Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:28:06 -0500 Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts <![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 13: "Finale"]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:28:20 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 13: Posted by dfinkle
Find out who won the first season! ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:07:12 -0500 How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this excerpt from "Homage to Yves Saint Laurent," Designer Techniques Vol. 1, Claire Shaeffer shows you how to trim a neckline using a technique from the world-renowned designer. ]]>
<![CDATA[New Look Pattern Review: 2014]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0500 New Look Pattern Review: 2014 Posted by kelsey_plate
Check out new looks for this spring! This roundup of New Look spring patterns features comfortable maxi dresses, peplum jackets ideal for work, Easter dresses for little girls, and stylish drawstring bottoms. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 12: "Superhero Fashion"]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:50:07 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 12: Posted by dfinkle
See which designers made it to the finale. ]]>
<![CDATA[Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:26 -0500 Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje Posted by EvamarieGomez
Log on to Threads' Facebook page from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Monday, April 14, for a Q&A with couture expert Susan Khalje. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Create Echo Stitching ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:06 -0500 How to Create Echo Stitching Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Lately, I have been finding echo stitching on numerous designer garments. I've seen it on collars, cuffs, and on front plackets. Learn how to add this stitching for a designer look. ]]>
<![CDATA[SewStylish Featured Giveaway!]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 SewStylish Featured Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win two awesome books that were both featured in the latest SewStylish magazine! ]]>
<![CDATA[Magazine Giveaway: "Designer Techniques Vol. 2" ]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:56:04 -0500 Magazine Giveaway: Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Don't miss the new special issue of "Designer Techniques", and learn how you could win a copy. ]]>
<![CDATA[Schmetz Launches Needle App]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:06:22 -0500 Schmetz Launches Needle App Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn what Schmetz's new app and needle color-coding system has in store. ]]>
<![CDATA[Unconventional Color Palette for Spring 2014]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:05:00 -0500 Unconventional Color Palette for Spring 2014 Posted by SLMiller
Spring's color palette revolves around a modern blend of pastels, soft neutrals, and bold hues. ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 11: "The Benefit of Fashion"]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:44:28 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 11: Posted by dfinkle
The remaining five designers sew outfits for real women. ]]>
<![CDATA[Second Annual National Serger Month Celebration and Giveaway]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:42:13 -0500 Second Annual National Serger Month Celebration and Giveaway Posted by kelsey_plate
April is National Serger Month. Comment for a chance to win a copy of our "Serger Techniques" DVD. ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:32:04 -0500 How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap Posted by SusanKhalje
When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Winner of the Super Sewing Giveaway is...]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:07:23 -0500 The Winner of the Super Sewing Giveaway is... Posted by EmilyBerube
Congratulations to the winner of these awesome sewing books! ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 10: "Crossing Teams"]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:13:21 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 10: Posted by dfinkle
See how Asha and Natalia fared in their first team challenge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 -0500 Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2 Posted by KennethDKing
We're now ready to finish this colorful carpetbag! I'll show you how to add the lining, frame, and handles. ]]>
<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction"]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:48:02 -0500 Book Giveaway: Posted by daguguliaro
Read all about Christine Haynes' new book and comment for your chance to win a free copy! ]]>
<![CDATA[Under the Gunn, Episode 9: "Trouble in the Lounge"]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:13:42 -0500 Under the Gunn, Episode 9: Posted by dfinkle
Anya and Mondo confront the judges about their decision. ]]>
<![CDATA[Enter the 2014 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Enter the 2014 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments for a chance to win a Husqvarna Viking Designer Topaz 25 embroidery and sewing machine and $100 gift card to Gorgeous Fabrics! ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Make Fortuny-Style Beaded Edges]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:25:08 -0500 How to Make Fortuny-Style Beaded Edges Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Make a creative finished edge with this embellishment technique. It beautifully adorns your garment, and it will provide weight to the hem. This method pays homage to Mariano Fortuny's signature style. ]]>