Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/sewing Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:50:09 -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[Pattern Roundup: Fall 2016 Ponchos, Wraps, and Capes]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:12:56 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48344/pattern-roundup-fall-2016-ponchos-wraps-and-capes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48344/pattern-roundup-fall-2016-ponchos-wraps-and-capes Pattern Roundup: Fall 2016 Ponchos, Wraps, and Capes Posted by jpetersen
Jump-start your fall sewing with the latest patterns from Vogue and Simplicity. The season's focus is on ponchos, wraps, and capes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:12:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48367/tame-fabrics-with-tissue-wrapping-paper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48367/tame-fabrics-with-tissue-wrapping-paper Tame Fabrics With Tissue Wrapping Paper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew with a tear-away laye ]]>
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<![CDATA[Drape a Knit Bodice Block]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:06:47 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48369/drape-a-knit-bodice-block http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48369/drape-a-knit-bodice-block Drape a Knit Bodice Block Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A personal pattern helps you design a variety of knit tops. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Couture Zipper Fly]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:38:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48371/couture-zipper-fly http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48371/couture-zipper-fly Couture Zipper Fly Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A precise designer method. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Amazing, Adaptable Linen]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:37:14 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/amazing-adaptable-linen http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48384/amazing-adaptable-linen Amazing, Adaptable Linen Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Strength and beauty in this ancient fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Free-Motion Feet]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:34:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48519/notions-free-motion-feet http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48519/notions-free-motion-feet Notions: Free-Motion Feet Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These sewing machine feet make free-motion stitching a breeze. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads #186: Check Out Our Latest Issue]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:08:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48830/threads-186-check-out-our-latest-issue http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48830/threads-186-check-out-our-latest-issue Threads #186: Check Out Our Latest Issue Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's what you can expect to find in the September 2016 issue of THREADS. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History, by Rhonda K. Garelick]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:16:58 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48625/book-review-mademoiselle-coco-chanel-and-the-pulse-of-history-by-rhonda-k-garelick http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48625/book-review-mademoiselle-coco-chanel-and-the-pulse-of-history-by-rhonda-k-garelick Book Review: Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History, by Rhonda K. Garelick Posted by CarolFresia
Find out how Chanel became Chanel ]]>
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<![CDATA[Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:22:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48373/heirloom-details-add-subtle-sophistication http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48373/heirloom-details-add-subtle-sophistication Heirloom Details Add Subtle Sophistication Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover sophistication in youthful embellishments with these to heirloom sewing techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cowboy Pockets]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:21:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48392/cowboy-pockets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48392/cowboy-pockets Cowboy Pockets Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A Western-inspired detail adds a “smile” to any garment. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Marfy 3786 Dress]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48435/pattern-review-marfy-3786-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48435/pattern-review-marfy-3786-dress Pattern Review: Marfy 3786 Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Combine fabulous fabrics and trim in this slim-fitting, knee-length dress. It has a three-piece front bodice, an angled waist seam, and loose tucks on the skirt front. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: New Look 6394 Blouse]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:08 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48498/pattern-review-new-look-6394-blouse http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48498/pattern-review-new-look-6394-blouse Pattern Review: New Look 6394 Blouse Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The mix-and-match details on this versatile blouse pattern are fun to contemplate. The five views offer two lengths and have bust darts, curved hemlines, and a pleated or darted back. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Ralph Pink Ariani Dress]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48501/pattern-review-ralph-pink-ariani-dress http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48501/pattern-review-ralph-pink-ariani-dress Pattern Review: Ralph Pink Ariani Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This bias-cut, sleeveless dress has a band collar, self-lined flounces edging the neckline and the front armscyes, and a center-back zipper. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Butterick 6286 Retro Suit]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:35:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48504/pattern-review-butterick-6286-retro-suit http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48504/pattern-review-butterick-6286-retro-suit Pattern Review: Butterick 6286 Retro Suit Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This 1944 design, updated from the Butterick archives, has extended, padded shoulders. The slim cut, however, reveals an hourglass shape. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48458/video-how-to-sew-piping-to-a-curve Video: How to Sew Piping to a Curve Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video to learn two great tips for sewing a better piped edge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you're looking to add a design detail to a garment, turn to piping. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video for a great tip on grading a piped seam. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Press Shaped Edges]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:18:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges Video: How to Press Shaped Edges Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41610/designer-secrets-off-seam-insertion Designer Secrets: Off-Seam Insertion Posted by SewStylishMagazine
If you've ever needed to insert a zipper into a garment at a seamless spot, this simple technique is the solution. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch ]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:55:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48403/video-how-to-sew-a-web-stitch http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48403/video-how-to-sew-a-web-stitch Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch. ]]>
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