Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Smcfarland's posts Threads - Smcfarland's posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/profile/smcfarland Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:56:38 -0500 Threads - Smcfarland's posts Threads - Smcfarland's posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/profile/smcfarland <![CDATA[Pat's Custom Buttons and Belts for Sale]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:25:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38036/pats-custom-buttons-and-belts-for-sale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38036/pats-custom-buttons-and-belts-for-sale Pat's Custom Buttons and Belts for Sale Posted by smcfarland
Owner Pat Mahoney says she's ready to retire after 40 years ]]>
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<![CDATA[More Images from Louise Cutting's Sewing Room]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36513/more-images-from-louise-cuttings-sewing-room http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36513/more-images-from-louise-cuttings-sewing-room More Images from Louise Cutting's Sewing Room Posted by smcfarland
Contributing Editor Louise Cutting loves to collect sewing memorabilia. Browse through photos of some of the fun and interesting items found in her sewing studio. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tri-state Contestants Sought for American Version of "The Great British Sewing Bee"]]> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:46:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35721/tri-state-contestants-sought-for-american-version-of-the-great-british-sewing-bee http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35721/tri-state-contestants-sought-for-american-version-of-the-great-british-sewing-bee Tri-state Contestants Sought for American Version of Posted by smcfarland
Could you be one of America's top home sewers? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12: Episode 13, "Finale: Part 1"]]> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:31:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33553/project-runway-season-12-episode-13-finale-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33553/project-runway-season-12-episode-13-finale-part-1 Project Runway Season 12: Episode 13, Posted by smcfarland
An elimination leaves four designers to show at NY Fashion Week ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 10: "Project Runway SuperFan!"]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2013 07:53:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33044/project-runway-season-12-episode-10-project-runway-superfan http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33044/project-runway-season-12-episode-10-project-runway-superfan Project Runway Season 12, Episode 10: Posted by smcfarland
Project Runway SuperFans inspired and wore this episode's designs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 8: "Having a Field Day"]]> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:14:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32984/project-runway-season-12-episode-8-having-a-field-day http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32984/project-runway-season-12-episode-8-having-a-field-day Project Runway Season 12, Episode 8: Posted by smcfarland
The designers create activewear for Heidi's New Balance line ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 7: "Shoes First!"]]> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:33:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32935/project-runway-season-12-episode-7-shoes-first http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32935/project-runway-season-12-episode-7-shoes-first Project Runway Season 12, Episode 7: Posted by smcfarland
The designers had to "step it up" this week in a shoe-based test ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 6: "Let's Go Glamping"]]> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:36:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32808/project-runway-season-12-episode-6-lets-go-glamping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32808/project-runway-season-12-episode-6-lets-go-glamping Project Runway Season 12, Episode 6: Posted by smcfarland
Project Runway designers go "glamping" or "glamorous camping." ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 5: "YOU Choose Your Materials!"]]> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:55:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32656/project-runway-season-12-episode-5-you-choose-your-materials http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32656/project-runway-season-12-episode-5-you-choose-your-materials Project Runway Season 12, Episode 5: Posted by smcfarland
Team friction rises in another unconventional materials challenge ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 4: "Tie the Knot"]]> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:40:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32536/project-runway-season-12-episode-4-tie-the-knot http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32536/project-runway-season-12-episode-4-tie-the-knot Project Runway Season 12, Episode 4: Posted by smcfarland
Thousands of ties, two marriage proposals, and one violent tantrum ]]>
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<![CDATA[Easy-to-Alter Space: Connie Crawford's Studio]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31291/easy-to-alter-space-connie-crawfords-studio http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31291/easy-to-alter-space-connie-crawfords-studio Easy-to-Alter Space: Connie Crawford's Studio Posted by smcfarland
Connie Crawford found her ideal studio and outfitted it with custom sewing furniture. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12, Episode 3: "An Unconventional Coney Island"]]> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:11:54 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32448/project-runway-season-12-episode-3-an-unconventional-coney-island http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32448/project-runway-season-12-episode-3-an-unconventional-coney-island Project Runway Season 12, Episode 3: Posted by smcfarland
There's drama as teamed designers sew Coney Island game prizes ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12: Episode 2, "Million Dollar Runway"]]> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 08:13:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32185/project-runway-season-12-episode-2-million-dollar-runway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32185/project-runway-season-12-episode-2-million-dollar-runway Project Runway Season 12: Episode 2, Posted by smcfarland
The designers are inspired by $30 million in jewels and diamonds ]]>
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<![CDATA[Saving Lace: An Interview with Mimi Prober]]> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31289/saving-lace-an-interview-with-mimi-prober http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31289/saving-lace-an-interview-with-mimi-prober Saving Lace: An Interview with Mimi Prober Posted by smcfarland
Designer Mimi Prober’s dresses are a study in reclaiming delicate materials. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Add a Quick and Easy Elastic Waist to a Skirt]]> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:24:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31544/add-a-quick-and-easy-elastic-waist-to-a-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31544/add-a-quick-and-easy-elastic-waist-to-a-skirt Add a Quick and Easy Elastic Waist to a Skirt Posted by smcfarland
Don't want to put in a zipper? No sweat, here's a fast, stretchy, alternative ]]>
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<![CDATA[Hot Tips for Better Pressing]]> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31543/hot-tips-for-better-pressing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31543/hot-tips-for-better-pressing Hot Tips for Better Pressing Posted by smcfarland
How do you get great results when pressing your sewing projects? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 12: Episode 1 "Sky's the Limit"]]> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:06:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31978/project-runway-season-12-episode-1-skys-the-limit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/31978/project-runway-season-12-episode-1-skys-the-limit Project Runway Season 12: Episode 1 Posted by smcfarland
See all of the designs from the Season 12 premiere. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create the Perfect Sewing Space]]> Thu, 23 May 2013 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30461/create-the-perfect-sewing-space http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30461/create-the-perfect-sewing-space Create the Perfect Sewing Space Posted by smcfarland
Three professionals share what they love about where they sew. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway 11, Episode 14: "Finale, Part 2"]]> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:24:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30817/project-runway-11-episode-14-finale-part-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30817/project-runway-11-episode-14-finale-part-2 Project Runway 11, Episode 14: Posted by smcfarland
Care to guess which designer won Project Runway's 11th season? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30817/project-runway-11-episode-14-finale-part-2
<![CDATA[Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:56:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30815/armhole-and-sleeve-cap-seam-worksheet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30815/armhole-and-sleeve-cap-seam-worksheet Armhole and Sleeve-Cap Seam Worksheet Posted by smcfarland
Print out this handy worksheet to record armscye and sleeve-cap dimensions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[From Drab to Decorated]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:54:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30816/from-drab-to-decorated http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30816/from-drab-to-decorated From Drab to Decorated Posted by smcfarland
A studio transformation makes a sewing instruction space more open and inviting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Project Runway Season 11, Episode 13: "Finale Part 1"]]> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:51:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30785/project-runway-season-11-episode-13-finale-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30785/project-runway-season-11-episode-13-finale-part-1    Project Runway Season 11, Episode 13: Posted by smcfarland
One more designer gets eliminated after Tim's home visits ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11, Episode 12: "Europe, Here We Come"]]> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:18:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30726/project-runway-season-11-episode-12-europe-here-we-come http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30726/project-runway-season-11-episode-12-europe-here-we-come Project Runway Season 11, Episode 12: Posted by smcfarland
Whirlwind trips to Europe inspire the final five designers ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway, Episode 11: "Finally On My Own"]]> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:00:57 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30562/project-runway-episode-11-finally-on-my-own http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30562/project-runway-episode-11-finally-on-my-own Project Runway, Episode 11: Posted by smcfarland
The designers sew "editorial" looks for a Marie Claire cover ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11, Episode 10: "The Art of Fashion" ]]> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:31:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30471/project-runway-season-11-episode-10-the-art-of-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30471/project-runway-season-11-episode-10-the-art-of-fashion Project Runway Season 11, Episode 10: Posted by smcfarland
The teams make avant-garde and RTW looks in the HP challenge ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "The Essential A-Line"]]> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:31:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30187/book-giveaway-the-essential-a-line http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30187/book-giveaway-the-essential-a-line Book Giveaway: Posted by smcfarland
It's the skirt every girl needs! Win this awesome book! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11, Episode 9: "He Said, She Said"]]> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:49:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30254/project-runway-season-11-episode-9-he-said-she-said http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30254/project-runway-season-11-episode-9-he-said-she-said Project Runway Season 11, Episode 9: Posted by smcfarland
The designers create spring RTW for a Lord & Taylor challenge ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11, Episode 8: "Take It All Off!"]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:50:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30255/project-runway-season-11-episode-8-take-it-all-off http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30255/project-runway-season-11-episode-8-take-it-all-off Project Runway Season 11, Episode 8: Posted by smcfarland
The designers dress (temporarily, at least) a male dance revue ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11: Episode 7, "A Sticky Situation"]]> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:30:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30199/project-runway-season-11-episode-7-a-sticky-situation http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30199/project-runway-season-11-episode-7-a-sticky-situation Project Runway Season 11: Episode 7, Posted by smcfarland
The designers make duct-tape dresses for a tough audience: teenagers ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11: Episode 6, "Senior Fling"]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:50:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30087/project-runway-season-11-episode-6-senior-fling http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30087/project-runway-season-11-episode-6-senior-fling Project Runway Season 11: Episode 6, Posted by smcfarland
Some designers excel, while others come to tears, in a challenge to create looks for mature women ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 5: "A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll"]]> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:58:10 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30061/project-runway-episode-5-a-little-bit-country-a-little-bit-rock-n-roll http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/30061/project-runway-episode-5-a-little-bit-country-a-little-bit-rock-n-roll Project Runway Episode 5: Posted by smcfarland
Leather and lace and fringe and denim... in the latest episode, the designers had the opportunity to create a performance look and a red-carpet look for Grammy-winning country artist Miranda... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11: Episode 4, "The Ultimate Hard and Soft"]]> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:39:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29955/project-runway-season-11-episode-4-the-ultimate-hard-and-soft http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29955/project-runway-season-11-episode-4-the-ultimate-hard-and-soft Project Runway Season 11: Episode 4, Posted by smcfarland
Hardware and flowers combine in this unconventional materials challenge ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11: Episode 3, "Surprise Me"]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:19:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29846/project-runway-season-11-episode-3-surprise-me http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29846/project-runway-season-11-episode-3-surprise-me Project Runway Season 11: Episode 3, Posted by smcfarland
The teams design two looks to help Heidi sell her perfume ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11 Episode 2: "Spin Out" ]]> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:01:25 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29789/project-runway-season-11-episode-2-spin-out http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29789/project-runway-season-11-episode-2-spin-out Project Runway Season 11 Episode 2: Posted by smcfarland
The designers sew uniforms for Susan Sarandon's Spin ping-pong nightclubs ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 11: Episode 1 "There is No I in Team"]]> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:44:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29682/project-runway-season-11-episode-1-there-is-no-i-in-team http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29682/project-runway-season-11-episode-1-there-is-no-i-in-team Project Runway Season 11: Episode 1 Posted by smcfarland
A fresh crop of designers and a season-long twist on the show formula - Season 11 is something different ]]>
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<![CDATA[Save Your Fabric from Pulls and Snags]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:11:20 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29667/save-your-fabric-from-pulls-and-snags http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29667/save-your-fabric-from-pulls-and-snags Save Your Fabric from Pulls and Snags Posted by smcfarland
Here's a sewing room solution for a tricky fabric problem. ]]>
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<![CDATA[What's Your Sewing Storage Solution?]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:11:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29594/whats-your-sewing-storage-solution http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29594/whats-your-sewing-storage-solution What's Your Sewing Storage Solution? Posted by smcfarland
Read tips from real sewers, and share your own! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Episode 12: "Go Big or Go Home"]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:18:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29566/project-runway-all-stars-episode-12-go-big-or-go-home http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29566/project-runway-all-stars-episode-12-go-big-or-go-home Project Runway All Stars Episode 12: Posted by smcfarland
It's the finale! Who won Project Runway All Stars Season 2? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 11: "Couture de France"]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:43:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29474/project-runway-all-stars-episode-11-couture-de-france http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29474/project-runway-all-stars-episode-11-couture-de-france Project Runway All Stars, Episode 11: Posted by smcfarland
Paris shopping, Valentino garments, and a last-minute challenge made this episode exciting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Mood LA Moves: Check Out the New, Bigger Location ]]> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:24:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29476/mood-la-moves-check-out-the-new-bigger-location http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29476/mood-la-moves-check-out-the-new-bigger-location Mood LA Moves: Check Out the New, Bigger Location Posted by smcfarland
Famous Los Angeles fabric store has a new address, more space and features ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 9: "There's No Business Like Sew Business"]]> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:49:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29433/project-runway-all-stars-episode-9-theres-no-business-like-sew-business http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29433/project-runway-all-stars-episode-9-theres-no-business-like-sew-business Project Runway All Stars, Episode 9: Posted by smcfarland
Can the All-Stars create ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 8: "Flapper Fashion Face-Off"]]> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 15:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29315/project-runway-all-stars-episode-8-flapper-fashion-face-off http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29315/project-runway-all-stars-episode-8-flapper-fashion-face-off Project Runway All Stars, Episode 8: Posted by smcfarland
A 1920's themed challenge creates one-on-one designer face-offs ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29315/project-runway-all-stars-episode-8-flapper-fashion-face-off
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: "An Unconventional Nightmare Before Christmas"]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 11:09:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29233/project-runway-all-stars-episode-7-an-unconventional-nightmare-before-christmas http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29233/project-runway-all-stars-episode-7-an-unconventional-nightmare-before-christmas Project Runway All Stars, Episode 7: Posted by smcfarland
In a non-fabric challenge, the designers create looks from holiday decorations ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29233/project-runway-all-stars-episode-7-an-unconventional-nightmare-before-christmas
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 6: "Green Dress for the Red Carpet"]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:20:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29214/project-runway-all-stars-episode-6-green-dress-for-the-red-carpet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29214/project-runway-all-stars-episode-6-green-dress-for-the-red-carpet Project Runway All Stars, Episode 6: Posted by smcfarland
The All-Stars designed dresses made with eco-friendly fabrics ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29214/project-runway-all-stars-episode-6-green-dress-for-the-red-carpet
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 5: "You've Got Male "]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:54:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29169/project-runway-all-stars-episode-5-youve-got-male http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29169/project-runway-all-stars-episode-5-youve-got-male Project Runway All Stars, Episode 5: Posted by smcfarland
The designers create androgynous and avant garde looks for male and female models ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29169/project-runway-all-stars-episode-5-youve-got-male
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 4: "Made in the USA Today"]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:54:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29022/project-runway-all-stars-episode-4-made-in-the-usa-today http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29022/project-runway-all-stars-episode-4-made-in-the-usa-today Project Runway All Stars, Episode 4: Posted by smcfarland
The designers make looks based on fan photos from USA Today readers ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29022/project-runway-all-stars-episode-4-made-in-the-usa-today
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars, Episode 3: "Up Your Aerosol"]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 17:47:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28776/project-runway-all-stars-episode-3-up-your-aerosol http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28776/project-runway-all-stars-episode-3-up-your-aerosol Project Runway All Stars, Episode 3: Posted by smcfarland
The designers work with graffiti artists to create bold art-to-wear ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28776/project-runway-all-stars-episode-3-up-your-aerosol
<![CDATA[Project Runway All Stars Episode 2: "Put On Your Dancing Shoes"]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 17:16:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28307/project-runway-all-stars-episode-2-put-on-your-dancing-shoes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28307/project-runway-all-stars-episode-2-put-on-your-dancing-shoes Project Runway All Stars Episode 2: Posted by smcfarland
The designers try to remember the '70s for a disco Nine West challenge. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28307/project-runway-all-stars-episode-2-put-on-your-dancing-shoes
<![CDATA[Sewing Gift Suggestions]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:29:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27904/sewing-gift-suggestions http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27904/sewing-gift-suggestions Sewing Gift Suggestions Posted by smcfarland
More notions, machines, and other present ideas from the Threads staff ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27904/sewing-gift-suggestions
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 13: "Finale, Part 1"]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:43:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27527/project-runway-episode-13-finale-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27527/project-runway-episode-13-finale-part-1 Project Runway Episode 13: Posted by smcfarland
The final four designers stress out in Season 10's penultimate episode ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27527/project-runway-episode-13-finale-part-1
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 12: "In a Place Far, Far Away"]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:01:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27485/project-runway-episode-12-in-a-place-far-far-away http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27485/project-runway-episode-12-in-a-place-far-far-away Project Runway Episode 12: Posted by smcfarland
Who's going to Fashion Week?! An avant-garde challenge weeds out one more designer. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27485/project-runway-episode-12-in-a-place-far-far-away
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 11: "It's Fashion, Baby"]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 09:18:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27401/project-runway-episode-11-its-fashion-baby http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27401/project-runway-episode-11-its-fashion-baby Project Runway Episode 11: Posted by smcfarland
The designers must create outfits for babies ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27401/project-runway-episode-11-its-fashion-baby
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 10: "I Get a Kick Out of Fashion"]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:54:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27334/project-runway-episode-10-i-get-a-kick-out-of-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27334/project-runway-episode-10-i-get-a-kick-out-of-fashion Project Runway Episode 10: Posted by smcfarland
The designers get to dress New York City's famous dancing Rockettes ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27334/project-runway-episode-10-i-get-a-kick-out-of-fashion
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 9: "It's All About Me"]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 14:29:10 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27256/project-runway-episode-9-its-all-about-me http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27256/project-runway-episode-9-its-all-about-me Project Runway Episode 9: Posted by smcfarland
The designers create their own prints on HP computers. Anya and Mondo guest-judge! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27256/project-runway-episode-9-its-all-about-me
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 8: "Starving Artist" ]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:19:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27199/project-runway-episode-8-starving-artist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27199/project-runway-episode-8-starving-artist Project Runway Episode 8: Posted by smcfarland
The designers earn fabric money by selling their work on the streets of New York City ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27199/project-runway-episode-8-starving-artist
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 7: "Oh My Lord and Taylor"]]> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 12:30:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27143/project-runway-episode-7-oh-my-lord-and-taylor http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27143/project-runway-episode-7-oh-my-lord-and-taylor Project Runway Episode 7: Posted by smcfarland
Dresses for a famous department store cause designer meltdowns and a surprise ending ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27143/project-runway-episode-7-oh-my-lord-and-taylor
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 6: "Fix My Friend!"]]> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:28:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27080/project-runway-episode-6-fix-my-friend http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27080/project-runway-episode-6-fix-my-friend Project Runway Episode 6: Posted by smcfarland
Who wants a makeover? In this episode, the designers help "real" women find new looks ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27080/project-runway-episode-6-fix-my-friend
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 5: "It's My Way on the Runway"]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:20:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27043/project-runway-episode-5-its-my-way-on-the-runway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27043/project-runway-episode-5-its-my-way-on-the-runway Project Runway Episode 5: Posted by smcfarland
Joanna Coles, Marie Claire's tough Editor in Chief, judges looks for working women ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/27043/project-runway-episode-5-its-my-way-on-the-runway
<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 10: "Women On the Go"]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:33:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26903/project-runway-season-10-women-on-the-go http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26903/project-runway-season-10-women-on-the-go Project Runway Season 10: Posted by smcfarland
Two designers left voluntarily, one came back, and everyone had to face a Michael Kors-themed challenge ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26903/project-runway-season-10-women-on-the-go
<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 10: "Welcome Back (Or Not) To the Runway"]]> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 14:46:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26830/project-runway-season-10-welcome-back-or-not-to-the-runway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26830/project-runway-season-10-welcome-back-or-not-to-the-runway Project Runway Season 10: Posted by smcfarland
Designers from seasons past return - as models! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26830/project-runway-season-10-welcome-back-or-not-to-the-runway
<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 10: "Candy Couture" ]]> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:45:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26678/project-runway-season-10-candy-couture http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26678/project-runway-season-10-candy-couture Project Runway Season 10: Posted by smcfarland
Dylan Lauren (Ralph's daughter) is the guest judge for a sticky challenge. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26678/project-runway-season-10-candy-couture
<![CDATA["Project Runway": Anniversary Party in Times Square ]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 12:18:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26616/project-runway-anniversary-party-in-times-square http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26616/project-runway-anniversary-party-in-times-square Posted by smcfarland
It's here, the 10th anniversary season of "Project Runway" ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26616/project-runway-anniversary-party-in-times-square
<![CDATA[How to Make a Striped Origami Belt]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:54:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26183/how-to-make-a-striped-origami-belt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26183/how-to-make-a-striped-origami-belt How to Make a Striped Origami Belt Posted by smcfarland
Try this striped variation of a SewStylish accessory. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/26183/how-to-make-a-striped-origami-belt
<![CDATA[Suit Yourself: Gertie has a New Online Sewing Course ]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 12:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25143/suit-yourself-gertie-has-a-new-online-sewing-course http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25143/suit-yourself-gertie-has-a-new-online-sewing-course Suit Yourself: Gertie has a New Online Sewing Course     Posted by smcfarland
In her new online course, SewStylish author Gretchen Hirsch shares how to make a vintage-inspired skirt suit ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25143/suit-yourself-gertie-has-a-new-online-sewing-course
<![CDATA[Designers Create Golden Cloth from Spider Silk]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23037/designers-create-golden-cloth-from-spider-silk http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23037/designers-create-golden-cloth-from-spider-silk Designers Create Golden Cloth from Spider Silk Posted by smcfarland
A British and an American artist collaborate to make the world's largest pieces of spider-silk fabric ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/23037/designers-create-golden-cloth-from-spider-silk
<![CDATA[Sew on Lace Trim for Texture, Color and Detail ]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25116/sew-on-lace-trim-for-texture-color-and-detail http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25116/sew-on-lace-trim-for-texture-color-and-detail Sew on Lace Trim for Texture, Color and Detail Posted by smcfarland
Apply an array of lace trim for a fresh take on a basic garment. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25116/sew-on-lace-trim-for-texture-color-and-detail
<![CDATA[How to Sew a Sleeveless Scarf Top ]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 10:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22567/how-to-sew-a-sleeveless-scarf-top http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22567/how-to-sew-a-sleeveless-scarf-top How to Sew a Sleeveless Scarf Top Posted by smcfarland
Turn two chiffon scarves into a sleeveless top with a bubble-look hem. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22567/how-to-sew-a-sleeveless-scarf-top
<![CDATA[Sew a Sweet Cummerbund Belt]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 16:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25120/sew-a-sweet-cummerbund-belt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25120/sew-a-sweet-cummerbund-belt Sew a Sweet Cummerbund Belt Posted by smcfarland
Sewing expert and SewStylish author Gretchen Hirsch has an easy-to-make belt ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25120/sew-a-sweet-cummerbund-belt
<![CDATA[There's More to See in this Great Sewing Studio]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:08:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22450/theres-more-to-see-in-this-great-sewing-studio http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22450/theres-more-to-see-in-this-great-sewing-studio There's More to See in this Great Sewing Studio Posted by smcfarland
Additional images from Katrina Walker's sewing "cabin" ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22450/theres-more-to-see-in-this-great-sewing-studio
<![CDATA[How to Make Fabric Clocks]]> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22647/how-to-make-fabric-clocks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22647/how-to-make-fabric-clocks How to Make Fabric Clocks Posted by smcfarland
Got a minute? It doesn’t take long to create these cute timekeepers. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22647/how-to-make-fabric-clocks
<![CDATA[The Talk is Pleating with Designer Babette Pinsky]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21789/the-talk-is-pleating-with-designer-babette-pinsky http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21789/the-talk-is-pleating-with-designer-babette-pinsky The Talk is Pleating with Designer Babette Pinsky Posted by smcfarland
Babette Pinsky is in the Designer Spotlight in Threads no. 159. Learn more about the pleating she uses in her designs. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21789/the-talk-is-pleating-with-designer-babette-pinsky
<![CDATA[Enter the Dare To Make It! Holiday Contest]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:44:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22162/enter-the-dare-to-make-it-holiday-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22162/enter-the-dare-to-make-it-holiday-contest Enter the Dare To Make It! Holiday Contest Posted by smcfarland
Our sister site, CraftStylish.com, is hosting a great competition for handmade gifts and decorations ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22162/enter-the-dare-to-make-it-holiday-contest
<![CDATA[Elvis' Fabulous Upholstered Pool Room]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 18:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22118/elvis-fabulous-upholstered-pool-room http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22118/elvis-fabulous-upholstered-pool-room Elvis' Fabulous Upholstered Pool Room Posted by smcfarland
A famous room at Graceland is lined with more than 300 yards of fabric ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22118/elvis-fabulous-upholstered-pool-room
<![CDATA[Premiere Date Set for 'Project Runway All Stars' ]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 11:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22052/premiere-date-set-for-project-runway-all-stars http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22052/premiere-date-set-for-project-runway-all-stars Premiere Date Set for 'Project Runway All Stars' Posted by smcfarland
13 designers get a second chance to compete; series starts January 5 on Lifetime ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/22052/premiere-date-set-for-project-runway-all-stars
<![CDATA[Sneak Peek at "It's Sew Easy" Season 2]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 16:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21915/sneak-peek-at-its-sew-easy-season-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21915/sneak-peek-at-its-sew-easy-season-2 Sneak Peek at Posted by smcfarland
The PBS sewing series resumes in December - here's what's coming up! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21915/sneak-peek-at-its-sew-easy-season-2
<![CDATA[Meet the Fabrics of the Future]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21506/meet-the-fabrics-of-the-future http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21506/meet-the-fabrics-of-the-future Meet the Fabrics of the Future Posted by smcfarland
A new book explores the possibilities for textiles that save lives and look amazing ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/21506/meet-the-fabrics-of-the-future
<![CDATA[Calling all Designers: Bendel's Hosts Open-See Event for Women's Accessoires]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 15:54:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25090/calling-all-designers-bendels-hosts-open-see-event-for-womens-accessoires http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25090/calling-all-designers-bendels-hosts-open-see-event-for-womens-accessoires Calling all Designers: Bendel's Hosts Open-See Event for Women's Accessoires Posted by smcfarland
Grab your handbag or accessory samples and get your work noticed! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25090/calling-all-designers-bendels-hosts-open-see-event-for-womens-accessoires
<![CDATA[No Halstons Here: Project Runway Episode 10 is "Sew '70s" ]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2011 17:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/20240/no-halstons-here-project-runway-episode-10-is-sew-70s http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/20240/no-halstons-here-project-runway-episode-10-is-sew-70s No Halstons Here: Project Runway Episode 10 is Posted by smcfarland
Most of the designers missed the mark on a sophisticated '70s look ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/20240/no-halstons-here-project-runway-episode-10-is-sew-70s
<![CDATA[Project Runway Episode 7: "Can't We Just All Get Along?"]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:21:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19978/project-runway-episode-7-cant-we-just-all-get-along http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19978/project-runway-episode-7-cant-we-just-all-get-along Project Runway Episode 7: Posted by smcfarland
The short answer: No. Squabbling had a high cost for some designers in this dramatic, two-team challenge episode. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19978/project-runway-episode-7-cant-we-just-all-get-along
<![CDATA[Project Runway 9: Come As You Are]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:37:32 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19574/project-runway-9-come-as-you-are http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19574/project-runway-9-come-as-you-are Project Runway 9: Come As You Are Posted by smcfarland
The new season has finally arrived. Who is your favorite so far? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19574/project-runway-9-come-as-you-are
<![CDATA["Project Runway" Announces Season 9 Designers]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:11:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19415/project-runway-announces-season-9-designers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19415/project-runway-announces-season-9-designers Posted by smcfarland
20 have been chosen, but only one will win. Season 9 begins July 28. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19415/project-runway-announces-season-9-designers
<![CDATA[More Sewing Misadventures]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 13:01:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19346/more-sewing-misadventures http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19346/more-sewing-misadventures More Sewing Misadventures Posted by smcfarland
More tales of sewing disasters - and a call to share your own stories ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19346/more-sewing-misadventures
<![CDATA[Finally! Project Runway is Ready to Roll ]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19274/finally-project-runway-is-ready-to-roll http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19274/finally-project-runway-is-ready-to-roll Finally! Project Runway is Ready to Roll Posted by smcfarland
Are you ready to watch? Lifetime announces Season 9 to premiere July 28 ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19274/finally-project-runway-is-ready-to-roll
<![CDATA["Show Your Support" and Embellish a Bra ]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2011 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19168/show-your-support-and-embellish-a-bra http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19168/show-your-support-and-embellish-a-bra Posted by smcfarland
There's time to make a stunning entry for the annual bra contest at the American Sewing Expo ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19168/show-your-support-and-embellish-a-bra
<![CDATA[Download a Cutout Design from SewStylish Summer 2011]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25049/download-a-cutout-design-from-sewstylish-summer-2011 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25049/download-a-cutout-design-from-sewstylish-summer-2011 Download a Cutout Design from SewStylish Summer 2011 Posted by smcfarland
Here's a free cutout design featured in our new summer issue. Download it and try the technique yourself! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/25049/download-a-cutout-design-from-sewstylish-summer-2011
<![CDATA[New Sewing Show, "It's Sew Easy," Starts June 30 on PBS]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2011 13:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19111/new-sewing-show-its-sew-easy-starts-june-30-on-pbs http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19111/new-sewing-show-its-sew-easy-starts-june-30-on-pbs New Sewing Show, Posted by smcfarland
Find new projects and tutorials on this new national sewing show ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19111/new-sewing-show-its-sew-easy-starts-june-30-on-pbs
<![CDATA['Project Accessory' Begins Casting Soon]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19077/project-accessory-begins-casting-soon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19077/project-accessory-begins-casting-soon 'Project Accessory' Begins Casting Soon Posted by smcfarland
Have you heard about the accessory-themed "Project Runway" spin-off? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19077/project-accessory-begins-casting-soon
<![CDATA[What Makes a Sewing Space Great?]]> Thu, 26 May 2011 16:46:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19015/what-makes-a-sewing-space-great http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19015/what-makes-a-sewing-space-great What Makes a Sewing Space Great? Posted by smcfarland
What would you like to learn about the sewing workspaces of authors, experts, and your fellow readers? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/19015/what-makes-a-sewing-space-great
<![CDATA[This IS Your Grandmother's Sewing Machine]]> Thu, 12 May 2011 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18941/this-is-your-grandmothers-sewing-machine http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18941/this-is-your-grandmothers-sewing-machine This IS Your Grandmother's Sewing Machine Posted by smcfarland
In the exhibit "Tools of the Trade," the University of Alberta has assembled a fascinating collection of notions and more. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18941/this-is-your-grandmothers-sewing-machine
<![CDATA[Create a Swirled Bias Sleeve]]> Thu, 05 May 2011 15:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18860/create-a-swirled-bias-sleeve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18860/create-a-swirled-bias-sleeve Create a Swirled Bias Sleeve Posted by smcfarland
Here's how to piece and twist a bias sleeve ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18860/create-a-swirled-bias-sleeve
<![CDATA[A Forgiving Bias-Cut Sleeve]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18714/a-forgiving-bias-cut-sleeve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18714/a-forgiving-bias-cut-sleeve A Forgiving Bias-Cut Sleeve Posted by smcfarland
In an online extra, Denise Severson shares a technique to make a pieced and bias-cut sleeve. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18714/a-forgiving-bias-cut-sleeve
<![CDATA[Are You In or Out? "Project Runway" is Casting Season 9]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18644/are-you-in-or-out-project-runway-is-casting-season-9 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18644/are-you-in-or-out-project-runway-is-casting-season-9 Are You In or Out? Posted by smcfarland
The deadline is April 15 to send in photos of your garments and a personal video. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18644/are-you-in-or-out-project-runway-is-casting-season-9
<![CDATA[Sew and Win: There's Time to Enter the ASG 2011 Creativity Contest]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18582/sew-and-win-theres-time-to-enter-the-asg-2011-creativity-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18582/sew-and-win-theres-time-to-enter-the-asg-2011-creativity-contest Sew and Win: There's Time to Enter the ASG 2011 Creativity Contest Posted by smcfarland
Seven Simplicity patterns are the starting point for this American Sewing Guild contest ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18582/sew-and-win-theres-time-to-enter-the-asg-2011-creativity-contest
<![CDATA[Add Your Expertise to WikiProject: Textile Arts]]> Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18529/add-your-expertise-to-wikiproject-textile-arts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18529/add-your-expertise-to-wikiproject-textile-arts Add Your Expertise to WikiProject: Textile Arts Posted by smcfarland
Contribute your fiber arts knowledge to the online encyclopedia ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18529/add-your-expertise-to-wikiproject-textile-arts
<![CDATA[Designer Charlotte Todd Auctions Kate Middleton's Catwalk Dress ]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18463/designer-charlotte-todd-auctions-kate-middletons-catwalk-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18463/designer-charlotte-todd-auctions-kate-middletons-catwalk-dress Designer Charlotte Todd Auctions Kate Middleton's Catwalk Dress Posted by smcfarland
British designer sells Kate Middleton's charity fashion show "dress." ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18463/designer-charlotte-todd-auctions-kate-middletons-catwalk-dress
<![CDATA[The Blog for Men Who Sew (And the Women Who Sew For Them)]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 15:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18369/the-blog-for-men-who-sew-and-the-women-who-sew-for-them http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18369/the-blog-for-men-who-sew-and-the-women-who-sew-for-them The Blog for Men Who Sew (And the Women Who Sew For Them) Posted by smcfarland
Meet Peter Lappin, creator of "Male Pattern Boldness" a men's sewing blog ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18369/the-blog-for-men-who-sew-and-the-women-who-sew-for-them
<![CDATA[Suggest a Designer for the Spotlight]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18247/suggest-a-designer-for-the-spotlight http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18247/suggest-a-designer-for-the-spotlight Suggest a Designer for the Spotlight Posted by smcfarland
Whom do you want to hear from in the Threads interview series? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18247/suggest-a-designer-for-the-spotlight
<![CDATA[What are Your Favorite Embroidery Software Features?]]> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18179/what-are-your-favorite-embroidery-software-features http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18179/what-are-your-favorite-embroidery-software-features What are Your Favorite Embroidery Software Features? Posted by smcfarland
New embroidery software creates precision cuts as well as stitched designs. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18179/what-are-your-favorite-embroidery-software-features
<![CDATA[A Few of Your Favorite Notions]]> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18044/a-few-of-your-favorite-notions http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18044/a-few-of-your-favorite-notions A Few of Your Favorite Notions Posted by smcfarland
Members of the Threads community posted pictures and details about these adorable sewing notions ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/18044/a-few-of-your-favorite-notions
<![CDATA[The Lady and the Cocoon]]> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17990/the-lady-and-the-cocoon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17990/the-lady-and-the-cocoon The Lady and the Cocoon Posted by smcfarland
A Chinese empress is credited with silk's discovery in a popular legend. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17990/the-lady-and-the-cocoon
<![CDATA[The Dresden Shepherdess: Create a Bridal Hat ]]> Thu, 27 Jan 2011 09:55:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17832/the-dresden-shepherdess-create-a-bridal-hat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17832/the-dresden-shepherdess-create-a-bridal-hat The Dresden Shepherdess: Create a Bridal Hat Posted by smcfarland
Create a headpiece that's perfect for a not-too-traditional bride, or change the fabrics and make a special-occasion hat. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17832/the-dresden-shepherdess-create-a-bridal-hat
<![CDATA[Make Faux Feathers from Fabric and Wire]]> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:06:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17754/make-faux-feathers-from-fabric-and-wire http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17754/make-faux-feathers-from-fabric-and-wire Make Faux Feathers from Fabric and Wire Posted by smcfarland
Create realistic feathers by following designer John Koch's steps in this tutorial. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17754/make-faux-feathers-from-fabric-and-wire
<![CDATA[Make a Bow With Tails - To Trim a Hat or Embellish a Garment]]> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 18:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17650/make-a-bow-with-tails-to-trim-a-hat-or-embellish-a-garment http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17650/make-a-bow-with-tails-to-trim-a-hat-or-embellish-a-garment Make a Bow With Tails - To Trim a Hat or Embellish a Garment Posted by smcfarland
Learn to make a fabric bow with tails in this post on John Koch's hat embellishment technique. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17650/make-a-bow-with-tails-to-trim-a-hat-or-embellish-a-garment
<![CDATA[Try Your Hand at Hat Trimming: Bows Without Tails]]> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17538/try-your-hand-at-hat-trimming-bows-without-tails http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17538/try-your-hand-at-hat-trimming-bows-without-tails Try Your Hand at Hat Trimming: Bows Without Tails Posted by smcfarland
Learn author John Koch's method for making structured fabric bows without tails, with more hat embellishments to come! Part one of a four-part series. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17538/try-your-hand-at-hat-trimming-bows-without-tails
<![CDATA[Share Your Sweetest Notions ]]> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17533/share-your-sweetest-notions http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17533/share-your-sweetest-notions Share Your Sweetest Notions Posted by smcfarland
Do you have a notion you prize because it's cute? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17533/share-your-sweetest-notions
<![CDATA[Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers ]]> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17475/pulling-teeth-tips-to-shorten-zippers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17475/pulling-teeth-tips-to-shorten-zippers Pulling Teeth: Tips to Shorten Zippers Posted by smcfarland
Sewing instructor Jacque Goldsmith shares quick solutions for trimming too-long zippers ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17475/pulling-teeth-tips-to-shorten-zippers
<![CDATA[Holiday Tips: Bake, Sew and Wrap Ideas from Threads Readers]]> Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17369/holiday-tips-bake-sew-and-wrap-ideas-from-threads-readers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17369/holiday-tips-bake-sew-and-wrap-ideas-from-threads-readers Holiday Tips: Bake, Sew and Wrap Ideas from Threads Readers Posted by smcfarland
Some holiday-type hints, drawn from Threads readers' tips ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17369/holiday-tips-bake-sew-and-wrap-ideas-from-threads-readers
<![CDATA[Do You Have a Soundtrack for Your Sewing?]]> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 09:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17193/do-you-have-a-soundtrack-for-your-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17193/do-you-have-a-soundtrack-for-your-sewing Do You Have a Soundtrack for Your Sewing? Posted by smcfarland
Tell us what you like to listen to - music, books or movies - while you sew. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17193/do-you-have-a-soundtrack-for-your-sewing
<![CDATA[L.I.F.E. Bags Support Kenyan Women and Children ]]> Thu, 25 Nov 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17160/life-bags-support-kenyan-women-and-children http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17160/life-bags-support-kenyan-women-and-children L.I.F.E. Bags Support Kenyan Women and Children Posted by smcfarland
Bags handmade in Kenya offer women a means to support and improve the lives of their special-needs children ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17160/life-bags-support-kenyan-women-and-children
<![CDATA[Look Online to Find Local Sewing Charity Projects]]> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 15:23:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17107/look-online-to-find-local-sewing-charity-projects http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17107/look-online-to-find-local-sewing-charity-projects Look Online to Find Local Sewing Charity Projects Posted by smcfarland
Feel like sewing for someone else this holiday season? Sites like VolunteerMatch.org will point you toward groups that need your help. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/17107/look-online-to-find-local-sewing-charity-projects
<![CDATA[Take a Free Trial of PatternPal, an App for Sewing Supplies]]> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16901/take-a-free-trial-of-patternpal-an-app-for-sewing-supplies http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16901/take-a-free-trial-of-patternpal-an-app-for-sewing-supplies Take a Free Trial of PatternPal, an App for Sewing Supplies Posted by smcfarland
Comment on this post to get one of six free-trial codes for PatternPal, a sewing app for your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16901/take-a-free-trial-of-patternpal-an-app-for-sewing-supplies
<![CDATA[Find Inspiration in Amazing Artisan Textiles]]> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16652/find-inspiration-in-amazing-artisan-textiles http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16652/find-inspiration-in-amazing-artisan-textiles Find Inspiration in Amazing Artisan Textiles Posted by smcfarland
"1,000 Artisan Textiles" features works to spark new ideas for anyone who sews ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16652/find-inspiration-in-amazing-artisan-textiles
<![CDATA[Novi Report Part 2: Fashion Challenge at the American Sewing Expo]]> Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:31:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16329/novi-report-part-2-fashion-challenge-at-the-american-sewing-expo http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16329/novi-report-part-2-fashion-challenge-at-the-american-sewing-expo Novi Report Part 2: Fashion Challenge at the American Sewing Expo Posted by smcfarland
ASE Passion for Fashion design challenge focused on Motor City classics ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16329/novi-report-part-2-fashion-challenge-at-the-american-sewing-expo
<![CDATA[Novi Report Part 1: Snapshots from the American Sewing Expo]]> Thu, 07 Oct 2010 13:16:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16220/novi-report-part-1-snapshots-from-the-american-sewing-expo http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16220/novi-report-part-1-snapshots-from-the-american-sewing-expo Novi Report Part 1: Snapshots from the American Sewing Expo Posted by smcfarland
A look back at workshops, fashion shows, and shopping at the 2010 American Sewing Expo in Novi, Michigan. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/16220/novi-report-part-1-snapshots-from-the-american-sewing-expo
<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Three-Thread Rolled Serged Edge]]> Mon, 04 Oct 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15985/video-how-to-sew-a-three-thread-rolled-serged-edge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15985/video-how-to-sew-a-three-thread-rolled-serged-edge Video: How to Sew a Three-Thread Rolled Serged Edge Posted by smcfarland
Watch Kayla Kennington's online video tutorials to master a neat hemming or seaming technique. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15985/video-how-to-sew-a-three-thread-rolled-serged-edge
<![CDATA[Sewing Books Crop Up for the Kindle ]]> Thu, 16 Sep 2010 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15853/sewing-books-crop-up-for-the-kindle http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15853/sewing-books-crop-up-for-the-kindle Sewing Books Crop Up for the Kindle Posted by smcfarland
Yes, there are sewing guides to read on the Kindle, and they're getting better ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15853/sewing-books-crop-up-for-the-kindle
<![CDATA[Enter the Simplicity Halloween Costume Contest]]> Thu, 09 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15734/enter-the-simplicity-halloween-costume-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15734/enter-the-simplicity-halloween-costume-contest Enter the Simplicity Halloween Costume Contest Posted by smcfarland
Make a costume from a current Simplicity pattern for a chance at prizes from Simplicity and Jo-Ann's Fabric and Craft stores ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15734/enter-the-simplicity-halloween-costume-contest
<![CDATA[We Love Sewing all Year, but September is National Sewing Month ]]> Thu, 02 Sep 2010 16:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15657/we-love-sewing-all-year-but-september-is-national-sewing-month http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15657/we-love-sewing-all-year-but-september-is-national-sewing-month We Love Sewing all Year, but September is National Sewing Month Posted by smcfarland
Celebrate with free projects, contests, and giveaways during sewing's month in the spotlight ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15657/we-love-sewing-all-year-but-september-is-national-sewing-month
<![CDATA[Add Your Input to the Sewing Group and Gathering List]]> Thu, 26 Aug 2010 09:32:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15543/add-your-input-to-the-sewing-group-and-gathering-list http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15543/add-your-input-to-the-sewing-group-and-gathering-list Add Your Input to the Sewing Group and Gathering List Posted by smcfarland
You can help build our list of sewing organizations and events ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15543/add-your-input-to-the-sewing-group-and-gathering-list
<![CDATA[Design on the Half Scale]]> Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15441/design-on-the-half-scale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15441/design-on-the-half-scale Design on the Half Scale Posted by smcfarland
The Center for Pattern Design explains the advantages of working small ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15441/design-on-the-half-scale
<![CDATA[Fabric U Puts a World of Fabric at Your Fingertips]]> Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15347/fabric-u-puts-a-world-of-fabric-at-your-fingertips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15347/fabric-u-puts-a-world-of-fabric-at-your-fingertips Fabric U Puts a World of Fabric at Your Fingertips Posted by smcfarland
App for iPhones and iPads offers is an on-the-go guide to fabric ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15347/fabric-u-puts-a-world-of-fabric-at-your-fingertips
<![CDATA[Test Drive a BERNINA to Win a BMW ]]> Thu, 05 Aug 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15257/test-drive-a-bernina-to-win-a-bmw http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15257/test-drive-a-bernina-to-win-a-bmw Test Drive a BERNINA to Win a BMW  Posted by smcfarland
Try out a new BERNINA 3 Series sewing machine and enter a sweepstakes to win a car or cash. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15257/test-drive-a-bernina-to-win-a-bmw
<![CDATA[New Book Looks at Rare Luxury Bags]]> Thu, 29 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15178/new-book-looks-at-rare-luxury-bags http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15178/new-book-looks-at-rare-luxury-bags New Book Looks at Rare Luxury Bags Posted by smcfarland
"Exotic Skin Handbags: Alligator & Crocodile" is an amazing look at beautiful bags from the past ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15178/new-book-looks-at-rare-luxury-bags
<![CDATA[ASG Names Shirley Adams 2010 Sewing Hall of Fame Inductee ]]> Thu, 22 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15043/asg-names-shirley-adams-2010-sewing-hall-of-fame-inductee http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15043/asg-names-shirley-adams-2010-sewing-hall-of-fame-inductee ASG Names Shirley Adams 2010 Sewing Hall of Fame Inductee Posted by smcfarland
The American Sewing Guild honors a sewing educator or team each year, adding their name to the Sewing Hall of Fame. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/15043/asg-names-shirley-adams-2010-sewing-hall-of-fame-inductee
<![CDATA[The Wackier Words of Sewing and Fashion]]> Thu, 15 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14968/the-wackier-words-of-sewing-and-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14968/the-wackier-words-of-sewing-and-fashion The Wackier Words of Sewing and Fashion Posted by smcfarland
It's fun to trace the etymology of odd and amusing sewing terms. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14968/the-wackier-words-of-sewing-and-fashion
<![CDATA[Share Your Fabric Stash Busting Projects]]> Thu, 08 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14925/share-your-fabric-stash-busting-projects http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14925/share-your-fabric-stash-busting-projects Share Your Fabric Stash Busting Projects Posted by smcfarland
How do you cope with the challenge of finding a purpose for every bit of fabric? ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14925/share-your-fabric-stash-busting-projects
<![CDATA[Simulators Let You Sew Virtually with Bernina's 8 Series]]> Thu, 24 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14717/simulators-let-you-sew-virtually-with-berninas-8-series http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14717/simulators-let-you-sew-virtually-with-berninas-8-series Simulators Let You Sew Virtually with Bernina's 8 Series Posted by smcfarland
New programs let you experiment with advanced sewing machine features ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14717/simulators-let-you-sew-virtually-with-berninas-8-series
<![CDATA[Share What You've Been Sewing ]]> Fri, 18 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14504/share-what-youve-been-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14504/share-what-youve-been-sewing Share What You've Been Sewing Posted by smcfarland
Post your project photos in Threads' online Reader's Closet galleries ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14504/share-what-youve-been-sewing
<![CDATA[Playing with Pegboard]]> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14410/playing-with-pegboard http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14410/playing-with-pegboard Playing with Pegboard Posted by smcfarland
Clear sewing-table clutter with a wall-mounted organization system ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14410/playing-with-pegboard
<![CDATA[Competition Puts the Spotlight on New Handbag Designs ]]> Fri, 04 Jun 2010 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14306/competition-puts-the-spotlight-on-new-handbag-designs http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14306/competition-puts-the-spotlight-on-new-handbag-designs Competition Puts the Spotlight on New Handbag Designs Posted by smcfarland
See the chic and creative nominees for the 2010 Independent Handbag Designer Awards ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14306/competition-puts-the-spotlight-on-new-handbag-designs
<![CDATA[See Sewing Rooms and Fabric Stashes on Flickr]]> Thu, 27 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14234/see-sewing-rooms-and-fabric-stashes-on-flickr http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14234/see-sewing-rooms-and-fabric-stashes-on-flickr See Sewing Rooms and Fabric Stashes on Flickr Posted by smcfarland
Online photos offer a look at thousands of sewing projects, storage, and spaces ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14234/see-sewing-rooms-and-fabric-stashes-on-flickr
<![CDATA[iPod App Tracks Your Fabric Stash]]> Thu, 20 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14132/ipod-app-tracks-your-fabric-stash http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14132/ipod-app-tracks-your-fabric-stash iPod App Tracks Your Fabric Stash Posted by smcfarland
One little program offers a way to sort and search a mountain of material ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14132/ipod-app-tracks-your-fabric-stash
<![CDATA[A Call for Closures: Send Your Stories to Threads]]> Thu, 13 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14065/a-call-for-closures-send-your-stories-to-threads http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14065/a-call-for-closures-send-your-stories-to-threads A Call for Closures: Send Your Stories to Threads Posted by smcfarland
We're looking for reader essays about sewing to end each issue on a personal note ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/14065/a-call-for-closures-send-your-stories-to-threads
<![CDATA[10-Year-Old Designer Creates Her Own Fashions for Kids ]]> Thu, 06 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13888/10-year-old-designer-creates-her-own-fashions-for-kids http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13888/10-year-old-designer-creates-her-own-fashions-for-kids 10-Year-Old Designer Creates Her Own Fashions for Kids  Posted by smcfarland
Love of fashion inspires a very young designer to create and sew her own line. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13888/10-year-old-designer-creates-her-own-fashions-for-kids
<![CDATA[Sewing Goodies (Ideas, Sales, and Projects) for Mother's Day]]> Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13683/sewing-goodies-ideas-sales-and-projects-for-mothers-day http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13683/sewing-goodies-ideas-sales-and-projects-for-mothers-day Sewing Goodies (Ideas, Sales, and Projects) for Mother's Day Posted by smcfarland
Buy Mom sewing supplies or stock up to make something for her yourself. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13683/sewing-goodies-ideas-sales-and-projects-for-mothers-day
<![CDATA["Raster" Prints and Images to a Giant Scale ]]> Thu, 22 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13475/raster-prints-and-images-to-a-giant-scale http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13475/raster-prints-and-images-to-a-giant-scale Posted by smcfarland
Play with a program that enlarges images in a big way   ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13475/raster-prints-and-images-to-a-giant-scale
<![CDATA[Why Wallpaper When You Can Use Fabric?]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 10:03:39 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13369/why-wallpaper-when-you-can-use-fabric http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13369/why-wallpaper-when-you-can-use-fabric Why Wallpaper When You Can Use Fabric? Posted by smcfarland
This quick, easy - and temporary! - home decor technique can enliven bare walls ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13369/why-wallpaper-when-you-can-use-fabric
<![CDATA[I've Pieced It Together: Web Sites Offer Full-size Patterns]]> Thu, 08 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13154/ive-pieced-it-together-web-sites-offer-full-size-patterns http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13154/ive-pieced-it-together-web-sites-offer-full-size-patterns I've Pieced It Together: Web Sites Offer Full-size Patterns Posted by smcfarland
It's a breeze to download a PDF, print it, and assemble the papers into patterns as big as life. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13154/ive-pieced-it-together-web-sites-offer-full-size-patterns
<![CDATA[Spring Sewing Projects - What Do You Plan to Sew?]]> Thu, 01 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13046/spring-sewing-projects-what-do-you-plan-to-sew http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13046/spring-sewing-projects-what-do-you-plan-to-sew Spring Sewing Projects - What Do You Plan to Sew? Posted by smcfarland
Taking a different tack this year, I've planned exactly what I want to finish sewing before May. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/13046/spring-sewing-projects-what-do-you-plan-to-sew
<![CDATA[A Time to Sew, A Time to Mend]]> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 17:18:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12899/a-time-to-sew-a-time-to-mend http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12899/a-time-to-sew-a-time-to-mend A Time to Sew, A Time to Mend Posted by smcfarland
Some reasons to appreciate the old-fashioned tools and skills of mending. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12899/a-time-to-sew-a-time-to-mend
<![CDATA[Starter Machines and Beginning Sewers]]> Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:25:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11958/starter-machines-and-beginning-sewers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11958/starter-machines-and-beginning-sewers Starter Machines and Beginning Sewers Posted by smcfarland
A super-cute sewing machine sparks memories of my early sewing experiences. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11958/starter-machines-and-beginning-sewers
<![CDATA[ A Green Purpose for Your Denim Blues]]> Thu, 11 Mar 2010 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11959/a-green-purpose-for-your-denim-blues http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11959/a-green-purpose-for-your-denim-blues  A Green Purpose for Your Denim Blues Posted by smcfarland
Through Sunday, March 14, Gap will give you a discount for donating denim items to be recycled as home insulation. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11959/a-green-purpose-for-your-denim-blues
<![CDATA[Fresh Start for a Sewing Space]]> Thu, 04 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11553/fresh-start-for-a-sewing-space http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11553/fresh-start-for-a-sewing-space Fresh Start for a Sewing Space Posted by smcfarland
Taking advantage of the rare opportunity to have an organized sewing space. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11553/fresh-start-for-a-sewing-space
<![CDATA[Protect Your Handbag Investment]]> Thu, 25 Feb 2010 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12495/protect-your-handbag-investment http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12495/protect-your-handbag-investment Protect Your Handbag Investment Posted by smcfarland
If you appreciate fine handbags, here's a quick project: Make a cotton cover to safeguard an expensive accessory. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12495/protect-your-handbag-investment
<![CDATA[Measuring with What's at Hand]]> Thu, 18 Feb 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12311/measuring-with-whats-at-hand http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12311/measuring-with-whats-at-hand Measuring with What's at Hand Posted by smcfarland
Threads readers are ingenious when it comes to discovering measuring tools in everyday objects and body parts. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/12311/measuring-with-whats-at-hand
<![CDATA[Fashion Films on Netflix]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2010 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11552/fashion-films-on-netflix http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11552/fashion-films-on-netflix Fashion Films on Netflix Posted by smcfarland
Need a glamour and sophistication fix? Netflix has a growing supply of films about designers and the fashion industry, many available for instant viewing. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11552/fashion-films-on-netflix
<![CDATA[Seeds of a Sewing Library]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2010 10:47:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11551/seeds-of-a-sewing-library http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11551/seeds-of-a-sewing-library Seeds of a Sewing Library Posted by smcfarland
I'm seeking suggestions for indispensable references - electronic or print - on sewing and fashion. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11551/seeds-of-a-sewing-library
<![CDATA[Exotic to Everyday: Brazil's Passion for Fashion]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2010 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11594/exotic-to-everyday-brazils-passion-for-fashion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11594/exotic-to-everyday-brazils-passion-for-fashion Exotic to Everyday: Brazil's Passion for Fashion Posted by smcfarland
Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, featured plenty of fantasy and extreme looks. Check out some runway images and learn about the pulse of daily style in Brazil. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11594/exotic-to-everyday-brazils-passion-for-fashion
<![CDATA[No Ruler, No Problem]]> Thu, 21 Jan 2010 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11543/no-ruler-no-problem http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11543/no-ruler-no-problem No Ruler, No Problem Posted by smcfarland
An old toy saved the day when I tried to alter a pattern without my sewing tools. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11543/no-ruler-no-problem
<![CDATA[Ruffles Rule on the Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet]]> Mon, 18 Jan 2010 17:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/24634/ruffles-rule-on-the-golden-globe-awards-red-carpet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/24634/ruffles-rule-on-the-golden-globe-awards-red-carpet Ruffles Rule on the Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Posted by smcfarland
Check out some of the fashions from the rainy red carpet at this year's Golden Globe Awards. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/24634/ruffles-rule-on-the-golden-globe-awards-red-carpet
<![CDATA[A Super Bowl Sunday Sewing Retreat ]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11546/a-super-bowl-sunday-sewing-retreat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11546/a-super-bowl-sunday-sewing-retreat A Super Bowl Sunday Sewing Retreat Posted by smcfarland
Haberman Fabrics, a Detroit-area store, will host a 13th annual Super Bowl Sunday sewing retreat. The event benefits a breast cancer charity. Sew all afternoon, and if you're a football fan, you can be home in time to see the game too! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/11546/a-super-bowl-sunday-sewing-retreat