Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:57:41 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts <![CDATA[Upscale Army Green Jacket]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:12:00 -0500 Upscale Army Green Jacket Posted by SandiB
Army green jackets are everywhere this fall. I wanted to add one to my fall wardrobe but I needed something I could wear to work.  I found this army green twill at The Fabric Place Basement in... ]]>
<![CDATA[Getting Creative! How to Make Your Own Twin Sofa Bed]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:33:15 -0500 Getting Creative! How to Make Your Own Twin Sofa Bed Posted by Lenyfun
However , just because you have minimal space doesn't mean you may not add style. In fact , this is how you could allow your creativity to be able to shine through. With some creativeness and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Stylish and Contemporary Leather Platform Beds]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:52:55 -0500 Stylish and Contemporary Leather Platform Beds Posted by Lenyfun
In fact, your bedroom is your privately owned retreat and no wonder you desire the best for it. If you are looking regarding something spectacular then select the contemporary leather platform... ]]>
<![CDATA[Beds - Somewhere to Rest Your Head Or More?]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:42:57 -0500 Beds - Somewhere to Rest Your Head Or More? Posted by Lenyfun
In case you have worked hard, feel consumed with stress or just generally tired, ya think of taking to your bed furniture? I know I do, I love my very own bed. My says much about me! Quite often... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Sweeping Rectangles Tee]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:35:06 -0500 The Sweeping Rectangles Tee Posted by Sewbussted
Start with a basic t-shirt pattern, add 2 rectangles for a top that has lots of movement and is easy and comfortable to wear. You can find the tutorial... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet Linen Ensemble]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:05:48 -0500 Sweet Linen Ensemble Posted by CKPaz
Easy to sew, linen dress and jacket; the dress in a white, mid-weight textured linen, the jacket in a pale peach handkerchief linen.  Pattern pieces and construction are minimal and, as promised... ]]>
<![CDATA[Warm evening jacket]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:58:20 -0500 Warm evening jacket Posted by deidrek
I modified Vogue 1100 jacket for this coat, the fabric is a faux astrakan, as I would be wearing it in winter I lengthened the jacket and changed the sleeves from 3/4 to full length. I decided to use... ]]>
<![CDATA[High End Knock Off]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:25:33 -0500 High End Knock Off Posted by user-3343488
While shopping in Boston my daughter saw the most beautiful blouse, however it cost $167.  I decided to try and copy it.  I found a free pattern download, then purchased crepe fabric at JoAnns... ]]>
<![CDATA[Jewels Hiver 1951]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:52:48 -0500 Jewels Hiver 1951 Posted by StinaP
Saphir, Amethyste, Emeraude, Rubis, Topaze – these are the hats that make up my collection Jewels – Hiver 1951. The collection is inspired by vintage hats and head pieces from the 1930s, 1940s... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rediscovering my love of sewing - practice, practice, practice]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:01:53 -0500 Rediscovering my love of sewing - practice, practice, practice Posted by SweetKS
Where to begin... like many of you, I sewed as a teenager and when my daughter was young child but then I lost the nerve due to negative life experiences and put my machine away for a decade. I only... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Guild Codex Costume]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:30:50 -0500 The Guild Codex Costume Posted by Artemisia_Moltabocca
THE GUILD CODEX COSTUME I made the costume pattern myself. The design was inspired by the character Codex from the web series The Guild and the related video Do You Want to Date my... ]]>
<![CDATA[Beach Jacket from 40s Vogue pattern by]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:39:18 -0500 Beach Jacket from 40s Vogue pattern by Posted by JetSetSewing
Beach jacket made from an original 40s Vogue unprinted pattern. Seams finished with rayon binding. Embroidery thread on the buttonholes. Antique shoe buttons. Details at ]]>
<![CDATA[Brocade Jacket]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:17:59 -0500 Brocade Jacket Posted by Couture_Academic
This is another version of McCalls 5859 I made up in a beautiful brocade I got from a fab fabric sale.  It has two equally gorgeous sides, so I decided to showcase both in my jacket.  I had some... ]]>
<![CDATA[Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:06:15 -0500 Warm Cossack Hat for Cold Times Posted by user-1110045
Imagine the sourthern hemisphere is in full flight with snow falling on the mountains only 50 minutes away. Yet, you have to get on publich transport, dash from the bus stop to the office building... ]]>
<![CDATA[Wedding clutch]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:04:27 -0500 Wedding clutch Posted by Debby4807
I made this clutch for my niece's wedding.  The body of the clutch is made from crepe back satin and I used bleached denim between the layers instead of interfacing to give it a firm but bendable... ]]>
<![CDATA[Embellished jacket]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:46:49 -0500 Embellished jacket Posted by Debby4807
The moment I saw the cover of Threads March 2014 issue I wanted to try the ribbon weaving technique by Gail Yellen.  I used a linen blend fabric from my stash that made it easy to remove strings and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Almost too romantic summer dress]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:35:45 -0500 Almost too romantic summer dress Posted by StinaP
In March, I really needed a sunny holiday, and for that, I really needed a simple summer dress. I didn't have the energy for something complicated, so I just used my basic bodice and added a dirndl... ]]>
<![CDATA[A fully tailored blazer]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:20:06 -0500 A fully tailored blazer Posted by Couture_Academic
Hiya everyone!  I found this lovely fabric at a fabric blowout sale ($6/m!) and it was screaming out to be a shawl collar blazer.  I decided to take my time and fully tailor it with hair canvas and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Man's robe]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:15:03 -0500 Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Man's robe Posted by LBudge
This jacket was created from a man's Shohi ikat robe from Uzbekistan, made in the early 1900s. The robe was purchased from the collection of Susan Meller, (Silk and Cotton, Textiles from the Central... ]]>
<![CDATA[Floating Beads Little Black Dress Threads #173]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:55:02 -0500 Floating Beads Little Black Dress    Threads #173 Posted by sophronia
When I saw this technique in Threads #173 I knew I had to try it! I made this little black dress from a vintage pattern. When it came to the neckline I couldn't decide what I wanted. Finally it... ]]>