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Not sure if this is the right place to post this but great video
Ida wants to learn
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Date: 4/17/12 8:07 AM

This video was taken in the late 40s. It does have great tips. I never thought about marking darts that way nor do I base the garmet together before I sew. Those girls look great. On funny side, their bad fashion is actually passable today.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E1j9DxEEUw

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Date: 4/17/12 8:59 AM

Enjoyed this! Thanks for posting.
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Date: 4/17/12 4:50 PM

Brilliant. It is amazing how little the basic tools of sewing have changed.

Of course, it could be just that a lot of my tools belonged to my Mum who was born in 1918 and sewed until her death in 1999.

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Machines: Juki F600, Juki 654 serger, Bernina 550 for art work,Babylock BCLS , handcrank Singer 201
A Singer Featherweight Centennial and an old Necci in the loft waiting for TLC

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Date: 4/17/12 7:03 PM

That was fun! Thank you!

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Date: 4/18/12 9:46 AM

Totally fun ... thanks for posting. Who knew that "getting your colors done" was going on in the 40s. :)
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