Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fitting category featured posts Threads - Fitting category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fitting Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:54:27 -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[8 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/8-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/8-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form 8 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[Map Your Body and Compare It to a Standard Pattern]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:49:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43016/map-your-body-and-compare-it-to-a-standard-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43016/map-your-body-and-compare-it-to-a-standard-pattern Map Your Body and Compare It to a Standard Pattern Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Your body is unique. In order to get the fit you need, you've got to be able to determine the difference between your measurements and those of the pattern you're starting with. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43016/map-your-body-and-compare-it-to-a-standard-pattern
<![CDATA[How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 08:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42862/how-to-get-the-perfect-custom-bust-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42862/how-to-get-the-perfect-custom-bust-fit How to Get the Perfect Custom Bust Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Adjust a pattern in quadrants for accurate results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Buy the Right Pattern Size]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:56:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42998/how-to-buy-the-right-pattern-size http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42998/how-to-buy-the-right-pattern-size How to Buy the Right Pattern Size Posted by ThreadsMagazine
For some, purchasing patterns can be overwhelming - how do you choose the right size? We'll show you how in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 5. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42998/how-to-buy-the-right-pattern-size
<![CDATA[Foolproof Skirt Fitting]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:16:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42872/foolproof-skirt-fitting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42872/foolproof-skirt-fitting Foolproof Skirt Fitting Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A grid takes away the guesswork. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 4]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42657/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-4 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42657/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-4 Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 4 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch the fourth and final installment of our exclusive interview with fitting expert and Threads video personality, Sarah Veblen. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42657/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-4
<![CDATA[Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 3]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42655/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-3 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42655/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-3 Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 3 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch the third installment of our exclusive interview with fitting expert and Threads video personality, Sarah Veblen. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41791/how-to-make-a-skirt-for-your-figure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41791/how-to-make-a-skirt-for-your-figure How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Design a waistband to complement your body. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 2]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41865/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41865/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-2 Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 2 Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch the second installment of this exclusive, Insider-only interview with fitting expert Sarah Veblen. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41865/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-2
<![CDATA[How to Prepare Patterns for Fit]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:13:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41722/how-to-prepare-patterns-for-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41722/how-to-prepare-patterns-for-fit How to Prepare Patterns for Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Alterations to make before cutting the fabric. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41722/how-to-prepare-patterns-for-fit
<![CDATA[Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 1]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:36:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41415/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41415/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-1 Video: One-on-One with Sarah Veblen, Part 1 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads sits down with fitting expert and Threads video personality, Sarah Veblen for an exclusive, Insider-only interview. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41415/video-one-on-one-with-sarah-veblen-part-1
<![CDATA[Announcing "Smart Tailoring with Kenneth D. King" DVD Workshop]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40972/announcing-smart-tailoring-with-kenneth-d-king-dvd-workshop http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40972/announcing-smart-tailoring-with-kenneth-d-king-dvd-workshop Announcing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This three-DVD set includes five hours of comprehensive tailoring instruction from the master. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Reset Sleeves for a Better Fit]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:07:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40981/how-to-reset-sleeves-for-a-better-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40981/how-to-reset-sleeves-for-a-better-fit How to Reset Sleeves for a Better Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This technique is a very useful one to have available when altering a garment. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40981/how-to-reset-sleeves-for-a-better-fit
<![CDATA[Copy Pattern Curves and Reapply Them After Adjustments]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40918/copy-pattern-curves-and-reapply-them-after-adjustments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40918/copy-pattern-curves-and-reapply-them-after-adjustments Copy Pattern Curves and Reapply Them After Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Salvage a crucial curve after altering the pattern. ]]>
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<![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). ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support
<![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 Joyce_Simons_Murphy
Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation. ]]>
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