Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Embellishments category featured posts Threads - Embellishments category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/embellishments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:25:59 -0500 Threads - Embellishments category featured posts Threads - Embellishments category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/embellishments <![CDATA[Bobbinwork Embroidery]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:38:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49279/bobbinwork-embroidery http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49279/bobbinwork-embroidery Bobbinwork Embroidery Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49091/video-how-to-wind-a-bobbin-for-bobbinwork-stitching http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49091/video-how-to-wind-a-bobbin-for-bobbinwork-stitching Video: How to Wind a Bobbin for Bobbinwork Stitching Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bobbinwork is a decorative technique in which you create stitched designs on fabric using specialty threads. Learn how to wind a bobbin for this technique and how to adjust the bobbin tension. ]]>
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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[Cowboy Pockets]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:21:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48392/cowboy-pockets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48392/cowboy-pockets Cowboy Pockets Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A Western-inspired detail adds a “smile” to any garment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch ]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48398/video-how-to-sew-a-couching-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48398/video-how-to-sew-a-couching-stitch Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48389/video-how-to-sew-a-blanket-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48389/video-how-to-sew-a-blanket-stitch Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment. Watch now to learn how to create one of five basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48383/video-how-to-sew-a-fly-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48383/video-how-to-sew-a-fly-stitch Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The fly stitch is a basic embroidery stitch. Watch to learn how to create this stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:35:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:10:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48377/create-complex-designs-with-simple-embroidery-stitches http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48377/create-complex-designs-with-simple-embroidery-stitches Create Complex Designs with Simple Embroidery Stitches Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Explore the elaborate motifs of Yemenite Jewish embroidery. ]]>
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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[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[Notions: Free-Motion Guides]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:41:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47963/notions-free-motion-guides http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47963/notions-free-motion-guides Notions: Free-Motion Guides Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Achieve a new level of control while free-motion stitching with these lightweight guides. ]]>
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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[18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:46:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47524/18-uses-for-petersham-ribbon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47524/18-uses-for-petersham-ribbon 18 Uses for Petersham Ribbon Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn 18 ways to use this couture mainstay in your sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham]]> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47064/video-how-to-make-pleated-trim-from-petersham http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47064/video-how-to-make-pleated-trim-from-petersham Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn how to create a beautiful pleated trim from petersham ribbon. ]]>
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<![CDATA[15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43448/15-embroidery-tips-techniques-and-projects http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43448/15-embroidery-tips-techniques-and-projects 15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects Posted by EvamarieGomez
This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired Neckband]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 12:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43570/learn-to-make-a-vintage-inspired-neckband http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43570/learn-to-make-a-vintage-inspired-neckband Learn to Make a Vintage-Inspired 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[Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College]]> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45370/examine-museum-fashions-online-courtesy-of-lasell-college http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45370/examine-museum-fashions-online-courtesy-of-lasell-college Examine Museum Fashions Online, Courtesy of Lasell College Posted by SLMiller
Lasell College's Fashion department, the National Endowment for the Arts, and professional designers team up to create an online multimedia library of techniques in American fashion design. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve]]> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45303/how-to-add-a-sleeve-vent-on-a-lined-sleeve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45303/how-to-add-a-sleeve-vent-on-a-lined-sleeve How to Add a Sleeve Vent on a Lined Sleeve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Create a functional opening on a lined sleeve. ]]>
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