Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:08:21 -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[Video: Fix a Broken Acrylic Ruler]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:09:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65994/video-fix-a-broken-acrylic-ruler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65994/video-fix-a-broken-acrylic-ruler Video: Fix a Broken Acrylic Ruler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Don't toss your broken acrylic ruler just yet. Watch this quick tip to learn how to save this handy tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63542/qa-shortening-pants-for-an-asymmetrical-figure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63542/qa-shortening-pants-for-an-asymmetrical-figure Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting for an asymmetrical figure can be tough. Learn how to make pants that will fit any body shape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63540/qa-tween-sized-patterns http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63540/qa-tween-sized-patterns Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out what the best sources for tween patterns are. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64251/pattern-roundup-vintage-inspired-styles http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64251/pattern-roundup-vintage-inspired-styles Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles Posted by jpetersen
Make old styles new again with these vintage patterns from Simplicity, EvaDress, and Decades of Style, among others. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:31:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a bulk-free method for joining two elastic ends. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of the 2016 Halloween Costume Contest is...]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:14:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64006/the-winner-of-the-2016-halloween-costume-contest-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64006/the-winner-of-the-2016-halloween-costume-contest-is The Winner of the 2016 Halloween Costume Contest is... Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out which costume takes top honors! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:13:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63488/reader-tip-cornstarch-paste-makes-bold-marks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63488/reader-tip-cornstarch-paste-makes-bold-marks Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Give this method for marking fabric a try for a bold mark that is easily removed. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:41:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63820/vote-for-the-winner-of-the-halloween-costume-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63820/vote-for-the-winner-of-the-halloween-costume-contest Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest Posted by EvamarieGomez
The five semifinalist have been chosen. Now, it's your turn to rock the vote! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:03:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63110/video-sew-a-single-welt-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63110/video-sew-a-single-welt-pocket Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A single-welt pocket can be added to almost any garment or accessory. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:20:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63690/make-it-with-wool-2016-winner-compilation http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63690/make-it-with-wool-2016-winner-compilation Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation Posted by mgiroux
The national Make It With Wool competition (MIWW) promotes wool's beauty and versatility and recognizes excellence and creativity in garment sewing and knitting. Here, Threads highlights seven individuals who won awards in the January 2016 national judging round. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Gifts for the Holidays]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62994/sewing-gifts-for-the-holidays http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62994/sewing-gifts-for-the-holidays Sewing Gifts for the Holidays Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here are more sewing-related gifts that Threads authors have placed on their wish lists. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Disappearing Flat Piping]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:16:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping Video: Disappearing Flat Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to taper a piping's end for an attractive, bulk-free finish. ]]>
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<![CDATA[[CLOSED] Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 01:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62937/closed-enter-the-2016-threads-halloween-costume-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62937/closed-enter-the-2016-threads-halloween-costume-contest [CLOSED] Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share images of your handmade Halloween costumes for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $350! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Skirt Styles for Winter]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:49:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47067/pattern-roundup-skirt-styles-for-winter http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47067/pattern-roundup-skirt-styles-for-winter Pattern Roundup: Skirt Styles for Winter Posted by jpetersen
Here are some skirt styles that can be worn when the weather turns colder: Just pair any of these designs with your favorite pair of boots or tights, and you'll be stylish and warm! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62940/video-how-to-clip-curves-accurately http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62940/video-how-to-clip-curves-accurately Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn an alternative method for clipping seam allowance curves accurately. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62957/video-how-to-thread-woolly-nylon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62957/video-how-to-thread-woolly-nylon Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch video to learn an easy way to thread your serger with this slightly fuzzy, stretchy thread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[[CLOSED] Enter the Final Week of Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62441/closed-enter-the-final-week-of-threads-national-sewing-month-sweepstakes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62441/closed-enter-the-final-week-of-threads-national-sewing-month-sweepstakes [CLOSED] 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! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49193/threads-sewing-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49193/threads-sewing-tips Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
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