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Threads - June/July 1989 - #23

This issue is no longer in print.


Contents from this issue:

Articles

Page

THE COMFORTABLE SIDE OF COUTURE

24

by Claire Shaeffer
Practical techniques of Coco Chanel

NO-SEW SET-IN SLEEVES

30

by Jean Baker White
Shaping the drop-shoulder sweater

ALPHABET APPLIQUE’

33

by Marianne Fons
Pin-matching and needle-rolling point the way to accuracy

EASY HEIRLOOMS

36

by Beverly Dieringer
Needlepoint rugs with a minimum of skill and limitless design freedom

UNRAVELING THE MYTHS OF SHETLAND LACE

41

by Alice Starmore
Learning to create openwork motifs

SHETLAND LACE PATTERN WORKSHOP

46

by Alice Starmore

ENCHANTED STITCHERY

48

by Helen Rumpel
Texture, color and imagery express a personal world in yarns

ON THE SURFACE

50

by Kathleen Coyle
Three techniques for playing with design and color on fabric

INS AND OUTS OF WEAVING SILK FOR CLOTHING

54

by Karen Selk
Anticipate the unexpected with a muslin and samples

A NEW FIT FROM THE OLD WORLD

58

by Sandra Betzina
How to give your clothes a European look

SEWING FOR STRETCH

62

by Arlene Haislip
How to handle spandex fabrics

DO-IT-YOURSELF SPANDEX?

65

by David Page Coffin

CARICATURES IN FELT

66

by Lynn Stracka Schuster
Handmade puppets from homespun hair to embroidered toes

NOAH’S ARK

92



Departments

Page

LETTERS

4

More fur fury, biodegradable packaging, more sources

QUESTIONS

6

Gathering, doll patterns/fabrics, discontinued sewing patterns

TIPS

8

Attaching bias trim, crochet hooks, paper for quilters, knitting sleeves

NOTES

12

Bullfighter costumes, Black Fashion Museum, weaving program

CALENDAR

72

Exhibits, tours, conferences, workshops, competitions

BOOKS

74

Sixteen newly published books

SUPPLIES

78

Mail-order fabrics

COMMENTS

90

Weaving for a wedding

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