Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries Threads - "SewStylish" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/sewstylish Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:29:05 -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[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[Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 22, for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. ]]>
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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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<![CDATA[Don't forget to Vote for the Winner of the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41541/dont-forget-to-vote-for-the-winner-of-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41541/dont-forget-to-vote-for-the-winner-of-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge Don't forget to Vote for the Winner of the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The top five semifinalists have been chosen, and now it's your turn to vote. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: "Versatile Tops and Bottoms"]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:03:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41496/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-10-versatile-tops-and-bottoms http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41496/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-10-versatile-tops-and-bottoms Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: Posted by dfinkle
Designers compete to sell their winning outfit on QVC. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Join the 2015 Half-Scale Challenge at ASE ]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41468/join-the-2015-half-scale-challenge-at-ase http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41468/join-the-2015-half-scale-challenge-at-ase Join the 2015 Half-Scale Challenge at ASE Posted by SLMiller
The 2015 Half-Scale Design Challenge will culminate at the American Sewing Expo, September 25-27, 2015, where the winners will be announced. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: "Sketching with Sharks"]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:57:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41416/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-9-sketching-with-sharks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41416/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-9-sketching-with-sharks Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: Posted by dfinkle
See which designer "risks her life" so she can buy extra fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of the Big Sew Stylish Giveaway is...]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41132/the-winner-of-the-big-sew-stylish-giveaway-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41132/the-winner-of-the-big-sew-stylish-giveaway-is The Winner of the Big Sew Stylish Giveaway is... Posted by daguguliaro
Books, sketching panels, pincushions and more! Congratulations to this lucky winner! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get Inspired with Fashions from 72nd Annual Golden Globes! ]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:29:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41259/get-inspired-with-fashions-from-72nd-annual-golden-globes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41259/get-inspired-with-fashions-from-72nd-annual-golden-globes Get Inspired with Fashions from 72nd Annual Golden Globes! Posted by kelsey_plate
Take a look at the hottest trends from the 2015 Golden Globes Award Show to get inspired with your future sewing creations. ]]>
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