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, 29 Jan 2015 22:58:43 -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[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: "Versatile Tops and Bottoms"]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:03:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41496/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-10-versatile-tops-and-bottoms http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41496/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-10-versatile-tops-and-bottoms Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 10: Posted by dfinkle
Designers compete to sell their winning outfit on QVC. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: "Sketching with Sharks"]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:57:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41416/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-9-sketching-with-sharks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41416/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-9-sketching-with-sharks Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 9: Posted by dfinkle
See which designer "risks her life" so she can buy extra fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39660/tailoring-with-felted-wool-how-to-sew-a-decorative-welt-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39660/tailoring-with-felted-wool-how-to-sew-a-decorative-welt-pocket Tailoring with Felted Wool: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket Posted by KennethDKing
I’m working on the tailored felted wool coat, which features a unique design resembling tree bark, and wanted a new pocket style for it. Follow along as I demonstrate how to add a decorative welt pocket. ]]>
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<![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[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 8: "Making a Splash"]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41231/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-8-making-a-splash http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41231/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-8-making-a-splash Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 8: Posted by dfinkle
A winning designer's resortwear and swimsuit designs are featured in USA Today. ]]>
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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. ]]>
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<![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[Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40915/make-use-thread-bars-and-chains http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40915/make-use-thread-bars-and-chains Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Delicately detain wayward straps, linings, and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designs of Downton Abbey]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40906/designs-of-downton-abbey http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40906/designs-of-downton-abbey Designs of Downton Abbey Posted by dfinkle
Secrets behind the hit series’ magnificent costumes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of our Three-Book Giveaway is...]]> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40917/the-winner-of-our-three-book-giveaway-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40917/the-winner-of-our-three-book-giveaway-is The Winner of our Three-Book Giveaway is... Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to this lucky winner! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 7: "Mix and Match.com"]]> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:07:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41069/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-7-mix-and-matchcom http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41069/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-7-mix-and-matchcom Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 7: Posted by dfinkle
Teams create custom date-night looks for Match.com clients. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40923/create-innovative-garments-from-ordinary-shirts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40923/create-innovative-garments-from-ordinary-shirts Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Upcycle yesterday’s fashions into original garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Match Plaid Across a Seam]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40904/how-to-match-plaid-across-a-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40904/how-to-match-plaid-across-a-seam How to Match Plaid Across a Seam Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
No-fail techniques for precise matching. ]]>
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<![CDATA[4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40820/4-steps-to-tiny-bias-tubes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40820/4-steps-to-tiny-bias-tubes 4 Steps to Tiny Bias Tubes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to make perfect bias tubes, a very handy technique for embellishment and for garment structure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40933/ideas-for-attaching-fagoted-rouleau http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40933/ideas-for-attaching-fagoted-rouleau Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40908/make-an-airy-rouleau-embellishment http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40908/make-an-airy-rouleau-embellishment Make an Airy Rouleau Embellishment Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Quick to Make: 1920s Panel Dress]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40926/quick-to-make-1920s-panel-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40926/quick-to-make-1920s-panel-dress Quick to Make: 1920s Panel Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make a fluttery Vionnet-inspired shift. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:36:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40937/how-to-match-plaid-on-a-curved-edge-lapel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40937/how-to-match-plaid-on-a-curved-edge-lapel How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first. 1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool: The Bark Coat Project]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39659/tailoring-with-felted-wool-the-bark-coat-project http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39659/tailoring-with-felted-wool-the-bark-coat-project Tailoring with Felted Wool: The Bark Coat Project Posted by KennethDKing
I was recently given a quantity of very high-grade wool felt. This is what I chose to make from it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: "Luck be a Lady"]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:39:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40858/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-6-luck-be-a-lady http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40858/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-6-luck-be-a-lady Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 6: Posted by dfinkle
A fashion gamble determines this week's challenge. ]]>
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