Copyright (c) 2017 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/garment-construction Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:43:09 -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[Sewing With Saris]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:10:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66710/sewing-with-saris http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66710/sewing-with-saris Sewing With Saris Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fit With Your Sloper]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:09:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66700/fit-with-your-sloper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66700/fit-with-your-sloper Fit With Your Sloper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It’s a custom template for adjusting patterns. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Clever Collar Construction]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:29:47 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66668/clever-collar-construction http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66668/clever-collar-construction Clever Collar Construction Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Add a pretty contrasting trim to a collar and reduce bulk in one process. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Sewline Scissors Set]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66651/notions-sewline-scissors-set http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66651/notions-sewline-scissors-set Notions: Sewline Scissors Set Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This set comes with scissors of two sizes that cut with ease. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Wrist Ruler]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66653/notions-wrist-ruler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66653/notions-wrist-ruler Notions: Wrist Ruler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Keep your ruler close at hand with this nifty product. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 03:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66095/the-lost-art-of-piecing-three-ways-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-fabric http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66095/the-lost-art-of-piecing-three-ways-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-fabric The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Creative solutions for making patterns work with less fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66099/two-easy-methods-for-adding-flare-to-a-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66099/two-easy-methods-for-adding-flare-to-a-skirt Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Full, fuller, fullest—draft custom skirts with these two easy-to-follow techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:07:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66107/two-ways-to-update-a-shirts-front-button-opening http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66107/two-ways-to-update-a-shirts-front-button-opening Two Ways to Update a Shirt's Front-Button Opening Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Learn two elegant adaptations for blouses with a front opening at the neckline. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Draft a Sleeve Block]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:58:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66109/draft-a-sleeve-block http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66109/draft-a-sleeve-block Draft a Sleeve Block Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to draft a custom sleeve pattern so you can design an garment style you like. This easy process yields a personalized fit. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 02:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66053/guided-photo-tour-the-red-alpaca-loden-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66053/guided-photo-tour-the-red-alpaca-loden-coat Guided Photo Tour: The Red Alpaca Loden Coat Posted by KennethDKing
I have always had a fondness for Tyrolean clothes, especially loden coats. Here's one I saw recently in a thrift shop. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Best Thread Practices]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:33:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64014/video-best-thread-practices http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64014/video-best-thread-practices Video: Best Thread Practices Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make sure you're threading a needle the right way, and learn how to keep the thread straight. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Replace a Coat Lining]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63482/replace-a-coat-lining http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63482/replace-a-coat-lining Replace a Coat Lining Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Spruce up your outerwear with designer details. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:46:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64101/industry-insider-techniques-vol-7 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/64101/industry-insider-techniques-vol-7 Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Louise Cutting shares a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62910/how-to-sew-a-velvet-frock-coat How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat Posted by KennethDKing
My Fortuny frock coat now has a little brother. Read along to find out how I constructed a modified frock coat using a vintage velvet bedspread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63419/catching-up-with-designer-terry-fox http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63419/catching-up-with-designer-terry-fox Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:03:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63110/video-sew-a-single-welt-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63110/video-sew-a-single-welt-pocket Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A single-welt pocket can be added to almost any garment or accessory. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Creative Garments Made With Wool]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:15:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63411/creative-garments-made-with-wool http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63411/creative-garments-made-with-wool Creative Garments Made With Wool Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Skillful design and construction win the day. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:20:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63690/make-it-with-wool-2016-winner-compilation http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63690/make-it-with-wool-2016-winner-compilation Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation Posted by mgiroux
The national Make It With Wool competition (MIWW) promotes wool's beauty and versatility and recognizes excellence and creativity in garment sewing and knitting. Here, Threads highlights seven individuals who won awards in the January 2016 national judging round. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51021/video-making-a-pleat-hem-lie-flat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51021/video-making-a-pleat-hem-lie-flat Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bulk-free hems are easy to achieve with this expert technique. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Chanel Jacket Comparison]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:32:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49281/chanel-jacket-comparison http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49281/chanel-jacket-comparison Chanel Jacket Comparison Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The fascinating differences between haute couture and ready-to-wear. ]]>
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