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Pinned Topic Being a beginner is fun! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 23)
Here's why...
Deepika 220 11/22/14 11:37 AM by JeanieR
Pinned Topic Dress Forms (Pages 1 2 3 ... 39)
what to consider before I buy
ivory 385 11/20/14 11:04 AM by petite.dee
Pinned Topic Books for Beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 18)
please list your faves for our beginners!
MaryT 172 10/25/14 10:38 PM by Metta13
Pinned Topic knit sewalong for beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 55)
knit top
LynnRowe 540 7/25/14 8:20 PM by marymary86
Pinned Topic Are you a beginner looking for a machine? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 32)
Here's my advice. . . others are welcome to add to it
Talitha 316 7/13/14 3:23 PM by Stuggy
Pinned Topic Reviews of Online classes at PR (Pages 1 2 3)
A request
Thaiyal 28 11/25/13 10:12 PM by Adrocan
Will it work?
mystery fabric
teddysclj 2 Today at 2:25 AM by TLCat
Need Several Quick but Pretty Projects for GIFTS (Pages 1 2 3)
Ideas Please!!
idontsew 28 Today at 2:16 AM by Restart06
Butterick 5948 help please
if you've done this pattern, view D
Liz in Cville 2 Today at 1:26 AM by dianelwilson
Fusible vs. non-fusible
OK to sub non-fusible for fusible?
Liz in Cville 5 12/18/14 9:04 PM by CM_Sews
What is wrong with the sleeves McCall's 6873 Size L Shirt (Pages 1 2 3 4)
It seems I have way too much material
kajero 32 12/18/14 4:34 PM by nitsel
Another robe question--do I really need to interface?
Spacious Skies 4 12/18/14 2:02 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Jalie 2805 neckband (Pages 1 2 3)
"jewel neck" view
Liz in Cville 27 12/18/14 12:38 PM by Liz in Cville
Seam allowances pressing through on melton wool (Pages 1 2)
MisfitToy 10 12/18/14 9:47 AM by jjosiejo
Which size robe to make for husband?
Spacious Skies 5 12/18/14 9:23 AM by Doris W. in TN
I'm hand sewing buttons and borrowed an idea (Pages 1 2)
straight from the cross stitchers' playbook
marymary86 11 12/18/14 8:17 AM by jacquiJB
I want to graduate to intermediate level! (Pages 1 2 3)
Any suggestion for techniques I can practice?
BirdyBooo 27 12/18/14 4:25 AM by Renata
Can't teach an old dog new tricks :( (Pages 1 2 3)
Using pressure foot as guide instead of 5/8" seam allowances
naptimemom 27 12/17/14 1:48 PM by chisgran
Beginners: A cautionary tale (Pages 1 2 3 4)
machine maintenance
MrsCharisma 35 12/17/14 10:05 AM by chisgran
No specific project in mind, how much fabric do you buy? (Pages 1 2)
rule-of-thumb General fabric purchases
willowv90 10 12/16/14 4:48 PM by LizJ58
making my own pattern (Pages 1 2)
ie; size seven is ?? inches in chest and so on.
polish mom1 12 12/16/14 11:15 AM by Vintage Joan
Sewing over pins! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 8)
A graphic example of why you should not do this.
kcurtis 79 12/16/14 5:41 AM by sewbusy888
15-91 (Pages 1 2)
problem
tooltime 17 12/15/14 10:29 PM by Al Johnson
This is gonna be painful ... (Pages 1 2 3)
Skratchie 21 12/14/14 11:28 AM by Speech girl
Noob Q - moving needle left/right of center feature (Pages 1 2)
zombywoof 17 12/13/14 11:58 AM by idontsew
Pajama Waistband/Elastic (Pages 1 2)
jmziegler 13 12/12/14 3:09 PM by idontsew
Facings - help, please! Jalie City Coat
Jalie City Coat
C_M 0 12/11/14 10:19 PM by C_M
What comes first - the bra or the shirt? (Pages 1 2)
Which would you fit first when the bra itself doesn't fit?
fabricaddiction 13 12/11/14 1:53 PM by Quincunx
unexpected sewing side effects (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
I never thought...
rmusic1 41 12/10/14 0:17 AM by HDWen
Need Advice - Keep Machine Or Return? (Pages 1 2)
Best Value For Sewing Machine
GroovyLittleCity 12 12/9/14 9:00 PM by ccris
Swayback adjustment
sdh54 7 12/9/14 5:44 PM by stirwatersblue
Dressmakerís carbon paper (Pages 1 2 3)
Your recommendation????
jijichan 22 12/8/14 10:42 PM by jijichan
Fourth kilt project, 6th sewing project
fourth kilt project, 6th sewing project
Nkthompson 8 12/8/14 10:14 PM by dscheidt
Beginner needs some help
Looking for the right patterns...
sleepingbeauty 6 12/6/14 7:13 PM by denise60s
If you're in between pattern sizes... (Pages 1 2)
go big or go small? Rule of thumb?
Beaglemama 13 12/6/14 1:34 PM by Speech girl
Scratchy boiled wool and Vogue 8925
Return or line or make something else?
SimpleThreads 7 12/5/14 4:47 PM by stirwatersblue
HELP!! looking for pattern instructions fleece Hats Simplicity 2494
just asking the community if they can help me out
RnDmDesigns 3 12/4/14 3:34 PM by solosmocker
I'm adjusting the skirt-should I adjust the bodice?
klhdoc 1 12/4/14 3:31 PM by solosmocker
a good sewing machine for a start (Pages 1 2)
what's the best yet affordable sewing machine to use?
reichsantos 17 12/3/14 10:19 PM by WendyLynnRN
Serger question (Pages 1 2)
cjw22 15 12/3/14 10:14 PM by Sewinglady1947
My machine's light comes on but won't work (Pages 1 2)
maryndalen 10 12/3/14 10:01 PM by DOGLOVER389
Dress form christmas present for daughter
HELP!!
kelbell1 7 12/3/14 3:15 PM by ConnieBJ
Where to buy pillow stuffings?
jkzlin 1 12/3/14 0:18 AM by TLCat
making a hooded sweatshirt
sewing like leather material.
polish mom1 3 12/2/14 9:42 PM by Twizard
Combining patterns to make a dress?
monicawoodward 3 12/2/14 8:36 PM by stirwatersblue
Need Advice on What Size Butterick B5627 Misses' Fitting Shell
freshflow 2 12/1/14 8:57 AM by Tizmehr
Full Bust Adjustment
sharon2013 3 12/1/14 5:38 AM by sharon2013
Sewing and fitting books in French.
Do you know any ?
VeroSewsStuff 7 11/30/14 8:17 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
cotton lawn for a dress with an a-line skirt
am i setting myself up for disaster?
jaelh 6 11/30/14 5:04 AM by jaelh
What should a seam look like before pressing? (Pages 1 2)
Is wavy normal? (woven)
RMJ 18 11/29/14 6:49 PM by TStevens
Just Got My First Machine - Juki HZL-G110 (Pages 1 2)
nd23rin 15 11/29/14 12:45 PM by textilehappy
fabric called Silky Faille
Would this be difficult to sew
cricket363 2 11/28/14 5:07 PM by beauturbo
Suggestion for coat/jacket construction book pls! (Pages 1 2)
BirdyBooo 14 11/27/14 9:22 AM by Patti B
Help with new Vogue 9057 tops (Pages 1 2)
I desperately need some help!
naptimemom 12 11/26/14 11:43 PM by GlButterfly
Another knit waistband question
Is it normal to have the raw edges exposed?
stirwatersblue 2 11/25/14 5:51 PM by stirwatersblue
making domed covered buttons, without a kit, from thick & fraying fabric
kellyhogaboom 3 11/22/14 7:32 PM by MaryDB
Tulle Table-skirt attempt (Pages 1 2)
Help
Zen14 13 11/22/14 4:08 PM by Zen14
binding for stretch charmeuse
Can i do cross grain as the fabric is stretchy?
FromHeadToFoot 2 11/22/14 11:14 AM by FromHeadToFoot
I want to make this but... (Pages 1 2)
Trying to figure out the best way to make this coat I found online
YoungBeginner 14 11/22/14 9:54 AM by MrsCharisma
simpicity pattern 2406
Help with the sleeves
marsy82 1 11/22/14 9:47 AM by MrsCharisma
Seam finish for lined knit tank?
stirwatersblue 1 11/22/14 9:34 AM by Annette Wright
Converting yoga-style waistband to standard elastic wb?
Is it as straightforward as it sounds?
stirwatersblue 4 11/21/14 8:14 AM by detroy
Men's pants - alter for female
Clara55 6 11/20/14 1:34 PM by SewLibra
Beefing up a slinky knit
Fusible Interfacing? Tricot?
Beaglemama 9 11/20/14 12:11 PM by LynnRowe
Petite dress forms?
rfsews 6 11/20/14 11:16 AM by petite.dee
Lining help
amykay2012 3 11/19/14 10:53 PM by Margaret
Newbie sewists (Pages 1 2)
things you don't learn in school
solosmocker 12 11/19/14 3:15 PM by solosmocker
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