Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Design category featured posts Threads - Design category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/design Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:39:00 -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[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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<![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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