Copyright (c) 2016 ThreadsMagazine.com en-us Threads - Tools-and-supplies category featured posts Threads - Tools-and-supplies category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/tools-and-supplies Tue, 24 May 2016 00:30:17 -0500 Threads - Tools-and-supplies category featured posts Threads - Tools-and-supplies category featured posts http://www.threadsmagazine.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.threadsmagazine.com/tools-and-supplies <![CDATA[The Case of the "Sewing Solutions: Dye Disasters" Disaster]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 11:20:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48081/the-case-of-the-sewing-solutions-dye-disasters-disaster http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48081/the-case-of-the-sewing-solutions-dye-disasters-disaster The Case of the Posted by SLMiller
What does Threads do when an article technique doesn't pan out? We figure out why, find a replacement, and soldier on. But even techniques that we couldn’t make work might still offer solutions to other sewers. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Behind-the-Scenes at DittoForm]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 16:45:24 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47992/behind-the-scenes-at-dittoform http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47992/behind-the-scenes-at-dittoform Behind-the-Scenes at DittoForm Posted by ThreadsMagazine
We promised you a look at more photos from the Threads editor visit to Bits of Thread in Washington, D.C., to learn about the DittoForm's custom dress form process. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Choose the Right Marking Tools ]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:40:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48011/choose-the-right-marking-tools http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48011/choose-the-right-marking-tools Choose the Right Marking Tools Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Get set to transfer symbols with the right tool for your fabric. ]]>
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<![CDATA[From Body Scan to Custom Dress Form]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:36:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48026/from-body-scan-to-custom-dress-form http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/48026/from-body-scan-to-custom-dress-form From Body Scan to Custom Dress Form Posted by ThreadsMagazine
3-D scanning creates an accurate copy of your figure. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Sew Cute Summer Shoes]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:45:09 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47956/notions-sew-cute-summer-shoes http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47956/notions-sew-cute-summer-shoes Notions: Sew Cute Summer Shoes Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This collection of supplies makes it easier than ever to assemble your own shoes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Diminutive Pins]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:44:07 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47958/notions-diminutive-pins http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47958/notions-diminutive-pins Notions: Diminutive Pins Posted by ThreadsMagazine
These tiny pins are perfect for piecing and applique. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: A Fine Point for Pressing]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:42:36 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47960/notions-a-fine-point-for-pressing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47960/notions-a-fine-point-for-pressing Notions: A Fine Point for Pressing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
A stiletto is a valuable tool for holding fabric in place with high precision. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Free-Motion Guides]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:41:30 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47963/notions-free-motion-guides http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47963/notions-free-motion-guides Notions: Free-Motion Guides Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Achieve a new level of control while free-motion stitching with these lightweight guides. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Convenient Swatch Organizers]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:38:31 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47967/notions-convenient-swatch-organizers http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47967/notions-convenient-swatch-organizers Notions: Convenient Swatch Organizers Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Here's a clever way to keep your swatches organized on the go. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Easy Hem Measuring]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:38:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47965/notions-easy-hem-measuring http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47965/notions-easy-hem-measuring Notions: Easy Hem Measuring Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Having one of these around will make hemming a breeze. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Notions: Roll to Measure]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:37:12 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47970/notions-roll-to-measure http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47970/notions-roll-to-measure Notions: Roll to Measure Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This specialized tool was designed with measuring curves in mind, and it shows. Simply roll it along a curve to get an accurate measurement. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Install a Folded Nylon-Coil Zipper]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:34:15 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47682/video-install-a-folded-nylon-coil-zipper http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47682/video-install-a-folded-nylon-coil-zipper Video: Install a Folded Nylon-Coil Zipper Posted by ThreadsMagazine
This zipper technique is useful in bag and garment applications. We also demonstrate something unique about nylon-coil zipper teeth: They work in either direction. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:44:04 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47547/video-how-to-strengthen-thread-for-hand-sewing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47547/video-how-to-strengthen-thread-for-hand-sewing Video: How to Strengthen Thread for Hand Sewing Posted by EvamarieGomez
Ruth Ciemnoczolowski shows you a simple way of adding stability to your hand-sewing thread. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The 9 Latest Sewing Machines On the Market]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:00:49 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47190/the-9-latest-sewing-machines-on-the-market http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/47190/the-9-latest-sewing-machines-on-the-market The 9 Latest Sewing Machines On the Market Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Take a look at nine of the latest sewing machine models to hit the market. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Free Tutorial: Make a Sewing Machine Cover ]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:12:59 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46383/free-tutorial-make-a-sewing-machine-cover http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46383/free-tutorial-make-a-sewing-machine-cover Free Tutorial: Make a Sewing Machine Cover Posted by dfinkle
Protect your machine from dust and debris with this sewing room essential. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 06:30:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46126/video-how-to-thread-a-twin-needle http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46126/video-how-to-thread-a-twin-needle Video: How to Thread a Twin Needle Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Learn how to set up your sewing machine to use a twin needle. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tip: Custom Repair Kits]]> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 13:32:17 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46337/tip-custom-repair-kits http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46337/tip-custom-repair-kits Tip: Custom Repair Kits Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Create a unique repair kit for each new garment for quick, no-compromise fixes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: How to Use a Tailor's Board]]> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 06:35:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46121/video-how-to-use-a-tailors-board http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46121/video-how-to-use-a-tailors-board Video: How to Use a Tailor's Board Posted by ThreadsMagazine
Many professionals use a tailor's board to achieve crisp, well-pressed garments. Learn the various ways to use this specialized tool for better pressing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tools for Better Pressing]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:19:33 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46263/tools-for-better-pressing http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/46263/tools-for-better-pressing Tools for Better Pressing Posted by ThreadsMagazine
From basic to advanced, a range of tools for high-quality results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Add Variety to your Projects with These Six Thread Types]]> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:25:00 -0500 http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45906/add-variety-to-your-projects-with-these-six-thread-types http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/45906/add-variety-to-your-projects-with-these-six-thread-types Add Variety to your Projects with These Six Thread Types Posted by dfinkle
Try fun options to take your sewing to the next level. ]]>
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