Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:43:37 -0500 Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries <![CDATA[Fashion from the 89th Annual Academy Awards]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:33:12 -0500 Fashion from the 89th Annual Academy Awards Posted by EvamarieGomez
See the latest red-carpet trends from the 2017 night at the Oscars. ]]>
<![CDATA[Great Patterns for Double Gauze]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:06:17 -0500 Great Patterns for Double Gauze Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Meet some designs that are perfect for this lightweight, airy fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:45 -0500 Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Feathers are a wonderful adornment for special-occasion garments. Make them even more lovely by encasing them in sheer fabrics. Watch to learn how to create this embellishment. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:42 -0500 Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it is to make custom bias tape with this handy tool. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Gather with Clear Elastic]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:28 -0500 Reader Tip: Gather with Clear Elastic Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's a clever technique that produces exceptionally even gathering. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Travel Sewing Machine]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:26 -0500 Q&A: Travel Sewing Machine Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Susan Khalje offers some thoughts on taking a sewing machine on an airplane. ]]>
<![CDATA[Monopoly's Thimble Token Has Been Retired]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:39:14 -0500 Monopoly's Thimble Token Has Been Retired Posted by MeganCooney
The maker of the Monopoly board game announced this week that it is retiring the historic thimble game token. Hasbro's decision comes as it tallies votes from fans worldwide on their eight favorite game pieces. ]]>
<![CDATA[Join the SewStylish Sew-along!]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:49:35 -0500 Join the SewStylish Sew-along! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Follow along as we sew Simplicity SewStylish 8328 with you. ]]>
<![CDATA[SewStylish Spring Fashion 2017 Digital Issue is Here!]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:50:00 -0500 SewStylish Spring Fashion 2017 Digital Issue is Here! Posted by ThreadsMagazine
SewStylish is back by popular demand, and here is a glimpse at what's in store. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Spring 2017 Dresses]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:54:30 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Spring 2017 Dresses Posted by jpetersen
With spring just around the corner, Simplicity and McCall's help you stay up-to-date with new trends in their 2017 collections. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:27:09 -0500 Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist Posted by dfinkle
Breathe new life into an ill-fitting garment by taking in the waist. ]]>
<![CDATA[18 Free Sewing Patterns]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500 18 Free Sewing Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you’re looking for inspiration or need new project ideas, here are 11 free patterns to help jump start your sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[21 Fabric Tips and Tricks]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 06:55:00 -0500 21 Fabric Tips and Tricks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fashions of the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:15:00 -0500 Fashions of the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Posted by MeganCooney
Browse through the trending attire seen on the red carpet during the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sew an Elegant Couture Skirt with Susan Khalje]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:05:00 -0500 Sew an Elegant Couture Skirt with Susan Khalje Posted by EvamarieGomez
Threads and Craftsy present a new online class taught by couture expert Susan Khalje. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Look At the Exhibition, "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion"]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:48:51 -0500 A Look At the Exhibition, Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Claire Shaeffer explores "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion" and shares detailed images from this fabulous exhibition. ]]>
<![CDATA[Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:59:48 -0500 Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful Posted by SLMiller
If your fabric preparation or dyeing adventures end in disaster—dye bleeds or patchy saturation—the project doesn’t have to result in tears. Approach the solution creatively. ]]>
<![CDATA[58th Inaugural Ball Fashion]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:10:00 -0500 58th Inaugural Ball Fashion Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take a look at the gowns worn by First Lady Melania Trump and Second Lady Karen Pence and discover whose dress was created by ASDP members. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fashion from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:06:51 -0500 Fashion from the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In case you missed it, here are some of the daytime fashions from the 2017 presidential inauguration. ]]>
<![CDATA[Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:28:51 -0500 Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Get to know the story behind the first American couturier, Main Rousseau Bocher, and take an inside look at "Making Mainbocher," an exhibition at the Chicago History Museum. ]]>