Copyright (c) 2017 en-us Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:17:17 -0500 Threads - Sewing category featured posts Threads - Sewing category featured posts <![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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing With Saris]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:10:33 -0500 Sewing With Saris Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Creative recycling techniques for these alluring textiles. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fit With Your Sloper]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:09:33 -0500 Fit With Your Sloper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
It’s a custom template for adjusting patterns. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Victory Patterns Hazel Dress]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:03:43 -0500 Pattern Review: Victory Patterns Hazel Dress Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This above-knee-length shift dress has a center-front neckline slit, a neck sash that ties into a bow, a semifitted bodice with an empire waist, bust darts, three-quarter-length sleeves with a slightly gathered sleeve cap and a contrast band at the sleeve hemline. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spring 2017 Inspiration]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:29:54 -0500 Spring 2017 Inspiration Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This Insider article will help you take this season's designs from the runway and turn them into something you can wear every day. ]]>
<![CDATA[Clever Collar Construction]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:29:47 -0500 Clever Collar Construction Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Add a pretty contrasting trim to a collar and reduce bulk in one process. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Vogue 9209 Skirt]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:29:02 -0500 Pattern Review: Vogue 9209 Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A slimming, straight wrap skirt is a work wardrobe staple. The design comes in three lengths: above the knee, just below the knee, and midcalf. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Thread Theory Goldstream Peacoat]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:29:00 -0500 Pattern Review: Thread Theory Goldstream Peacoat Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This is a great take on the traditional double-breasted peacoat, with two options for fit and details. There is a classic, fitted shape with front vertical darts, epaulets, lined patch pockets with flaps, and sleeve tabs. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Lupin Jacket]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:28:29 -0500 Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Lupin Jacket Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This blouson-style cropped jacket has an 18-inch center-back length and is fully lined. It has wide-sweeping lapels, front princess seams, vertical welt pockets, optional shoulder epaulets, a back yoke, a set-in waistband, and sleeves gathered into narrow cuffs. ]]>
<![CDATA[Join the SewStylish Sew-along!]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:49:35 -0500 Join the SewStylish Sew-along! Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Follow along as we sew Simplicity SewStylish 8328 with you. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:17:35 -0500 Video: Finish a Lapped Zipper at the Neckline Posted by ThreadsMagazine
For best results when sewing a lapped zipper, it helps to see a pro's approach. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: One Dot Pocket Placement and Application]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:14:53 -0500 Video: One Dot Pocket Placement and Application Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Add pockets with precision and ease using the "one-dot" method. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:27:09 -0500 Cinch a Dress with an Elastic Waist Posted by dfinkle
Breathe new life into an ill-fitting garment by taking in the waist. ]]>
<![CDATA[18 Free Sewing Patterns]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500 18 Free Sewing Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you’re looking for inspiration or need new project ideas, here are 11 free patterns to help jump start your sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sew an Elegant Couture Skirt with Susan Khalje]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:05:00 -0500 Sew an Elegant Couture Skirt with Susan Khalje Posted by EvamarieGomez
Threads and Craftsy present a new online class taught by couture expert Susan Khalje. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Trim Facings for a Better Fit on Sleeveless Garments]]> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:16:52 -0500 Video: Trim Facings for a Better Fit on Sleeveless Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Facings don't have to add bulk to sleeveless garments. Find out how to keep a garment nice and light in this video. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 03:00:00 -0500 The Lost Art of Piecing: Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Fabric Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Creative solutions for making patterns work with less fabric. ]]>
<![CDATA[Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:00:00 -0500 Two Easy Methods for Adding Flare to a Skirt Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Full, fuller, fullest—draft custom skirts with these two easy-to-follow techniques. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:00 -0500 A Treasure Trove of Vintage Fashion Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Explore Syracuse University’s inspiring costume collection. ]]>