Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:04:07 -0500 Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts <![CDATA[Mainbocher at the Chicago History Museum]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:28:51 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:00 -0500 A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Explore Syracuse University’s inspiring costume collection. ]]>
<![CDATA[74th Annual Golden Globes Red Carpet Fashion]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:52:52 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Vogue 1500 Dress]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:03:28 -0500 Pattern Review: Vogue 1500 Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This close-fitting Anne Klein dress design has a jewel neckline, a buttoned center front, extended cap sleeves, skirt pockets with flaps, and flaps for mock chest pockets, and a self-fabric belt with a covered buckle. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 7262]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:03:26 -0500 Pattern Review: McCall's 7262 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This set of relaxed toppers offers options to keep you cozy on chilly days. One is a knee-length, wrap-front, sweaterlike coat with long sleeves. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Jasper Sweater/Dress]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:03:19 -0500 Pattern Review: Jasper Sweater/Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enjoy an on-trend slim-fitting pullover in a top or dress length. It features a choice of a shaped three-piece hood or a cowl-like draped collar with a buttoned tab to cinch it. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Orla Blouse]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:03:18 -0500 Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Orla Blouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A body-skimming pull-over blouse abounds with feminine details. It features French darts; a curved, faced hem, and the option of a modern scalloped collar. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Blouses and Tunics for Your Winter Wardrobe]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:00:06 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:35:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Vintage-Inspired Styles]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:25:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Cape Super Express 224]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:19:22 -0500 Pattern Review: Cape Super Express 224 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This fully lined, knee-length cape has a 2-inch-wide collar band or a two-piece hood, horizontal arm slots, and angled side-front seams that house hidden inseam pockets. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bruyere Shirt D0013]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:19:20 -0500 Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bruyere Shirt D0013 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A thigh-length tunic offers a twist on the classic men’s dress shirt. It has a spread collar, a separate button placket, a self-lined back yoke, and a curved shirttail hem. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Armani's Unlined Jacket 1516]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:18:53 -0500 Pattern Review: Armani's Unlined Jacket 1516 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enjoy a jacket to wear for years to come. It is fitted, with a notched lapel with rounded edges, angled double-welt pockets, front and back shoulder princess seams, a center-back seam, a single-button closure, shaped two-piece sleeves, sleeve heads, and shoulder pads. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: 1947 Dress With Cutouts D40-4185]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:18:52 -0500 Pattern Review: 1947 Dress With Cutouts D40-4185 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This V-neck dress replicates a vintage Butterick look. Details abound, including shoulder cutouts and custom shoulder pads. Sleeve options are one-piece tulip sleeves, three-quarter sleeves, or long sleeves with elbow darts and hem slits. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:41:21 -0500 Vote for the Winner of the Halloween Costume Contest Posted by EvamarieGomez
The five semifinalist have been chosen. Now, it's your turn to rock the vote! ]]>
<![CDATA[Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:20:39 -0500 Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation Posted by mgiroux
The national Make It With Wool competition (MIWW) promotes wool's beauty and versatility and recognizes excellence and creativity in garment sewing and knitting. Here, Threads highlights seven individuals who won awards in the January 2016 national judging round. ]]>
<![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[Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:56:20 -0500 Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Try a quick, below-knee, pull-on knit skirt. This design is form-fitting, with negative ease. It consists of two panels joined by diagonal seams in front and in back, with edgestitching along the front seam and a front hemline slit. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:55:43 -0500 Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This Amazing Fit tailored trouser pattern has clean lines, slightly flared legs, and pattern piece options for different body types. ]]>