Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:33:11 -0500 Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts <![CDATA[Video: Best Thread Practices]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:33:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Replace a Coat Lining]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:15:00 -0500 Replace a Coat Lining Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Spruce up your outerwear with designer details. ]]>
<![CDATA[Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 7]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:46:43 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Sew a Velvet Frock Coat]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:00 -0500 Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:03:07 -0500 Video: Sew a Single-Welt Pocket Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A single-welt pocket can be added to almost any garment or accessory. ]]>
<![CDATA[Creative Garments Made With Wool]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:15:28 -0500 Creative Garments Made With Wool Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Skillful design and construction win the day. ]]>
<![CDATA[Make It With Wool 2016 Winner Compilation]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:20:39 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 01:40:00 -0500 Video: Making a Pleat Hem Lie Flat Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bulk-free hems are easy to achieve with this expert technique. ]]>
<![CDATA[Chanel Jacket Comparison]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:32:59 -0500 Chanel Jacket Comparison Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The fascinating differences between haute couture and ready-to-wear. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:01:28 -0500 Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This expert advice will help you adjust patterns the proper way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:12:19 -0500 Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew with a tear-away laye ]]>
<![CDATA[Drape a Knit Bodice Block]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:06:47 -0500 Drape a Knit Bodice Block Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A personal pattern helps you design a variety of knit tops. ]]>
<![CDATA[Couture Zipper Fly]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:38:36 -0500 Couture Zipper Fly Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A precise designer method. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Complete Guide to Linen]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:37:14 -0500 The Complete Guide to Linen Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:28 -0500 Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two great tips for sewing a better piped edge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:15:00 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Draft an Action-Back Pattern Piece]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:55:00 -0500 How to Draft an Action-Back Pattern Piece Posted by KennethDKing
This vintage jacket has some interesting detail. The feature I like most is known as the "action back." Follow along to learn how to draft this detail. ]]>
<![CDATA[An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:19:02 -0500 An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Couture expert Claire Shaeffer offers an exclusive look at the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute. ]]>
<![CDATA[11 Couture Techniques to Try]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:40:00 -0500 11 Couture Techniques to Try Posted by EvamarieGomez
Propel your sewing to the next level with these 11 couture techniques from the experts. ]]>