Charles Garner

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FDA to Lift Lifetime Ban on Blood Donation by Gay Men

While this sounds like progress, it still prohibits men who have had sex with men within the past 12 months from donating. I don't know about you, …

FIT Class #5: The Challenge of Unlearning Old Habits

<i>Practice Makes Perfect.</i> Or does it? <br>As Michael's former voice teacher, the late Cornelius Reid, used to say, "practice makes <i>permanent</i>." What that …

Sexy 70's Men's Mesh Underwear -- My Version!

Readers of a certain age, do you remember men's mesh underwear?<p>Playfully risque 40 years ago, this look soon disappeared from the mainstream, though …

Review: Digital Textile Design

Today we have a guest entry written by textile artist Kelly Cobb, who is an assistant professor in the fashion department at the University of …

Lampshades

Since my kids are a bit older now, it’s time to erase some of the destruction of the toddler years. I got all of my furniture re-upholstered …

Down to the Knitty Gritty: a Sweater Update

I'm sold: I'm sewing my sweaters from now on. <br>OK, maybe I won't sew every sweater, but this sweater knit thing is very cool. It's not really hard to …

How to Bead a Motif Using a Template - Threads

Evamarie Gomez and Judith Neukam; Shot by: Gary Junken<p>Beautifully beaded motifs can be applied to any garment. This type of embellishment can quickly …

What's Wrong With This Shirt? + When Other People Look Better In Your Clothes Than You Do

The vintage flea market cotton print shirt is done!<p>And it has a problem. Can you tell what it is?<p>In case you can't or are too polite to say: the …

How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening - Threads

<i>Threads</i> contributing editor Mary Ray demonstrates some creative ways to use slot seams as surface design in “Variations on a Seam,” <b>Threads</b> #168 …

How to Sew a Nonstretch Waistband - Threads

Victoria North<p>While attending the 2012 American Sewing Expo, <b>Threads</b> caught up with sewing expert and fashion designer Angela Wolf. In this video …