Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Online-extras category featured posts Threads - Online-extras category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/online-extras Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:43:18 -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[An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37627/an-easy-way-to-accurately-pleat-ribbon-for-trims http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37627/an-easy-way-to-accurately-pleat-ribbon-for-trims An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims Posted by KennethDKing
I've figured out an easy way to pleat ribbons or strips of fabric. Read more to find out how to create the template I use to make pleated ribbon trim. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Christine Haynes Pattern and Book Giveaway]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37713/christine-haynes-pattern-and-book-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37713/christine-haynes-pattern-and-book-giveaway Christine Haynes Pattern and Book Giveaway Posted by merkan
Submit a comment below for a chance to win three Christine Haynes' patterns and a signed copy of her book "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction." ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13, Episode 1: "The Judges Decide"]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:29:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37994/project-runway-season-13-episode-1-the-judges-decide http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37994/project-runway-season-13-episode-1-the-judges-decide Project Runway Season 13, Episode 1: Posted by EvamarieGomez
Project Runway is back with an all-new season, dubbed “Lucky season thirteen” by Tim Gunn. Read our recap now to learn about the designers, challenge, and see the runway looks. ]]>
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<![CDATA[SewStylish Fall 2014 is Here!]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:47:40 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37864/sewstylish-fall-2014-is-here http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37864/sewstylish-fall-2014-is-here SewStylish Fall 2014 is Here! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
See what's inside this exciting new issue. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Add Smocked Sections to a Pattern]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:01:10 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37574/how-to-add-smocked-sections-to-a-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37574/how-to-add-smocked-sections-to-a-pattern How to Add Smocked Sections to a Pattern Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Learn how to easily incorporate this trendy embellishment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of "Sew Fun" and "Sewing School 2" is...]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37777/the-winner-of-sew-fun-and-sewing-school-2-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37777/the-winner-of-sew-fun-and-sewing-school-2-is The Winner of Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to the winner of these two great books! ]]>
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<![CDATA[July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available ]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37447/july-2014-expert-chat-schedule-is-available http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37447/july-2014-expert-chat-schedule-is-available July 2014 Expert Chat Schedule is Available Posted by EvamarieGomez
Find out when Threads contributing editors will be available to take your sewing questions. ]]>
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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[Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:58:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37798/try-these-color-combinations-for-ice-dyeing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37798/try-these-color-combinations-for-ice-dyeing Try These Color Combinations for Ice Dyeing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In Threads #174 (August/September 2014), authors Nick Coman and Chase Wong explain a fascinating way to create random, unique patterns on fabric with ice dyeing. They share a few of their favorite color combinations for ice dyeing in this Web extra. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:35:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how easy it can be to space buttons and buttonholes with this quick tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:07:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With this clever sewing tip from Threads #174, your zippers will be feeling better than ever. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:02:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a clever way to store fabric with this tip from Threads #174 (August/September 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:46:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
An costume and textiles expert answers ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create a Foam-Cup Bra]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37402/create-a-foam-cup-bra http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37402/create-a-foam-cup-bra Create a Foam-Cup Bra Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It's easy to achieve a comfortable, custom shape for your bra. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sew an Unexposed Zipper]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37405/sew-an-unexposed-zipper Sew an Unexposed Zipper Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Salvage Your Selvages]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37390/how-to-salvage-your-selvages http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37390/how-to-salvage-your-selvages How to Salvage Your Selvages Posted by MaryRay
A good selvage is like a bonus with your fabric purchase. Learn nine clever and creative ways to use fabric edges. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway ]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:08:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36822/cheryl-kuczek-pattern-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36822/cheryl-kuczek-pattern-giveaway Cheryl Kuczek Pattern Giveaway Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to make a market bag, boho frock, and a pair of skirts with these patterns by Cheryl Kuczek. Leave a comment for a chance to win. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Louise Cutting Answers Your Questions]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37616/louise-cutting-answers-your-questions http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37616/louise-cutting-answers-your-questions Louise Cutting Answers Your Questions Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find answers to your sewing questions by reading through our latest Expert Chat with Louise Cutting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern-Grading Basics]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37396/pattern-grading-basics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37396/pattern-grading-basics Pattern-Grading Basics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
How to scale a pattern from the size you have to the size you need. ]]>
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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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