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 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:53:42 -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[Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:39:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39462/take-a-tour-inside-a-chic-couture-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39462/take-a-tour-inside-a-chic-couture-skirt Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt Posted by SusanKhalje
A skirt found in a Parisian flea market consignment shop was full of charming touches. Here, I'll give you a tour inside this tweed skirt taking a close look at its construction details found in an unexpected places. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "Bead Embroidery: Stitch Samples"]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37256/book-giveaway-bead-embroidery-stitch-samples http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37256/book-giveaway-bead-embroidery-stitch-samples Book Giveaway:  Posted by merkan
One lucky online member will be gifted CRK Designs and Yasuko Endo's bead embroidery guidebook, "Bead Embroidery: Stitch Samples." ]]>
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<![CDATA[October 2014 Expert Chat: Mary Ray ]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:59:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39360/october-2014-expert-chat-mary-ray http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39360/october-2014-expert-chat-mary-ray October 2014 Expert Chat: Mary Ray Posted by EvamarieGomez
Don't miss your chance to have your sewing questions answered by the experts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[12 Buttonhole Tips and Techniques]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -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[Secure a Coat Lining]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:25:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39082/secure-a-coat-lining http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39082/secure-a-coat-lining Secure a Coat Lining Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Sew sturdy tabs to keep a coat's layers in line. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Prevent Disappearing Ink From Vanishing Too Soon]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:09:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37249/video-prevent-disappearing-ink-from-vanishing-too-soon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37249/video-prevent-disappearing-ink-from-vanishing-too-soon Video: Prevent Disappearing Ink From Vanishing Too Soon Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this quick video to discover a clever trick that will help keep your marks from disappearing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Record Bolt-End Information]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:25:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38597/tip-record-bolt-end-information http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38597/tip-record-bolt-end-information Tip: Record Bolt-End Information Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Create fabric collection reference files with ease. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Play with Fabric Colors Before Cutting]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:57 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38673/tip-play-with-fabric-colors-before-cutting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38673/tip-play-with-fabric-colors-before-cutting Tip: Play with Fabric Colors Before Cutting Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Believe it or not, a kaleidoscope can be a handy tool for color evaluation. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Roll Trim on Your Wrist]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38675/tip-roll-trim-on-your-wrist http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38675/tip-roll-trim-on-your-wrist Tip: Roll Trim on Your Wrist Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to stop trim from becoming caught or tangled. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Remove Fabric From Stash With Ease]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38677/tip-remove-fabric-from-stash-with-ease http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38677/tip-remove-fabric-from-stash-with-ease Tip: Remove Fabric From Stash With Ease Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This trick will make it easy to slide fabric out from a tall stack without disturbing it. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Roll Lint Away]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38680/tip-roll-lint-away http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38680/tip-roll-lint-away Tip: Roll Lint Away Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Loose threads and lint can be a hassle to clear away, but not anymore. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Always Have a Backup With Photocopied Fabric]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38682/tip-always-have-a-backup-with-photocopied-fabric http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38682/tip-always-have-a-backup-with-photocopied-fabric Tip: Always Have a Backup With Photocopied Fabric Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Don't let yourself be caught off-guard when you run out of a fabric type. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Leave Notes On Painter's Tape]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38684/tip-leave-notes-on-painters-tape http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38684/tip-leave-notes-on-painters-tape Tip: Leave Notes On Painter's Tape Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you want to leave yourself handy notes, painter's tape is the way to go. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Introducing "Quick Stuff to Quilt"]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:14:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38596/introducing-quick-stuff-to-quilt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38596/introducing-quick-stuff-to-quilt Introducing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
See what's inside this quilting special issue. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Top 10 Pinterest Pins: Threads Most Popular Techniques ]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:28:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38585/top-10-pinterest-pins-threads-most-popular-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38585/top-10-pinterest-pins-threads-most-popular-techniques Top 10 Pinterest Pins: Threads Most Popular Techniques  Posted by EvamarieGomez
Check out ten of our most pinned techniques on Pinterest. ]]>
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<![CDATA[19 Essential Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:53:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/19-essential-fabric-tips-and-tricks-you-should-know http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/38595/19-essential-fabric-tips-and-tricks-you-should-know 19 Essential Fabric Tips and Tricks You Should Know Posted by ThreadsMagazine
There's no end to what you can learn about fabric. This collection of articles and videos helps demystify sewing with silks and knits, demonstrates how to identify fabric with a burn test, and even shows you how to dye fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Make a Thimble Liner From a Rubber Fingertip]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:11:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37241/video-make-a-thimble-liner-from-a-rubber-fingertip http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37241/video-make-a-thimble-liner-from-a-rubber-fingertip Video: Make a Thimble Liner From a Rubber Fingertip Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Keep your thimble from slipping off your fingertip with this quick video tip. ]]>
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<![CDATA[7 Ways to Make a Custom Dress Form]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -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[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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