Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:26:30 -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[Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:28:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66225/mainbocher-at-the-chicago-history-museum http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66225/mainbocher-at-the-chicago-history-museum Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Get to know the story behind the first American couturier, Main Rousseau Bocher, and take an inside look at "Making Mainbocher," an exhibition at the Chicago History Museum. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads #189: Check Out Our Latest Issue]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66330/threads-189-check-out-our-latest-issue http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66330/threads-189-check-out-our-latest-issue Threads #189: Check Out Our Latest Issue Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's what you can expect to find in the March 2017 issue of THREADS. ]]>
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<![CDATA[74th Annual Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:52:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66267/74th-annual-golden-globes-red-carpet-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66267/74th-annual-golden-globes-red-carpet-fashion 74th Annual Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion Posted by EvamarieGomez
Browse through our favorite red carpet looks, and find out what trends were on parade at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish Spring Fashion 2017 Digital Issue]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:50:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66113/sewstylish-spring-fashion-2017-digital-issue http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66113/sewstylish-spring-fashion-2017-digital-issue SewStylish Spring Fashion 2017 Digital Issue Posted by ThreadsMagazine
SewStylish is back by popular demand, and here is a glimpse at what's in store. This issue hits digital newsstands February 17, 2017. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Sharpen Pinking Shears]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:57:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66215/qa-sharpen-pinking-shears http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66215/qa-sharpen-pinking-shears Q&A: Sharpen Pinking Shears Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It can be hard to find someone who will sharpen your pinking shears. In this expert Q&A, Patricia Keay shares some thoughts about what to do in this situation. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Blouses and Tunics for Your Winter Wardrobe]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:00:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49320/pattern-roundup-blouses-and-tunics-for-your-winter-wardrobe http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49320/pattern-roundup-blouses-and-tunics-for-your-winter-wardrobe Pattern Roundup: Blouses and Tunics for Your Winter Wardrobe Posted by jpetersen
This winter, try these loose-fitting tunic designs from Vogue and McCall's. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:08:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66116/video-free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66116/video-free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator Video: Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn how a stitch regulator can help create even free-motion stitching. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66053/guided-photo-tour-the-red-alpaca-loden-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66053/guided-photo-tour-the-red-alpaca-loden-coat Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat Posted by KennethDKing
I have always had a fondness for Tyrolean clothes, especially loden coats. Here's one I saw recently in a thrift shop. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Create a Slashed Opening With an Underlay]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:12:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66070/video-create-a-slashed-opening-with-an-underlay http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66070/video-create-a-slashed-opening-with-an-underlay Video: Create a Slashed Opening With an Underlay Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch to learn how to take a simple placket to the next level. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances]]> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:02:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66069/video-an-alternative-to-clipping-seam-allowances http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66069/video-an-alternative-to-clipping-seam-allowances Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances Posted by ThreadsMagazine
For smooth edges along curves, skip clipping. Watch this video tutorial to see how this works. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Download the 2016 Threads Annual Index]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:25:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66067/download-the-2016-threads-annual-index http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66067/download-the-2016-threads-annual-index Download the 2016 Threads Annual Index Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The 2016 Threads annual index is now available to download and print. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Win a Signed Copy of Susan Beal's "Bead Sparkle" Book]]> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:51:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66023/win-a-signed-copy-of-susan-beals-bead-sparkle-book http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66023/win-a-signed-copy-of-susan-beals-bead-sparkle-book Win a Signed Copy of Susan Beal's Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how you could win a copy of this wonderful book. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Top 10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2016]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:27:47 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66004/top-10-most-watched-sewing-videos-of-2016 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66004/top-10-most-watched-sewing-videos-of-2016 Top 10 Most-Watched Sewing Videos of 2016 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch all of our most popular videos this year in one place. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Fix a Broken Acrylic Ruler]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:09:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65994/video-fix-a-broken-acrylic-ruler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65994/video-fix-a-broken-acrylic-ruler Video: Fix a Broken Acrylic Ruler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Don't toss your broken acrylic ruler just yet. Watch this quick tip to learn how to save this handy tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63542/qa-shortening-pants-for-an-asymmetrical-figure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63542/qa-shortening-pants-for-an-asymmetrical-figure Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting for an asymmetrical figure can be tough. Learn how to make pants that will fit any body shape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63540/qa-tween-sized-patterns http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63540/qa-tween-sized-patterns Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out what the best sources for tween patterns are. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64251/pattern-roundup-vintage-inspired-styles http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64251/pattern-roundup-vintage-inspired-styles Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles Posted by jpetersen
Make old styles new again with these vintage patterns from Simplicity, EvaDress, and Decades of Style, among others. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:31:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a bulk-free method for joining two elastic ends. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread. ]]>
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