Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/garment-construction Sun, 29 May 2016 08:16:18 -0500 Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/garment-construction <![CDATA[Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses. ]]>
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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[How to Create Facings]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 16:38:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48013/how-to-create-facings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48013/how-to-create-facings How to Create Facings Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to draft and sew these supportive edge finishes. ]]>
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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[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops Posted by SewStylishMagazine
This information is essential for anyone who wants to be sure they're approaching zippers the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar ]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41016/how-to-sew-a-vintage-stand-away-collar http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41016/how-to-sew-a-vintage-stand-away-collar How to Sew a Vintage Stand-Away Collar Posted by KennethDKing
I recently came across a charming coat with a collar that looks complex but is easy to make. Follow along to learn how to create this vintage look based on a rolled collar. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit]]> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47124/combine-knits-and-wovens-for-comfort-and-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47124/combine-knits-and-wovens-for-comfort-and-fit Combine Knits and Wovens for Comfort and Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Knit panels enhance the fit and feel of woven garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Hybrid Lapel Facing]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41111/the-hybrid-lapel-facing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41111/the-hybrid-lapel-facing The Hybrid Lapel Facing Posted by KennethDKing
This Yves Saint Laurent jacket is deceptively simple, but it was constructed with a sophisticated trick. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Disguise a Zipper]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47183/disguise-a-zipper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47183/disguise-a-zipper Disguise a Zipper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A blind-hem stitch replaces traditional topstitching. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Vinyl Fabrics]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47181/sewing-vinyl-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47181/sewing-vinyl-fabrics Sewing Vinyl Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Tools, techniques, and seams for great results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41520/sewing-inspiration-susan-khalje-shares-couture-work-by-her-students http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41520/sewing-inspiration-susan-khalje-shares-couture-work-by-her-students Sewing Inspiration: Susan Khalje Shares Couture Work by Her Students Posted by SusanKhalje
I'm often asked where I get my inspiration. Much of the time, it's from my students. I hope you'll be similarly inspired. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47249/video-how-to-sew-an-elastic-waistband-without-a-casing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47249/video-how-to-sew-an-elastic-waistband-without-a-casing Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing Posted by EvamarieGomez
Threads author Nick Coman demonstrates an easy-to-sew technique for inserting an elastic waistband without a casing. This method helps the waistband lie smoothly against the body, and it produces bulk-free results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Learn By Deconstruction]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 06:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47106/tip-learn-by-deconstruction http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47106/tip-learn-by-deconstruction Tip: Learn By Deconstruction Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Cheap garments from thrift stores can help you when a detail seems out of your grasp. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:02:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47187/make-a-flowing-tulle-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47187/make-a-flowing-tulle-skirt Make a Flowing Tulle Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A pro’s guide to creating full and floaty looks. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:52:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47066/video-adjusting-a-sleeve-for-a-forward-shoulder http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47066/video-adjusting-a-sleeve-for-a-forward-shoulder Video: Adjusting a Sleeve for a Forward Shoulder Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn an expert's method for fitting a sleeve. ]]>
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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[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[Make Your Own Shapewear]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 06:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46257/make-your-own-shapewear http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46257/make-your-own-shapewear Make Your Own Shapewear Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Smoothing undergarments are a cinch to sew. ]]>
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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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