Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:29:18 -0500 Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts <![CDATA[Pattern Review: SBCC Reviver Skirt]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:09:31 -0500 Pattern Review: SBCC Reviver Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This stretch skirt with a front drape and raw-edged hem is intended for the petite or petite-plus figure. It is a pull-on style with a hidden elastic waistband. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Cake Patterns Endeavor Trousers and Shorts]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:09:24 -0500 Pattern Review: Cake Patterns Endeavor Trousers and Shorts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These wide-legged pants or shorts have a straight waistband with the bottom edge at the natural waist, angled pockets, two-piece leg fronts, a back yoke, and back patch pockets. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Vogue 1515 Ensemble]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:09:04 -0500 Pattern Review: Vogue 1515 Ensemble Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sandra Betzina is known for designing artistic silhouettes. This ensemble is no exception. It consists of a sleeveless, loose-fitting cropped top with a curved back hemline paired with a yoked A-line skirt with a diagonal piped seam across the front and back that attaches an asymmetrical bottom section. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Simplicity Sewstylish 8328]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:08:45 -0500 Pattern Review: Simplicity Sewstylish 8328 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Enjoy the versatility of special-occasion separates with this ensemble. It features four tops and three skirt variations to create formal looks. The tops have separating zippers at center back. ]]>
<![CDATA[Notions: Heat Activated Button Thread]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:07:04 -0500 Notions: Heat Activated Button Thread Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Never fear that your buttons will fall off with this thread. ]]>
<![CDATA[Notions: Chrome Professional Grade Needles]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:07:01 -0500 Notions: Chrome Professional Grade Needles Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A good needle goes a long way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Texturizing Fabrics - Squares on a Grid]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:05:48 -0500 Video: Texturizing Fabrics - Squares on a Grid Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to create a texturized effect on any T-shirt by adding bias-cut velvet fabric squares. ]]>
<![CDATA[Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:36:25 -0500 Enter the 2017 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 31, for a chance to win a prize package worth more than $700! ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger ]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:40:28 -0500 Video: Quick Tip for Labeling Your Serger Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you own a serger whose dials are not labeled or are faded, use this tip instead of being at the mercy of your manual. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video - Fitting: Key Pattern Adjustments]]> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 09:07:55 -0500 Video - Fitting: Key Pattern Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video, Threads contributing editor Judith Neukam walks you through two important pattern alterations that can simplify the fitting process. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:30:00 -0500 The Pickstitched Lapped Zipper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew a couture closure that is always discreet. ]]>
<![CDATA[Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:30:00 -0500 Insert a Zipper into a Side Seam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Smooth your silhouette by moving the center-back zipper to the side seam. ]]>
<![CDATA[9 Zipper Installation Techniques]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:55:00 -0500 9 Zipper Installation Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take the mystery out of installing zippers with these 9 techniques. You'll learn how to install lapped zippers, exposed zippers, replace zippers and more. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:20:00 -0500 Video: Reinforce Underarm Seams Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Garments with dropped shoulders may experience stress at some points. For this reason, you may benefit from reinforcing them. ]]>
<![CDATA[Make Flowing Tiers and Layers]]> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500 Make Flowing Tiers and Layers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to make flowing, draped garments that flatter the body. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear]]> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500 Pro Methods for Sewing Activewear Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew gear that really works out. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Finish a Back Neckline Opening]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:20:00 -0500 Video: Finish a Back Neckline Opening Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This video will teach you one method for finishing a back neckline opening. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Make Perfect Miters]]> Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:20:00 -0500 Video: Make Perfect Miters Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to draft and sew a mitered corner for professional-looking hems. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:45 -0500 Video: Sheer Trims - Suspended Feathers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Feathers are a wonderful adornment for special-occasion garments. Make them even more lovely by encasing them in sheer fabrics. Watch to learn how to create this embellishment. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:57:42 -0500 Video: Using a Bias Tape Maker Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how easy it is to make custom bias tape with this handy tool. ]]>