Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/design Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:12:32 -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[Pattern Review: Style Arc Taylor Knit Skirt]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:56:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49165/pattern-review-style-arc-taylor-knit-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49165/pattern-review-style-arc-taylor-knit-skirt 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Simplicity 8056 Trousers or Shorts]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:55:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49168/pattern-review-simplicity-8056-trousers-or-shorts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49168/pattern-review-simplicity-8056-trousers-or-shorts 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:55:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49171/pattern-review-simplicity-8058-ensemble http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49171/pattern-review-simplicity-8058-ensemble Pattern Review: Simplicity 8058 Ensemble Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A lot of style is packed into these pieces by Cynthia Rowley. The hip-length, unlined jacket has a raised neckline, an asymmetrical front, dropped shoulders, patch pockets, and a bound buttonhole closure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: McCall's 7330 Jumpsuits]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:55:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49174/pattern-review-mccalls-7330-jumpsuits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49174/pattern-review-mccalls-7330-jumpsuits Pattern Review: McCall's 7330 Jumpsuits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A stylish jumpsuit and romper pattern brims with dressmaker details. The core design consists of two pieces joined by an inset waistband that sits at the natural waist. ]]>
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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[Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:22:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48373/heirloom-details-add-subtle-sophistication http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48373/heirloom-details-add-subtle-sophistication Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover sophistication in youthful embellishments with these to heirloom sewing techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Marfy 3786 Dress]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48435/pattern-review-marfy-3786-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48435/pattern-review-marfy-3786-dress Pattern Review: Marfy 3786 Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Combine fabulous fabrics and trim in this slim-fitting, knee-length dress. It has a three-piece front bodice, an angled waist seam, and loose tucks on the skirt front. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: New Look 6394 Blouse]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48498/pattern-review-new-look-6394-blouse http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48498/pattern-review-new-look-6394-blouse Pattern Review: New Look 6394 Blouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The mix-and-match details on this versatile blouse pattern are fun to contemplate. The five views offer two lengths and have bust darts, curved hemlines, and a pleated or darted back. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Ralph Pink Ariani Dress]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48501/pattern-review-ralph-pink-ariani-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48501/pattern-review-ralph-pink-ariani-dress Pattern Review: Ralph Pink Ariani Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This bias-cut, sleeveless dress has a band collar, self-lined flounces edging the neckline and the front armscyes, and a center-back zipper. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Butterick 6286 Retro Suit]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48504/pattern-review-butterick-6286-retro-suit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48504/pattern-review-butterick-6286-retro-suit Pattern Review: Butterick 6286 Retro Suit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This 1944 design, updated from the Butterick archives, has extended, padded shoulders. The slim cut, however, reveals an hourglass shape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:19:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48121/an-inside-look-at-the-exhibition-manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48121/an-inside-look-at-the-exhibition-manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Couture expert Claire Shaeffer offers an exclusive look at the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:56:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48278/book-review-the-dress-detective-by-ingrid-mida-and-alexandra-kim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48278/book-review-the-dress-detective-by-ingrid-mida-and-alexandra-kim Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim Posted by stitchhappy
Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam weighs in on a methodology for studying antique and vintage garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Fortuny Envelope Jewelry Bag]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48172/make-a-fortuny-envelope-jewelry-bag http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48172/make-a-fortuny-envelope-jewelry-bag Make a Fortuny Envelope Jewelry Bag Posted by KennethDKing
I was called upon to create some jewelry bags from Fortuny fabric, and here are the results. The patternwork outlined will help you to design any size bag you need. ]]>
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<![CDATA[9 Ways to Write on Fabric]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48099/9-ways-to-write-on-fabric http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48099/9-ways-to-write-on-fabric 9 Ways to Write on Fabric Posted by dfinkle
Fun techniques for adding text to your projects! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - "Finale: New York State of Mind"]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:48:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48057/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-13-finale-new-york-state-of-mind http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48057/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-13-finale-new-york-state-of-mind Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - Posted by CarolFresia
Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge. ]]>
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<![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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