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 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 07:59:09 -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[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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<![CDATA[Serger Darts for Knits]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:45:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47886/serger-darts-for-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47886/serger-darts-for-knits Serger Darts for Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Serger expert and instructor Pamela Leggett shares her technique for achieving great-looking darts in knits using a serger. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed ]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:24:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47944/get-inspired-by-art-design-challenge-winners-revealed http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47944/get-inspired-by-art-design-challenge-winners-revealed Get Inspired by Art: Design Challenge Winners Revealed Posted by CarolFresia
View the original artworks that inspired the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' latest fashion challenge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops Posted by SewStylishMagazine
This information is essential for anyone who wants to be sure they're approaching zippers the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29986/video-how-to-serge-seam-allowances http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29986/video-how-to-serge-seam-allowances Video: How to Serge Seam Allowances Posted by EvamarieGomez
Learn how to serge seam allowances with this quick video tutorial. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create a Couched Embroidery Design]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26857/create-a-couched-embroidery-design http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26857/create-a-couched-embroidery-design Create a Couched Embroidery Design Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take a simple sketch of ancient architecture that inspires you to your computer and digitize it to create a couched embroidery version for a summer satchel. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:44:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47547/video-how-to-strengthen-thread-for-hand-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47547/video-how-to-strengthen-thread-for-hand-sewing Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing Posted by EvamarieGomez
Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability to your hand-sewing thread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42901/how-to-scale-an-embroidery-design-up-or-down http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42901/how-to-scale-an-embroidery-design-up-or-down How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it can be to scale an embroidery design with this web extra from Threads #179 (June/July 2015). ]]>
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<![CDATA[More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47298/more-fabulous-art-wear-by-cassie-stephens http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47298/more-fabulous-art-wear-by-cassie-stephens More Fabulous Art-Wear by Cassie Stephens Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Cassie Stephens' colorful outfits are inspired by famous works of art. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47126/video-how-to-straighten-fabric-grain http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47126/video-how-to-straighten-fabric-grain Video: How to Straighten Fabric Grain Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This first step in fabric preparation ensures garments that look better and feel more comfortable. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make an Embroidered Clutch]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 02:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22672/how-to-make-an-embroidered-clutch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22672/how-to-make-an-embroidered-clutch How to Make an Embroidered Clutch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Transform a wool sweater that's seen better days into your new favorite clutch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Embroider Garments Like Penn & Fletcher ]]> Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30642/how-to-embroider-garments-like-penn-fletcher http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30642/how-to-embroider-garments-like-penn-fletcher How to Embroider Garments Like Penn & Fletcher Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Masterpiece embroidery has many facets. See more examples of the exquisite embroidery and learn more about the Penn & Fletcher Studio. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47249/video-how-to-sew-an-elastic-waistband-without-a-casing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47249/video-how-to-sew-an-elastic-waistband-without-a-casing Video: How to Sew an Elastic Waistband Without a Casing Posted by EvamarieGomez
Threads author Nick Coman demonstrates an easy-to-sew technique for inserting an elastic waistband without a casing. This method helps the waistband lie smoothly against the body, and it produces bulk-free results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham]]> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47064/video-how-to-make-pleated-trim-from-petersham http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47064/video-how-to-make-pleated-trim-from-petersham Video: How to Make Pleated Trim from Petersham Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn how to create a beautiful pleated trim from petersham ribbon. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve]]> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47065/video-how-to-shape-petersham-ribbon-to-a-curve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47065/video-how-to-shape-petersham-ribbon-to-a-curve Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it is to make petersham follow a curve. It is a great way to stabilize curved necklines, hems, and waistlines. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The 9 Latest Sewing Machines On the Market]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:00:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47190/the-9-latest-sewing-machines-on-the-market http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47190/the-9-latest-sewing-machines-on-the-market The 9 Latest Sewing Machines On the Market Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take a look at nine of the latest sewing machine models to hit the market. ]]>
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