Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/design Thu, 05 May 2016 01:05:22 -0500 Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/design <![CDATA[Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, at the Metropolitan Museum, New York]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 09:17:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48005/manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology-at-the-metropolitan-museum-new-york http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48005/manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology-at-the-metropolitan-museum-new-york Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, at the Metropolitan Museum, New York Posted by CarolFresia
The Met has mounted a stunning exhibition contrasting handmade versus machine-made garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Custom Dress Form Options]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47476/custom-dress-form-options http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47476/custom-dress-form-options Custom Dress Form Options Posted by SLMiller
There are several options for custom-manufactured or customizable dress forms for home sewers, and each has different features, different benefits, and different price points. Here's a brief overview. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Indygo Junction Sophia Swing Coat]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:55:47 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47887/pattern-review-indygo-junction-sophia-swing-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47887/pattern-review-indygo-junction-sophia-swing-coat Pattern Review: Indygo Junction Sophia Swing Coat Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A roomy A-line coat from the Crossroads by Amy Barickman collection is a fresh take on a light topper. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Vogue 1456 Tunics]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:52:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47890/pattern-review-vogue-1456-tunics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47890/pattern-review-vogue-1456-tunics Pattern Review: Vogue 1456 Tunics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Try a contemporary tunic designed by Sandra Betzina for her Today’s Fit line for Vogue Patterns. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 7254 Jackets and Vests]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:49:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47923/pattern-review-mccalls-7254-jackets-and-vests http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47923/pattern-review-mccalls-7254-jackets-and-vests Pattern Review: McCall's 7254 Jackets and Vests Posted by ThreadsMagazine
When is a jacket as comfortable as a cardigan? When it is designed for knits only. This pattern for casual jackets and vests offers five views with length and sleeve options. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: In-House Patterns Belle Blouse]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:49:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47926/pattern-review-in-house-patterns-belle-blouse http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47926/pattern-review-in-house-patterns-belle-blouse Pattern Review: In-House Patterns Belle Blouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Revisit classic femininity with this 1940s-inspired blouse. Two views offer a choice of a traditional rolled collar or a classic bias-cut, bow-style collar. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed ]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:24:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47944/get-inspired-by-art-design-challenge-winners-revealed http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47944/get-inspired-by-art-design-challenge-winners-revealed Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed Posted by CarolFresia
View the original artworks that inspired the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' latest fashion challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 11 - "State of the Art"]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:29:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47913/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-11-state-of-the-art http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47913/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-11-state-of-the-art Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 11 - Posted by jpetersen
The five remaining contestants were asked to make wearable art, avant-garde style. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2!]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:29:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47909/project-runway-junior-now-casting-for-season-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47909/project-runway-junior-now-casting-for-season-2 Project Runway: Junior - Now Casting for Season 2! Posted by jpetersen
If you or a teen you know might be interested in being a fashion designer contestant, it's time to answer a casting call! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar ]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41016/how-to-sew-a-vintage-stand-away-collar http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41016/how-to-sew-a-vintage-stand-away-collar How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar Posted by KennethDKing
I recently came across a charming coat with a collar that looks complex but is easy to make. Follow along to learn how to create this vintage look based on a rolled collar. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - "Rebel with a Cause"]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:55:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47848/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-10-rebel-with-a-cause http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47848/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-10-rebel-with-a-cause Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 10 - Posted by CarolFresia
Fashion and philanthropy go hand in hand when contestants vie for the opportunity to design for contemporary brand N:Philanthropy. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - "A Touch of Style"]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:21:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47805/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-9-a-touch-of-style http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47805/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-9-a-touch-of-style Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 9 - Posted by CarolFresia
"Athleisure" garments are the challenge. Find out who hits a home run and who strikes out. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 8 - "Once Upon A Runway"]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:17:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47721/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-8-once-upon-a-runway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47721/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-8-once-upon-a-runway Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 8 - Posted by jpetersen
A fairy tale-inspired challenge offered unique design inspiration. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:33:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47399/transform-an-old-pair-of-jeans-into-a-cell-phone-wallet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47399/transform-an-old-pair-of-jeans-into-a-cell-phone-wallet Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet Posted by dfinkle
This quick upcycling project requires only four materials. A free pattern is included. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:34:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47557/fairy-tale-fashion-at-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47557/fairy-tale-fashion-at-fit Fairy-tale Fashion at FIT Posted by CarolFresia
Visit this exhibition in person or online to see how fashion can be Grimm, not grim. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 6 - "Going for Baroque"]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:44:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47447/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-6-going-for-baroque http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47447/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-6-going-for-baroque Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 6 - Posted by jpetersen
The designers create couture-inspired garments with a historical bent. But has anyone actually studied European history? ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42901/how-to-scale-an-embroidery-design-up-or-down http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42901/how-to-scale-an-embroidery-design-up-or-down How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it can be to scale an embroidery design with this web extra from Threads #179 (June/July 2015). ]]>
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<![CDATA[More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47298/more-fabulous-art-wear-by-cassie-stephens http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47298/more-fabulous-art-wear-by-cassie-stephens More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Cassie Stephens' colorful outfits are inspired by famous works of art. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 5 - "Birthday Suits"]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:51:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47448/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-5-birthday-suits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47448/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-5-birthday-suits Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 5 - Posted by jpetersen
After last week's "Unconventional Challenge," the designers were faced with what might be the most unconventional challenge to date. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45022/how-to-make-a-fortuny-gladstone-bag-the-finale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45022/how-to-make-a-fortuny-gladstone-bag-the-finale How to Make a Fortuny Gladstone Bag, The Finale Posted by KennethDKing
This third post in the Fortuny Gladstone Bag series explains how to insert the lining into the vintage accessory. ]]>
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