Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fabric Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:36:51 -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[Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:52:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48845/qa-requiem-for-frostline-kits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48845/qa-requiem-for-frostline-kits Q&A: Requiem for Frostline Kits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn about the disappearance of Frostline Kits. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:12:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48367/tame-fabrics-with-tissue-wrapping-paper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48367/tame-fabrics-with-tissue-wrapping-paper Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew with a tear-away laye ]]>
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<![CDATA[Amazing, Adaptable Linen]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:37:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/amazing-adaptable-linen http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/amazing-adaptable-linen Amazing, Adaptable Linen Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[21 Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/21-fabric-tips-and-tricks-you-should-know http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/21-fabric-tips-and-tricks-you-should-know 21 Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know Posted by ThreadsMagazine
There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye fabric. ]]>
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<![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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