Profile for CarolFresia - Threads
Member Since: 12/04/2014
Find out how Chanel became Chanel
Find out who was named top designer after a grueling, four-day challenge.
In this last challenge before the finale, the designers create custom prints.
The Met has mounted a stunning exhibition contrasting handmade versus machine-made garments.
Discover two methods for installing a facing that finishes the neckline and armhole.
In Threads #185 (June/July 2016), Daryl Lancaster teaches the essentials of drafting and installing facings. Learn the best ways to finish those facing edges.
View the original artworks that inspired the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals' latest fashion challenge.
Fashion and philanthropy go hand in hand when contestants vie for the opportunity to design for contemporary brand N:Philanthropy.
"Athleisure" garments are the challenge. Find out who hits a home run and who strikes out.
Visit this exhibition in person or online to see how fashion can be Grimm, not grim.
Thirteen designers return to the workroom in New York City, ready to prove they have what it takes to win the design competition.
An impressive runway show at New York Fashion Week culminates in the selection of the first-ever Project Runway: Junior winner.
Stabilize, baste, and take your time sewing for a flat, ripple-free zipper installation.
The designers get inspiration from people on the street for this week's challenge.
Three cheers! The designers make custom outfits for cheerleaders. But it's not nearly as bad as it sounds.
The designers pair up to create a scene-stealing evening look.
FLOTUS challenges the designers to create a look for the modern girl-on-the-go, to promote education for girls
Simplicity patterns are featured in the season's first team challenge.
In this web extra from Threads #180, find out how to join a narrow neckband to a blouse neckline with fagoting stitches.
The results are impressive when the designers tackle their first unconventional materials challenge.
Ashley Nell Tipton wins, with a plus-size collection. Kelly Dempsey's 70s-inspired collection comes in second.
Mentor Tim Gunn visits the designers in their home studios, and the judges get a sneak peek at the collections. Oh, and Tim saves Edmond!
The final four vie for a place at New York Fashion Week. High-fashion looks worthy of Hollywood's most glamorous red carpets are the goal.
The "real woman" challenge, and Tim gets [bleeped]!
The contestants are wooed by a potential deal with JustFab.com. Use that option very thoughtfully, designers!
A hit musical inspires the designers' imaginations
The designers face another unconventional materials challenge,one contestant bows out, and another smokes his way into the bottom three.
The designers create lingerie and venture into the disparate realms of bridal, junior, tacky, and S&M.
This easy-to-sew, bias-cut scarf always drapes beautifully.
Three sources of inspiration and a trip to Mood--and a few designers flip out.
Fit expert and video instructor Sarah Veblen explains what constitutes a well-fitting garment, and how to achieve the ideal fit.
Project Runway's 14th season starts with kinder, gentler mayhem.
Spare yourself the dressing room experience: Make your own bathing suit this summer, and get as much (or as little) coverage as you like.
These sewing contests are fun, inspiring, and guaranteed to improve your skills.
Western Costume, the source of Threads' featured back cover garments, houses a unique collection of clothes, costumes, and to-die-for accessories.
The shoes fit...but what do you pair them with? Sometimes a beloved but hard-to-work-with accessory is the best inspiration for a sewing adventure.
Find out what earns a sewing machine top marks in the eyes of the Threads staff.
How does fashion define, dictate, or declare who you are?