Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:25:47 -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[Fall 2016's strong color palette]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49295/fall-2016s-strong-color-palette http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49295/fall-2016s-strong-color-palette 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: How to Sew a Welt Pocket Over a Dart]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49155/qa-how-to-sew-a-welt-pocket-over-a-dart http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49155/qa-how-to-sew-a-welt-pocket-over-a-dart 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:46:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49153/qa-couture-pressing-guidelines http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49153/qa-couture-pressing-guidelines Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Susan Khalje shares pressing tips for formal garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:18:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49112/reader-tip-stitch-sharp-corners http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49112/reader-tip-stitch-sharp-corners Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49091/video-how-to-wind-a-bobbin-for-bobbinwork-stitching http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49091/video-how-to-wind-a-bobbin-for-bobbinwork-stitching Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bobbinwork is a decorative technique in which you create stitched designs on fabric using specialty threads. Learn how to wind a bobbin for this technique and how to adjust the bobbin tension. ]]>
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<![CDATA[This Week's Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:06:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49118/this-weeks-most-pinned-threads-techniques-on-pinterest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49118/this-weeks-most-pinned-threads-techniques-on-pinterest This Week's Most Pinned Threads Techniques on Pinterest Posted by jpetersen
In order of popularity, we're breaking down this week's most pinned sewing technique videos and articles from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:04:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49093/pattern-roundup-summer-2016-jumpsuits-and-rompers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49093/pattern-roundup-summer-2016-jumpsuits-and-rompers Pattern Roundup: Summer 2016 Jumpsuits and Rompers Posted by jpetersen
Stay on top of summer trends with new patterns from McCall's, Butterick, and Kwik Sew. This summer, jumpsuits and rompers are flying off retailers' shelves so why not sew one of your own? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:16:57 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48981/meet-the-cast-of-project-runway-season-15 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48981/meet-the-cast-of-project-runway-season-15 Meet the Cast of Project Runway Season 15 Posted by jpetersen
Season 15 of Project Runway premieres at 9 p.m.(EDT)/8 p.m.(CDT) September 15, 2016. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff Posted by smcfarland
See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket ]]>
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<![CDATA[NEW! Threads and Craftsy Class with Pamela Leggett]]> Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:47:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48969/new-threads-and-craftsy-class-with-pamela-leggett http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48969/new-threads-and-craftsy-class-with-pamela-leggett NEW! Threads and Craftsy Class with Pamela Leggett Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads and Craftsy present a new online class from serger expert Pamela Leggett. You'll learn professional-quality construction details in "Fashion Sewing & Serging Techniques." ]]>
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<![CDATA[These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:14:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48880/these-two-apps-let-you-carry-your-fabric-stash-with-you http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48880/these-two-apps-let-you-carry-your-fabric-stash-with-you These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you can't keep your stash straight in your head, it might be time to get one of these apps. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:43:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48802/video-an-expert-technique-for-aligning-hard-to-match-prints http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48802/video-an-expert-technique-for-aligning-hard-to-match-prints Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting share her insider secrets for precisely matching prints. Watch this free video tutorial from Industry Insider Techniques Volume 6. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:34:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48872/reader-tip-fit-with-a-stapler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48872/reader-tip-fit-with-a-stapler Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting without a partner can be tricky - unless you've got a stapler to work with. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Fall 2016 Ponchos, Wraps, and Capes]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:12:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48344/pattern-roundup-fall-2016-ponchos-wraps-and-capes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48344/pattern-roundup-fall-2016-ponchos-wraps-and-capes Pattern Roundup: Fall 2016 Ponchos, Wraps, and Capes Posted by jpetersen
Jump-start your fall sewing with the latest patterns from Vogue and Simplicity. The season's focus is on ponchos, wraps, and capes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:01:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48851/qa-proper-sequence-for-pattern-adjustments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48851/qa-proper-sequence-for-pattern-adjustments Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This expert advice will help you adjust patterns the proper way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:52:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48845/qa-requiem-for-frostline-kits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48845/qa-requiem-for-frostline-kits Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn about the disappearance of Frostline Kits. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads #186: Check Out Our Latest Issue]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:08:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48830/threads-186-check-out-our-latest-issue http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48830/threads-186-check-out-our-latest-issue Threads #186: Check Out Our Latest Issue Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's what you can expect to find in the September 2016 issue of THREADS. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History, by Rhonda K. Garelick]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:16:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48625/book-review-mademoiselle-coco-chanel-and-the-pulse-of-history-by-rhonda-k-garelick http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48625/book-review-mademoiselle-coco-chanel-and-the-pulse-of-history-by-rhonda-k-garelick Book Review: Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History, by Rhonda K. Garelick Posted by CarolFresia
Find out how Chanel became Chanel ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two great tips for sewing a better piped edge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge. ]]>
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