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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:01:01 -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[Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36191/chat-with-couture-expert-susan-khalje http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/36191/chat-with-couture-expert-susan-khalje Chat with Couture Expert Susan Khalje Posted by EvamarieGomez
Log on to Threads' Facebook page from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Monday, April 14, for a Q&A with couture expert Susan Khalje. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Create Echo Stitching ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:18:06 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/28891/how-to-create-echo-stitching How to Create Echo Stitching Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Lately, I have been finding echo stitching on numerous designer garments. I've seen it on collars, cuffs, and on front plackets. Learn how to add this stitching for a designer look. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:32:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35794/how-to-support-a-dramatic-sleeve-cap http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35794/how-to-support-a-dramatic-sleeve-cap How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap Posted by SusanKhalje
When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33270/make-a-mary-poppins-style-carpetbag-part-2 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33270/make-a-mary-poppins-style-carpetbag-part-2 Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2 Posted by KennethDKing
We're now ready to finish this colorful carpetbag! I'll show you how to add the lining, frame, and handles. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33251/make-a-mary-poppins-style-carpetbag-part-1 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33251/make-a-mary-poppins-style-carpetbag-part-1 Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1 Posted by KennethDKing
This is a two-part blog series on how I created an old-fashioned carpetbag using the scraps from my kilim carpet coat. Even Mary Poppins would envy this bag! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Quick Tips: Waistband Adjustment for Ready-to-Wear Pants]]> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:55:40 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35407/quick-tips-waistband-adjustment-for-ready-to-wear-pants http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35407/quick-tips-waistband-adjustment-for-ready-to-wear-pants Quick Tips: Waistband Adjustment for Ready-to-Wear Pants Posted by EvamarieGomez
Sewing expert Angela Wolf and Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam share two quick tips on making adjustments to ready-to-wear pants for a custom fit. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35407/quick-tips-waistband-adjustment-for-ready-to-wear-pants
<![CDATA[Quick Tips for Improving Your Stitches]]> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:49:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34590/quick-tips-for-improving-your-stitches http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34590/quick-tips-for-improving-your-stitches Quick Tips for Improving Your Stitches Posted by amm
Those who sew are always on the lookout for ways to improve their garment sewing. Here are 3 incredibly helpful tips to improve your stitches. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Replace a Sleeve Lining]]> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29648/how-to-replace-a-sleeve-lining http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/29648/how-to-replace-a-sleeve-lining How to Replace a Sleeve Lining Posted by KennethDKing
I hit the jackpot recently at the local thrift, with this venerable morning coat. I needed to reline the sleeves and thought you might enjoy seeing it! ]]>
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<![CDATA[10 Good Sewing Tips and Tricks]]> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33849/10-good-sewing-tips-and-tricks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33849/10-good-sewing-tips-and-tricks 10 Good Sewing Tips and Tricks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
First seen in our special issue Teach Yourself to Sew, Winter 2013, here are ten tips and tricks for every sewing enthusiast directly from the sewing community. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Quick Tip: How to Sew with Faux Leather]]> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:25:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34688/quick-tip-how-to-sew-with-faux-leather http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34688/quick-tip-how-to-sew-with-faux-leather Quick Tip: How to Sew with Faux Leather Posted by EvamarieGomez
Angela Wolf shares three quick tips for sewing with faux leather fabrics. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kenneth D. King's Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish]]> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32628/kenneth-d-kings-kilim-carpet-coat-the-big-finish http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32628/kenneth-d-kings-kilim-carpet-coat-the-big-finish Kenneth D. King's Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish Posted by KennethDKing
We're at the end of our journey with the kilim coat. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32628/kenneth-d-kings-kilim-carpet-coat-the-big-finish
<![CDATA[Quick Tips for Adjusting Shoulders ]]> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:22:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34459/quick-tips-for-adjusting-shoulders http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34459/quick-tips-for-adjusting-shoulders Quick Tips for Adjusting Shoulders Posted by EvamarieGomez
Designer Angela Wolf shares a few tips on how to adjust shoulders to achieve a better-fitting sleeve. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34459/quick-tips-for-adjusting-shoulders
<![CDATA[Watch Threads Essential Techniques]]> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:06:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34419/watch-threads-essential-techniques http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34419/watch-threads-essential-techniques Watch Threads Essential Techniques Posted by EvamarieGomez
Browse through our ever-growing collection of essential sewing technique videos based on articles published in our magazine! ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34419/watch-threads-essential-techniques
<![CDATA[Congratulations to the Winner of "Sew Red"]]> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:28:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34341/congratulations-to-the-winner-of-sew-red http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34341/congratulations-to-the-winner-of-sew-red Congratulations to the Winner of Posted by EmilyBerube
Check to see if you are the winner! ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Big Quilter's Giveaway!]]> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:54:27 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32923/the-big-quilters-giveaway http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32923/the-big-quilters-giveaway The Big Quilter's Giveaway! Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win all of these fabulous items! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Bust Darts: Where and why?]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:42:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34083/bust-darts-where-and-why http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34083/bust-darts-where-and-why Bust Darts: Where and why? Posted by EvamarieGomez
Sewing expert Angela Wolf shares some tips for adding bust darts. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/34083/bust-darts-where-and-why
<![CDATA[Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33527/quick-tip-create-a-flattering-pencil-skirt http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33527/quick-tip-create-a-flattering-pencil-skirt Quick Tip: Create a Flattering Pencil Skirt Posted by EvamarieGomez
Watch as fashion sewing blogger Sunni Standing shares a quick tip. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33527/quick-tip-create-a-flattering-pencil-skirt
<![CDATA[Book Giveaway: "Sew Red"]]> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:08:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32498/book-giveaway-sew-red http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32498/book-giveaway-sew-red Book Giveaway: Posted by EmilyBerube
You could win "Sew Red: Sewing & Quilting for Women's Heart Health" by Laura Zander. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Properly Store Your Garments]]> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33441/how-to-properly-store-your-garments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33441/how-to-properly-store-your-garments How to Properly Store Your Garments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Set up a healthy environment for your garments and accessories. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33441/how-to-properly-store-your-garments
<![CDATA[ Lingerie and Swimwear: How Much Elastic is Needed?]]> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32401/lingerie-and-swimwear-how-much-elastic-is-needed http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32401/lingerie-and-swimwear-how-much-elastic-is-needed  Lingerie and Swimwear: How Much Elastic is Needed? Posted by EvamarieGomez
Sewing expert Angela Wolf answers your questions on adding elastic to swimwear and lingerie items. ]]>
http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/32401/lingerie-and-swimwear-how-much-elastic-is-needed