Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/sewing Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:34:10 -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[Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40479/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-3-how-to-add-facings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40479/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-3-how-to-add-facings Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 3: How to Add Facings Posted by KennethDKing
Now that the body of the felted wool "bark" coat is together, the collar and facings need to be attached. ]]>
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<![CDATA[University Curator Publishes Book on Paper Sewing Patterns]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42896/university-curator-publishes-book-on-paper-sewing-patterns http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42896/university-curator-publishes-book-on-paper-sewing-patterns University Curator Publishes Book on Paper Sewing Patterns Posted by SLMiller
Joy Spanabel Emery's scholarly work "A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The home dressmaking fashion revolution" delves into the complex history of the companies that built the home sewing pattern industry and the technological advances that made it all possible. ]]>
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<![CDATA[13 Ways to Sew with Knits]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37197/13-ways-to-sew-with-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37197/13-ways-to-sew-with-knits 13 Ways to Sew with Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover some tips and techniques for sewing with knits. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Machine Features You'll Really Use]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:41:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42798/sewing-machine-features-youll-really-use http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42798/sewing-machine-features-youll-really-use Sewing Machine Features You'll Really Use Posted by CarolFresia
Find out what earns a sewing machine top marks in the eyes of the Threads staff. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5: Take Your Measurements]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:10:42 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42717/teach-yourself-to-sew-season-5-take-your-measurements http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42717/teach-yourself-to-sew-season-5-take-your-measurements Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5: Take Your Measurements Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this video to learn which measurements to take and how to take them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5: Mark Your Measurements]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:04:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42709/teach-yourself-to-sew-season-5-mark-your-measurements http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42709/teach-yourself-to-sew-season-5-mark-your-measurements Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5: Mark Your Measurements Posted by EvamarieGomez
Knowing all the steps to properly mark your measurements is a crucial part of the fitting process. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Embellishments Special Issue: Check out our latest issue and enter to win!]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42412/embellishments-special-issue-check-out-our-latest-issue-and-enter-to-win http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42412/embellishments-special-issue-check-out-our-latest-issue-and-enter-to-win Embellishments Special Issue: Check out our latest issue and enter to win! Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's a sneak peek at what you expect to find in our all-new Embellishments special issue and enter to win a copy. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42676/historical-fashion-gets-turned-inside-out-at-kent-state-university-museum http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42676/historical-fashion-gets-turned-inside-out-at-kent-state-university-museum Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum Posted by SLMiller
A new exhibition, "Inside Out," open now, reveals the hidden construction details of garments from the 18th to the 20th centuries. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Baby Lock - How to Gather a Veil with a Serger]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:27:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42608/baby-lock-how-to-gather-a-veil-with-a-serger http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42608/baby-lock-how-to-gather-a-veil-with-a-serger Baby Lock - How to Gather a Veil with a Serger Posted by Baby_Lock
Watch this video to learn tips and techniques from Baby Lock sewing machines on how to serge a wedding veil. ]]>
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<![CDATA[2015 National Serger Month Giveaway]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 09:20:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42647/2015-national-serger-month-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42647/2015-national-serger-month-giveaway 2015 National Serger Month Giveaway Posted by EvamarieGomez
We're celebrating the third annual National Serger Month with an exciting giveaway. Enter for a chance to win one copy of "Serger Techniques" and "Fashion Serge" DVDs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Huge Four-Prize Giveaway to Inspire Your Sewing]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42081/huge-four-prize-giveaway-to-inspire-your-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42081/huge-four-prize-giveaway-to-inspire-your-sewing Huge Four-Prize Giveaway to Inspire Your Sewing Posted by jpetersen
Enter this incredible craft giveaway to receive three awesome books and extras. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42162/enter-the-2015-sewstylish-spring-fashion-challenge Enter the 2015 SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge Posted by EvamarieGomez
Share your spring-inspired garments by 11:59 p.m. EST, May 22, for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get ready for Spring!]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42175/get-ready-for-spring http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42175/get-ready-for-spring Get ready for Spring! Posted by SLMiller
It's still cold and snowy in many parts of North America, but at least we can look forward to fresh spring colors in our sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewaholic Announces its New Davie Dress Pattern]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:13:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42137/sewaholic-announces-its-new-davie-dress-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42137/sewaholic-announces-its-new-davie-dress-pattern Sewaholic Announces its New Davie Dress Pattern Posted by dfinkle
Add this beautiful knit pattern to your sewing shopping list. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winners of The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set are...]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41632/the-winners-of-the-couture-skirt-book-dvd-set-are http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41632/the-winners-of-the-couture-skirt-book-dvd-set-are The Winners of The Couture Skirt Book & DVD Set are... Posted by daguguliaro
Find out which four lucky winners are going to receive Claire Shaeffer's newest book set! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41791/how-to-make-a-skirt-for-your-figure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41791/how-to-make-a-skirt-for-your-figure How to Make a Skirt for Your Figure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Design a waistband to complement your body. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Machine Anatomy: How a Stitch is Made]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:35:02 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42074/sewing-machine-anatomy-how-a-stitch-is-made http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42074/sewing-machine-anatomy-how-a-stitch-is-made Sewing Machine Anatomy: How a Stitch is Made Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch this animation to learn how a sewing machine lockstitch is made. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:21:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41807/sewing-tip-gathering-mid-to-heavyweight-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41807/sewing-tip-gathering-mid-to-heavyweight-fabrics Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This simple tip will make sure you're gathering fabrics the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Easy Faux Leather Tassel]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41604/easy-faux-leather-tassel http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41604/easy-faux-leather-tassel Easy Faux Leather Tassel Posted by smcfarland
Learn how to cut, roll, and stitch a tassel for a bag or keychain. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 01:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41489/embellish-panties-with-shadow-applique http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41489/embellish-panties-with-shadow-applique Embellish Panties with Shadow Applique Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn to apply this pretty lace detail in three easy steps. ]]>
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