Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fabric Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:28:05 -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[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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<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "Suede to Rest" ]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:22:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40783/book-giveaway-suede-to-rest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40783/book-giveaway-suede-to-rest Book Giveaway: Posted by jpetersen
The book "Suede to Rest" by Diane Vallere is the first in her new series of books. Comment below for a chance to win. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Two-book Giveaway]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:48:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41365/two-book-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41365/two-book-giveaway Two-book Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Comment now to enter our giveaway, and you could win two comprehensive books about fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: "Sketching with Sharks"]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:57:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41416/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-9-sketching-with-sharks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41416/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-9-sketching-with-sharks Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: Posted by dfinkle
See which designer "risks her life" so she can buy extra fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39660/tailoring-with-felted-wool-how-to-sew-a-decorative-welt-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39660/tailoring-with-felted-wool-how-to-sew-a-decorative-welt-pocket Tailoring with Felted Wool: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket Posted by KennethDKing
I’m working on the tailored felted wool coat, which features a unique design resembling tree bark, and wanted a new pocket style for it. Follow along as I demonstrate how to add a decorative welt pocket. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Last Chance to Enter the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40757/last-chance-to-enter-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40757/last-chance-to-enter-the-2014-fancy-fabrics-challenge Last Chance to Enter the 2014 Fancy Fabrics Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Enter your fanciest garments for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Britex Fabrics. Hurry, contest closes at 11:59 p.m. EST, January 16, 2015! ]]>
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<![CDATA[McCall's: Early Spring 2015]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:29:10 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41343/mccalls-early-spring-2015 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41343/mccalls-early-spring-2015 McCall's: Early Spring 2015 Posted by kelsey_plate
Think spring with these new patterns from McCall's. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 8: "Making a Splash"]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41231/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-8-making-a-splash http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41231/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-8-making-a-splash Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 8: Posted by dfinkle
A winning designer's resortwear and swimsuit designs are featured in USA Today. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Full and Needle Felt]]> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40912/how-to-full-and-needle-felt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40912/how-to-full-and-needle-felt How to Full and Needle Felt Posted by stitchhappy
Learn to use wool to its fullest. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 7: "Mix and Match.com"]]> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:07:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41069/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-7-mix-and-matchcom http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41069/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-7-mix-and-matchcom Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 7: Posted by dfinkle
Teams create custom date-night looks for Match.com clients. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Match Plaid Across a Seam]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40904/how-to-match-plaid-across-a-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40904/how-to-match-plaid-across-a-seam How to Match Plaid Across a Seam Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
No-fail techniques for precise matching. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:36:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40937/how-to-match-plaid-on-a-curved-edge-lapel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40937/how-to-match-plaid-on-a-curved-edge-lapel How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first. 1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar... ]]>
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