Copyright (c) 2015 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/sewing Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:20:51 -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[How to Work with Tricky Fabrics]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44687/how-to-work-with-tricky-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44687/how-to-work-with-tricky-fabrics How to Work with Tricky Fabrics Posted by Baby_Lock
Watch this video to learn tips and techniques from Baby Lock sewing machines on how to work with tricky fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Cowl Scarf]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44497/how-to-make-a-cowl-scarf http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44497/how-to-make-a-cowl-scarf How to Make a Cowl Scarf Posted by CarolFresia
This easy-to-sew, bias-cut scarf always drapes beautifully. ]]>
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<![CDATA[All-New: Threads #181 (October/November)]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44657/all-new-threads-181-octobernovember http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44657/all-new-threads-181-octobernovember All-New: Threads #181 (October/November) Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's a sneak peek at what you can find in the October/November 2015 issue of Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ann Person, Sewing Entrepreneur, Dies at Age 90]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44642/ann-person-sewing-entrepreneur-dies-at-age-90 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44642/ann-person-sewing-entrepreneur-dies-at-age-90 Ann Person, Sewing Entrepreneur, Dies at Age 90 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads remembers pattern designer and sewing expert Ann Person. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fall Fashion Forecast Extra: the Midi Skirt]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44622/fall-fashion-forecast-extra-the-midi-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44622/fall-fashion-forecast-extra-the-midi-skirt Fall Fashion Forecast Extra: the Midi Skirt Posted by SLMiller
The midi skirt was a notable element on fall/winter 2015-16 fashion runways and is a key player in the Modern 1970s trend that dominates the season's styles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[ASG Honors San Diego Member with Spirit Award]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44603/asg-honors-san-diego-member-with-spirit-award http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44603/asg-honors-san-diego-member-with-spirit-award ASG Honors San Diego Member with Spirit Award Posted by SLMiller
San Diego ASG member Rhoda Keegan received the American Sewing Guild's 2015 Spirit Award for her work with Operation Kid Comfort. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 2: "It's All in the Cards"]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44572/project-runway-season-14-episode-2-its-all-in-the-cards http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44572/project-runway-season-14-episode-2-its-all-in-the-cards Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 2: Posted by jpetersen
The second episode in Project Runway's 14th season proved to be unconventional for the designers.   ]]>
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<![CDATA[ A Garment Hangs from Your Shoulders]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:50:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43022/a-garment-hangs-from-your-shoulders http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43022/a-garment-hangs-from-your-shoulders  A Garment Hangs from Your Shoulders Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Your shoulders are one of the most important areas to consider when fitting a top. Learn more in this video from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 5. ]]>
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<![CDATA[What is a Great Fit? A Discussion with Fit Expert Sarah Veblen]]> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44390/what-is-a-great-fit-a-discussion-with-fit-expert-sarah-veblen http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44390/what-is-a-great-fit-a-discussion-with-fit-expert-sarah-veblen What is a Great Fit? A Discussion with Fit Expert Sarah Veblen Posted by CarolFresia
Fit expert and video instructor Sarah Veblen explains what constitutes a well-fitting garment, and how to achieve the ideal fit. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 1: "Mad Dash Mayhem"]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44498/project-runway-season-14-episode-1-mad-dash-mayhem http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44498/project-runway-season-14-episode-1-mad-dash-mayhem Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 1: Posted by CarolFresia
Project Runway's 14th season starts with kinder, gentler mayhem. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Meet the Project Runway Season 14 Cast]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44464/meet-the-project-runway-season-14-cast http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44464/meet-the-project-runway-season-14-cast Meet the Project Runway Season 14 Cast Posted by merkan
Get to know the newest season's judges and designers. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41292/the-loden-coat-sleeve-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41292/the-loden-coat-sleeve-part-1 The Loden Coat Sleeve, Part 1 Posted by KennethDKing
This shoulder detail on the loden coat has always intrigued me, so I decided to figure out how to create it. Follow me on this two-tutorial journey as I document the techniques used. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Basic Skills You Need to Tailor Jackets]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:30:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44293/tailoring-answers-from-kenneth-d-king-basic-skills-you-need-to-tailor-jackets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44293/tailoring-answers-from-kenneth-d-king-basic-skills-you-need-to-tailor-jackets Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Basic Skills You Need to Tailor Jackets Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Kenneth explains the skills and traits he believes needed to get started in tailoring. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Bagging a Lining]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44281/tailoring-answers-from-kenneth-d-king-bagging-a-lining http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44281/tailoring-answers-from-kenneth-d-king-bagging-a-lining Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Bagging a Lining Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See what Kenneth D. King has to say about bagging a lining. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kaffe Fassett Book Giveaway]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43503/kaffe-fassett-book-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43503/kaffe-fassett-book-giveaway Kaffe Fassett Book Giveaway Posted by jpetersen
Find out how you could win two amazing books by Kaffe Fassett. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted "Bark" Coat is Finished]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40542/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-4-the-felted-bark-coat-is-finished http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40542/tailoring-with-felted-wool-part-4-the-felted-bark-coat-is-finished Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 4: The Felted Posted by KennethDKing
After installing the sleeves, lining, and closures, we have a spiffy coat. Read more to find out how I completed my tailored felted wool coat. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew a Cell Phone Bag and Free Pattern]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:10:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44030/how-to-sew-a-cell-phone-bag-and-free-pattern http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44030/how-to-sew-a-cell-phone-bag-and-free-pattern How to Sew a Cell Phone Bag and Free Pattern Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Carry and protect your cell phone, smartphone, or small mobile device in this quick-to-make fabric bag. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Hem a Tulle Skirt]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43955/how-to-hem-a-tulle-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43955/how-to-hem-a-tulle-skirt How to Hem a Tulle Skirt Posted by Ruth_From_Omaha
Professional tips for handling multiple layers of frothy, fluffy fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 5]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43995/one-on-one-chat-with-claire-shaeffer-part-5 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43995/one-on-one-chat-with-claire-shaeffer-part-5 One-on-One Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 5 Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch the final installment of our exclusive, five-part interview with couture expert Claire Shaeffer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43505/book-giveaway-practical-guide-to-patternmaking-for-fashion-designers-menswear http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/43505/book-giveaway-practical-guide-to-patternmaking-for-fashion-designers-menswear Book Giveaway: Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers - Menswear Posted by jpetersen
One winner will receive this one-of-a-kind guide for menswear pattern making. ]]>
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