Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:11:13 -0500 Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts <![CDATA[How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:07:12 -0500 How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this excerpt from "Homage to Yves Saint Laurent," Designer Techniques Vol. 1 DVD, Claire Shaeffer shows you how to trim a neckline using a technique from the world-renowned designer. ]]>
<![CDATA[Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create "My First Jacket"]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:53:48 -0500 Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Parsons students share their experiences in creating a jacket. ]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Insider: Anthony Ryan Auld]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:38:51 -0500 Designer Insider: Anthony Ryan Auld Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Hear what Anthony Ryan Auld has to say about his career since Project Runway. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 12: "Superhero Fashion"]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:50:07 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
See which designers made it to the finale. ]]>
<![CDATA[SewStylish Featured Giveaway!]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 SewStylish Featured Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win two awesome books that were both featured in the latest SewStylish magazine! ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 11: "The Benefit of Fashion"]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:44:28 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 11: Posted by dfinkle
The remaining five designers sew outfits for real women. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:32:04 -0500 How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap Posted by SusanKhalje
When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 10: "Crossing Teams"]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:13:21 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 10: Posted by dfinkle
See how Asha and Natalia fared in their first team challenge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction"]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:48:02 -0500 Book Giveaway: Posted by daguguliaro
Read all about Christine Haynes' new book and comment for your chance to win a free copy! ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 9: "Trouble in the Lounge"]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:13:42 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 9: Posted by dfinkle
Anya and Mondo confront the judges about their decision. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 8: "It's an Unconventional Beach Party"]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:09:34 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 8: Posted by dfinkle
A frustrated designer ends up as the season's first double-winner. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 7: "Steampunk Chic"]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:57:24 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 7: Posted by dfinkle
Anya questions whether or not Nicholas created the designs in his portfolio. ]]>
<![CDATA[Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem ]]> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:30:31 -0500 Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 6: "Pompeii Team Challenge"]]> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 23:38:05 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 6: Posted by dfinkle
See how Nick's team fared in their first team challenge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 5: "Hit the Stage"]]> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:15:52 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 5: Posted by dfinkle
A frustrated designer sends an unfinished garment down the runway. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sew a Hidden Lapel]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Sew a Hidden Lapel Posted by KennethDKing
New seams and folds create the illusion of a lapel on this intriguing jacket front. ]]>
<![CDATA[Create Abstract and Engaging Forms]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:35:00 -0500 Create Abstract and Engaging Forms Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Insert graphic shapes to give a garment wow power. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 4: "Unconventional Vampire"]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:42:23 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 4: Posted by dfinkle
A mentor's decision results in a surprising elimination. ]]>
<![CDATA[Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish]]> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:20:00 -0500 Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish Posted by SusanKhalje
Sometimes seams need to be bound. Other times they need to be topstitched. Here, I'll show you how the two elements have been combined to produce an elegant seam finish. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 3: "Red Carpet Showdown"]]> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:05:47 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 3: Posted by dfinkle
See who wowed the judges in this week's red carpet challenge. ]]>