Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/design Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:18:40 -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[The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41292/the-loden-coat-sleeve-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41292/the-loden-coat-sleeve-part-1 The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1 Posted by KennethDKing
This shoulder detail on the loden coat has always intrigued me, so I decided to figure out how to create it. Follow me on this two-tutorial journey as I document the techniques used. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40542/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-4-the-felted-bark-coat-is-finished http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40542/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-4-the-felted-bark-coat-is-finished Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Posted by KennethDKing
After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43505/book-giveaway-practical-guide-to-patternmaking-for-fashion-designers-menswear http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43505/book-giveaway-practical-guide-to-patternmaking-for-fashion-designers-menswear Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear Posted by jpetersen
One winner will receive this one-of-a-kind guide for menswear pattern making. ]]>
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<![CDATA[9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42413/9-ideas-to-decorate-your-sewing-room http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42413/9-ideas-to-decorate-your-sewing-room 9 Ideas to Decorate your Sewing Room Posted by dfinkle
See how our authors adorn their spaces. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Fortuny Legacy]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43851/the-fortuny-legacy http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43851/the-fortuny-legacy The Fortuny Legacy Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A century of luxury textiles from Venice to Manhattan. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Fagoted Neckband]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43570/learn-to-make-a-vintage-inspired-fagoted-neckband http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43570/learn-to-make-a-vintage-inspired-fagoted-neckband Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Fagoted Neckband Posted by CarolFresia
In this web extra from Threads #180, find out how to join a narrow neckband to a blouse neckline with fagoting stitches. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Rub Off a Pattern from Pants with Darts]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43567/rub-off-a-pattern-from-pants-with-darts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43567/rub-off-a-pattern-from-pants-with-darts Rub Off a Pattern from Pants with Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
How to copy a garment that’s shaped with darts—it’s quick, easy, and accurate. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 07:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42945/upcoming-sewing-contests-challenge-yourself-to-sew http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42945/upcoming-sewing-contests-challenge-yourself-to-sew Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew! Posted by CarolFresia
These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/dont-miss-your-chance-to-enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/dont-miss-your-chance-to-enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 29, for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my!]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43453/tiaras-and-jewelry-and-hats-oh-my http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43453/tiaras-and-jewelry-and-hats-oh-my Tiaras and Jewelry and Hats--Oh my! Posted by CarolFresia
Western Costume, the source of Threads' featured back cover garments, houses a unique collection of clothes, costumes, and to-die-for accessories. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43091/simplicity-pattern-1168-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43091/simplicity-pattern-1168-giveaway Simplicity Pattern 1168 Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Two lucky Threads online users will win Simplicity's 1168 pattern. Read more to find out how you could win. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43260/the-2015-met-gala-red-carpet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43260/the-2015-met-gala-red-carpet The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet Posted by EvamarieGomez
Browse through some of The Threads' staff favorite looks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday, May 4. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cotton Twill Origami Top]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42337/cotton-twill-origami-top http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42337/cotton-twill-origami-top Cotton Twill Origami Top Posted by KennethDKing
The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Cotton Challenge]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42868/the-cotton-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42868/the-cotton-challenge The Cotton Challenge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Contributing editors find the potential in a staple fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Debbie Bone-Harris' Sewing Room Extras]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42170/debbie-bone-harris-sewing-room-extras http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42170/debbie-bone-harris-sewing-room-extras Debbie Bone-Harris' Sewing Room Extras Posted by dfinkle
Additional images and studio organization tips from a garment embellisher. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 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[Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40479/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-3-how-to-add-facings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40479/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-3-how-to-add-facings Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings Posted by KennethDKing
Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42676/historical-fashion-gets-turned-inside-out-at-kent-state-university-museum http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42676/historical-fashion-gets-turned-inside-out-at-kent-state-university-museum Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum Posted by SLMiller
A new exhibition, "Inside Out," open now, reveals the hidden construction details of garments from the 18th to the 20th centuries. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42362/designer-update-mimi-prober-earns-widespread-recognition-for-her-lace-creations http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42362/designer-update-mimi-prober-earns-widespread-recognition-for-her-lace-creations Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations Posted by KennethDKing
Mimi Prober, whom you remember from "Saving Lace," featured on the cover and inside Threads #166 (April/May 2013), is enjoying greater success. Read more for the inside scoop. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book review: Women in Clothes]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42314/book-review-women-in-clothes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42314/book-review-women-in-clothes Book review: Women in Clothes Posted by CarolFresia
How does fashion define, dictate, or declare who you are? ]]>
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