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 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:38:30 -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 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. ]]>
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<![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. ]]>
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<![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[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. ]]>
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<![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. ]]>
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<![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. ]]>
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<![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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<![CDATA[Use Couched Elastic to Create a Ruched Effect]]> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:00:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36596/use-couched-elastic-to-create-a-ruched-effect http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36596/use-couched-elastic-to-create-a-ruched-effect Use Couched Elastic to Create a Ruched Effect Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to insert elastic into a garment to create a gathered effect. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Angela Wolf's May Wardrobe Challenge]]> Sat, 24 May 2014 10:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36898/angela-wolfs-may-wardrobe-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36898/angela-wolfs-may-wardrobe-challenge Angela Wolf's May Wardrobe Challenge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Don't miss this chance to show off your sewing skills and win fabulous prizes! This month's theme is "Dress the Part." ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew Better with Staystitching Fundamentals]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36859/sew-better-with-staystitching-fundamentals http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36859/sew-better-with-staystitching-fundamentals Sew Better with Staystitching Fundamentals Posted by MaryRay
Although one of my favorite parts of sewing is creating interesting surface design, I’m well aware that it’s the underpinning steps in the process that make a garment truly successful and wearable. ]]>
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<![CDATA[8 Zipper Installation Techniques]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 06:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37133/8-zipper-installation-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37133/8-zipper-installation-techniques 8 Zipper Installation Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 8 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fashion Exhibition at the Western Reserve Historical Society]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36847/fashion-exhibition-at-the-western-reserve-historical-society http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36847/fashion-exhibition-at-the-western-reserve-historical-society Fashion Exhibition at the Western Reserve Historical Society Posted by SLMiller
Hurry to the fabulous fashion exhibition, "Dior & More," closing May 24. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Construct a Flawless Collar Band ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:25:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36502/construct-a-flawless-collar-band http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36502/construct-a-flawless-collar-band Construct a Flawless Collar Band Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Louise Cutting shares her technique for sewing a professional-looking collar band without any hand sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Apply Elastics to Your Garments]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:58:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36099/apply-elastics-to-your-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36099/apply-elastics-to-your-garments Apply Elastics to Your Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bind an edge and create a stay tape with these stretchy bands. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 13: "Finale"]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:28:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36423/under-the-gunn-episode-13-finale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36423/under-the-gunn-episode-13-finale Under the Gunn, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who won the first season! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:07:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36361/how-to-trim-a-neckline-like-yves-saint-laurent http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36361/how-to-trim-a-neckline-like-yves-saint-laurent 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, Claire Shaeffer shows you how to trim a neckline using a technique from the world-renowned designer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create "My First Jacket"]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:53:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26507/parsons-and-palmerpletsch-create-my-first-jacket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26507/parsons-and-palmerpletsch-create-my-first-jacket Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Parsons students share their experiences in creating a jacket. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Insider: Anthony Ryan Auld]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:38:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36302/designer-insider-anthony-ryan-auld http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36302/designer-insider-anthony-ryan-auld Designer Insider: Anthony Ryan Auld Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Hear what Anthony Ryan Auld has to say about his career since Project Runway. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 12: "Superhero Fashion"]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:50:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36121/under-the-gunn-episode-12-superhero-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36121/under-the-gunn-episode-12-superhero-fashion Under the Gunn, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
See which designers made it to the finale. ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish Featured Giveaway!]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35617/sewstylish-featured-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35617/sewstylish-featured-giveaway SewStylish Featured Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win two awesome books that were both featured in the latest SewStylish magazine! ]]>
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