Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:16:00 -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[How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace Posted by SusanKhalje
There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available ]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37447/july-2014-expert-chat-schedule-is-available http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37447/july-2014-expert-chat-schedule-is-available July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available Posted by EvamarieGomez
Find out when Threads contributing editors will be available to take your sewing questions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Visits NYC]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37910/threads-visits-nyc http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37910/threads-visits-nyc Threads Visits NYC Posted by SLMiller
Threads' staff recently had two exciting excursions into NYC: one for fabric shopping at Mood, where we met Tim Gunn of Project Runway; and one to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Charles James exhibit. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:31:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:58:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37798/try-these-color-combinations-for-ice-dyeing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37798/try-these-color-combinations-for-ice-dyeing Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In Threads #174 (August/September 2014), authors Nick Coman and Chase Wong explain a fascinating way to create random, unique patterns on fabric with ice dyeing. They share a few of their favorite color combinations for ice dyeing in this Web extra. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:35:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how easy it can be to space buttons and buttonholes with this quick tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simplicity Pattern 1466 Giveaway!]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37343/simplicity-pattern-1466-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37343/simplicity-pattern-1466-giveaway Simplicity Pattern 1466 Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
Two people will win this summery Simplicity pattern! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Meet the Project Runway Season 13 Cast]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:12:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37555/meet-the-project-runway-season-13-cast http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37555/meet-the-project-runway-season-13-cast Meet the Project Runway Season 13 Cast Posted by merkan
Learn all about the new designers just in time for the premiere. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: The Lost Art of Dress]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress Book Review: The Lost Art of Dress Posted by SLMiller
If you're interested in the history of fashion in America, or have just always wondered why Americans don't dress well anymore--and what that really means--you should really read this book. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing References in Music]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:10:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37725/sewing-references-in-music http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37725/sewing-references-in-music Sewing References in Music Posted by dfinkle
A list of songs that incorporate our favorite hobby! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:07:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With this clever sewing tip from Threads #174, your zippers will be feeling better than ever. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:02:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a clever way to store fabric with this tip from Threads #174 (August/September 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Underlining with Fusible Interfacing]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing Underlining with Fusible Interfacing Posted by MaryRay
Excellent fusible products make underlining a breeze and give your fabric and garments a boost. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Sewing-Themed Flash Drive]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37753/notions-sewing-themed-flash-drive http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37753/notions-sewing-themed-flash-drive Notions: Sewing-Themed Flash Drive Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get your very own handy flash drive in the shape of a sewing machine, pincushion, or spool of thread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:46:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
An costume and textiles expert answers ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway ]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:08:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36822/cheryl-kuczek-pattern-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36822/cheryl-kuczek-pattern-giveaway Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to make a market bag, boho frock, and a pair of skirts with these patterns by Cheryl Kuczek. Leave a comment for a chance to win. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Louise Cutting Answers Your Questions]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37616/louise-cutting-answers-your-questions http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37616/louise-cutting-answers-your-questions Louise Cutting Answers Your Questions Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find answers to your sewing questions by reading through our latest Expert Chat with Louise Cutting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Visit With a Savile Row Tailor]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:11:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36187/a-visit-with-a-savile-row-tailor http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36187/a-visit-with-a-savile-row-tailor A Visit With a Savile Row Tailor Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
When I was in London recently, I visited tailor Richard Anderson. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his workroom and a walk through his method for matching plaids. ]]>
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<![CDATA[McCall's: Summer 2014]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37267/mccalls-summer-2014 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37267/mccalls-summer-2014 McCall's: Summer 2014 Posted by EmilyBerube
Beat the summer sun with these refreshing and stylish patterns from McCall's new Summer 2014 collection. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the American Sewing Expo's Passion for Fashion Sewing Challenge]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:16:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36675/enter-the-american-sewing-expos-passion-for-fashion-sewing-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36675/enter-the-american-sewing-expos-passion-for-fashion-sewing-challenge Enter the American Sewing Expo's Passion for Fashion Sewing Challenge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how you can get involved in this year's Passion for Fashion Sewing Challenge, hosted by the American Sewing Expo. ]]>
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