Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Online-extras category featured posts Threads - Online-extras category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/online-extras Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:10:52 -0500 Threads - Online-extras category featured posts Threads - Online-extras category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/online-extras <![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51455/video-color-code-pleat-marking-lines http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51455/video-color-code-pleat-marking-lines Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50987/video-diy-wide-seam-allowance-guide http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50987/video-diy-wide-seam-allowance-guide Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49263/video-how-to-drape-parallel-darts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49263/video-how-to-drape-parallel-darts Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sourcing Scuba Knit]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50837/sourcing-scuba-knit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50837/sourcing-scuba-knit Sourcing Scuba Knit Posted by SLMiller
Online fabric shops stock lots of scuba knit fabric. Here are some great options! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff Posted by smcfarland
See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket ]]>
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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[Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you're looking to add a design detail to a garment, turn to piping. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video for a great tip on grading a piped seam. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Press Shaped Edges]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:18:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges Video: How to Press Shaped Edges Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details. ]]>
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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[Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch ]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48403/video-how-to-sew-a-web-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48403/video-how-to-sew-a-web-stitch Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch ]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48398/video-how-to-sew-a-couching-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48398/video-how-to-sew-a-couching-stitch Video: How to Sew a Couching Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48389/video-how-to-sew-a-blanket-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48389/video-how-to-sew-a-blanket-stitch Video: How to Sew a Blanket Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment. Watch now to learn how to create one of five basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48383/video-how-to-sew-a-fly-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48383/video-how-to-sew-a-fly-stitch Video: How to Sew a Fly Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The fly stitch is a basic embroidery stitch. Watch to learn how to create this stitch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:35:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48378/video-how-to-sew-a-chainstitch Video: How to Sew a Chainstitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch. ]]>
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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[Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 09:12:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48109/video-how-to-sew-a-scarf-with-a-hidden-pocket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48109/video-how-to-sew-a-scarf-with-a-hidden-pocket Video: How to Sew a Scarf with a Hidden Pocket Posted by EvamarieGomez
Learn a clever technique for adding a secret pocket to a scarf. ]]>
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<![CDATA[[ENDED] Enter to Win a Spiegel 60609 Sewing Machine]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 16:14:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48091/ended-enter-to-win-a-spiegel-60609-sewing-machine http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48091/ended-enter-to-win-a-spiegel-60609-sewing-machine [ENDED] Enter to Win a Spiegel 60609 Sewing Machine Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how you can win the all-new Spiegel 60609 sewing machine. This machine is even equipped with video and WIFI integration. [Ended] ]]>
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<![CDATA[Behind-the-Scenes at DittoForm]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 16:45:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47992/behind-the-scenes-at-dittoform http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47992/behind-the-scenes-at-dittoform Behind-the-Scenes at DittoForm Posted by ThreadsMagazine
We promised you a look at more photos from the Threads editor visit to Bits of Thread in Washington, D.C., to learn about the DittoForm's custom dress form process. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tips for Sewing a Pickstitched Lapped Zipper in a Faced Edge]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:28:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47962/tips-for-sewing-a-pickstitched-lapped-zipper-in-a-faced-edge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47962/tips-for-sewing-a-pickstitched-lapped-zipper-in-a-faced-edge Tips for Sewing a Pickstitched Lapped Zipper in a Faced Edge Posted by smcfarland
It's easy to install a hand-stitched lapped zipper in garments. Here's how to do so with a facing. ]]>
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