Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Embellishments category featured posts Threads - Embellishments category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/embellishments Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:26:29 -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[Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Feathers are a wonderful adornment for special-occasion garments. Make them even more lovely by encasing them in sheer fabrics. Watch to learn how to create this embellishment. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66701/video-sheer-trims-suspended-feathers
<![CDATA[Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:59:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66307/take-dyed-fabric-from-botched-to-beautiful http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66307/take-dyed-fabric-from-botched-to-beautiful Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful Posted by SLMiller
If your fabric preparation or dyeing adventures end in disaster—dye bleeds or patchy saturation—the project doesn’t have to result in tears. Approach the solution creatively. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66307/take-dyed-fabric-from-botched-to-beautiful
<![CDATA[Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 02:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66111/free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66111/free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator Free-Motion Sewing with a Stitch Regulator Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A specialty attachment for even free-motion stitching. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66111/free-motion-sewing-with-a-stitch-regulator
<![CDATA[Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:07:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66107/two-ways-to-update-a-shirts-front-button-opening http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66107/two-ways-to-update-a-shirts-front-button-opening Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Learn two elegant adaptations for blouses with a front opening at the neckline. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66107/two-ways-to-update-a-shirts-front-button-opening
<![CDATA[Video: Disappearing Flat Piping]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:16:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping Video: Disappearing Flat Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to taper a piping's end for an attractive, bulk-free finish. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63109/video-disappearing-flat-piping
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49279/bobbinwork-embroidery
<![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
Learn how to wind a bobbin for bobbinwork and how to adjust the bobbin tension. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49091/video-how-to-wind-a-bobbin-for-bobbinwork-stitching
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48373/heirloom-details-add-subtle-sophistication
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48392/cowboy-pockets
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48398/video-how-to-sew-a-couching-stitch
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48389/video-how-to-sew-a-blanket-stitch
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48383/video-how-to-sew-a-fly-stitch
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48377/create-complex-designs-with-simple-embroidery-stitches
<![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! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48099/9-ways-to-write-on-fabric
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48005/manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology-at-the-metropolitan-museum-new-york
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47963/notions-free-motion-guides
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47557/fairy-tale-fashion-at-fit
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47524/18-uses-for-petersham-ribbon