Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:41:26 -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[Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38406/fall-2014-color-trends-abandon-typical-palette http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38406/fall-2014-color-trends-abandon-typical-palette Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette Posted by SLMiller
Each spring and fall, the Pantone Color Institute tracks global color trends and surveys fashion designers about their use of color. From this market research, the company develops a seasonal Fashion... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets Posted by KennethDKing
I needed to figure out how to make this pocket for one of my clients, so I'm bringing you along on the journey. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, "The Klum of Doom"]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:56:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, Posted by dfinkle
Heidi needs a red carpet look for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. ]]>
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<![CDATA[More Tips and Resources for Inkle Weaving]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:45:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38320/more-tips-and-resources-for-inkle-weaving http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38320/more-tips-and-resources-for-inkle-weaving More Tips and Resources for Inkle Weaving Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In Threads #175, weaver and sewer Daryl Lancaster showed you how to use an inkle loom. Here, Daryl shares more tips for inkle weaving. ]]>
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<![CDATA[An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38084/an-inside-look-at-mary-rays-sewing-studio http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38084/an-inside-look-at-mary-rays-sewing-studio An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how one of our contributing editors organizes her space. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:28:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38204/qa-dual-feed-versus-walking-foot http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38204/qa-dual-feed-versus-walking-foot Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The merits of using a dual feed versus using a walking foot when topstitching velveteen are explained. ]]>
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<![CDATA[21 Sewing Myths Debunked]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked 21 Sewing Myths Debunked Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Sewing expert Claire Shaeffer debunks 21 of her favorite sewing myths. Read now to see if you're familiar with any of them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Create a Folding Design Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37245/video-create-a-folding-design-board http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37245/video-create-a-folding-design-board Video: Create a Folding Design Board Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A folding screen can double as a design board for sewing projects. Follow along as Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shows you how to make your own. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Ultimate Button Warehouse]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:07:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38200/notions-ultimate-button-warehouse http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38200/notions-ultimate-button-warehouse Notions: Ultimate Button Warehouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You can never have too many buttons, and we've found the perfect place to get them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:07:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38198/tip-light-up-your-fabric-while-machine-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38198/tip-light-up-your-fabric-while-machine-sewing Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew through any lighting conditions with this tip from Threads #175 (October/November 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Style Tip: Textured And Embellished Garments]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:07:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38202/style-tip-textured-and-embellished-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38202/style-tip-textured-and-embellished-garments Style Tip: Textured And Embellished Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here are a few tips on how to incorporate this season's hottest styles into your own garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, "A Suitable Twist"]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:03:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, Posted by dfinkle
Outdated men's suits are transformed into high-fashion designs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Vogue 1331 - Misses' Coat]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38209/pattern-review-vogue-1331-misses-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38209/pattern-review-vogue-1331-misses-coat Pattern Review: Vogue 1331 - Misses' Coat Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads reviews Vogue Pattern 1331: an appliqu├ęd coat. This Koos van den Akker knee-length coat is distinguished by its contrasting front panels with large oval cutouts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 6902 Lined Jackets]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38215/pattern-review-mccalls-6902-lined-jackets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38215/pattern-review-mccalls-6902-lined-jackets Pattern Review: McCall's 6902 Lined Jackets Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads reviews McCall's Pattern 6902: chic trimmed jackets. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Simplicity 1279 - Collared Shirts]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38218/pattern-review-simplicity-1279-collared-shirts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38218/pattern-review-simplicity-1279-collared-shirts Pattern Review: Simplicity 1279 - Collared Shirts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads reviews Simplicity Pattern 1279. These classic, long-sleeve button-front shirts feature a comfortable fit with a 1-inch-wide center-front placket, front and back gathers where the bodice pieces meet the shoulder yoke, and cuffs with a continuous lap. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simplicity Pattern 1664 Giveaway!]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37335/simplicity-pattern-1664-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37335/simplicity-pattern-1664-giveaway Simplicity Pattern 1664 Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
Two lucky readers can win this cute pattern from Simplicity! ]]>
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<![CDATA[ASG Honors Louise Cutting]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38178/asg-honors-louise-cutting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38178/asg-honors-louise-cutting ASG Honors Louise Cutting Posted by SLMiller
Sewing instructor extraordinaire Louise Cutting was inducted into the American Sewing Guild's Sewing Hall of Fame during the ASG's 2014 Annual General Meeting last month. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, "Welcome to the Future"]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:59:29 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, Posted by dfinkle
The designers create looks to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marie Claire magazine. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Huge Handbags Giveaway!]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:59:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37980/huge-handbags-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37980/huge-handbags-giveaway Huge Handbags Giveaway! Posted by merkan
Comment for a chance to win a copy of "The Best of Threads Handbags," "Modern Prairie Sewing," "Big City Bags," and Trace 'n Create templates for totes and tablet covers! ]]>
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<![CDATA[15 Ways to Master Lining, Underlining, Facing and Interfacing ]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing 15 Ways to Master Lining, Underlining, Facing and Interfacing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Your garments can be equally beautiful on the inside and on the outside. We've curated a collection of 15 techniques, videos, and articles to help you master the inner details that give garments a complete and finished look. ]]>
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