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 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:22:51 -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[Sewing Tip: Block-Fuse Interfacing to Facings]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:53:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40834/sewing-tip-block-fuse-interfacing-to-facings http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40834/sewing-tip-block-fuse-interfacing-to-facings Sewing Tip: Block-Fuse Interfacing to Facings Posted by ThreadsMagazine
An easier way of dealing with fusible interfacing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Close an Opening Easily]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:22:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40826/tip-close-an-opening-easily http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40826/tip-close-an-opening-easily Tip: Close an Opening Easily Posted by ThreadsMagazine
No longer will you struggle when sewing an opening closed on a project that you turn right side out. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Organization Solutions]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:11:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40830/notions-organization-solutions http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40830/notions-organization-solutions Notions: Organization Solutions Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This collection of modular furniture is the ultimate way to stay organized as a sewer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Magnetic Wristband]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:08:16 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40828/notions-magnetic-wristband http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40828/notions-magnetic-wristband Notions: Magnetic Wristband Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This solution to lost pins is clever and convenient. You can store needles, safety pins, and paper clips, too. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Match Plaid Across a Seam]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:40:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40904/how-to-match-plaid-across-a-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40904/how-to-match-plaid-across-a-seam How to Match Plaid Across a Seam Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
No-fail techniques for precise matching. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40933/ideas-for-attaching-fagoted-rouleau http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40933/ideas-for-attaching-fagoted-rouleau Ideas for Attaching Fagoted Rouleau Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Bias tubes and fagoting create beautiful trims and medallions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Double Your Tape Measure]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:08:54 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37239/video-double-your-tape-measure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37239/video-double-your-tape-measure Video: Double Your Tape Measure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get the most out of your measuring tape with this There's a Better Way quick tip from Threads. ]]>
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<![CDATA[8 Top Lace Tips]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:50:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40694/8-top-lace-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40694/8-top-lace-tips 8 Top Lace Tips Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Discover eight fabulous tips for sewing and designing with fine lace. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:15:34 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40688/how-to-turn-ready-made-bras-into-strapless-dress-support How to Turn Ready-made Bras into Strapless Dress Support Posted by SewStylishMagazine
Rescue your strapless dresses and tops to get the support you need with these five techniques in this web extra from "Party Dresses" (Winter 2014). ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Quiet Serge]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:47:55 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37247/video-quiet-serge http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37247/video-quiet-serge Video: Quiet Serge Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch this quick video tip to learn how to keep your serger from moving during use. ]]>
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<![CDATA[19 Inventive Embellishment Ideas]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:53:05 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40342/19-inventive-embellishment-ideas http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40342/19-inventive-embellishment-ideas 19 Inventive Embellishment Ideas Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Explore some of our favorite embellishment ideas, techniques, and tips. ]]>
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<![CDATA[November 2014 Expert Chat: Kenneth D. King]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:43:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40384/november-2014-expert-chat-kenneth-d-king http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40384/november-2014-expert-chat-kenneth-d-king November 2014 Expert Chat: Kenneth D. King Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Couturier and Threads contributing editor Kenneth D. King answers your sewing questions. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Sew Knits]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:43:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40027/video-how-to-sew-knits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40027/video-how-to-sew-knits Video: How to Sew Knits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Discover the joy of sewing knits with these easy-to-follow tips and techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Align Stripes Across a Seam]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39781/how-to-align-stripes-across-a-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39781/how-to-align-stripes-across-a-seam How to Align Stripes Across a Seam Posted by LOUISE CUTTING
Strategies to match lines across seams. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Preserve Your Precious Fabrics]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39779/preserve-your-precious-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39779/preserve-your-precious-fabrics Preserve Your Precious Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Useful tips to manage and maintain your stash. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:27:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39775/fix-shoulder-width-and-sleeve-length-in-one-alteration http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39775/fix-shoulder-width-and-sleeve-length-in-one-alteration Fix Shoulder Width and Sleeve Length in One Alteration Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Correct the shoulder width and the sleeve length in one smooth operation. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Stabilize a Thread Spool]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:54:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37243/video-how-to-stabilize-a-thread-spool http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37243/video-how-to-stabilize-a-thread-spool Video: How to Stabilize a Thread Spool Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This great tip will help keep your thread spool from rolling away from you while handsewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Won't Roll Up]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:24:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39553/qa-stitch-a-shirt-hem-that-wont-roll-up http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39553/qa-stitch-a-shirt-hem-that-wont-roll-up Q&A: Stitch a Shirt Hem That Won't Roll Up Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Your garment hems will be better than ever. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Make a Beading Frame]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:23:44 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39558/tip-make-a-beading-frame http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39558/tip-make-a-beading-frame Tip: Make a Beading Frame Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This simple trick will keep your beads where they ought to be and make beading a breeze. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: Turn Corners Right-Side-Out]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:23:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39567/sewing-tip-turn-corners-right-side-out http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/39567/sewing-tip-turn-corners-right-side-out Sewing Tip: Turn Corners Right-Side-Out Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A nice, crisp corner can turn a garment from good to great. ]]>
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