Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:30:48 -0500 Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts Threads - Garment-construction category featured posts <![CDATA[Construct a Flawless Collar Band ]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:25:59 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Apply Elastics to Your Garments]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:58:07 -0500 Apply Elastics to Your Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bind an edge and create a stay tape with these stretchy bands. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 13: "Finale"]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:28:20 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who won the first season! ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:07:12 -0500 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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create "My First Jacket"]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:53:48 -0500 Parsons and Palmer/Pletsch create Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Parsons students share their experiences in creating a jacket. ]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Insider: Anthony Ryan Auld]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:38:51 -0500 Designer Insider: Anthony Ryan Auld Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Hear what Anthony Ryan Auld has to say about his career since Project Runway. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 12: "Superhero Fashion"]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:50:07 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
See which designers made it to the finale. ]]>
<![CDATA[SewStylish Featured Giveaway!]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 SewStylish Featured Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win two awesome books that were both featured in the latest SewStylish magazine! ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 11: "The Benefit of Fashion"]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:44:28 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 11: Posted by dfinkle
The remaining five designers sew outfits for real women. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:32:04 -0500 How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap Posted by SusanKhalje
When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 10: "Crossing Teams"]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:13:21 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 10: Posted by dfinkle
See how Asha and Natalia fared in their first team challenge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction"]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:48:02 -0500 Book Giveaway: Posted by daguguliaro
Read all about Christine Haynes' new book and comment for your chance to win a free copy! ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 9: "Trouble in the Lounge"]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:13:42 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 9: Posted by dfinkle
Anya and Mondo confront the judges about their decision. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 8: "It's an Unconventional Beach Party"]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:09:34 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 8: Posted by dfinkle
A frustrated designer ends up as the season's first double-winner. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 7: "Steampunk Chic"]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:57:24 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 7: Posted by dfinkle
Anya questions whether or not Nicholas created the designs in his portfolio. ]]>
<![CDATA[Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem ]]> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:30:31 -0500 Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Many shirttails have very tight curves at the side seams and can be difficult to produce a smooth line along the outside edge. In this technique, the front and back hem curves are completed before the side seams are sewn. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 6: "Pompeii Team Challenge"]]> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 23:38:05 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 6: Posted by dfinkle
See how Nick's team fared in their first team challenge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 5: "Hit the Stage"]]> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:15:52 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 5: Posted by dfinkle
A frustrated designer sends an unfinished garment down the runway. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sew a Hidden Lapel]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Sew a Hidden Lapel Posted by KennethDKing
New seams and folds create the illusion of a lapel on this intriguing jacket front. ]]>
<![CDATA[Create Abstract and Engaging Forms]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:35:00 -0500 Create Abstract and Engaging Forms Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Insert graphic shapes to give a garment wow power. ]]>