Copyright (c) 2014 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/tips-and-tricks Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:30:01 -0500 Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/tips-and-tricks <![CDATA[Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38284/stay-the-fly-and-anchor-the-pockets Stay the Fly and Anchor the Pockets Posted by KennethDKing
I needed to figure out how to make this pocket for one of my clients, so I'm bringing you along on the journey. ]]>
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<![CDATA[21 Sewing Myths Debunked]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37176/21-sewing-myths-debunked 21 Sewing Myths Debunked Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Sewing expert Claire Shaeffer debunks 21 of her favorite sewing myths. Read now to see if you're familiar with any of them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Create a Folding Design Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37245/video-create-a-folding-design-board http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37245/video-create-a-folding-design-board Video: Create a Folding Design Board Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A folding screen can double as a design board for sewing projects. Follow along as Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shows you how to make your own. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:07:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38198/tip-light-up-your-fabric-while-machine-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38198/tip-light-up-your-fabric-while-machine-sewing Tip: Light Up Your Fabric While Machine Sewing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew through any lighting conditions with this tip from Threads #175 (October/November 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Style Tip: Textured And Embellished Garments]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:07:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38202/style-tip-textured-and-embellished-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38202/style-tip-textured-and-embellished-garments Style Tip: Textured And Embellished Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here are a few tips on how to incorporate this season's hottest styles into your own garments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Two Understitching Techniques]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:47:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37950/two-understitching-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37950/two-understitching-techniques Two Understitching Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover two more understitching methods in this Web extra from SewStylish Fall 2014. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:18:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37730/how-to-finish-seams-on-chantilly-lace How to Finish Seams on Chantilly Lace Posted by SusanKhalje
There are a variety of methods for seaming lace. However, they can be challenging if working with delicate lace such as Chantilly. I'll show you a clever technique for finishing seams on tricky lace fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:35:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37251/video-use-elastic-to-space-buttons Video: Use Elastic to Space Buttons Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how easy it can be to space buttons and buttonholes with this quick tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:07:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37757/sewing-tip-no-more-scratchy-zipper-ends Sewing Tip: No More Scratchy Zipper Ends Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With this clever sewing tip from Threads #174, your zippers will be feeling better than ever. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:02:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37751/tip-store-fabric-neatly-in-less-space Tip: Store Fabric Neatly in Less Space Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a clever way to store fabric with this tip from Threads #174 (August/September 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:46:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37758/qa-freezing-bug-infested-garments Q&A: Freezing Bug-Infested Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
An costume and textiles expert answers ]]>
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<![CDATA[7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/7-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37187/7-ways-to-make-a-custom-dress-form 7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Making your very own personalized dress form will make fitting a breeze. Try these techniques and see which one you like best. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Complete Guide to Seams and Seam Finishes]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37154/complete-guide-to-seams-and-seam-finishes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37154/complete-guide-to-seams-and-seam-finishes Complete Guide to Seams and Seam Finishes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The key to any successful sewn project are its seams. This comprehensive collection of 17 techniques, tips, and videos, covers everything you need to know to sew durable and beautiful seams. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Two Great Marking Tips]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36867/video-two-great-marking-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36867/video-two-great-marking-tips Video: Two Great Marking Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sewers have a multitude of ways to mark their fabric. Watch this quick video to learn two handy tips for marking fabrics and patterns. ]]>
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<![CDATA[12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37183/12-buttonhole-tips-and-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37183/12-buttonhole-tips-and-techniques 12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You'll be making buttonholes on par with the pros once you check out this collection of our best buttonhole tutorials. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Patterns 101]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37161/patterns-101 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37161/patterns-101 Patterns 101 Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Before your scissors and pins are put to work, you’ll need to review your sewing pattern and its instructions. Browse this collection of 13 articles, tips, and techniques to help you get started. ]]>
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<![CDATA[14 Tips and Tricks for Better Sewing]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37185/14-tips-and-tricks-for-better-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37185/14-tips-and-tricks-for-better-sewing 14 Tips and Tricks for Better Sewing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You could learn something that will change how you sew forever. Check out this handy collection of 14 sewing tips and tricks. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: DIY Faux-Velvet Board]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36888/video-diy-faux-velvet-board http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36888/video-diy-faux-velvet-board Video: DIY Faux-Velvet Board Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See how easy and inexpensive it can be to create your own faux-velvet board with this quick video tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Winner of Threads issue no.173 is...]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36613/the-winner-of-threads-issue-no173-is http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36613/the-winner-of-threads-issue-no173-is The Winner of Threads issue no.173 is... Posted by daguguliaro
Congratulations to the winner of the current Threads issue! ]]>
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<![CDATA[There's a Better Way]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:48:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36380/theres-a-better-way http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36380/theres-a-better-way There's a Better Way Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this free web-only video series, Threads executive Editor Judith Neukam shares quick tips, tricks, and techniques to help you sew smarter, better and faster. ]]>
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