Copyright (c) 2015 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 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:05:13 -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 for Beginners: 23 Tips and Techniques You Should Know]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41736/sewing-for-beginners-23-tips-and-techniques-you-should-know http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41736/sewing-for-beginners-23-tips-and-techniques-you-should-know Sewing for Beginners: 23 Tips and Techniques You Should Know Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Improve your sewing skills with this collection of expert tips and techniques. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:10:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41615/zipper-basics-sliders-and-stops Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops Posted by SewStylishMagazine
This information is essential for anyone who wants to be sure they're approaching zippers the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Best of Louise Cutting]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 06:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37996/best-of-louise-cutting http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/37996/best-of-louise-cutting Best of Louise Cutting Posted by ThreadsMagazine
21 of Louise Cutting's most timeless articles are now together in one place. ]]>
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<![CDATA[2014 in Review: Top 21 Most Watched Sewing Videos]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:01:41 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41358/2014-in-review-top-21-most-watched-sewing-videos http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41358/2014-in-review-top-21-most-watched-sewing-videos 2014 in Review: Top 21 Most Watched Sewing Videos Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This end-of-year roundup puts 2014's most popular instructional videos in one place. Start off 2015 by adding a few techniques to your sewing arsenal. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40915/make-use-thread-bars-and-chains http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40915/make-use-thread-bars-and-chains Make & Use Thread Bars and Chains Posted by Claire_Shaeffer
Delicately detain wayward straps, linings, and more. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40923/create-innovative-garments-from-ordinary-shirts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/40923/create-innovative-garments-from-ordinary-shirts Create Innovative Garments from Ordinary Shirts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Upcycle yesterday’s fashions into original garments. ]]>
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<![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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