Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fabric Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:52:44 -0500 Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fabric <![CDATA[How to Hem a Tulle Skirt]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43955/how-to-hem-a-tulle-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43955/how-to-hem-a-tulle-skirt How to Hem a Tulle Skirt Posted by Ruth_From_Omaha
Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43195/start-to-finish-an-embroidered-fortuny-frock-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43195/start-to-finish-an-embroidered-fortuny-frock-coat Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Fabric-Printing Book]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43889/notions-fabric-printing-book http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43889/notions-fabric-printing-book Notions: Fabric-Printing Book Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See what we thought about this book on fabric design production. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Is Fabric Pilling Avoidable?]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43900/qa-is-fabric-pilling-avoidable http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43900/qa-is-fabric-pilling-avoidable Q&A: Is Fabric Pilling Avoidable? Posted by ThreadsMagazine
What is the cause of fabric pilling and how can it be prevented? An expert explains. ]]>
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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[How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43122/how-to-sew-for-your-closet-orphans http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43122/how-to-sew-for-your-closet-orphans How to Sew for Your Posted by CarolFresia
The shoes fit...but what do you pair them with? Sometimes a beloved but hard-to-work-with accessory is the best inspiration for a sewing adventure. ]]>
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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[Tip: Use Painter's Tape on Napped Fabric]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:16:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42832/tip-use-painters-tape-on-napped-fabric http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42832/tip-use-painters-tape-on-napped-fabric Tip: Use Painter's Tape on Napped Fabric Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This little tip can be a big help when you need to consider the direction of napped fabric during piecing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42153/sewing-tip-how-to-decide-whether-to-staystitch-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42153/sewing-tip-how-to-decide-whether-to-staystitch-knits Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You don't always need to staystitch when using a knit fabric. Find out when it is necessary in this sewing tip from Threads #178. ]]>
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<![CDATA[13 Ways to Sew with Knits]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37197/13-ways-to-sew-with-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37197/13-ways-to-sew-with-knits 13 Ways to Sew with Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover some tips and techniques for sewing with knits. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42154/sewing-tip-how-and-why-to-sew-directionally http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42154/sewing-tip-how-and-why-to-sew-directionally Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This handy sewing tip from Threads #178 helps you get both sides of the garment to stay the same length throughout the construction process. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get ready for Spring!]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42175/get-ready-for-spring http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42175/get-ready-for-spring Get ready for Spring! Posted by SLMiller
It's still cold and snowy in many parts of North America, but at least we can look forward to fresh spring colors in our sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:21:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41807/sewing-tip-gathering-mid-to-heavyweight-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41807/sewing-tip-gathering-mid-to-heavyweight-fabrics Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This simple tip will make sure you're gathering fabrics the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Trim to Match Any Project]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41805/notions-trim-to-match-any-project http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41805/notions-trim-to-match-any-project Notions: Trim to Match Any Project Posted by ThreadsMagazine
That perfect trim for your project is out there somewhere, and thanks to DecorativeTrimmings.com you can find it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: "Four Seasons in One Finale"]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:00:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41738/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-13-four-seasons-in-one-finale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41738/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-13-four-seasons-in-one-finale Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
The All Stars Season 4 winner is announced after a four-day challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: "Some Like It Hot Dog"]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:11:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41643/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-12-some-like-it-hot-dog http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41643/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-12-some-like-it-hot-dog Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who will present their collections in next week's finale! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 11: "Always the Bridesmaid"]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:47:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41573/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-11-always-the-bridesmaid http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41573/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-11-always-the-bridesmaid Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 11: Posted by dfinkle
It's the day before the wedding, and the bridesmaids need dresses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Don't forget to Vote for the Winner of the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41541/dont-forget-to-vote-for-the-winner-of-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41541/dont-forget-to-vote-for-the-winner-of-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge Don't forget to Vote for the Winner of the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The top five semifinalists have been chosen, and now it's your turn to vote. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: "Versatile Tops and Bottoms"]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:03:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41496/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-10-versatile-tops-and-bottoms http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41496/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-10-versatile-tops-and-bottoms Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: Posted by dfinkle
Designers compete to sell their winning outfit on QVC. ]]>
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