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 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:19:45 -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[How to Sew Lace Seams]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:10:19 -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[Web Extra: Adapt the Removable Button-Strip Technique]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42819/web-extra-adapt-the-removable-button-strip-technique http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42819/web-extra-adapt-the-removable-button-strip-technique Web Extra: 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[Upcoming Sewing Contests: Challenge Yourself to Sew!]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:03:40 -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[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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<![CDATA[The Winners of The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set are...]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41632/the-winners-of-the-couture-skirt-book-dvd-set-are http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41632/the-winners-of-the-couture-skirt-book-dvd-set-are The Winners of The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set are... Posted by daguguliaro
Find out which four lucky winners are going to receive Claire Shaeffer's newest book set! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 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[Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 01:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41489/embellish-panties-with-shadow-applique http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41489/embellish-panties-with-shadow-applique Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to apply this pretty lace detail in three easy steps. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion Posted by SewStylishMagazine
If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Hand-Hemstitch]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41729/how-to-hand-hemstitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41729/how-to-hand-hemstitch How to Hand-Hemstitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Add openwork details without cutting fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Apply Hemstitching to a Garment]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:14:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41694/apply-hemstitching-to-a-garment http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41694/apply-hemstitching-to-a-garment Apply Hemstitching to a Garment Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Applying a hemstitched design to a garment takes a little forethought and planning, but it's not difficult. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Custom Panties that Fit Perfectly]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41734/make-custom-panties-that-fit-perfectly http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41734/make-custom-panties-that-fit-perfectly Make Custom Panties that Fit Perfectly Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make great-fitting underwear in pretty styles and fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Prepare Patterns for Fit]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:13:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41722/how-to-prepare-patterns-for-fit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41722/how-to-prepare-patterns-for-fit How to Prepare Patterns for Fit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Alterations to make before cutting the fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: "Four Seasons in One Finale"]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:00:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41738/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-13-four-seasons-in-one-finale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41738/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-13-four-seasons-in-one-finale Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
The All Stars Season 4 winner is announced after a four-day challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew and Install a Sleeve Head]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:05:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41709/video-how-to-sew-and-install-a-sleeve-head http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41709/video-how-to-sew-and-install-a-sleeve-head Video: How to Sew and Install a Sleeve Head Posted by EvamarieGomez
Check out this simple and quick way of sewing and adding a sleeve head to any jacket. Watch the video now. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Welt Opening]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:49:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41698/video-how-to-sew-a-welt-opening http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41698/video-how-to-sew-a-welt-opening Video: How to Sew a Welt Opening Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video tutorial to learn how sew a welt opening on a patch pocket. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Winning Entries from ASDP Design Challenge: The New Power Suit]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:28:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41724/winning-entries-from-asdp-design-challenge-the-new-power-suit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41724/winning-entries-from-asdp-design-challenge-the-new-power-suit Winning Entries from ASDP Design Challenge: The New Power Suit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The ASDP Design Challenge brings fresh ideas for commanding ensembles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: "Some Like It Hot Dog"]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:11:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41643/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-12-some-like-it-hot-dog http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41643/project-runway-all-stars-season-4-episode-12-some-like-it-hot-dog Project Runway All Stars Season 4, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who will present their collections in next week's finale! ]]>
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