Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/garment-construction Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:25:38 -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[Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets Posted by KennethDKing
I needed to figure out how to make this pocket for one of my clients, so I'm bringing you along on the journey. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, "The Klum of Doom"]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:56:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, Posted by dfinkle
Heidi needs a red carpet look for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom
<![CDATA[Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:28:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38204/qa-dual-feed-versus-walking-foot http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38204/qa-dual-feed-versus-walking-foot Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The merits of using a dual feed versus using a walking foot when topstitching velveteen are explained. ]]>
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<![CDATA[21 Sewing Myths Debunked]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked 21 Sewing Myths Debunked Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Sewing expert Claire Shaeffer debunks 21 of her favorite sewing myths. Read now to see if you're familiar with any of them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, "A Suitable Twist"]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:03:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, Posted by dfinkle
Outdated men's suits are transformed into high-fashion designs. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist
<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, "Welcome to the Future"]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:59:29 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, Posted by dfinkle
The designers create looks to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marie Claire magazine. ]]>
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<![CDATA[15 Ways to Master Lining, Underlining, Facing and Interfacing ]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing 15 Ways to Master Lining, Underlining, Facing and Interfacing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Your garments can be equally beautiful on the inside and on the outside. We've curated a collection of 15 techniques, videos, and articles to help you master the inner details that give garments a complete and finished look. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38023/15-ways-to-master-lining-underlining-facing-and-interfacing
<![CDATA[How to Make a Pleated Wrap]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37529/how-to-make-a-pleated-wrap http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37529/how-to-make-a-pleated-wrap How to Make a Pleated Wrap Posted by stitchhappy
This quick-to-make pleated wrap is simple to make and is the perfect topper for any special occasion. Read more to learn how to make this fabulous shrug. ]]>
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<![CDATA["Costumes of Downton Abbey" at the Winterthur Museum]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:20:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38147/costumes-of-downton-abbey-at-the-winterthur-museum http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38147/costumes-of-downton-abbey-at-the-winterthur-museum Posted by dfinkle
A fascinating exhibition you won't want to miss, based on the popular PBS series! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38147/costumes-of-downton-abbey-at-the-winterthur-museum
<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, "Unconventional Movie Nite!"]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:43:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38025/project-runway-season-13-episode-2-unconventional-movie-nite http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38025/project-runway-season-13-episode-2-unconventional-movie-nite Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, Posted by dfinkle
Designers work in teams to create mini collections. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38025/project-runway-season-13-episode-2-unconventional-movie-nite
<![CDATA[How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace Posted by SusanKhalje
There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace
<![CDATA[A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:31:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37816/a-close-look-at-the-stitching-inside-2-dior-garments
<![CDATA[Underlining with Fusible Interfacing]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37444/underlining-with-fusible-interfacing Underlining with Fusible Interfacing Posted by MaryRay
Excellent fusible products make underlining a breeze and give your fabric and garments a boost. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create a Foam-Cup Bra]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37402/create-a-foam-cup-bra http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37402/create-a-foam-cup-bra Create a Foam-Cup Bra Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It's easy to achieve a comfortable, custom shape for your bra. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew an Unexposed Zipper]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper Sew an Unexposed Zipper Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper
<![CDATA[A Visit With a Savile Row Tailor]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:11:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36187/a-visit-with-a-savile-row-tailor http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36187/a-visit-with-a-savile-row-tailor A Visit With a Savile Row Tailor Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
When I was in London recently, I visited tailor Richard Anderson. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his workroom and a walk through his method for matching plaids. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36187/a-visit-with-a-savile-row-tailor
<![CDATA[Add High-End Elements to Your Garments]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:36:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37398/add-high-end-elements-to-your-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37398/add-high-end-elements-to-your-garments Add High-End Elements to Your Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enrich your wardrobe with a designer-inspired slot seam or cargo pocket. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37398/add-high-end-elements-to-your-garments
<![CDATA[Complete Guide to Seams and Seam Finishes]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37154/complete-guide-to-seams-and-seam-finishes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37154/complete-guide-to-seams-and-seam-finishes Complete Guide to Seams and Seam Finishes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The key to any successful sewn project are its seams. This comprehensive collection of 17 techniques, tips, and videos, covers everything you need to know to sew durable and beautiful seams. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37154/complete-guide-to-seams-and-seam-finishes
<![CDATA[14 Tips and Tricks for Better Sewing]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37185/14-tips-and-tricks-for-better-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37185/14-tips-and-tricks-for-better-sewing 14 Tips and Tricks for Better Sewing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You could learn something that will change how you sew forever. Check out this handy collection of 14 sewing tips and tricks. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37185/14-tips-and-tricks-for-better-sewing
<![CDATA[The Winner of Threads issue no.173 is...]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36613/the-winner-of-threads-issue-no173-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36613/the-winner-of-threads-issue-no173-is The Winner of Threads issue no.173 is... Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to the winner of the current Threads issue! ]]>
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