Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fitting category featured posts Threads - Fitting category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fitting Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:12:44 -0500 Threads - Fitting category featured posts Threads - Fitting category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fitting <![CDATA[Q&A: How to Fit Without a Helper]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:32:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40832/qa-how-to-fit-without-a-helper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40832/qa-how-to-fit-without-a-helper Q&A: How to Fit Without a Helper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting yourself seems daunting without a partner - but this expert Q&A will show you how. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Fix Fit with Tucks]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40910/how-to-fix-fit-with-tucks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40910/how-to-fix-fit-with-tucks How to Fix Fit with Tucks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Decorative folds reduce a garment’s length or width. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Layer Your Way to Pattern Adjustment Success]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40793/layer-your-way-to-pattern-adjustment-success http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40793/layer-your-way-to-pattern-adjustment-success Layer Your Way to Pattern Adjustment Success Posted by Joyce_Simons_Murphy
There is more than one way to adjust a pattern; some messier than others. The Joyce Simons Murphy, JSM, way is clean, easy to learn, and precise. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:15:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Rescue your strapless dresses and tops to get the support you need with these five techniques in this web extra from "Party Dresses" (Winter 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40533/a-community-dedicated-to-plus-size-sewers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40533/a-community-dedicated-to-plus-size-sewers A Community Dedicated to Plus-Size Sewers Posted by SLMiller
The Curvy Sewing Collective is on a mission to raise the visibility of plus-size and curve-endowed sewers in the sewing community, while celebrating the confidence sewing can give curvy women. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:27:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39775/fix-shoulder-width-and-sleeve-length-in-one-alteration http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39775/fix-shoulder-width-and-sleeve-length-in-one-alteration Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Interview with Designer Joi Mahon and Giveaway]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38895/interview-with-designer-joi-mahon-and-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38895/interview-with-designer-joi-mahon-and-giveaway Interview with Designer Joi Mahon and Giveaway Posted by daguguliaro
Get to know designer Joi Mahon in an exclusive interview with "Threads." We're also giving away a copy her all-new book "Create the Perfect Fit" and two of her new McCall's patterns. ]]>
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<![CDATA[13 Essential Fitting Tips & Tricks]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:23:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38744/13-essential-fitting-tips-tricks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38744/13-essential-fitting-tips-tricks 13 Essential Fitting Tips & Tricks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to get great-looking garments with these 13 fitting techniques and tricks. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Self-Fit Your Pants]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38141/self-fit-your-pants http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38141/self-fit-your-pants Self-Fit Your Pants Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to take the right measures on your own with these simple steps — no assistant required. ]]>
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<![CDATA[7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/7-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/7-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form 7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Making your very own personalized dress form will make fitting a breeze. Try these techniques and see which one you like best. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 01:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36505/how-to-find-your-waist-and-other-measurements http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36505/how-to-find-your-waist-and-other-measurements How to Find Your Waist and Other Measurements Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This—and other mysteries of fit—resolved. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: The ABCs of Fitting]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37769/sewing-tip-the-abcs-of-fitting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37769/sewing-tip-the-abcs-of-fitting Sewing Tip: The ABCs of Fitting Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This nifty tip will help you remember an essential rule of fitting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is...]]> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:08:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35538/the-winner-of-threads-issue-171-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35538/the-winner-of-threads-issue-171-is The Winner of Threads Issue 171 is... Posted by kelsey_plate
Congratulations to the winner of Threads issue no. 171! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose ]]> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:30:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28920/bust-dart-pressing-cup-size-is-a-factor-in-which-technique-you-choose http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28920/bust-dart-pressing-cup-size-is-a-factor-in-which-technique-you-choose Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose  Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
There are reasons to press darts in various ways. Find out which way will work best for you. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder]]> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32397/proper-fitting-for-a-forward-shoulder http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32397/proper-fitting-for-a-forward-shoulder Proper Fitting for a Forward Shoulder Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Adjust your patterns to match your posture. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make the Perfect Wrap Dress]]> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31625/how-to-make-the-perfect-wrap-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31625/how-to-make-the-perfect-wrap-dress How to Make the Perfect Wrap Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to make it fit and flatter your figure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A New Way to Fit Trousers]]> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31696/a-new-way-to-fit-trousers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31696/a-new-way-to-fit-trousers A New Way to Fit Trousers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew a sample pair to determine accurate adjustments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye]]> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31305/the-sleeve-cap-seam-and-the-armscye http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31305/the-sleeve-cap-seam-and-the-armscye The Sleeve-Cap Seam and the Armscye Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Understand their relationship for a precise fit. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of "Garment Construction" is...]]> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:03:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32261/the-winner-of-garment-construction-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32261/the-winner-of-garment-construction-is The Winner of Posted by dfinkle
Congratulations to Qnypplan for winning "Garment Construction" in our latest book giveaway! ]]>
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<![CDATA["Garment Construction" Book Giveaway]]> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31867/garment-construction-book-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31867/garment-construction-book-giveaway Posted by dfinkle
Enter for a chance to win a copy of "Garment Construction!" ]]>
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