Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/sewing Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:26:55 -0500 Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/sewing <![CDATA[Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:28:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38204/qa-dual-feed-versus-walking-foot http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38204/qa-dual-feed-versus-walking-foot Q&A: Dual Feed Versus Walking Foot Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The merits of using a dual feed versus using a walking foot when topstitching velveteen are explained. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:07:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38198/tip-light-up-your-fabric-while-machine-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38198/tip-light-up-your-fabric-while-machine-sewing Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew through any lighting conditions with this tip from Threads #175 (October/November 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, "A Suitable Twist"]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:03:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38236/project-runway-season-13-episode-4-a-suitable-twist Project Runway Season 13: Episode 4, Posted by dfinkle
Outdated men's suits are transformed into high-fashion designs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[ASG Honors Louise Cutting]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38178/asg-honors-louise-cutting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38178/asg-honors-louise-cutting ASG Honors Louise Cutting Posted by SLMiller
Sewing instructor extraordinaire Louise Cutting was inducted into the American Sewing Guild's Sewing Hall of Fame during the ASG's 2014 Annual General Meeting last month. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, "Welcome to the Future"]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:59:29 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38154/project-runway-season-13-episode-3-welcome-to-the-future Project Runway Season 13: Episode 3, Posted by dfinkle
The designers create looks to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marie Claire magazine. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Pleated Wrap]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37529/how-to-make-a-pleated-wrap http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37529/how-to-make-a-pleated-wrap How to Make a Pleated Wrap Posted by stitchhappy
This quick-to-make pleated wrap is simple to make and is the perfect topper for any special occasion. Read more to learn how to make this fabulous shrug. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Dritz.com Gets a Makeover]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38121/dritzcom-gets-a-makeover http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38121/dritzcom-gets-a-makeover Dritz.com Gets a Makeover Posted by SLMiller
It's time to revisit this sewing notions company's website, because Dritz/Prym recently relaunched Dritz.com with a spiffy new design that's easier to navigate, browse, and search. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the American Sewing Expo's Innovation Generation Contest]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36678/enter-the-american-sewing-expos-innovation-generation-contest http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36678/enter-the-american-sewing-expos-innovation-generation-contest Enter the American Sewing Expo's Innovation Generation Contest Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A chance for young sewers (ages 8 to 18) to showcase their budding talents. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, "Unconventional Movie Nite!"]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:43:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38025/project-runway-season-13-episode-2-unconventional-movie-nite http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38025/project-runway-season-13-episode-2-unconventional-movie-nite Project Runway Season 13: Episode 2, Posted by dfinkle
Designers work in teams to create mini collections. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Two Understitching Techniques]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:47:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37950/two-understitching-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37950/two-understitching-techniques Two Understitching Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover two more understitching methods in this Web extra from SewStylish Fall 2014. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Virtual Textile Project Preserves Fabric History]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38026/virtual-textile-project-preserves-fabric-history http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38026/virtual-textile-project-preserves-fabric-history Virtual Textile Project Preserves Fabric History Posted by SLMiller
Digitizing textiles and cataloging them into a database makes the fabrics available to an audience that otherwise would not have access to them or even know they exist. ]]>
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<![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[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[How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace Posted by SusanKhalje
There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Visits NYC]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37910/threads-visits-nyc http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37910/threads-visits-nyc Threads Visits NYC Posted by SLMiller
Threads' staff recently had two exciting excursions into NYC: one for fabric shopping at Mood, where we met Tim Gunn of Project Runway; and one to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Charles James exhibit. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Meet the Project Runway Season 13 Cast]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:12:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37555/meet-the-project-runway-season-13-cast http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37555/meet-the-project-runway-season-13-cast Meet the Project Runway Season 13 Cast Posted by merkan
Learn all about the new designers just in time for the premiere. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: The Lost Art of Dress]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress Book Review: The Lost Art of Dress Posted by SLMiller
If you're interested in the history of fashion in America, or have just always wondered why Americans don't dress well anymore--and what that really means--you should really read this book. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37843/book-review-the-lost-art-of-dress
<![CDATA[Sewing References in Music]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:10:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37725/sewing-references-in-music http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37725/sewing-references-in-music Sewing References in Music Posted by dfinkle
A list of songs that incorporate our favorite hobby! ]]>
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