Get Threads magazine!

Subscribe Renew Give a Gift

tag: iron

showing 1 - 20 of 75 posts
 1 2 3 Next >  Last
Sort By:

Subscribe to RSS feed
In green

In green

As a base I used a coat from the 90's, a classic form. I cut the pattern from the waist. The top of the jacket I cut open in several places, and extended the model to create a new form. I extended...

view details view details
Future *tart*an

Future *tart*an

I will be creating a line of dresses, skirts, blouses, and jackets over the next few weeks, mixing plaid with lace and jackets made of wool for shell and silk lining. 

view details view details
V Style for Inspiration

V Style for Inspiration

Hi there- I decided to take on this challenge simply because it was a first of its kind for me, and I LOVE a challenge! My inspiration is the photo#2, the famous designer is Miu Miu, and is worn by...

view details view details
Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

583 comments

YOU could win! Submit your best ironing tip to win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron with iTouch Technology.

view details view details
The Desert Wanderer, a designer collection inspired by desert cultures of the middle east

The Desert Wanderer, a designer collection inspired by desert cultures of the middle east

1 comment

This collection is an exploration of desert cultures in the MIddle East to present a new look at tailoring for a man's wardrobe. All the garments were designed, patterned, sewn, and dyed by me. Each...

view details view details
Vera Wang Inspired Dress

Vera Wang Inspired Dress

1 comment

When my son got married, his fiancée told her bridesmaids they could pick their own dress styles. My daughter found a gray strapless Vera Wang wedding dress that she really liked, and asked if I...

view details view details
Three Piece Outfit Inspired by Alexander McQueen

Three Piece Outfit Inspired by Alexander McQueen

7 comments

My daughter casually dropped a picture from Marie Claire Magazine on my desk and said, "You could make me one of these if you get bored."  We discussed potential changes and I filed it away until I...

view details view details
My New Iron!

My New Iron!

1 comment

For Christmas, I bought some new equipment for my business, namely a portable leather walking foot sewing machine, and a new iron.

view details view details
Iron Carrier

Iron Carrier

2 comments

Just finished this today.  It's an iron carrier (this is not my pattern - TC Designs - I purchased it from Nancy's Notions).  I wanted to make one - I taught a sewing class at church over the...

view details view details
Modern Medusa

Modern Medusa

I had so much fun this Halloween! Because my five young children decided on costumes at the last second, I got to feel like I was on project runway-- trying to get Tinkerbelle, Rosetta, two Aquabats...

view details view details
Catwoman & The Penguin Costumes

Catwoman & The Penguin Costumes

My daughter wanted to be Catwoman, but not just any Catwoman...Michelle Pfeiffer Catwoman. Do you know how hard it is to find an out of print Butterick pattern 6378? Very hard! I actually found one...

view details view details
Costume for All Hallows Eve

Costume for "All Hallows Eve"

This was my granddaughter Rachel's idea. She wanted a costume to remind people that Halloween is also known as "All Hallows Eve.", and the very next day is All Saints Day. My granddaughter is...

view details view details
Quilted projects from my stash

Quilted projects from my stash

# 1 - African fabric from Kenya that I brought back from a mission trip to teach basic Sewing Skills to Mums that have disabled children so they can use these skills to help earn money for supporting...

view details view details
My M2 Jacket

My M2 Jacket

1 comment

My version of this jacket began with the M2Again jacket pattern by Elaine Waldschmitt, which seemed the perfect scrappy stash jacket. I used many many different fabrics both batik and quilting cotton...

view details view details
Tantalizing Tote

Tantalizing Tote

This tote bag was inspired by seeing a photo of a guild hand quilting a project for a charitable raffle. I loved the block they were using and set out to find it. A similar block is pictured in the...

view details view details
Moonlight on the Oasis

Moonlight on the Oasis

1 - front of coat jacket 2 - back of coat jacket 3 - close up of applique flower

view details view details
Magazine Wall Sling

Magazine Wall Sling

I have been in a dilemma lately as to how to store my magazines. With Spring cleaning underway this was a quick fix. 

view details view details
Scraptable runner

Scraptable runner

1 comment

A table runner made out of my many cotton scarps. the pattern is log cabin on the diagonal.

view details view details
Is There a Right Way to Iron a Garment?

Is There a Right Way to Iron a Garment?

23 comments

When you iron a garment, do you have a plan?

view details view details
A Hair Bow for My Daughter.

A Hair Bow for My Daughter.

I made this hair bow for my daughter to complement her uniform for school.

view details view details

showing 1 - 20 of 75 posts
 1 2 3 Next >  Last