Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:32:38 -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[Half-scale Design Competition for ASE 2014]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36531/half-scale-design-competition-for-ase-2014 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36531/half-scale-design-competition-for-ase-2014 Half-scale Design Competition for ASE 2014 Posted by SLMiller
Enter "Fashion Icons through the Ages," Joi Mahon's 1/2-scale Design Challenge--there's still time! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Figure-eight Stitch]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:14:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36215/video-how-to-sew-a-figure-eight-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36215/video-how-to-sew-a-figure-eight-stitch Video: How to Sew a Figure-eight Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this video demonstration of how to sew a figure-eight stitch using techniques by Claire Shaeffer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew an Easy Tyvek Bag (Includes Free Pattern)!]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:09:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36325/sew-an-easy-tyvek-bag-includes-free-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36325/sew-an-easy-tyvek-bag-includes-free-pattern Sew an Easy Tyvek Bag (Includes Free Pattern)! Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make a fun and fully recyclable handbag with a geometric print in this web extra from Threads #173 (June/July 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Apply Elastics to Your Garments]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:58:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36099/apply-elastics-to-your-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36099/apply-elastics-to-your-garments Apply Elastics to Your Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bind an edge and create a stay tape with these stretchy bands. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simplicity: Spring 2014]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35395/simplicity-spring-2014 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35395/simplicity-spring-2014 Simplicity: Spring 2014 Posted by EmilyBerube
Kick away the winter doldrums and Spring into a new wardrobe with these fabulous patterns from Simplicity! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 13: "Finale"]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:28:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36423/under-the-gunn-episode-13-finale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36423/under-the-gunn-episode-13-finale Under the Gunn, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who won the first season! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sew Perfect Collar Points]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:35:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36425/video-sew-perfect-collar-points http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36425/video-sew-perfect-collar-points Video: Sew Perfect Collar Points Posted by ThreadsMagazine
There are all sorts of corners: 90-degree, 45-degree, and less—or more. Watch this video to achieve well-sewn outside corners, such as collar points. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "Textiles: The Art of Mankind"]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35545/book-giveaway-textiles-the-art-of-mankind http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35545/book-giveaway-textiles-the-art-of-mankind Book Giveaway: Posted by kelsey_plate
You could win 2 great books! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Mary Ray Answers Your Questions on Facebook]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:13:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36414/mary-ray-answers-your-questions-on-facebook http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36414/mary-ray-answers-your-questions-on-facebook Mary Ray Answers Your Questions on Facebook Posted by EvamarieGomez
Visit the THREADS Facebook page from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 23 for an hour-long chat with sewing expert Mary Ray. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:07:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36361/how-to-trim-a-neckline-like-yves-saint-laurent http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36361/how-to-trim-a-neckline-like-yves-saint-laurent How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this excerpt from "Homage to Yves Saint Laurent," Designer Techniques Vol. 1, Claire Shaeffer shows you how to trim a neckline using a technique from the world-renowned designer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction is...]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:05:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36230/the-winner-of-the-complete-photo-guide-to-clothing-construction-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36230/the-winner-of-the-complete-photo-guide-to-clothing-construction-is The Winner of The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction is... Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to the winner of "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction"! ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of Threads Issue no.172 is...]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:04:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36053/the-winner-of-threads-issue-no172-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36053/the-winner-of-threads-issue-no172-is The Winner of Threads Issue no.172 is... Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to the Threads issue no.172 winner! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 12: "Superhero Fashion"]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:50:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36121/under-the-gunn-episode-12-superhero-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36121/under-the-gunn-episode-12-superhero-fashion Under the Gunn, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
See which designers made it to the finale. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36191/chat-with-couture-expert-susan-khalje http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36191/chat-with-couture-expert-susan-khalje Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje Posted by EvamarieGomez
Log on to Threads' Facebook page from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Monday, April 14, for a Q&A with couture expert Susan Khalje. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Create Echo Stitching ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching How to Create Echo Stitching Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Lately, I have been finding echo stitching on numerous designer garments. I've seen it on collars, cuffs, and on front plackets. Learn how to add this stitching for a designer look. ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish Featured Giveaway!]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35617/sewstylish-featured-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35617/sewstylish-featured-giveaway SewStylish Featured Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win two awesome books that were both featured in the latest SewStylish magazine! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Schmetz Launches Needle App]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:06:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35940/schmetz-launches-needle-app http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35940/schmetz-launches-needle-app Schmetz Launches Needle App Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn what Schmetz's new app and needle color-coding system has in store. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Unconventional Color Palette for Spring 2014]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36181/unconventional-color-palette-for-spring-2014 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36181/unconventional-color-palette-for-spring-2014 Unconventional Color Palette for Spring 2014 Posted by SLMiller
Spring's color palette revolves around a modern blend of pastels, soft neutrals, and bold hues. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 11: "The Benefit of Fashion"]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:44:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36091/under-the-gunn-episode-11-the-benefit-of-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36091/under-the-gunn-episode-11-the-benefit-of-fashion Under the Gunn, Episode 11: Posted by dfinkle
The remaining five designers sew outfits for real women. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:32:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35794/how-to-support-a-dramatic-sleeve-cap http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35794/how-to-support-a-dramatic-sleeve-cap How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap Posted by SusanKhalje
When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support. ]]>
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