Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/sewstylish Fri, 06 May 2016 11:56:04 -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[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 12 - "Prince of Prints"]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 16:20:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48004/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-12-prince-of-prints http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48004/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-12-prince-of-prints Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 12 - Posted by CarolFresia
In this last challenge before the finale, the designers create custom prints. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Custom Dress Form Options]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47476/custom-dress-form-options http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47476/custom-dress-form-options Custom Dress Form Options Posted by SLMiller
There are several options for custom-manufactured or customizable dress forms for home sewers, and each has different features, different benefits, and different price points. Here's a brief overview. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 11 - "State of the Art"]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:29:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47913/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-11-state-of-the-art http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47913/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-11-state-of-the-art Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 11 - Posted by jpetersen
The five remaining contestants were asked to make wearable art, avant-garde style. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2!]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:29:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47909/project-runway-junior-now-casting-for-season-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47909/project-runway-junior-now-casting-for-season-2 Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2! Posted by jpetersen
If you or a teen you know might be interested in being a fashion designer contestant, it's time to answer a casting call! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 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[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - "Rebel with a Cause"]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:55:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47848/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-10-rebel-with-a-cause http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47848/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-10-rebel-with-a-cause Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - Posted by CarolFresia
Fashion and philanthropy go hand in hand when contestants vie for the opportunity to design for contemporary brand N:Philanthropy. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - "A Touch of Style"]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:21:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47805/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-9-a-touch-of-style http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47805/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-9-a-touch-of-style Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - Posted by CarolFresia
"Athleisure" garments are the challenge. Find out who hits a home run and who strikes out. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 8 - "Once Upon A Runway"]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:17:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47721/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-8-once-upon-a-runway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47721/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-8-once-upon-a-runway Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 8 - Posted by jpetersen
A fairy tale-inspired challenge offered unique design inspiration. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 7 - "Bait and Stitch"]]> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:49:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47604/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-7-bait-and-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47604/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-7-bait-and-stitch Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 7 - Posted by jpetersen
Find out which designer came up with the best high-end evening resort wear. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:33:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47399/transform-an-old-pair-of-jeans-into-a-cell-phone-wallet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47399/transform-an-old-pair-of-jeans-into-a-cell-phone-wallet Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet Posted by dfinkle
This quick upcycling project requires only four materials. A free pattern is included. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:34:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47557/fairy-tale-fashion-at-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47557/fairy-tale-fashion-at-fit Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT Posted by CarolFresia
Visit this exhibition in person or online to see how fashion can be Grimm, not grim. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 6 - "Going for Baroque"]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:44:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47447/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-6-going-for-baroque http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47447/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-6-going-for-baroque Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 6 - Posted by jpetersen
The designers create couture-inspired garments with a historical bent. But has anyone actually studied European history? ]]>
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<![CDATA[More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47298/more-fabulous-art-wear-by-cassie-stephens http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47298/more-fabulous-art-wear-by-cassie-stephens More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Cassie Stephens' colorful outfits are inspired by famous works of art. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 5 - "Birthday Suits"]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:51:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47448/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-5-birthday-suits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47448/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-5-birthday-suits Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 5 - Posted by jpetersen
After last week's "Unconventional Challenge," the designers were faced with what might be the most unconventional challenge to date. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Fashionable Tribute to Nancy Reagan]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47416/a-fashionable-tribute-to-nancy-reagan http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47416/a-fashionable-tribute-to-nancy-reagan A Fashionable Tribute to Nancy Reagan Posted by ThreadsMagazine
We remember Nancy Reagan as a fashion icon. Our hearts were saddened by the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan on March 6, 2016. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 4 - "Fashion 911"]]> Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:28:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47303/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-4-fashion-911 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47303/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-4-fashion-911 Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 4 - Posted by jpetersen
This week,the remaining 11 contestants were faced with the always-dreaded unconventional materials challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 3 - "A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock 'N' Roll"]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 09:40:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47304/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-3-a-little-bit-country-a-little-bit-rock-n-roll http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47304/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-3-a-little-bit-country-a-little-bit-rock-n-roll Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 3 - Posted by jpetersen
In this episode, contestants were introduced to the four-member country band Little Big Town. Their challenge was all about getting opposites to attract. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fashions from the 88th Annual Academy Awards]]> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:31:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47283/fashions-from-the-88th-annual-academy-awards http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47283/fashions-from-the-88th-annual-academy-awards Fashions from the 88th Annual Academy Awards Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads editors pick some of the night's most interesting red carpet looks from the 2016 Oscars. What were your favorites? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 2: "Let it Flow"]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47203/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-2-let-it-flow http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47203/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-2-let-it-flow Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 2: Posted by jpetersen
What better place to begin an episode about the body and movement than at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City? Show host Alyssa Milano told the "Project Runway" contestants gathered there that fashion and dance have much in common. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 1: "What Makes an All-Star?"]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:54:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47062/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-1-what-makes-an-all-star http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47062/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-1-what-makes-an-all-star Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 1: Posted by CarolFresia
Thirteen designers return to the workroom in New York City, ready to prove they have what it takes to win the design competition. ]]>
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