Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Fundamentals category featured posts Threads - Fundamentals category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fundamentals Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:41:20 -0500 Threads - Fundamentals category featured posts Threads - Fundamentals category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/fundamentals <![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:35:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Attach an All-in-One Facing]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47720/video-how-to-attach-an-all-in-one-facing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47720/video-how-to-attach-an-all-in-one-facing Video: How to Attach an All-in-One Facing Posted by CarolFresia
Discover two methods for installing a facing that finishes the neckline and armhole. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Four Smart Ways to Finish a Facing Edge]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47718/four-smart-ways-to-finish-a-facing-edge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47718/four-smart-ways-to-finish-a-facing-edge Four Smart Ways to Finish a Facing Edge Posted by CarolFresia
In Threads #185 (June/July 2016), Daryl Lancaster teaches the essentials of drafting and installing facings. Learn the best ways to finish those facing edges. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29986/video-how-to-serge-seam-allowances http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29986/video-how-to-serge-seam-allowances Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances Posted by EvamarieGomez
Learn how to serge seam allowances with this quick video tutorial. ]]>
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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[Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve]]> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47065/video-how-to-shape-petersham-ribbon-to-a-curve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47065/video-how-to-shape-petersham-ribbon-to-a-curve Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it is to make petersham follow a curve. It is a great way to stabilize curved necklines, hems, and waistlines. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: An Expert Tip for Working with Multiple Threads]]> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 10:46:29 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47117/video-an-expert-tip-for-working-with-multiple-threads http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47117/video-an-expert-tip-for-working-with-multiple-threads Video: An Expert Tip for Working with Multiple Threads Posted by EvamarieGomez
THREADS author Ruth Ciemnoczolowski demonstrates a handy technique for working with multiple threads when hand sewing. This tip is especially helpful if you are sewing on buttons. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Fine Tune the Shape with Darts]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:08:54 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43110/video-fine-tune-the-shape-with-darts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43110/video-fine-tune-the-shape-with-darts Video: Fine Tune the Shape with Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Darts are a powerful asset that will allow you to create the exact shape you want in a garment. Learn more in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5. ]]>
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<![CDATA[15 Ways to Master Lining, Underlining, Facing and Interfacing ]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing 15 Ways to Master Lining, Underlining, Facing and Interfacing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Your garments can be equally beautiful on the inside and on the outside. We've curated a collection of 15 techniques, videos, and articles to help you master the inner details that give garments a complete and finished look. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43496/video-sew-a-hand-rolled-hem http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43496/video-sew-a-hand-rolled-hem Video: Sew a Hand-Rolled Hem Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This easy-to-sew, narrow hem is perfect for fine and delicate fabrics. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn how. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23510/how-to-sew-a-bound-buttonhole http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23510/how-to-sew-a-bound-buttonhole How to Sew a Bound Buttonhole Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With edges wrapped in fabric, these buttonholes are bound to last. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sewing Machine Anatomy - How a Stitch is Made]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:35:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42074/video-sewing-machine-anatomy-how-a-stitch-is-made http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42074/video-sewing-machine-anatomy-how-a-stitch-is-made Video: Sewing Machine Anatomy - How a Stitch is Made Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this animation to learn how a sewing machine lockstitch is made. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing for Beginners: 23 Tips and Techniques You Should Know]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41736/sewing-for-beginners-23-tips-and-techniques-you-should-know http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41736/sewing-for-beginners-23-tips-and-techniques-you-should-know Sewing for Beginners: 23 Tips and Techniques You Should Know Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Improve your sewing skills with this collection of expert tips and techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Teach Yourself to Sew: Order Season 5 Now!]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40962/teach-yourself-to-sew-order-season-5-now http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40962/teach-yourself-to-sew-order-season-5-now Teach Yourself to Sew: Order Season 5 Now! Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The 5th season of our beginner sewing series is now available in our online store. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Make Thread Bars and Chains]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:16:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40949/video-how-to-make-thread-bars-and-chains http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40949/video-how-to-make-thread-bars-and-chains Video: How to Make Thread Bars and Chains Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn how to make thread bars and chains. These delicacies detain wayaward straps, linings and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Cut and Sew a Decorative Bias Facing]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:01:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38467/how-to-cut-and-sew-a-decorative-bias-facing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38467/how-to-cut-and-sew-a-decorative-bias-facing How to Cut and Sew a Decorative Bias Facing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This technique makes bias facings a snap. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Underlining with Fusible Interfacing]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing Underlining with Fusible Interfacing Posted by MaryRay
Excellent fusible products make underlining a breeze and give your fabric and garments a boost. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Use Couched Elastic to Create a Ruched Effect]]> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:00:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36596/use-couched-elastic-to-create-a-ruched-effect http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36596/use-couched-elastic-to-create-a-ruched-effect Use Couched Elastic to Create a Ruched Effect Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to insert elastic into a garment to create a gathered effect. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew Better with Staystitching Fundamentals]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36859/sew-better-with-staystitching-fundamentals http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36859/sew-better-with-staystitching-fundamentals Sew Better with Staystitching Fundamentals Posted by MaryRay
Although one of my favorite parts of sewing is creating interesting surface design, I’m well aware that it’s the underpinning steps in the process that make a garment truly successful and wearable. ]]>
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<![CDATA[6 Serger Secrets]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 07:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37150/6-serger-secrets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37150/6-serger-secrets 6 Serger Secrets Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get the most out of your serger with these secrets and techniques. ]]>
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