Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Sat, 30 May 2015 05:24:02 -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[Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 07:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42945/upcoming-sewing-contests-challenge-yourself-to-sew http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42945/upcoming-sewing-contests-challenge-yourself-to-sew Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew! Posted by CarolFresia
These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23510/how-to-sew-a-bound-buttonhole http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23510/how-to-sew-a-bound-buttonhole How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With edges wrapped in fabric, these buttonholes are bound to last. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Perfect Blouse Winners]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43504/the-perfect-blouse-winners http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43504/the-perfect-blouse-winners The Perfect Blouse Winners Posted by jpetersen
Congratulations to two Threads online users! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/dont-miss-your-chance-to-enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/dont-miss-your-chance-to-enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 29, for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43453/tiaras-and-jewelry-and-hats-oh-my http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43453/tiaras-and-jewelry-and-hats-oh-my Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my! Posted by CarolFresia
Western Costume, the source of Threads' featured back cover garments, houses a unique collection of clothes, costumes, and to-die-for accessories. ]]>
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<![CDATA[15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:03:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43448/15-embroidery-tips-techniques-and-projects http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43448/15-embroidery-tips-techniques-and-projects 15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects Posted by EvamarieGomez
This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43091/simplicity-pattern-1168-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43091/simplicity-pattern-1168-giveaway Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Two lucky Threads online users will win Simplicity's 1168 pattern. Read more to find out how you could win. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43300/ordinary-objects-with-unexpected-sewing-uses http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43300/ordinary-objects-with-unexpected-sewing-uses Ordinary Objects with Unexpected Sewing Uses Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Here are eight of our favorite common utensils that double as unorthodox sewing tools. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Spring and Summer Events and Exhibits]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43404/spring-and-summer-events-and-exhibits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43404/spring-and-summer-events-and-exhibits Spring and Summer Events and Exhibits Posted by SLMiller
Don't miss these upcoming sewing and fashion-related events and exhibitions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42703/the-perfect-blouse-dvd-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42703/the-perfect-blouse-dvd-giveaway The Perfect Blouse DVD Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Two lucky Threads readers have the opportunity to win in this great giveaway! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pad a Dress Form to Your True Body Shape]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 07:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42976/pad-a-dress-form-to-your-true-body-shape http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42976/pad-a-dress-form-to-your-true-body-shape Pad a Dress Form to Your True Body Shape Posted by Ruth_From_Omaha
Dress forms have lovely, firm shapes, with perfectly lifted breasts--which is wonderful if you have a similar build. However, they are not like “real” bodies, especially if you have any extra body weight. Learn how you can customize your dress form with household objects. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43260/the-2015-met-gala-red-carpet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43260/the-2015-met-gala-red-carpet The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet Posted by EvamarieGomez
Browse through some of The Threads' staff favorite looks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday, May 4. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Reader Tips]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 15:02:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40139/threads-reader-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40139/threads-reader-tips Threads Reader Tips Posted by amm
These fabulous sewing tips are worth trying. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43122/how-to-sew-for-your-closet-orphans http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43122/how-to-sew-for-your-closet-orphans How to Sew for Your Posted by CarolFresia
The shoes fit...but what do you pair them with? Sometimes a beloved but hard-to-work-with accessory is the best inspiration for a sewing adventure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew Lace Seams]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42907/how-to-sew-lace-seams http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42907/how-to-sew-lace-seams How to Sew Lace Seams Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two ways of sewing nearly invisible seams in sheer lace fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Four Prize Giveaway Winner!]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:12:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43092/four-prize-giveaway-winner http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43092/four-prize-giveaway-winner Four Prize Giveaway Winner! Posted by jpetersen
Congratulations to this week's giveaway winner! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Documentary on the Tailor's Trade to be Screened in NYC ]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43117/documentary-on-the-tailors-trade-to-be-screened-in-nyc http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43117/documentary-on-the-tailors-trade-to-be-screened-in-nyc Documentary on the Tailor's Trade to be Screened in NYC Posted by SLMiller
There will be a theatrical screening of the documentary "Men of the Cloth," which explores the vanishing craft of the tailor's trade, on May 20, 2015, in New York City. ]]>
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<![CDATA[American Sewing Guild Heads to San Diego]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43100/american-sewing-guild-heads-to-san-diego http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43100/american-sewing-guild-heads-to-san-diego American Sewing Guild Heads to San Diego Posted by SLMiller
The annual American Sewing Guild Conference this year takes place in San Diego, California, July 16-20, at the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Check Out the Latest Sewing DVDs by Threads]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43031/check-out-the-latest-sewing-dvds-by-threads http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43031/check-out-the-latest-sewing-dvds-by-threads Check Out the Latest Sewing DVDs by Threads Posted by EvamarieGomez
Here is a roundup of the latest Threads DVDs. These videos cover topics ranging from tailoring to fitting techniques. There is sure to be one perfect for your needs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Recommendations for Spring 2015 Fashion Trends]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42931/pattern-recommendations-for-spring-2015-fashion-trends http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42931/pattern-recommendations-for-spring-2015-fashion-trends Pattern Recommendations for Spring 2015 Fashion Trends Posted by dfinkle
Decide which garments you want to sew this season. ]]>
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