Copyright (c) 2016 en-us Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:40:30 -0500 Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts Threads - Tips-and-tricks category featured posts <![CDATA[Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:31:37 -0500 Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a bulk-free method for joining two elastic ends. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:13:11 -0500 Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Give this method for marking fabric a try for a bold mark that is easily removed. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:07:43 -0500 Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out what the best sources for tween patterns are. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:07:38 -0500 Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting for an asymmetrical figure can be tough. Learn how to make pants that will fit any body shape. ]]>
<![CDATA[Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:00 -0500 Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education. ]]>
<![CDATA[Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:14:26 -0500 Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles Posted by KennethDKing
A proven formula for stylish combinations. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:46 -0500 Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn an alternative method for clipping seam allowance curves accurately. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:35 -0500 Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch video to learn an easy way to thread your serger with this slightly fuzzy, stretchy thread. ]]>
<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads Sewing Tips: Easy Pleat-Marking Technique When you're making a garment with many sets of parallel pleats, it can be difficult to differentiate between marked pleat lines and foldlines. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out how to make a seam guide using a roll of tape or sticky notepad. This clever tip is especially helpful when sewing items with wide seam allowances. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
<![CDATA[Four Clever Reader Tips]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:35:00 -0500 Four Clever Reader Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Four reader-submitted tips that will help you sew better than ever. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:18:53 -0500 Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot. ]]>
<![CDATA[Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0500 Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff Posted by smcfarland
See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket ]]>
<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:34:03 -0500 Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Fitting without a partner can be tricky - unless you've got a stapler to work with. ]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:01:28 -0500 Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This expert advice will help you adjust patterns the proper way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:23 -0500 Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Threads has published lots of great advice on how to get great results for piping. Here is a tip for sewing a ripple-free piped edge. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:21 -0500 Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam Posted by ThreadsMagazine
If you're looking to add a design detail to a garment, turn to piping. Watch this Threads Essential Techniques video for a great tip on grading a piped seam. ]]>
<![CDATA[Video: How to Press Shaped Edges]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:18:18 -0500 Video: How to Press Shaped Edges Posted by ThreadsMagazine
You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details. ]]>