Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:37:31 -0500 Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily <![CDATA[Stretch Your Sewing Skills with Millinery]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 22:32:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/69066/stretch-your-sewing-skills-with-millinery http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/69066/stretch-your-sewing-skills-with-millinery Stretch Your Sewing Skills with Millinery Posted by SLMiller
Learn new techniques and skills by making your own hats. ]]>
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<![CDATA[An Inside Look at Vintage Dior Strapless Gowns from the 1950s]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68520/an-inside-look-at-vintage-dior-strapless-gowns-from-the-1950s http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68520/an-inside-look-at-vintage-dior-strapless-gowns-from-the-1950s An Inside Look at Vintage Dior Strapless Gowns from the 1950s Posted by KennethDKing
Peek inside two garments from the study collection at the Fashion Institute of Technology to see how the designer constructed a mid-20th century bodice. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Halloween Costumes ]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:44:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68925/pattern-roundup-halloween-costumes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68925/pattern-roundup-halloween-costumes Pattern Roundup: Halloween Costumes Posted by MeganCooney
Get ready for Halloween by sewing one of these TV- or movie-inspired Simplicity costumes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tennis Dress Worn by Billie Jean King in "Battle of the Sexes" Match Needed Last-Minute Sparkle]]> Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:13:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68998/tennis-dress-worn-by-billie-jean-king-in-battle-of-the-sexes-match-needed-last-minute-sparkle http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68998/tennis-dress-worn-by-billie-jean-king-in-battle-of-the-sexes-match-needed-last-minute-sparkle Tennis Dress Worn by Billie Jean King in Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Emma Stone wears a custom replica of Billie Jean King’s Smithsonian-preserved backup tennis dress in "Battle of the Sexes" film. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Designs for Sweater Knits]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:44:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68973/pattern-roundup-designs-for-sweater-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68973/pattern-roundup-designs-for-sweater-knits Pattern Roundup: Designs for Sweater Knits Posted by MeganCooney
Update your fall wardrobe by sewing one of these cozy tops or dresses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Baby Lock Triumph [Sponsored by Baby Lock]]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68969/video-baby-lock-triumph-sponsored-by-baby-lock http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68969/video-baby-lock-triumph-sponsored-by-baby-lock Video: Baby Lock Triumph [Sponsored by Baby Lock] Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The Triumph conquers serging in a way you never thought possible thanks to RevolutionAir™ threading. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing-Related Events in October 2017]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68855/sewing-related-events-in-october-2017 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68855/sewing-related-events-in-october-2017 Sewing-Related Events in October 2017 Posted by MeganCooney
This October, consider attending one of these fun sewing-related activities. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew a 3-Minute Felt Pouch for Jewelry or Gifts]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68915/sew-a-3-minute-felt-pouch-for-jewelry-or-gifts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68915/sew-a-3-minute-felt-pouch-for-jewelry-or-gifts Sew a 3-Minute Felt Pouch for Jewelry or Gifts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make felt remnants and trim into versatile pouches ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Square-Cut Armhole]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68417/the-square-cut-armhole http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68417/the-square-cut-armhole The Square-Cut Armhole Posted by KennethDKing
A simple vintage jacket reveals an attractive and unusual feature. Here's how to make it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Inspiring Vintage Aprons]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68853/inspiring-vintage-aprons http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68853/inspiring-vintage-aprons Inspiring Vintage Aprons Posted by jclegg
Full and half aprons offer cute construction details and ideas for your own sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Full Apron]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68854/how-to-sew-a-full-apron http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68854/how-to-sew-a-full-apron How to Sew a Full Apron Posted by jclegg
Make an apron copied from a rediscovered vintage design. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew a Caddy for Your Sewing Machine Cord]]> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:26:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68812/sew-a-caddy-for-your-sewing-machine-cord http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68812/sew-a-caddy-for-your-sewing-machine-cord Sew a Caddy for Your Sewing Machine Cord Posted by smcfarland
Keep the cord and foot pedal together in a fabric holder. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68666/how-to-make-a-comfy-custom-patchwork-pillow http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68666/how-to-make-a-comfy-custom-patchwork-pillow How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow Posted by Aseaver
Whether you call it a pillow or floor seat, this quick cushion will be a favorite when curling up on the sofa or floor. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Luxurious Layered Top]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68368/make-a-luxurious-layered-top http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68368/make-a-luxurious-layered-top Make a Luxurious Layered Top Posted by CarolFresia
Combine richly textured bouclé and sleek silk to make an upgraded casual top. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Custom Shoulder Pad Pattern]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68358/custom-shoulder-pad-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68358/custom-shoulder-pad-pattern Custom Shoulder Pad Pattern Posted by CarolFresia
Download a pattern for a versatile covered shoulder pad. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68654/sew-on-a-chunky-knit-collar http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68654/sew-on-a-chunky-knit-collar Sew on a Chunky Knit Collar Posted by smcfarland
Add a cozy sweater collar to a jacket even if you don’t possess knitting skills. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Vintage Dress Copy]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68479/vintage-dress-copy http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68479/vintage-dress-copy Vintage Dress Copy Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This dress is a copy of a dress the model’s mother wore in the 1950s. Read Threads #193 for a step-by-step method to disassemble and re-create favorite garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68369/intriguing-details-for-pieced-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68369/intriguing-details-for-pieced-garments Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments Posted by CarolFresia
Take your art-to-wear garments to the next level with these special techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Autumn Sewing Inspiration]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68265/autumn-sewing-inspiration http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68265/autumn-sewing-inspiration Autumn Sewing Inspiration Posted by MeganCooney
Take a peek at our pattern suggestions for making a fall and winter wardrobe. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: Books About Sewing For Men]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:59:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68226/book-review-books-about-sewing-for-men http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68226/book-review-books-about-sewing-for-men Book Review: Books About Sewing For Men Posted by CarolFresia
These new and evergreen publications will inspire you to sew high-quality, stylish menswear. ]]>
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