Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fabric category featured posts Threads - Fabric category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fabric Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:57:36 -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 With Saris]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:10:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66710/sewing-with-saris http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66710/sewing-with-saris Sewing With Saris Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[21 Fabric Tips and Tricks]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 06:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/21-fabric-tips-and-tricks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/21-fabric-tips-and-tricks 21 Fabric Tips and Tricks 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[Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:59:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66307/take-dyed-fabric-from-botched-to-beautiful http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66307/take-dyed-fabric-from-botched-to-beautiful Take Dyed Fabric from Botched to Beautiful Posted by SLMiller
If your fabric preparation or dyeing adventures end in disaster—dye bleeds or patchy saturation—the project doesn’t have to result in tears. Approach the solution creatively. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63111/video-miter-corners-on-striped-trim Video: Miter Corners on Striped Trim Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If using striped fabric as trim, you'll want to miter the corners carefully. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:13:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63488/reader-tip-cornstarch-paste-makes-bold-marks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63488/reader-tip-cornstarch-paste-makes-bold-marks Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Give this method for marking fabric a try for a bold mark that is easily removed. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Creative Garments Made With Wool]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:15:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63411/creative-garments-made-with-wool http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63411/creative-garments-made-with-wool Creative Garments Made With Wool Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Skillful design and construction win the day. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:14:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63413/kenneth-d-kings-print-mixing-principles http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63413/kenneth-d-kings-print-mixing-principles Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles Posted by KennethDKing
A proven formula for stylish combinations. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50982/video-stabilize-lightweight-fabrics-with-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50982/video-stabilize-lightweight-fabrics-with-interfacing Video: Stabilize Lightweight Fabrics With Interfacing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to add stability to lightweight fabrics with three interfacing techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51005/video-self-fabric-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51005/video-self-fabric-interfacing Video: Self-Fabric Interfacing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Interfacing stabilizes lightweight fabrics, but sometimes it shows through the fabric. Self-fabric interfacing can prevent this problem. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Print and Dye Fabric with Rust]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 10:15:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37443/print-and-dye-fabric-with-rust http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37443/print-and-dye-fabric-with-rust Print and Dye Fabric with Rust Posted by MaryRay
Try this easy and eco-friendly technique to personalize your fabric with spectacular surface design. It requires little working space and minimal supplies and equipment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sourcing Scuba Knit]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50837/sourcing-scuba-knit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50837/sourcing-scuba-knit Sourcing Scuba Knit Posted by SLMiller
Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Dive Into Scuba Knits]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49264/dive-into-scuba-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49264/dive-into-scuba-knits Dive Into Scuba Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew with neoprene’s high-style alternative. ]]>
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<![CDATA[These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:14:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48880/these-two-apps-let-you-carry-your-fabric-stash-with-you http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48880/these-two-apps-let-you-carry-your-fabric-stash-with-you These Two Apps Let You Carry Your Fabric Stash With You Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you can't keep your stash straight in your head, it might be time to get one of these apps. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:43:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48802/video-an-expert-technique-for-aligning-hard-to-match-prints http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48802/video-an-expert-technique-for-aligning-hard-to-match-prints Video: An Expert Technique for Aligning Hard-to-Match Prints Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Respected sewing instructor Louise Cutting share her insider secrets for precisely matching prints. Watch this free video tutorial from Industry Insider Techniques Volume 6. ]]>
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<![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[The Complete Guide to Linen]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:37:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/the-complete-guide-to-linen http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/the-complete-guide-to-linen The Complete Guide to Linen Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Strength and beauty in this ancient 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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