Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/sewstylish Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:58:33 -0500 Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/sewstylish <![CDATA[The Winner of the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge is...]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43913/the-winner-of-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43913/the-winner-of-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge-is The Winner of the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge is... Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The winner is revealed! ]]>
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<![CDATA[It's Sew Easy TV is Back]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 11:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43854/its-sew-easy-tv-is-back http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43854/its-sew-easy-tv-is-back It's Sew Easy TV is Back Posted by SLMiller
In the new season (series 900), It's Sew Easy's sewing experts lead viewers in a historical fashion journey through the 1900s with projects that show how fashion, fit, necklines, hemlines and accessories changed through times of war and economic ups and downs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Vote for the Winner of the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43825/vote-for-the-winner-of-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43825/vote-for-the-winner-of-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge Vote for the Winner of the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Browse through the five semifinalists and cast your vote! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/dont-miss-your-chance-to-enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/dont-miss-your-chance-to-enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43300/ordinary-objects-with-unexpected-sewing-uses http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43300/ordinary-objects-with-unexpected-sewing-uses Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Here are eight of our favorite common utensils that double as unorthodox sewing tools. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Recommendations for Spring 2015 Fashion Trends]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42931/pattern-recommendations-for-spring-2015-fashion-trends http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42931/pattern-recommendations-for-spring-2015-fashion-trends Pattern Recommendations for Spring 2015 Fashion Trends Posted by dfinkle
Decide which garments you want to sew this season. ]]>
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<![CDATA[9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:15:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42413/9-ideas-to-decorate-your-sewing-room http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42413/9-ideas-to-decorate-your-sewing-room 9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room Posted by dfinkle
See how our authors adorn their spaces. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42362/designer-update-mimi-prober-earns-widespread-recognition-for-her-lace-creations http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42362/designer-update-mimi-prober-earns-widespread-recognition-for-her-lace-creations Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations Posted by KennethDKing
Mimi Prober, whom you remember from "Saving Lace," featured on the cover and inside Threads #166 (April/May 2013), is enjoying greater success. Read more for the inside scoop. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get ready for Spring!]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42175/get-ready-for-spring http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42175/get-ready-for-spring Get ready for Spring! Posted by SLMiller
It's still cold and snowy in many parts of North America, but at least we can look forward to fresh spring colors in our sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewaholic Announces its New Davie Dress Pattern]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:13:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42137/sewaholic-announces-its-new-davie-dress-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42137/sewaholic-announces-its-new-davie-dress-pattern Sewaholic Announces its New Davie Dress Pattern Posted by dfinkle
Add this beautiful knit pattern to your sewing shopping list. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops Posted by SewStylishMagazine
This information is essential for anyone who wants to be sure they're approaching zippers the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Easy Faux Leather Tassel]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41604/easy-faux-leather-tassel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41604/easy-faux-leather-tassel Easy Faux Leather Tassel Posted by smcfarland
Learn how to cut, roll, and stitch a tassel for a bag or keychain. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion Posted by SewStylishMagazine
If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Embellishing with Paint Sticks]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/4537/video-embellishing-with-paint-sticks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/4537/video-embellishing-with-paint-sticks Video: Embellishing with Paint Sticks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Stencil designer Laura Murphy uses paint sticks to transfer a surface texture to fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The 87th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:43:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41830/the-87th-annual-academy-awards-red-carpet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41830/the-87th-annual-academy-awards-red-carpet The 87th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet Posted by EvamarieGomez
Take a look at some of the glamorous gowns that walked the red carpet during the 2015 Oscars. Which gowns made your best and worst dressed list? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: "Four Seasons in One Finale"]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:00:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41738/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-13-four-seasons-in-one-finale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41738/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-13-four-seasons-in-one-finale Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
The All Stars Season 4 winner is announced after a four-day challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: "Some Like It Hot Dog"]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:11:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41643/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-12-some-like-it-hot-dog http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41643/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-12-some-like-it-hot-dog Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who will present their collections in next week's finale! ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish Spring 2015 is Here!]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:15:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41619/sewstylish-spring-2015-is-here http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41619/sewstylish-spring-2015-is-here SewStylish Spring 2015 is Here! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
See what's inside this exciting new issue. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 11: "Always the Bridesmaid"]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:47:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41573/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-11-always-the-bridesmaid http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41573/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-11-always-the-bridesmaid Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 11: Posted by dfinkle
It's the day before the wedding, and the bridesmaids need dresses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31380/how-to-widen-a-slot-seam-opening http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31380/how-to-widen-a-slot-seam-opening How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Contributing editor Mary Ray shares her method for widening slot-seam openings to uncover the underlay. Learn how to turn this otherwise basic construction element into a unique and unexpected embellishment. ]]>
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