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Don’t Miss the October/November 2013 Issue of Threads!

Threads magazine - 169 - Oct./Nov. 2013

Don't miss all of the fabulous techniques inside Threads magazine by ordering a print subscription!

The October/November 2013 issue of Threads magazine hits the newsstands on September 3, and you won’t want to miss it. Here’s a rundown of the great techniques and new material you’ll find in this issue. Along with this sneak peek, you can also preview the latest digital issue.

The Highlights:

  • “Autumn Preview”by Connie Crawford. Colors, fabrics, and silhouettes for a new season.
  • “Opulent Fabrics” by Susanne Chess. Discover the world of embellished textiles.
    Online Extra: 360-Degrees of an Embellished Sheath Dress 
  • “Reshape a Neckline” by Emma Seabrooke. Adapt a pattern for three new styles.
  • “Why Bother Sewing Jeans” by Judith Neukam. Find out why three experts love making jeans.
  • “Make Your Own Heirloom Buttons” by Nancy Nehring. Vintage flair for modern garments.
    Online Extra: Get Creative with Heirloom Buttons
  • “Fit a Foward Shoulder” by Louise Cutting. Adjust your patterns to match your posture.

And of course, you’ll also find our regular departments:

  • Contributors
  • Letters
  • Notions
  • Tips
  • Embellishments (Scrap lace)
  • How Did They Sew That?
    Online Extra: Stitch a beaded frond
  • Quick to Make (High-octane clutch)
  • Pattern Review
  • Fundamentals
    Online Extra: The classic pickstitch
  • In the Sewing Room (Tour Kenneth D. King’s sewing studio)
  • Reader’s Closet
  • A Stitch in Time
  • Q&A
  • Closures
  • Back cover

US subscribers will receive this issue by August 27. If you can’t wait until the newstand date, become a Threads Insider for immediate access to the digital issue. Tablet editions of Threads #169 are also available.


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    Bytesprite1 | | #1

    this looks like it is going to be a great one! can't wait.

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