Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:49:28 -0500 Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries <![CDATA[Enter the Final Week of Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:15:00 -0500 Enter the Final Week of Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enter for a chance to win a Spiegel Limited Edition sewing machine, Fabulous Fit Patented Fitting System, Kai Scissor Serrated Gift Set and more! ]]>
<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing For--and With--Children]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:51:30 -0500 Sewing For--and With--Children Posted by jpetersen
These books and kits make it fun and easy for kids of all ages to create adorable clothes, toys, and accessories. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Print and Dye Fabric with Rust]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:15:58 -0500 Print and Dye Fabric with Rust Posted by MaryRay
Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 05:50:00 -0500 Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock] Posted by Baby_Lock
Watch to learn how to sew an adorable children's pumpkin costume using a pillowcase. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sourcing Scuba Knit]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Sourcing Scuba Knit Posted by SLMiller
Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options! ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Autumn Vests and Jackets]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:04:06 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Autumn Vests and Jackets Posted by jpetersen
Simplicity's Autumn 2016 collection features a variety of vest and jacket patterns for any age and body type. ]]>
<![CDATA[Four Clever Reader Tips]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:35:00 -0500 Four Clever Reader Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Four reader-submitted tips that will help you sew better than ever. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fall 2016's strong color palette]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Fall 2016's strong color palette Posted by SLMiller
Autumnal colors skew towards the bold, vibrant, and playful, led by blue rather than the more typical staid brown-based earth tones. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:20 -0500 Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A tailoring expert shares his advice for sewing a double-welt pocket over a dart. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:46:45 -0500 Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Susan Khalje shares pressing tips for formal garments. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:18:53 -0500 Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0500 Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to wind a bobbin for bobbinwork and how to adjust the bobbin tension. ]]>
<![CDATA[This Week's Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:06:56 -0500 This Week's Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest Posted by jpetersen
In order of popularity, we're breaking down this week's most pinned sewing technique videos and articles from Threads. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:04:42 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers Posted by jpetersen
Stay on top of summer trends with new patterns from McCall's, Butterick, and Kwik Sew. This summer, jumpsuits and rompers are flying off retailers' shelves so why not sew one of your own? ]]>
<![CDATA[Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:16:57 -0500 Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15 Posted by jpetersen
Season 15 of Project Runway premieres at 9 p.m.(EDT)/8 p.m.(CDT) September 15, 2016. ]]>
<![CDATA[Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0500 Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff Posted by smcfarland
See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket ]]>