Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/readers-closet Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:15:27 -0500 Threads - Readers-closet category posts Threads - Readers-closet category posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/readers-closet <![CDATA[1930s Glamour Girl]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:17:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48948/1930s-glamour-girl http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48948/1930s-glamour-girl 1930s Glamour Girl Posted by mrsdressmaker
Folkwear Glamour Girl with modified midriff (rather than a tie, I made four button loops and added rhinestone buttons), made in jacquard tencel; addeded silk habatoi lining in similar color. Silk... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Bachelorette Getaway Dress]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:05:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48905/bachelorette-getaway-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48905/bachelorette-getaway-dress Bachelorette Getaway Dress Posted by SammyGram
This glowing bride-to-be - my beautiful daughter - is modeling the dress I made for her bachelorette getaway in anticipation of her wedding last summer. Using McCall's 6557, I made the dress of satin... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crazy pillow ]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:37:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48896/crazy-pillow http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48896/crazy-pillow Crazy pillow Posted by mama50
Im, design, inspiration, is the satin-white and red, I sewed on the simple mechanical machine, decorated with beads and stabbing the hand, also sewed the flower itself.   ]]>
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<![CDATA[MY CREATIVE WORK]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 05:03:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/9982/my-creative-work http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/9982/my-creative-work mama50
Im, design, inspiration, is the satin-white and red, I sewed on the simple mechanical machine, decorated with beads and stabbing the hand, also sewed the flower itself. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/9982/my-creative-work
<![CDATA[On teaching myself to sew...]]> Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:27:50 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48840/on-teaching-myself-to-sew http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48840/on-teaching-myself-to-sew On teaching myself to sew... Posted by geeemom
This pattern is perfect for us "oldies", especially those of us who struggle with fitting into the correct size category.  The sizes are divided as small, medium, large, etc., giving leeway for... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Jilly's Sewing Projects]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:17:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48512/jillys-sewing-projects http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48512/jillys-sewing-projects Jilly's Sewing Projects Posted by Jilly09
Having found two pieces of remnants in an ice-cream pink, lightweight knit and then a pattern for leggings with ruching, I set out to make these leggings, only to discover the colour was an exact... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48512/jillys-sewing-projects
<![CDATA[Jeans "Upcycled"]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:12:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48443/jeans-upcycled http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48443/jeans-upcycled Jeans Posted by Sewphie
My son may never put anything in the mending pile again!  I now have a fun pair of comfy cut-offs complete with 'real' patches, a new waistband and a new back pocket.   ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48443/jeans-upcycled
<![CDATA[Linen Jacket and Dress]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:57:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48436/linen-jacket-and-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48436/linen-jacket-and-dress Linen Jacket and Dress Posted by Sewphie
This dress and jacket started life as a very large grey linen tablecloth.  The dress is cut on the bias with a drawstring hem.  The jacket is pieced, stenciled and beaded, with an antique shell... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48436/linen-jacket-and-dress
<![CDATA[Cinderella - youth theatre group costume]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:04:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48294/cinderella-youth-theatre-group-costume http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48294/cinderella-youth-theatre-group-costume Cinderella - youth theatre group costume Posted by Cathythorpe
I was asked to make a Cinderella costume for a local charity theatre group (that my daughter attends). At the time there wasn't a commercial pattern available so I played with draping and constructed... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48294/cinderella-youth-theatre-group-costume
<![CDATA[Mother gollum - into the woods]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:47:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48290/mother-gollum-into-the-woods http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48290/mother-gollum-into-the-woods Mother gollum - into the woods Posted by Cathythorpe
I made this costume for a production at my sons school - it was a base ball gown with a ragged tulle skirt, bustier feather covered bodice and satin bolero jacket. Getting the feathers to stay up at... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Linen Corset, c.1790]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:18:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48269/linen-corset-c1790 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48269/linen-corset-c1790 Linen Corset, c.1790 Posted by kindredsews
Hand sewn linen corset, c.1790, pattern from Jill Salen's Corsets: Historical Patterns and Techniques. Construction: 25 hours of hand sewing & ranting! Outer layer: 100% linen Lining: 100... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48269/linen-corset-c1790
<![CDATA[Corded Corset, c.1890]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:00:45 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48262/corded-corset-c1890 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48262/corded-corset-c1890 Corded Corset, c.1890 Posted by kindredsews
Corded corset, c.1890, pattern from Jill Salen's Corsets: Historical Patterns and Techniques. Construction: 48 hours of back breaking love, some rantings, 5 mock ups for fitting, and a bloody... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48262/corded-corset-c1890
<![CDATA[Pintuck Play]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:18:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48198/pintuck-play http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48198/pintuck-play Pintuck Play Posted by CarolSewsAZ
A totally silk suit complete with the trim that I made from self fabric. The decorative trim was first stabilized then corded pintucks, couched threads and seed beads were added for sparkle. The... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48198/pintuck-play
<![CDATA[Pepernoot coat ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:25:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47904/pepernoot-coat http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47904/pepernoot-coat Pepernoot coat Posted by NannaB
Pepernoot coat by Waffle Patterns reviewed in Dec. 2015 issue. Sew along held in March by Rhonda Buss, fabrics from Emma One Sock. Chose to make piped, welt pockets instead of original idea offered... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47904/pepernoot-coat
<![CDATA[Grainline Stowe Bag]]> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 03:49:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47858/grainline-stowe-bag http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47858/grainline-stowe-bag Grainline Stowe Bag Posted by Stephanie_L
I am teaching a colleague at work to knit and thought as a bit of fun, I would make us both bags we could hold our projects in.  This is a second version of this bag I made, with this one being... ]]>
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<![CDATA[My Ribbon Flower Garden]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:42:52 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47837/my-ribbon-flower-garden http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47837/my-ribbon-flower-garden My Ribbon Flower Garden Posted by tightsweaterloretta
I was watching a you tube video on how to make ribbon flowers and felt an overwhelming urge to start creating my own "Flower Garden". Most are hand sewn with beads and rhinestone buttons added and... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Petersham Detail]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:39:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47683/petersham-detail http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47683/petersham-detail Petersham Detail Posted by Sewphie
Inspired by the Petersham story.  I love using Petersham ribbon in my sewing and kniting projects.  I used a wider ribbon for the hidden buttonholes and two sizes with a hand sewn running stitch to... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Laurie Gatnik's Modern Jacket]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:29:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36027/laurie-gatniks-modern-jacket http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36027/laurie-gatniks-modern-jacket Laurie Gatnik's Modern Jacket Posted by user-3248493
I love to combine characteristics of traditional Jackets, hence the tweed wool fabric, with modern elements like the metallic leather collar and small patch pockets.  This is a very form fitting... ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36027/laurie-gatniks-modern-jacket
<![CDATA[Silk Dress]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 17:42:13 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46012/silk-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46012/silk-dress Silk Dress Posted by CLBmod
In this section we finish the construction of our editorial "flouncy" dress. More details here-http://www.clbmod.com/#!blog/j2v3o ]]>
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<![CDATA[Anniversary Dress]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:45:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47228/anniversary-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47228/anniversary-dress Anniversary Dress Posted by SusanG_1
My son and daughter-in-law were going to Greece for their 20th wedding anniversary.  This was the perfect occasion to make something special, so using Vogue pattern 8648 I fit the muslin to her and... ]]>
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