Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:33:32 -0500 Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts <![CDATA[How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0500 How to Make a Comfy Custom Patchwork Pillow Posted by Aseaver
Whether you call it a pillow or floor seat, this quick cushion will be a favorite when curling up on the sofa or floor. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Hot Patterns Fast & Fabulous La Strada T-Shirt 1167]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:50:32 -0500 Pattern Review: Hot Patterns Fast & Fabulous La Strada T-Shirt 1167 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The La Strada T-shirt blouse has a slouchy, relaxed silhouette, V-neckline, dropped shoulders, a curved yoke seamed at center back, and a high-low shirttail hem. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: How to Do Fashion No. 7 Ensemble]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:43:25 -0500 Pattern Review: How to Do Fashion No. 7 Ensemble Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A 1930s-inspired ensemble exudes a timeless elegance. The blouse has a curved empire waistline with the front bodice cut on the bias, curved shoulder seams with an extended cap, 3⁄4-inch-deep shoulder tucks that fold toward center front, a boatneck with slight cowl, and a back-neckline opening with a button-and-loop closure. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Decades of Style 1950s Alicia Claire Blouse]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:34:55 -0500 Pattern Review: Decades of Style 1950s Alicia Claire Blouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This pullover blouse has an asymmetrical neckline, shawl collar with a single button closure, three-quarter set-in sleeves, and tulip petal cuffs. It is shaped with bust darts, front and back waist darts, back shoulder darts, and elbow darts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Classy Attire ]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Classy Attire Posted by MeganCooney
Here are a few patterns that can work together to create one killer outfit. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 7547]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:05:00 -0500 Pattern Review: McCall's 7547 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These close-fitting jeans and overalls are a great wardrobe update. The pattern can be made as shorts or full length with a choice of tapered or bell bottom shapes. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing-Related Events in September 2017]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:00:00 -0500 Sewing-Related Events in September 2017 Posted by MeganCooney
National Sewing Month is bursting with events for anyone who loves fiber arts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:20:00 -0500 Intriguing Details for Pieced Garments Posted by CarolFresia
Take your art-to-wear garments to the next level with these special techniques. ]]>
<![CDATA[Autumn Sewing Inspiration]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:00 -0500 Autumn Sewing Inspiration Posted by MeganCooney
Take a peek at our pattern suggestions for making a fall and winter wardrobe. ]]>
<![CDATA[Book Review: Books About Sewing For Men]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:59:50 -0500 Book Review: Books About Sewing For Men Posted by CarolFresia
These new and evergreen publications will inspire you to sew high-quality, stylish menswear. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern RoundUp: Handkerchief Hems]]> Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0500 Pattern RoundUp: Handkerchief Hems Posted by MeganCooney
Experiment with handkerchief hem patterns. The skirt detail adds personality to the typical dress. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Marfy 3949 Top]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:42:33 -0500 Pattern Review: Marfy 3949 Top Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This versatile pattern is planned as an asymmetrical top with eight panels and a sweetheart or V-neckline. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 7513 Jacket]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:41:21 -0500 Pattern Review: McCall's 7513 Jacket Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This jacket has a fitted waist and two peplum styles. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Vogue 1522 Ensemble]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:39:48 -0500 Pattern Review: Vogue 1522 Ensemble Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This ensemble pattern features a pull-on top with a boat neckline and comfy, pull-on knit pants ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Butterick 6146 Dress]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:37:54 -0500 Pattern Review: Butterick 6146 Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This design by Connie Crawford is a graceful floor-length fit-and-flare gown with a sweeping skirt. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Inspiration: Destination Helsinki, Finland]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:58:34 -0500 Sewing Inspiration: Destination Helsinki, Finland Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Textile and fashion designers in the Finnish capital clearly draw inspiration from the region's architecture, both natural and human-made. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Palazzo Pants]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:56:52 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Palazzo Pants Posted by MeganCooney
Try palazzo pants as your next summer sewing project. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Roundup: Summer 2017 Open-Shoulder Trends ]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:58:48 -0500 Pattern Roundup: Summer 2017 Open-Shoulder Trends Posted by MeganCooney
Keep your wardrobe up-to-date with these must-have summer tops. ]]>
<![CDATA[And the Winner is . . .]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:55:00 -0500 And the Winner is . . . Posted by Katie_Strano
A winner has been selected in the 2017 Spring SewStylish Fashion Challenge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Machine Embroidery on Knits]]> Mon, 05 Jun 2017 06:55:00 -0500 Machine Embroidery on Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A professional’s tips for superior results. ]]>