Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:27:13 -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[Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:36:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67066/enter-the-2017-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67066/enter-the-2017-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 31, for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $700! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger ]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:40:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66991/video-quick-tip-for-labeling-your-serger http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66991/video-quick-tip-for-labeling-your-serger Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you own a serger whose dials are not labeled or are faded, use this tip instead of being at the mercy of your manual. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Quick Tip for Clipping Short Threads]]> Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:51:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66992/video-quick-tip-for-clipping-short-threads http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66992/video-quick-tip-for-clipping-short-threads Video: Quick Tip for Clipping Short Threads Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Conquer your fear of thread clipping with this quick tip. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Summer 2017 Shorts and Skirts]]> Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:58:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66349/pattern-roundup-summer-2017-shorts-and-skirts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66349/pattern-roundup-summer-2017-shorts-and-skirts Pattern Roundup: Summer 2017 Shorts and Skirts Posted by jpetersen
This summer, let New Look and Simplicity inspire you to try something new. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the National Serger Month Sweepstakes]]> Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47589/enter-the-national-serger-month-sweepstakes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47589/enter-the-national-serger-month-sweepstakes Enter the National Serger Month Sweepstakes Posted by EvamarieGomez
Find out how you may win a copy of "Fashion Serge" and "Sewing Essentials: Serger Techniques." ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Make an Asymmetrical Design]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:40:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66894/video-make-an-asymmetrical-design http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66894/video-make-an-asymmetrical-design Video: Make an Asymmetrical Design Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Angela Wolf demonstrates how to turn a basic jacket pattern into an asymmetrical zipped style. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff Posted by smcfarland
See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup Summer 2017: Rompers and Jumpsuits]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:28:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49296/pattern-roundup-summer-2017-rompers-and-jumpsuits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49296/pattern-roundup-summer-2017-rompers-and-jumpsuits Pattern Roundup Summer 2017: Rompers and Jumpsuits Posted by jpetersen
We've collected our favorite romper patterns from the McCall's, Simplicity, and New Look Summer 2017 collections. ]]>
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<![CDATA[9 Zipper Installation Techniques]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37133/9-zipper-installation-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37133/9-zipper-installation-techniques 9 Zipper Installation Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 9 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fashion from the 89th Annual Academy Awards]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:33:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66761/fashion-from-the-89th-annual-academy-awards http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66761/fashion-from-the-89th-annual-academy-awards Fashion from the 89th Annual Academy Awards Posted by EvamarieGomez
See the latest red-carpet trends from the 2017 night at the Oscars. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Great Patterns for Double Gauze]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:06:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66726/great-patterns-for-double-gauze http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66726/great-patterns-for-double-gauze Great Patterns for Double Gauze Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Meet some designs that are perfect for this lightweight, airy fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66709/video-using-a-bias-tape-maker http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66709/video-using-a-bias-tape-maker Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it is to make custom bias tape with this handy tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Gather with Clear Elastic]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66647/reader-tip-gather-with-clear-elastic http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66647/reader-tip-gather-with-clear-elastic Reader Tip: Gather with Clear Elastic Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's a clever technique that produces exceptionally even gathering. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Travel Sewing Machine]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66649/qa-travel-sewing-machine http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66649/qa-travel-sewing-machine Q&A: Travel Sewing Machine Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Susan Khalje offers some thoughts on taking a sewing machine on an airplane. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Monopoly's Thimble Token Has Been Retired]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:39:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66672/monopolys-thimble-token-has-been-retired http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66672/monopolys-thimble-token-has-been-retired 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Join the SewStylish Sew-along!]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:49:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66677/join-the-sewstylish-sew-along http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66677/join-the-sewstylish-sew-along Join the SewStylish Sew-along! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Follow along as we sew Simplicity SewStylish 8328 with you. ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish Spring Fashion 2017 Digital Issue is Here!]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66113/sewstylish-spring-fashion-2017-digital-issue-is-here http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66113/sewstylish-spring-fashion-2017-digital-issue-is-here 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Spring 2017 Dresses]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:54:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66166/pattern-roundup-spring-2017-dresses http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66166/pattern-roundup-spring-2017-dresses 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:27:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62830/cinch-a-dress-with-an-elastic-waist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62830/cinch-a-dress-with-an-elastic-waist Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist Posted by dfinkle
Breathe new life into an ill-fitting garment by taking in the waist. ]]>
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