Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries Threads - "Threads Daily" blog entries http://www.threadsmagazine.com/blog/threads-daily Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:41:21 -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[4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40820/4-steps-to-tiny-bias-tubes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40820/4-steps-to-tiny-bias-tubes 4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to make perfect bias tubes, a very handy technique for embellishment and for garment structure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40933/ideas-for-attaching-fagoted-rouleau http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40933/ideas-for-attaching-fagoted-rouleau Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Web Extra: Additional Downton Abbey Costumes]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40519/web-extra-additional-downton-abbey-costumes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40519/web-extra-additional-downton-abbey-costumes Web Extra: Additional Downton Abbey Costumes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
View more of the exquisite garments on display at the Winterthur Museum. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Match Plaid on a Curved-Edge Lapel]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:36:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40937/how-to-match-plaid-on-a-curved-edge-lapel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40937/how-to-match-plaid-on-a-curved-edge-lapel How to Match Plaid on a Curved-Edge Lapel Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first. 1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Make Thread Bars and Chains]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:16:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40949/video-how-to-make-thread-bars-and-chains http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40949/video-how-to-make-thread-bars-and-chains Video: How to Make Thread Bars and Chains Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn how to make thread bars and chains. These delicacies detain wayaward straps, linings and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40757/enter-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40757/enter-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge Enter the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Enter your fanciest garments for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Britex Fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: "Luck be a Lady"]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:39:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40858/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-6-luck-be-a-lady http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40858/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-6-luck-be-a-lady Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: Posted by dfinkle
A fashion gamble determines this week's challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Joi Hosts a Sewing Holiday]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40795/designer-joi-hosts-a-sewing-holiday http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40795/designer-joi-hosts-a-sewing-holiday Designer Joi Hosts a Sewing Holiday Posted by SLMiller
Join Joi Mahon, a.k.a. Designer Joi, for a mini sewing conference and expo in Sioux City, Iowa. ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish's Party Dresses Issue is Here!]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:20:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40705/sewstylishs-party-dresses-issue-is-here http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40705/sewstylishs-party-dresses-issue-is-here SewStylish's Party Dresses Issue is Here! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
See what's inside this exciting new issue. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Double Your Tape Measure]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:08:54 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37239/video-double-your-tape-measure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37239/video-double-your-tape-measure Video: Double Your Tape Measure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get the most out of your measuring tape with this There's a Better Way quick tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 5: "Designing for the Duchess"]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:22:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40725/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-5-designing-for-the-duchess http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40725/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-5-designing-for-the-duchess Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 5: Posted by dfinkle
The designers take the trip of a lifetime and have the chance to dress a royal. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway: Threads, Episode 6: "Monster Mash Up"]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:11:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40728/project-runway-threads-episode-6-monster-mash-up http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40728/project-runway-threads-episode-6-monster-mash-up Project Runway: Threads, Episode 6: Posted by EmilyBerube
Keep yourself up-to-date on the most recent episode of Project Runway: Threads! ]]>
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<![CDATA[All New Patterns & DVDs from Louise Cutting!]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:26:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40723/all-new-patterns-dvds-from-louise-cutting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40723/all-new-patterns-dvds-from-louise-cutting All New Patterns & DVDs from Louise Cutting! Posted by EmilyBerube
Check out these new patterns and a special DVD bundle from Louise Cutting! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Essentials for a Fashion-Sketching Tool Kit]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:11:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40563/essentials-for-a-fashion-sketching-tool-kit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40563/essentials-for-a-fashion-sketching-tool-kit Essentials for a Fashion-Sketching Tool Kit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Having the proper supplies is a critical part of making a good fashion sketch. In this article, Vikki Yau from Fashionary shares her favorite fashion-sketching tools. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the 2014 CraftStylish Dare to Make it: Holiday Contest]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:18:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40701/enter-the-2014-craftstylish-dare-to-make-it-holiday-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40701/enter-the-2014-craftstylish-dare-to-make-it-holiday-contest Enter the 2014 CraftStylish Dare to Make it: Holiday Contest Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enter your holiday-inspired homemade gifts and decorations for a chance win a prize package worth more than $150 from Shannon Fabrics, Threads magazine, and CraftStylish. ]]>
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<![CDATA[8 Top Lace Tips]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:50:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40694/8-top-lace-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40694/8-top-lace-tips 8 Top Lace Tips Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Discover eight fabulous tips for sewing and designing with fine lace. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:15:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Rescue your strapless dresses and tops to get the support you need with these five techniques in this web extra from "Party Dresses" (Winter 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Quiet Serge]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:47:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37247/video-quiet-serge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37247/video-quiet-serge Video: Quiet Serge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this quick video tip to learn how to keep your serger from moving during use. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter Our Three-Book Giveaway!]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:44:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37257/enter-our-three-book-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37257/enter-our-three-book-giveaway Enter Our Three-Book Giveaway! Posted by daguguliaro
You could win these three great books! ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of the Huge Handbags Giveaway is...]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38421/the-winner-of-the-huge-handbags-giveaway-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38421/the-winner-of-the-huge-handbags-giveaway-is The Winner of the Huge Handbags Giveaway is... Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to this lucky winner! ]]>
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