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 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:23:06 -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[An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:19:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48121/an-inside-look-at-the-exhibition-manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48121/an-inside-look-at-the-exhibition-manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Couture expert Claire Shaeffer offers an exclusive look at the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute. ]]>
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<![CDATA[11 Couture Techniques to Try]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43810/11-couture-techniques-to-try http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43810/11-couture-techniques-to-try 11 Couture Techniques to Try Posted by EvamarieGomez
Propel your sewing to the next level with these 11 couture techniques from the experts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:56:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48278/book-review-the-dress-detective-by-ingrid-mida-and-alexandra-kim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48278/book-review-the-dress-detective-by-ingrid-mida-and-alexandra-kim Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim Posted by stitchhappy
Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam weighs in on a methodology for studying antique and vintage garments. ]]>
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<![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[13 Techniques to Sew a Better Sleeve]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 05:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45849/13-techniques-to-sew-a-better-sleeve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45849/13-techniques-to-sew-a-better-sleeve 13 Techniques to Sew a Better Sleeve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These great articles will teach you to make well-fitting sleeves. ]]>
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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[9 Zipper Installation Techniques]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37133/9-zipper-installation-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37133/9-zipper-installation-techniques 9 Zipper Installation Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 9 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more. ]]>
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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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