Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:28:13 -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[And the Winner is . . .]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68005/and-the-winner-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/68005/and-the-winner-is And the Winner is . . . Posted by Katie_Strano
A winner has been selected in the 2017 Spring SewStylish Fashion Challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video - Essential Tools: Machine Needles]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 15:19:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67518/video-essential-tools-machine-needles http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67518/video-essential-tools-machine-needles Video - Essential Tools: Machine Needles Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Judith Neukam walks you through sewing machine needle anatomy and how to read the needle packaging. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video - Essential Tools: Pins]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:50:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67513/video-essential-tools-pins http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67513/video-essential-tools-pins Video - Essential Tools: Pins Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Before you purchase pins, learn about the different types and their best uses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Four Strap Variations To Transform Your Wardrobe]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:50:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47847/four-strap-variations-to-transform-your-wardrobe http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47847/four-strap-variations-to-transform-your-wardrobe Four Strap Variations To Transform Your Wardrobe Posted by dfinkle
Embrace the heat with these refreshing top alternatives. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Exhibit: "Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern" ]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 16:41:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67251/a-behind-the-scenes-look-at-the-exhibit-georgia-okeeffe-living-modern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67251/a-behind-the-scenes-look-at-the-exhibit-georgia-okeeffe-living-modern A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Exhibit: Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Claire Shaeffer provides an exclusive look at the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Striking Details from the Marist Silver Needle Runway & Awards Show ]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 15:32:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67322/striking-details-from-the-marist-silver-needle-runway-awards-show http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67322/striking-details-from-the-marist-silver-needle-runway-awards-show Striking Details from the Marist Silver Needle Runway & Awards Show Posted by jclegg
Fashion students' runway designs featured memorable elements. ]]>
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<![CDATA[5 Tips for Organizing Your Fabric Stash]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 12:21:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66906/5-tips-for-organizing-your-fabric-stash http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66906/5-tips-for-organizing-your-fabric-stash 5 Tips for Organizing Your Fabric Stash Posted by dfinkle
Take a hands-on approach to managing your textiles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Shape Bias Tape with an Iron]]> Sun, 07 May 2017 14:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67196/video-shape-bias-tape-with-an-iron http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67196/video-shape-bias-tape-with-an-iron Video: Shape Bias Tape with an Iron Posted by EvamarieGomez
Bias tape may be best known for its flexibility. This versatile material can easily follow any curve, and that's why it's so useful for finishing armholes, necklines, and other shaped edges. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Create a Vintage Cuff Design]]> Sun, 07 May 2017 14:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67200/video-create-a-vintage-cuff-design http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67200/video-create-a-vintage-cuff-design Video: Create a Vintage Cuff Design Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch to learn the first steps in creating a vintage S-shaped cuff. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: How a Walking Foot Works]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 12:38:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67255/qa-how-a-walking-foot-works http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67255/qa-how-a-walking-foot-works Q&A: How a Walking Foot Works Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn all about the walking foot, its main uses, and whether you should have one. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Round-up: Sewing Books With Patterns Included]]> Wed, 03 May 2017 13:08:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67226/round-up-sewing-books-with-patterns-included http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67226/round-up-sewing-books-with-patterns-included Round-up: Sewing Books With Patterns Included Posted by CarolFresia
These specialized publications provide inspiration, know-how, and the patterns you need to make anything from a wedding gown to a complete wardrobe. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Red Carpet Roundup: 2017 Met Gala]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 16:04:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67230/red-carpet-roundup-2017-met-gala http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67230/red-carpet-roundup-2017-met-gala Red Carpet Roundup: 2017 Met Gala Posted by EvamarieGomez
The Metropolitan Museum of Art annual benefit gala helps raise funds in support of its Costume Institute and gives A-listers a chance to be seen. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Mitered Pocket Welt]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 15:56:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67225/how-to-make-a-mitered-pocket-welt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67225/how-to-make-a-mitered-pocket-welt How to Make a Mitered Pocket Welt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This free pattern produces a smooth welt with bulk-free ends. ]]>
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<![CDATA[ASDP Quilted Garment Challenge]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 12:09:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67092/asdp-quilted-garment-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67092/asdp-quilted-garment-challenge ASDP Quilted Garment Challenge Posted by CarolFresia
Take a closer look at the winning designs from the Threads/ASDP Quilted Garment Challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Press Ribbons with a Flat Iron]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:08:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67169/reader-tip-press-ribbons-with-a-flat-iron http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67169/reader-tip-press-ribbons-with-a-flat-iron Reader Tip: Press Ribbons with a Flat Iron Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You don't have to take out your ironing board to press ribbons with this handy tip. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Runway Show to Feature Marist College Students' Best Creations]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:50:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51006/runway-show-to-feature-marist-college-students-best-creations http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51006/runway-show-to-feature-marist-college-students-best-creations Runway Show to Feature Marist College Students' Best Creations Posted by jclegg
The 31st annual Silver Needle Runway Show on May 5 spotlights the work of student fashion designers. ]]>
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<![CDATA[[CLOSED] The 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:36:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67066/closed-the-2017-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/67066/closed-the-2017-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge [CLOSED] The 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, June 6, 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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