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 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:33:46 -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: How to Staystitch Two Garment Sections Together]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42154/sewing-tip-how-to-staystitch-two-garment-sections-together http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/42154/sewing-tip-how-to-staystitch-two-garment-sections-together Sewing Tip: How to Staystitch Two Garment Sections Together Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This handy sewing tip from Threads #178 will help you get both sides of the garment to stay the same length throughout the staystitching process. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Zipper Basics: Sliders and Stops]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:10:00 -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[Tip: Color-Code Patterns for Easy Access]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:04:19 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41798/tip-color-code-patterns-for-easy-access http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41798/tip-color-code-patterns-for-easy-access Tip: Color-Code Patterns for Easy Access Posted by ThreadsMagazine
With this easy little trick, finding the pattern you're looking for will no longer be a chore. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:21:51 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41807/sewing-tip-gathering-mid-to-heavyweight-fabrics http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41807/sewing-tip-gathering-mid-to-heavyweight-fabrics Sewing Tip: Gathering Mid- to Heavyweight Fabrics Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This simple tip will make sure you're gathering fabrics the right way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Create Elegant Dyed Designs on Silk]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41789/create-elegant-dyed-designs-on-silk http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/41789/create-elegant-dyed-designs-on-silk Create Elegant Dyed Designs on Silk Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Use a resist to create artistic designs with dye. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sewing for Beginners: 23 Tips and Techniques You Should Know]]> Tue, 03 Mar 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[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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