Copyright (c) 2016 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 Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:40:30 -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[Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:31:37 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/65867/video-a-no-bulk-elastic-join Video: A No-Bulk Elastic Join Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn a bulk-free method for joining two elastic ends. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Cornstarch Paste Makes Bold Marks]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:13:11 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63488/reader-tip-cornstarch-paste-makes-bold-marks http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63488/reader-tip-cornstarch-paste-makes-bold-marks 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:07:43 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63540/qa-tween-sized-patterns http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63540/qa-tween-sized-patterns Q&A: Tween-Sized Patterns Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Find out what the best sources for tween patterns are. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Shortening Pants for an Asymmetrical Figure]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:07:38 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63542/qa-shortening-pants-for-an-asymmetrical-figure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63542/qa-shortening-pants-for-an-asymmetrical-figure 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63419/catching-up-with-designer-terry-fox http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63419/catching-up-with-designer-terry-fox Catching Up With Designer Terry Fox Posted by ThreadsMagazine
The British designer finds her next calling in sewing education. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:14:26 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63413/kenneth-d-kings-print-mixing-principles http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/63413/kenneth-d-kings-print-mixing-principles Kenneth D. King's Print Mixing Principles Posted by KennethDKing
A proven formula for stylish combinations. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:46 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62940/video-how-to-clip-curves-accurately http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62940/video-how-to-clip-curves-accurately Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn an alternative method for clipping seam allowance curves accurately. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Thread Woolly Nylon]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:18:35 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62957/video-how-to-thread-woolly-nylon http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/62957/video-how-to-thread-woolly-nylon 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Threads Sewing Tips]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:20:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49193/threads-sewing-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49193/threads-sewing-tips Threads Sewing Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
In this video series, we share clever reader-submitted tips to help improve your sewing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Color-Code Pleat Marking Lines]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:00:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51455/video-color-code-pleat-marking-lines http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/51455/video-color-code-pleat-marking-lines 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: DIY Wide Seam Allowance Guide]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:44:22 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50987/video-diy-wide-seam-allowance-guide http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/50987/video-diy-wide-seam-allowance-guide 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:10:48 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49263/video-how-to-drape-parallel-darts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49263/video-how-to-drape-parallel-darts Video: How to Drape Parallel Darts Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Watch to learn Sarah Veblen's technique for draping custom parallel darts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Four Clever Reader Tips]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44637/four-clever-reader-tips http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/44637/four-clever-reader-tips Four Clever Reader Tips Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Four reader-submitted tips that will help you sew better than ever. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:18:53 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49112/reader-tip-stitch-sharp-corners http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/49112/reader-tip-stitch-sharp-corners Reader Tip: Stitch Sharp Corners Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A secret for sharp corners, sew skinny piping with an unexpected foot. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/35220/change-a-sleeve-pattern-to-add-a-quilted-zippered-cuff Change a Sleeve Pattern to Add a Quilted, Zippered Cuff Posted by smcfarland
See Angela Wolf's pattern change for the SewStylish 1467 jacket ]]>
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<![CDATA[Reader Tip: Fit With a Stapler]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:34:03 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48872/reader-tip-fit-with-a-stapler http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48872/reader-tip-fit-with-a-stapler 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:01:28 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48851/qa-proper-sequence-for-pattern-adjustments http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48851/qa-proper-sequence-for-pattern-adjustments Q&A: Proper Sequence for Pattern Adjustments Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This expert advice will help you adjust patterns the proper way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Offset Stitching for Smooth Piping]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:23 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48463/video-offset-stitching-for-smooth-piping 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Grade to Reduce Bulk in a Piped Seam]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:16:21 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48469/video-grade-to-reduce-bulk-in-a-piped-seam 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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Press Shaped Edges]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:18:18 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48450/video-how-to-press-shaped-edges 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. ]]>
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