Copyright (c) 2015 en-us Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:55:00 -0500 Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts <![CDATA[9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:50:00 -0500 9 Easy-to-Sew Totes, Purses, and Handbags Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find the perfect bag for you in this collection of nine tutorials. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Work with Tricky Fabrics]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:35:00 -0500 How to Work with Tricky Fabrics Posted by Baby_Lock
Watch this video to learn tips and techniques from Baby Lock sewing machines on how to work with tricky fabrics. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Repair a Stray Snip]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:46:40 -0500 How to Repair a Stray Snip Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this quick Threads Essential Techniques video for a creative solution to accidental fabric cuts. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Hem a Tulle Skirt]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0500 How to Hem a Tulle Skirt Posted by Ruth_From_Omaha
Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:15:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hong Kong Shopping Smarts]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Hong Kong Shopping Smarts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This bustling city offers luscious textiles and plentiful notions. Discover some fascinating fabric shops and get tips from our expert. ]]>
<![CDATA[Notions: Fabric-Printing Book]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 Notions: Fabric-Printing Book Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See what we thought about this book on fabric design production. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Is Fabric Pilling Avoidable?]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Fortuny Legacy]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:45:00 -0500 The Fortuny Legacy Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A century of luxury textiles from Venice to Manhattan. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew for Your "Closet Orphans"]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 12:00:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cotton Twill Origami Top]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Cotton Challenge]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 The Cotton Challenge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Contributing editors find the potential in a staple fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tip: Use Painter's Tape on Napped Fabric]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:16:14 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[13 Ways to Sew with Knits]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 13 Ways to Sew with Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover some tips and techniques for sewing with knits. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Get ready for Spring!]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:40:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:21:51 -0500 Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This simple tip will make sure you're gathering fabrics the right way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Notions: Trim to Match Any Project]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:20:00 -0500 Notions: Trim to Match Any Project Posted by ThreadsMagazine
That perfect trim for your project is out there somewhere, and thanks to you can find it. ]]>
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: "Four Seasons in One Finale"]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:00:03 -0500 Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
The All Stars Season 4 winner is announced after a four-day challenge. ]]>