Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/garment-construction Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:42:29 -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[Quick to Make: Strapless Jumpsuit]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43841/quick-to-make-strapless-jumpsuit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43841/quick-to-make-strapless-jumpsuit Quick to Make: Strapless Jumpsuit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Extend pants into a wear-anywhere garment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43195/start-to-finish-an-embroidered-fortuny-frock-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43195/start-to-finish-an-embroidered-fortuny-frock-coat Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Mixing Patterns]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43844/mixing-patterns http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43844/mixing-patterns Mixing Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Whip up a new design from two styles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40542/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-4-the-felted-bark-coat-is-finished http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40542/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-4-the-felted-bark-coat-is-finished Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Posted by KennethDKing
After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Comfortable Sleek Pants]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43848/comfortable-sleek-pants http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43848/comfortable-sleek-pants Comfortable Sleek Pants Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Upgrade your favorite pull-on style with darts and a zipper. ]]>
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<![CDATA[11 Couture Techniques to Try]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:40:42 -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[Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 07:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42945/upcoming-sewing-contests-challenge-yourself-to-sew http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42945/upcoming-sewing-contests-challenge-yourself-to-sew Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew! Posted by CarolFresia
These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew Lace Seams]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42907/how-to-sew-lace-seams http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42907/how-to-sew-lace-seams How to Sew Lace Seams Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two ways of sewing nearly invisible seams in sheer lace fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Easy-to-Make Pajamas]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42890/easy-to-make-pajamas http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42890/easy-to-make-pajamas Easy-to-Make Pajamas Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Quick and simple, it’ll be a breeze to sew a pair of these pajama pants for every member of the family. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cotton Twill Origami Top]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42337/cotton-twill-origami-top http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42337/cotton-twill-origami-top Cotton Twill Origami Top Posted by KennethDKing
The 2015 Threads design challenge for its contributing editors, featured in "The Cotton Call," #179 (June/July 2015), was a lot of fun. In this tutorial, I'll take you through my process making an origami top using cotton twill tape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Fusible and Sew-In Foam]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:16:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42838/notions-fusible-and-sew-in-foam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42838/notions-fusible-and-sew-in-foam Notions: Fusible and Sew-In Foam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These useful foam pads are soft, yet supportive. Great for bags, totes, and tablet cases. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Speed Up Pattern Tracing with the Double Tracing Wheel]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:15:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42836/notions-speed-up-pattern-tracing-with-the-double-tracing-wheel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42836/notions-speed-up-pattern-tracing-with-the-double-tracing-wheel Notions: Speed Up Pattern Tracing with the Double Tracing Wheel Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This clever gadget lets you mark your seam allowances at the same time that you trace a garment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:29:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42874/tips-for-a-successful-zipper-insertion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42874/tips-for-a-successful-zipper-insertion Tips for a Successful Zipper Insertion Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Say goodbye to puckers, bumps, and misaligned seams. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Removable Button Strip]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:26:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42870/make-a-removable-button-strip http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42870/make-a-removable-button-strip Make a Removable Button Strip Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Put your delicate closures on a removable band. ]]>
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<![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[Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42819/adapt-the-removable-button-strip-technique http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42819/adapt-the-removable-button-strip-technique Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to adapt Bill Voetberg's removable button-strip technique for a standard button-front shirt with a separate placket and facings. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40479/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-3-how-to-add-facings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40479/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-3-how-to-add-facings Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings Posted by KennethDKing
Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42153/sewing-tip-how-to-decide-whether-to-staystitch-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42153/sewing-tip-how-to-decide-whether-to-staystitch-knits Sewing Tip: How to Decide Whether to Staystitch Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You don't always need to staystitch when using a knit fabric. Find out when it is necessary in this sewing tip from Threads #178. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42676/historical-fashion-gets-turned-inside-out-at-kent-state-university-museum http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42676/historical-fashion-gets-turned-inside-out-at-kent-state-university-museum Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum Posted by SLMiller
A new exhibition, "Inside Out," open now, reveals the hidden construction details of garments from the 18th to the 20th centuries. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42154/sewing-tip-how-and-why-to-sew-directionally http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42154/sewing-tip-how-and-why-to-sew-directionally Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This handy sewing tip from Threads #178 helps you get both sides of the garment to stay the same length throughout the construction process. ]]>
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