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Pepernoot coat

Pepernoot coat

Pepernoot coat by Waffle Patterns reviewed in Dec. 2015 issue. Sew along held in March by Rhonda Buss, fabrics from Emma One Sock. Chose to make piped, welt pockets instead of original idea offered...

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Laurie Gatniks Modern Jacket

Laurie Gatnik's Modern Jacket

I love to combine characteristics of traditional Jackets, hence the tweed wool fabric, with modern elements like the metallic leather collar and small patch pockets.  This is a very form fitting...

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A Fashionable Tribute to Nancy Reagan

A Fashionable Tribute to Nancy Reagan

We remember Nancy Reagan as a fashion icon. Our hearts were saddened by the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan on March 6, 2016.

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Fashions from the 88th Annual Academy Awards

Fashions from the 88th Annual Academy Awards

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Threads editors pick some of the night's most interesting red carpet looks from the 2016 Oscars. What were your favorites?

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Fashion from the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Fashion from the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

Browse through some of our favorite looks, and find out what trends graced the red carpet at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards.

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Fashionista Loki

Fashionista Loki

This is my take on a Lady Loki out on the town in Midgard. The design, while inspired by Alexandra Byrne's look for the Avengers film, is my own. No commercial patterns were used and everything was...

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Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 3: Shut up and Sew

Project Runway, Season 14, Episode 3: "Shut up and Sew"

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In episode 3, the designers went on a celebrity cruise, but the trip aboard the ship was not all fun and games.

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Ann Person, Sewing Entrepreneur, Dies at Age 90

Ann Person, Sewing Entrepreneur, Dies at Age 90

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Threads remembers pattern designer and sewing expert Ann Person.

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Meet the Project Runway Season 14 Cast

Meet the Project Runway Season 14 Cast

Get to know the newest season's judges and designers.

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Machine Sewn Garments

Machine Sewn Garments

This cotton dress was a vintage look when boarders were popular. I used pearlized snaps for the front closure. The 2 chest pockets were accented with lace as well as the hem. The shoulders were...

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Apron Tea Dress

Apron Tea Dress

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This knit dress is made for plus size or "curvy" women. It is a lightweight Spring garment that is comfortable and very feminine.

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Ruffled Tunic

Ruffled Tunic

This ruffled tunic is higher in front than in back, and has a square neckline. Size 18.

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Summer Duster

Summer Duster

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I designed this very light garment for southwest weather. It is a size 18.

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Asymmetric Tea Dress

Asymmetric Tea Dress

This is an original hand-drawn pattern for an asymmetric tea dress. It is made especially for plus-size or "curvy" women.

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1950s Inspired Evening Dress

1950's Inspired Evening Dress

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This is an upcycled dress made from an Indian Bridal Outfit and Scarf. The dress is inspired by the 1950's evening wear style, and is made from silk dupioni and plain silk. It has a fitted bodice...

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The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

The 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet

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Browse through some of The Threads' staff favorite looks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City on Monday, May 4.

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Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations

Designer Update: Mimi Prober Earns Widespread Recognition for Her Lace Creations

Mimi Prober, whom you remember from "Saving Lace," featured on the cover and inside Threads #166 (April/May 2013), is enjoying greater success. Read more for the inside scoop.

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21 Days 21 Dresses: The Sewing Project by Melissa Caringer

21 Days 21 Dresses: The Sewing Project by Melissa Caringer

Winter in Milwaukee is lonnnnng. Here's one way to deal. From Feb. 14 to Mar. 6, 2015, I'm sewing 21 dresses in 21 days and blogging about it here: http://21days21dresses.tumblr.com/ Here are the...

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Redfield Design

Redfield Design

This is a one piece jacket corset I created for a fashion show (I am an alternative fashion designer, so I make a lot of weird things). All of the sliver you see in applique that I applied with...

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Tribute to Koos Van Den Akker

Tribute to Koos Van Den Akker

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Linda Chang Teufel, founder of Dragon Threads publishing, pays tribute to designer Koos van den Akker.

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