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, 20 Sep 2014 09:16:36 -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[How to Make a Tailored Collar]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38145/how-to-make-a-tailored-collar http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38145/how-to-make-a-tailored-collar How to Make a Tailored Collar Posted by KennethDKing
Classic tailoring shapes lasting layers. Kenneth D. King shares his method for creating a beautifully tailored collar in this masterclass. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 8, "The Rainway"]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:08:54 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38562/project-runway-season-13-episode-8-the-rainway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38562/project-runway-season-13-episode-8-the-rainway Project Runway Season 13: Episode 8, Posted by dfinkle
Grab your umbrellas as the designers make a splash on the runway. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Cut and Sew a Decorative Bias Facing]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:01:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38467/how-to-cut-and-sew-a-decorative-bias-facing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38467/how-to-cut-and-sew-a-decorative-bias-facing How to Cut and Sew a Decorative Bias Facing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This technique makes bias facings a snap. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 7, "Priceless Runway"]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:51:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38502/project-runway-season-13-episode-7-priceless-runway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38502/project-runway-season-13-episode-7-priceless-runway Project Runway Season 13: Episode 7, Posted by dfinkle
Diamonds, evening gowns, and a field trip to the MET! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 6, "Rock the Wedding"]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:53:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38441/project-runway-season-13-episode-6-rock-the-wedding http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38441/project-runway-season-13-episode-6-rock-the-wedding Project Runway Season 13: Episode 6, Posted by dfinkle
No guidelines apply when the designers are asked to make wedding dresses in teams. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38441/project-runway-season-13-episode-6-rock-the-wedding
<![CDATA[ Make a Couture Lace Skirt]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:27:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38139/make-a-couture-lace-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38139/make-a-couture-lace-skirt  Make a Couture Lace Skirt Posted by SusanKhalje
An easy and wearable garment teaches essential guipure sewing techniques. ]]>
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<![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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Vogue Patterns Summer 2014]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36169/vogue-patterns-summer-2014 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36169/vogue-patterns-summer-2014 Vogue Patterns Summer 2014 Posted by daguguliaro
Get ready for sunny weather with these stylish new patterns! ]]>
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<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked
<![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. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future
<![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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