Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/garment-construction Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:34:14 -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[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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<![CDATA[Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:01:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48851/qa-proper-sequence-for-pattern-adjustments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48851/qa-proper-sequence-for-pattern-adjustments Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This expert advice will help you adjust patterns the proper way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:12:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48367/tame-fabrics-with-tissue-wrapping-paper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48367/tame-fabrics-with-tissue-wrapping-paper Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew with a tear-away laye ]]>
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<![CDATA[Drape a Knit Bodice Block]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:06:47 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48369/drape-a-knit-bodice-block http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48369/drape-a-knit-bodice-block Drape a Knit Bodice Block Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A personal pattern helps you design a variety of knit tops. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Couture Zipper Fly]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:38:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48371/couture-zipper-fly http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48371/couture-zipper-fly Couture Zipper Fly Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A precise designer method. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Complete Guide to Linen]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:37:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/the-complete-guide-to-linen http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/the-complete-guide-to-linen The Complete Guide to Linen Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Sticky Measuring Tape]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:35:29 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48515/notions-sticky-measuring-tape http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48515/notions-sticky-measuring-tape Notions: Sticky Measuring Tape Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Measure irregular shapes and in difficult situations with this self-adhesive measuring tape roll. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Draft an Action-Back Pattern Piece]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41142/how-to-draft-an-action-back-pattern-piece http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41142/how-to-draft-an-action-back-pattern-piece 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[An Inside Look at the Exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:19:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48121/an-inside-look-at-the-exhibition-manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48121/an-inside-look-at-the-exhibition-manus-x-machina-fashion-in-an-age-of-technology 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[11 Couture Techniques to Try]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43810/11-couture-techniques-to-try http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43810/11-couture-techniques-to-try 11 Couture Techniques to Try Posted by EvamarieGomez
Propel your sewing to the next level with these 11 couture techniques from the experts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:56:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48278/book-review-the-dress-detective-by-ingrid-mida-and-alexandra-kim http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48278/book-review-the-dress-detective-by-ingrid-mida-and-alexandra-kim Book Review: The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim Posted by stitchhappy
Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam weighs in on a methodology for studying antique and vintage garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48022/sheath-dresses-inspired-by-art Sheath Dresses Inspired by Art Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Designers interpret masterpieces as sheath dresses. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: The Shirtmaking Workbook]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48877/notions-the-shirtmaking-workbook http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48877/notions-the-shirtmaking-workbook Notions: The Shirtmaking Workbook Posted by ThreadsMagazine
All you need to know about making shirts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - "Finale: New York State of Mind"]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:48:01 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48057/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-13-finale-new-york-state-of-mind http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48057/project-runway-all-stars-season-5-episode-13-finale-new-york-state-of-mind Project Runway All Stars: Season 5, Episode 13 - Posted by CarolFresia
Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[13 Techniques to Sew a Better Sleeve]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 05:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45849/13-techniques-to-sew-a-better-sleeve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45849/13-techniques-to-sew-a-better-sleeve 13 Techniques to Sew a Better Sleeve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These great articles will teach you to make well-fitting sleeves. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Create Facings]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 16:38:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48013/how-to-create-facings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48013/how-to-create-facings How to Create Facings Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to draft and sew these supportive edge finishes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Attach an All-in-One Facing]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47720/video-how-to-attach-an-all-in-one-facing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47720/video-how-to-attach-an-all-in-one-facing Video: How to Attach an All-in-One Facing Posted by CarolFresia
Discover two methods for installing a facing that finishes the neckline and armhole. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Four Smart Ways to Finish a Facing Edge]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47718/four-smart-ways-to-finish-a-facing-edge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47718/four-smart-ways-to-finish-a-facing-edge Four Smart Ways to Finish a Facing Edge Posted by CarolFresia
In Threads #185 (June/July 2016), Daryl Lancaster teaches the essentials of drafting and installing facings. Learn the best ways to finish those facing edges. ]]>
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