Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fitting category featured posts Threads - Fitting category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fitting Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:36:51 -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[Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:34:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48872/reader-tip-fit-with-a-stapler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48872/reader-tip-fit-with-a-stapler Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting without a partner can be tricky - unless you've got a stapler to work with. ]]>
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<![CDATA[9 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/9-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/9-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form 9 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[Fitting Plus-Size Sleeves]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48018/fitting-plus-size-sleeves http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48018/fitting-plus-size-sleeves Fitting Plus-Size Sleeves Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Expert pattern solutions to flatter fuller arms. ]]>
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<![CDATA[From Body Scan to Custom Dress Form]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:36:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48026/from-body-scan-to-custom-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48026/from-body-scan-to-custom-dress-form From Body Scan to Custom Dress Form Posted by ThreadsMagazine
3-D scanning creates an accurate copy of your figure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Custom Dress Form Options]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47476/custom-dress-form-options http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47476/custom-dress-form-options Custom Dress Form Options Posted by SLMiller
There are several options for custom-manufactured or customizable dress forms for home sewers, and each has different features, different benefits, and different price points. Here's a brief overview. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Divide Measurements Easily]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:52:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47954/tip-divide-measurements-easily http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47954/tip-divide-measurements-easily Tip: Divide Measurements Easily Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover a handy trick for evenly dividing a measured length. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:33:54 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46609/video-how-to-modify-sleeves-for-better-arm-mobility http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46609/video-how-to-modify-sleeves-for-better-arm-mobility Video: How to Modify Sleeves for Better Arm Mobility Posted by EvamarieGomez
Pattern designer Andrea Schewe demonstrates three ways to modify sleeves for better mobility. She walks you through the pattern work and shows you exactly how to achieve your desired results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Get the Fit You Want]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 10:58:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43055/video-get-the-fit-you-want http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43055/video-get-the-fit-you-want Video: Get the Fit You Want Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It's unlikely a pattern's length will be perfect for you right off the shelf. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how to alter a pattern's length. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Why Pant Hems Go Up When You Sit Down]]> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 13:32:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46335/why-pant-hems-go-up-when-you-sit-down http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46335/why-pant-hems-go-up-when-you-sit-down Why Pant Hems Go Up When You Sit Down Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Kenneth D. King explains the mechanism behind this pant-leg phenomenon, and how best to deal with it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Fit Sleeves the Hip-Hop Way]]> Fri, 01 Jan 2016 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46137/video-how-to-fit-sleeves-the-hip-hop-way http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46137/video-how-to-fit-sleeves-the-hip-hop-way Video: How to Fit Sleeves the Hip-Hop Way Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Kenneth D. King demonstrates how fitting pants is like fitting a sleeve. Watch the video to learn about his intriguing philosophy. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Fresh Way to Fit a Sleeve]]> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46259/a-fresh-way-to-fit-a-sleeve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46259/a-fresh-way-to-fit-a-sleeve A Fresh Way to Fit a Sleeve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
For range of motion, balance the armhole and sleeve ease. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 3]]> Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:57:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46280/video-how-to-fit-yourself-with-sarah-veblen-part-3 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46280/video-how-to-fit-yourself-with-sarah-veblen-part-3 Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 3 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In the final installment of this Threads Insider fitting tutorial with Sarah Veblen, she demonstrates how a camera or a smart phone can be an indispensable fitting tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Ease Effect]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45279/the-ease-effect http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45279/the-ease-effect The Ease Effect Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Put space where you need — and want — it most. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 2 - Fitting the back]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 06:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46165/video-how-to-fit-yourself-with-sarah-veblen-part-2-fitting-the-back http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46165/video-how-to-fit-yourself-with-sarah-veblen-part-2-fitting-the-back Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 2 - Fitting the back Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this video to learn an expert's handy way of measuring your back without assistance. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support]]> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:15:00 -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[Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 1]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:47:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45868/video-how-to-fit-yourself-with-sarah-veblen-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45868/video-how-to-fit-yourself-with-sarah-veblen-part-1 Video: How to Fit Yourself with Sarah Veblen, Part 1 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A sewing expert shares her techniques and recommends essential tools for fitting yourself. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Use a Camera to Help Fit]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43042/video-use-a-camera-to-help-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43042/video-use-a-camera-to-help-fit Video: Use a Camera to Help Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
During the muslin stage, a camera will allow you to observe the fit from many angles with ease. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn how. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Analyze the Fit You Prefer]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43027/video-how-to-analyze-the-fit-you-prefer http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43027/video-how-to-analyze-the-fit-you-prefer Video: How to Analyze the Fit You Prefer Posted by ThreadsMagazine
There are a few things to take into account when you consider your preferred fit. Watch this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5 to learn more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Select the Perfect Dress Form]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45700/how-to-select-the-perfect-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45700/how-to-select-the-perfect-dress-form How to Select the Perfect Dress Form Posted by dfinkle
Determine which features are most important for you. ]]>
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<![CDATA[More on Vicki Vasilopoulos, Creator of "Men of the Cloth"]]> Fri, 16 Oct 2015 16:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45184/more-on-vicki-vasilopoulos-creator-of-men-of-the-cloth http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45184/more-on-vicki-vasilopoulos-creator-of-men-of-the-cloth More on Vicki Vasilopoulos, Creator of Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Read more of Kenneth D. King’s interview with Vicki Vasilopoulos whose documentary film, “Men of the Cloth,” follows four master tailors. ]]>
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