Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/sewing Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:58:27 -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[Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38406/fall-2014-color-trends-abandon-typical-palette http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38406/fall-2014-color-trends-abandon-typical-palette Fall 2014 Color Trends Abandon Typical Palette Posted by SLMiller
Each spring and fall, the Pantone Color Institute tracks global color trends and surveys fashion designers about their use of color. From this market research, the company develops a seasonal Fashion... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets Posted by KennethDKing
I needed to figure out how to make this pocket for one of my clients, so I'm bringing you along on the journey. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, "The Klum of Doom"]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:56:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38356/project-runway-season-13-episode-5-the-klum-of-doom Project Runway Season 13: Episode 5, Posted by dfinkle
Heidi needs a red carpet look for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the 2014 SewStylish Fall Fashion Challenge]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38022/enter-the-2014-sewstylish-fall-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38022/enter-the-2014-sewstylish-fall-fashion-challenge Enter the 2014 SewStylish Fall Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your fall-inspired garments that you've sewn for a chance to win a fabulous prize package from Coats Crafts and Threads! Read more to learn how to enter. ]]>
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<![CDATA[An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38084/an-inside-look-at-mary-rays-sewing-studio http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38084/an-inside-look-at-mary-rays-sewing-studio An Inside Look at Mary Ray's Sewing Studio Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how one of our contributing editors organizes her space. ]]>
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<![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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