Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:56:06 -0500 Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries <![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Skirt Styles for Winter]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 10:49:02 -0500 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! ]]>
<![CDATA[Enter the 2016 Threads Halloween Costume Contest]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:00:00 -0500 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! ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:46 -0500 Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn an alternative method for clipping seam allowance curves accurately. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:35 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[[CLOSED] Enter the Final Week of Threads National Sewing Month Sweepstakes]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:15:00 -0500 [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! ]]>
<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing For--and With--Children]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:51:30 -0500 Sewing For--and With--Children Posted by jpetersen
These books and kits make it fun and easy for kids of all ages to create adorable clothes, toys, and accessories. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Print and Dye Fabric with Rust]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:15:58 -0500 Print and Dye Fabric with Rust Posted by MaryRay
Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock]]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 05:50:00 -0500 Video: DIY Pumpkin Costume Project [Sponsored by Baby Lock] Posted by Baby_Lock
Watch to learn how to sew an adorable children's pumpkin costume using a pillowcase. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sourcing Scuba Knit]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Sourcing Scuba Knit Posted by SLMiller
Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options! ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Autumn Vests and Jackets]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:04:06 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Autumn Vests and Jackets Posted by jpetersen
Simplicity's Autumn 2016 collection features a variety of vest and jacket patterns for any age and body type. ]]>
<![CDATA[Four Clever Reader Tips]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:35:00 -0500 Four Clever Reader Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Four reader-submitted tips that will help you sew better than ever. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fall 2016's strong color palette]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 Fall 2016's strong color palette Posted by SLMiller
Autumnal colors skew towards the bold, vibrant, and playful, led by blue rather than the more typical staid brown-based earth tones. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:20 -0500 Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A tailoring expert shares his advice for sewing a double-welt pocket over a dart. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:46:45 -0500 Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Susan Khalje shares pressing tips for formal garments. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:18:53 -0500 Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0500 Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to wind a bobbin for bobbinwork and how to adjust the bobbin tension. ]]>