkan
Learn all about the new designers just in time for the premiere. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: The Lost Art of Dress]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress Book Review: The Lost Art of Dress Posted by SLMiller
If you're interested in the history of fashion in America, or have just always wondered why Americans don't dress well anymore--and what that really means--you should really read this book. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing References in Music]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:10:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37725/sewing-references-in-music http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37725/sewing-references-in-music Sewing References in Music Posted by dfinkle
A list of songs that incorporate our favorite hobby! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:07:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With this clever sewing tip from Threads #174, your zippers will be feeling better than ever. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:02:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a clever way to store fabric with this tip from Threads #174 (August/September 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Underlining with Fusible Interfacing]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing Underlining with Fusible Interfacing Posted by MaryRay
Excellent fusible products make underlining a breeze and give your fabric and garments a boost. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:46:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
An costume and textiles expert answers ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create a Foam-Cup Bra]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37402/create-a-foam-cup-bra http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37402/create-a-foam-cup-bra Create a Foam-Cup Bra Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It's easy to achieve a comfortable, custom shape for your bra. Read this article free for a limited time. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew an Unexposed Zipper]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper Sew an Unexposed Zipper Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless. Read this article free for a limited time. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Salvage Your Selvages]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37390/how-to-salvage-your-selvages http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37390/how-to-salvage-your-selvages How to Salvage Your Selvages Posted by MaryRay
A good selvage is like a bonus with your fabric purchase. Learn nine clever and creative ways to use fabric edges. Read this article free for a limited time. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway ]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:08:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36822/cheryl-kuczek-pattern-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36822/cheryl-kuczek-pattern-giveaway Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to make a market bag, boho frock, and a pair of skirts with these patterns by Cheryl Kuczek. Leave a comment for a chance to win. ]]>
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