Copyright (c) 2014 en-us Threads - "Notions" tag posts Threads - "Notions" tag posts Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:28:55 -0500 Threads - "Notions" tag posts Threads - "Notions" tag posts <![CDATA[The Little Black Dress]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:02:01 -0500 The Little Black Dress Posted by Passionbysoniasantos
This is a one shoulder party/cocktail dress, very sexy, with a 12" long fringe. I used a embroidered net with sequins. Dress is all lined, but with an sheer back. ]]>
<![CDATA[Mother of the Bride]]> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:38:22 -0500 Mother of the Bride Posted by smvite
Using Marfy 2137 I made this stunning mother of the bride dress. The fashion fabric was a fuchsia silk jacquard with silk organza underlining, and a china silk lining. I used china silk because it is... ]]>
<![CDATA[Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones]]> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:47:09 -0500 Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones Posted by SnickerDoodle_Kids
This is a dress I made for my daughter's prom.  She liked the reference to the 1940's pinup style. The heavy ombre dutchess satin fabric gave the the mermaid train just the right amount of body and... ]]>
<![CDATA[Great Sewing Gift Ideas for the Holidays]]> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0500 Great Sewing Gift Ideas for the Holidays Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads staff shares an exclusive wish list. ]]>
<![CDATA[Future *tart*an]]> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:27:25 -0500 Future *tart*an Posted by MEKA_Clothing
I will be creating a line of dresses, skirts, blouses, and jackets over the next few weeks, mixing plaid with lace and jackets made of wool for shell and silk lining.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Get Creative with Heirloom Buttons]]> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:55:13 -0500 Get Creative with Heirloom Buttons Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Try these variations to enhance your hand-made heirloom buttons. ]]>
<![CDATA[Another Look at Kenneth D. King's Sewing Space]]> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:48:47 -0500 Another Look at Kenneth D. King's Sewing Space Posted by KennethDKing
Learn more about Kenneth's collections, notions, and sewing machines ]]>
<![CDATA[Peplum & Ruffled Top]]> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 21:42:28 -0500 Peplum & Ruffled Top Posted by reynalay
I used the Simplicity 1699 as my base pattern but I altered it by lowering the neckline, making a ruffled pattern for the neckline, changing the sleeves, adding volume to the peplum (6x the volume... ]]>
<![CDATA[What's Your Sewing Storage Solution?]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:11:16 -0500 What's Your Sewing Storage Solution? Posted by smcfarland
Read tips from real sewers, and share your own! ]]>
<![CDATA[Mood LA Moves: Check Out the New, Bigger Location ]]> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 13:24:26 -0500 Mood LA Moves: Check Out the New, Bigger Location Posted by smcfarland
Famous Los Angeles fabric store has a new address, more space and features ]]>
<![CDATA[Pin cushion for sewing machine]]> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 16:52:35 -0500 Pin cushion for sewing machine Posted by ModaOri
Here's an easy pin cushion that can be used on your bobbin winder while not it use. It's out of the way and easy to reach when you are sewing and taking pins off as you sew.  ]]>
<![CDATA[Sewing Gift Suggestions]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:29:50 -0500 Sewing Gift Suggestions Posted by smcfarland
More notions, machines, and other present ideas from the Threads staff ]]>
<![CDATA[Catwoman & The Penguin Costumes]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 06:24:04 -0500 Catwoman & The Penguin Costumes Posted by momforadeal
My daughter wanted to be Catwoman, but not just any Catwoman...Michelle Pfeiffer Catwoman. Do you know how hard it is to find an out of print Butterick pattern 6378? Very hard! I actually found one... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sun hat for the gardener or beach comber]]> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 05:46:29 -0500 Sun hat for the gardener or beach comber Posted by GeoaDesigns
This pretty yet sturdy hat was made with the outdoors in mind. Outdoor home decor/utility fabric and sew in interfacing were key to construction. The fabric was chosen for its floral... ]]>
<![CDATA[travel sewing kit]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 04:26:39 -0500 travel sewing kit Posted by drlex1995
I used fabrics from my scrap basket to make a purse-sized sewing kit.  I didn't use a pattern, I just pieced bits together like a puzzle.  I made the cover first and then added the scissors pocket... ]]>
<![CDATA[My M2 Jacket]]> Sun, 27 May 2012 13:20:27 -0500 My M2 Jacket Posted by salt6creek
My version of this jacket began with the M2Again jacket pattern by Elaine Waldschmitt, which seemed the perfect scrappy stash jacket. I used many many different fabrics both batik and quilting cotton... ]]>
<![CDATA[Tantalizing Tote]]> Sun, 27 May 2012 12:16:19 -0500 Tantalizing Tote Posted by salt6creek
This tote bag was inspired by seeing a photo of a guild hand quilting a project for a charitable raffle. I loved the block they were using and set out to find it. A similar block is pictured in the... ]]>
<![CDATA[RAINFORESTCOUTURE green rose]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:40:37 -0500 RAINFORESTCOUTURE green rose Posted by nanacosta
Green Rainforestcouture rose: This rose is made with silk organza. Perfect to add a delicate, femenine accent to any dress, or for your hair, or pin it on the side of your party little handbagTo... ]]>
<![CDATA[How to Use Pins the Right Way]]> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 09:16:12 -0500 How to Use Pins the Right Way Posted by SusanKhalje
Sometimes it's the simple things that need to be given a little thought. ]]>
<![CDATA[Great Gift Ideas for Sewers]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:00:00 -0500 Great Gift Ideas for Sewers Posted by SLMiller
The holidays are upon us! If you are looking for a gift for the sewer in your life (even if it’s yourself), one of these items might fit the bill! ]]>