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 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:06:41 -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[The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66907/the-pickstitched-lapped-zipper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66907/the-pickstitched-lapped-zipper The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew a couture closure that is always discreet. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66909/insert-a-zipper-into-a-side-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66909/insert-a-zipper-into-a-side-seam Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Smooth your silhouette by moving the center-back zipper to the side seam. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Make an Asymmetrical Design]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:40:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66894/video-make-an-asymmetrical-design http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66894/video-make-an-asymmetrical-design Video: Make an Asymmetrical Design Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Angela Wolf demonstrates how to turn a basic jacket pattern into an asymmetrical zipped style. ]]>
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<![CDATA[9 Zipper Installation Techniques]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 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[Make Flowing Tiers and Layers]]> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66665/make-flowing-tiers-and-layers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66665/make-flowing-tiers-and-layers Make Flowing Tiers and Layers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to make flowing, draped garments that flatter the body. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear]]> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66670/pro-methods-for-sewing-activewear http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/66670/pro-methods-for-sewing-activewear Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew gear that really works out. ]]>
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<![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[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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