Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fabric Fri, 27 May 2016 15:31:17 -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[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - "Finale: New York State of Mind"]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:48:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48057/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-13-finale-new-york-state-of-mind http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48057/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-13-finale-new-york-state-of-mind Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - Posted by CarolFresia
Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Case of the "Sewing Solutions: Dye Disasters" Disaster]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 11:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48081/the-case-of-the-sewing-solutions-dye-disasters-disaster http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48081/the-case-of-the-sewing-solutions-dye-disasters-disaster The Case of the Posted by SLMiller
What does Threads do when an article technique doesn't pan out? We figure out why, find a replacement, and soldier on. But even techniques that we couldn’t make work might still offer solutions to other sewers. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Choose the Right Marking Tools ]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:40:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48011/choose-the-right-marking-tools http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48011/choose-the-right-marking-tools Choose the Right Marking Tools Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get set to transfer symbols with the right tool for your fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Convenient Swatch Organizers]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:38:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47967/notions-convenient-swatch-organizers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47967/notions-convenient-swatch-organizers Notions: Convenient Swatch Organizers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's a clever way to keep your swatches organized on the go. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Mercerizing Makes Cotton Extrasmooth]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:35:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47979/mercerizing-makes-cotton-extrasmooth http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47979/mercerizing-makes-cotton-extrasmooth Mercerizing Makes Cotton Extrasmooth Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn more about the process of mercerizing and what effect it has on a fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Investigating a Mystery Luxury Fabric]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:35:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47976/investigating-a-mystery-luxury-fabric http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47976/investigating-a-mystery-luxury-fabric Investigating a Mystery Luxury Fabric Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Many luxury garments claim they are made out of a fabric called "cady." But fabric suppliers in the U.S. don't stock anything by that name. Join us as we get to the bottom of this mystery. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar ]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41016/how-to-sew-a-vintage-stand-away-collar http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41016/how-to-sew-a-vintage-stand-away-collar How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar Posted by KennethDKing
I recently came across a charming coat with a collar that looks complex but is easy to make. Follow along to learn how to create this vintage look based on a rolled collar. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Quick to Make: Sew Fabric Pyramid Pouches]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:34:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47875/quick-to-make-sew-fabric-pyramid-pouches http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47875/quick-to-make-sew-fabric-pyramid-pouches Quick to Make: Sew Fabric Pyramid Pouches Posted by stitchhappy
These easy-to-make textile tetrahedrons can be used as perpetual gift wraps or soft boxes. Learn how to sew these four-sided gift wrappers with a free pattern and instructions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit]]> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47124/combine-knits-and-wovens-for-comfort-and-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47124/combine-knits-and-wovens-for-comfort-and-fit Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Knit panels enhance the fit and feel of woven garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:33:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47399/transform-an-old-pair-of-jeans-into-a-cell-phone-wallet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47399/transform-an-old-pair-of-jeans-into-a-cell-phone-wallet Transform an Old Pair of Jeans into a Cell Phone Wallet Posted by dfinkle
This quick upcycling project requires only four materials. A free pattern is included. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Vinyl Fabrics]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47181/sewing-vinyl-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47181/sewing-vinyl-fabrics Sewing Vinyl Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Tools, techniques, and seams for great results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41520/sewing-inspiration-susan-khalje-shares-couture-work-by-her-students http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41520/sewing-inspiration-susan-khalje-shares-couture-work-by-her-students Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students Posted by SusanKhalje
I'm often asked where I get my inspiration. Much of the time, it's from my students. I hope you'll be similarly inspired. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47126/video-how-to-straighten-fabric-grain http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47126/video-how-to-straighten-fabric-grain Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Cut and Hem a Tulle Skirt]]> Mon, 22 Feb 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43955/how-to-cut-and-hem-a-tulle-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43955/how-to-cut-and-hem-a-tulle-skirt How to Cut and Hem a Tulle Skirt Posted by Ruth_From_Omaha
Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:02:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47187/make-a-flowing-tulle-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47187/make-a-flowing-tulle-skirt Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A pro’s guide to creating full and floaty looks. ]]>
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<![CDATA[15 Ways to Sew Knit Fabrics]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37197/15-ways-to-sew-knit-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37197/15-ways-to-sew-knit-fabrics 15 Ways to Sew Knit Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn some expert tips and techniques for sewing with knits. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Expert Tips for Finishing Knits]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46255/expert-tips-for-finishing-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46255/expert-tips-for-finishing-knits Expert Tips for Finishing Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Simple, efficient treatments for edges and openings. ]]>
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<![CDATA[8 Top Lace Tips]]> Sat, 26 Dec 2015 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40694/8-top-lace-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40694/8-top-lace-tips 8 Top Lace Tips Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Discover eight fabulous tips for sewing and designing with fine lace. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make It With Wool 2015 Winner Compilation]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45775/make-it-with-wool-2015-winner-compilation http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45775/make-it-with-wool-2015-winner-compilation Make It With Wool 2015 Winner Compilation Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads #182 showcased several of the winning designs from Make it With Wool(MIWW) 2015, a national challenge that recognizes excellence in wool garment design and construction. You can see the nine selected winners here. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 07:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45551/make-it-with-wool-2015-outstanding-needlework-award-winner http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45551/make-it-with-wool-2015-outstanding-needlework-award-winner Make It With Wool 2015: Outstanding Needlework Award Winner Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get inspired by one of the national winners of Make It With Wool 2015, Kimberly Westenberg. ]]>
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