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Message Board > Beginner's Forum ( Moderated by EleanorSews)

Topic Started By Replies Last Post
Pinned Topic Dress Forms (Pages 1 2 3 ... 37)
what to consider before I buy
ivory 362 4/4/14 8:39 PM by jlso
Pinned Topic Books for Beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 15)
please list your faves for our beginners!
MaryT 143 4/3/14 5:09 AM by LDT2011
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 315 3/12/14 2:54 PM by cookie1979
Pinned Topic knit sewalong for beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 54)
knit top
LynnRowe 537 2/12/14 12:14 PM by LynnRowe
Pinned Topic Reviews of Online classes at PR (Pages 1 2 3)
A request
Thaiyal 28 11/25/13 10:12 PM by Adrocan
Pinned Topic Being a beginner is fun! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 21)
Here's why...
Deepika 202 7/19/13 4:03 PM by LisaInAlabama
Interlinings, Linings, Facings...Do I need all of them?
Vyci 5 4/19/14 1:23 PM by Vyci
Join me in sewing Vogue 1004 (the fitting shell), anyone? (Pages 1 2 3)
I decided I need a new round with it
lindawantstosew 20 4/19/14 11:20 AM by alpenrose
A Question About Interfacing (Pages 1 2)
DOGLOVER389 11 4/19/14 10:26 AM by caren751
Invisible zipper foot problem (Pages 1 2)
I purchased a foot for doing invisible zippers, but it doesn't work...
brandywine 12 4/19/14 9:36 AM by brandywine
First creation without a pattern (Pages 1 2)
HOWsMom 10 4/19/14 8:53 AM by HOWsMom
McCalls 6884
Help - I can't find page 3 of the instructions!
Ineedaname 3 4/19/14 7:56 AM by Ineedaname
Favorite silly mistake? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Let's share those OOPS! moments!
stirwatersblue 41 4/18/14 10:25 PM by AngelaSews
covering armpit "fat"
ways to cut patterns so i cover front and back armpit bulge?
Jenniel73 9 4/18/14 8:38 PM by ASiverson
Ack, Cut My Sleeves a Size Too Small!
Can I add it back somewhere?
blissing 5 4/18/14 7:00 PM by TGWGWS
Ms. Velvet Cake's order...IGNORED! Beginners; USE A STRAIGHT STITCH ON KNITS. (Pages 1 2 3 ... 13)
LynnRowe 120 4/18/14 2:54 PM by Alpine Queen
How many wayward projects have you had?
Mangosteen25 6 4/18/14 10:24 AM by Mangosteen25
cotton eyelet lace with narrow binding
proper way to use
mssewcrazy 6 4/18/14 8:58 AM by mssewcrazy
Issues with my new machine (Pages 1 2 3)
Machine shreds my thread
Littlenit 21 4/17/14 9:21 PM by Mufffet
Messy dart ends
Fine as I can--there is still a mess at the tip of the dart
alpenrose 6 4/17/14 1:54 PM by alpenrose
"correct" shoulder fit?
where should my shoulder seams fall?
Jenniel73 4 4/17/14 1:35 PM by Nancy K
Bobbin winding on Singer 7043
Mom of two 4 4/17/14 10:42 AM by bestgrammy
crotch curve pattern correction?
where do i correct?
Jenniel73 2 4/17/14 8:37 AM by SandiMacD
Total beginner
Brother SE400 general help!
lisabeston 4 4/16/14 11:43 PM by PattiAnnJ
Please Help (Pages 1 2)
Fabric was dyed by one that bled
DOGLOVER389 12 4/16/14 7:09 PM by SandiMacD
Why is it so hard to get going? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 9)
cascadia 87 4/16/14 6:25 PM by LisaInAlabama
Lekala 4336 Asymmetric Sweatshirt Jacket
Instructions have me baffled
detroy 4 4/16/14 4:01 PM by dmh1
correct width's for a child's sleeve
odd question!
rmusic1 0 4/16/14 2:55 PM by rmusic1
Hem tape
autumnnn 4 4/16/14 9:35 AM by autumnnn
How do I sew a crinkled fabric? (Pages 1 2)
The foot is straightening out the pattern
sherezada91 11 4/16/14 8:59 AM by sherezada91
What Color Thread Would You Suggest? (Pages 1 2)
DOGLOVER389 14 4/16/14 6:08 AM by Maripat
Need Help Identifying a Fabric (Pages 1 2)
DOGLOVER389 18 4/16/14 5:07 AM by DOGLOVER389
Seriously stupid cutting mistake - now what? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Forgot to include seam allowance for pants
G_l_e_n_d_a 32 4/15/14 5:53 PM by Sheseams
What are your favorite seam finishes? (Pages 1 2 3)
Dana Cetz 22 4/15/14 4:45 PM by gramma b
Velcrophobia, help!!!! (Pages 1 2)
How to pin it and sew it?
Dana Cetz 16 4/15/14 10:39 AM by PattiAnnJ
I Need Professional Help (Pages 1 2)
Finding a fitting tutor
redfoxhobby 17 4/14/14 8:24 AM by KathySews
Starting the seam! (Pages 1 2)
Correct procedure to start a seam using a sewing machine
twebb 14 4/12/14 5:56 PM by twebb
A Question About Cutting Off-Grain
DOGLOVER389 8 4/12/14 2:59 PM by frame
Advice for fabric for Dress pattern Simp. 2660
Fabric Woven vs Knit
lesyeuxbleu 1 4/11/14 6:47 AM by VivianZ
SEwing a dart on knit fabric (Pages 1 2 3 4)
which end?
avatrx 31 4/9/14 7:40 PM by avatrx
Dress Form+DH Tool Belt
alpenrose 4 4/9/14 4:43 PM by alpenrose
Seams-Dashed lines
not showing
Cindy Tx 6 4/9/14 8:58 AM by Cindy Tx
Do I really need interfacing? (Pages 1 2 3)
sherezada91 23 4/8/14 9:58 PM by Doris W. in TN
3 disasters (Pages 1 2)
Fitting woes
Blondey 13 4/8/14 3:23 PM by lca
Ok...I think i'm ready to try pants. (Pages 1 2)
Pattern recommendations?
craft keeper 12 4/8/14 9:49 AM by Patti B
Glossary of terms?
Need help....
craft keeper 4 4/7/14 11:34 PM by GlButterfly
Cutting layout for an ombre fabric
sherezada91 8 4/7/14 12:16 PM by sherezada91
Undies for my kidlet
Mangosteen25 2 4/7/14 9:00 AM by Mangosteen25
Interfacing woes (Pages 1 2)
Working with interfacing, needles? Thread? What am I missing?
Apulliam22 14 4/6/14 6:28 PM by path49
pattern sizing/measurements...will i ever get it right??? (Pages 1 2)
Jenniel73 15 4/5/14 6:26 PM by lindawantstosew
A suggestion for those who post reviews... (Pages 1 2 3 ... 11)
Frustrated mini-rant.
craft keeper 107 4/5/14 5:02 PM by Alpine Queen
Does anyone know how to do this? (Pages 1 2)
I'd like to attach these to some of my RTW.
Cant Decide 12 4/5/14 2:49 PM by a7yrstitch
Brother CS-6000i Twin Needle trouble
redholix 3 4/5/14 1:39 PM by beauturbo
Intermediate Quilter, Beginning Garment Maker
Skratchie 5 4/5/14 9:55 AM by EleanorSews
French seams and invisible zippers (Pages 1 2)
How do you combine the two?
brandywine 10 4/4/14 10:13 PM by brandywine
the realisation of a sewing ambition
just discovered I've actually got there!
rmusic1 4 4/4/14 6:57 PM by rmusic1
How do you match a pattern to a knit fabric? (Pages 1 2)
Its impossible when you can only buy online!
LDT2011 16 4/4/14 6:18 PM by Nancy K
Sizing (Pages 1 2)
The patterns are too large?
dinacecca 10 4/4/14 4:41 PM by bunnypn
Looking to buy a new dress form?
Deal at Staples
sherezada91 4 4/4/14 3:56 PM by sherezada91
Serger choice
which one to get?!
Zeldagirl413 5 4/4/14 2:29 PM by Coconuts
Adding disable Interfacing to zipper
Should I ?
zynx1234 5 4/4/14 2:25 PM by diane s
Project Planning Calendar (Pages 1 2 3)
Sewncooknmom 21 4/4/14 12:45 PM by marymary86
ETA expo 2014
ever been? suggestions needed
Jenniel73 4 4/4/14 6:56 AM by Jenniel73
thread coming out (Pages 1 2)
suzykue 10 4/3/14 11:52 PM by bestgrammy
Lining a godet skirt
danceandsing33 4 4/3/14 8:37 PM by danceandsing33
how best to dye fabric (Pages 1 2)
rmusic1 14 4/3/14 7:29 PM by Andi
Button hole question (Pages 1 2)
Mine keep unraveling, what am I doing wrong?
craft keeper 13 4/3/14 2:28 PM by kkkkaty
Stabilizing?
jasmayer 5 4/3/14 9:40 AM by dmh1
Math and sewing (Pages 1 2 3)
Katedejong 23 4/2/14 7:36 PM by gaylee1949
online fabric sources
who do you recommend?
GardenGal7 4 4/2/14 3:28 PM by GardenGal7
Shirring elastic advice?
LDT2011 8 4/2/14 7:55 AM by LDT2011
commercial pattern extra fabric in seam allowance at dart
autumnnn 3 4/1/14 9:43 PM by tourist
Can I wash acrylic painted garment?
painted denim with acrylic paint and waterproofed, but scared to wash
sloanium 9 4/1/14 9:36 PM by bunnypn
Best jacket class for a beginner? (Pages 1 2)
shakantala 11 4/1/14 3:58 PM by Deepika
How do you tranfer your block to something more durable (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 11 3/31/14 0:11 AM by SewLibra
How often/ when should I service my machine? (Pages 1 2 3)
Two different people giving me advice - I'm confused!
kare1983 23 3/30/14 3:08 PM by bestgrammy
Are we creating quality garments when we sew with patterns? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Soday 42 3/30/14 1:41 PM by AllNewtoMe
Could really use a clue on making jeans (Pages 1 2)
Selvedge denim jeans as a first prodject.
Justsumguy225 16 3/29/14 11:47 PM by knitsgetsmail
A maybe silly question about sleeves (Pages 1 2)
Difference in the way to sew set in sleeves
Satyne 15 3/29/14 7:53 PM by tigergirl
Sewing net and tulle.
What stitch
LDT2011 1 3/29/14 7:00 PM by Pamela R
neckline of jersey top (Pages 1 2)
dillydaydream 14 3/27/14 4:57 PM by SewLibra
YouTube Like - Have You Watched this?
Sten Martin Jonsson draping tutorials
lindawantstosew 3 3/26/14 6:02 PM by AtiyaAfi
Teaching Pre-Teen Girls (Pages 1 2)
So they love to sew as much as we do!
UrbanFool 13 3/26/14 1:09 PM by jacqui583
Still confused about picking pattern size by high bust measurement (Pages 1 2 3 4)
sarasotagirl 36 3/26/14 10:11 AM by EleanorSews
Drafting a pattern from RTW
Drafting a pattern from RTW
kenesha 9 3/26/14 8:38 AM by PattyE
How would you fix this
suzykue 7 3/26/14 7:54 AM by bestgrammy
Looking to buy a first serger .... (Pages 1 2)
what should I know/look out for?
lindawantstosew 16 3/25/14 10:38 PM by kcurtis
Hemming a skirt with godets
danceandsing33 5 3/25/14 6:21 PM by danceandsing33
sewing a bra
heartstringz 3 3/24/14 10:03 AM by ASiverson
Dress forms
Sharon ann 640 0 3/24/14 3:27 AM by Sharon ann 640
Wearing Ease
How much do you like in your garments?
Sheseams 9 3/22/14 6:53 PM by bunnypn
Sleeveless top reshape sleeves?
Jenniel73 1 3/22/14 4:24 PM by EleanorSews
Sewing purchases acronynm list?
cathytxtwfr 7 3/21/14 4:21 PM by cathytxtwfr
Parsons sewing cabinet
leapyfrog 2 3/21/14 1:11 PM by ereader
Bought a new Iron, but we are on a well ... (Pages 1 2)
Manual specifies using tap, NOT softened, water??
lindawantstosew 12 3/20/14 4:53 PM by kkkkaty
Not happy with my projects.... (Pages 1 2)
pmbrcb 18 3/20/14 8:50 AM by pmbrcb
bias tape or binding tape?
prkrgrp 8 3/19/14 11:00 PM by prkrgrp
Boys Tie
Husband volunteered me to make a tie.
Mobycat 1 3/18/14 7:34 PM by Mobycat
How could I stop my knit hem on V8379 from swaying when I walk
Sunshine12242 9 3/18/14 9:00 AM by Sunshine12242
Lining a Stretch Lace Top
construction question
jacqui583 9 3/17/14 11:35 AM by jacqui583
How to get a straight hem on a knit top (Pages 1 2)
bicrafty 13 3/17/14 8:37 AM by JTink
Singer 9960 Buttonhole foot question
marsaili 2 3/17/14 0:47 AM by bestgrammy
Can I do this?
chisgran 5 3/16/14 3:59 AM by TGWGWS
New to New Look patterns - neckline finishing directions question
The instruction doesn't make sense to me, help!
lindawantstosew 6 3/16/14 0:02 AM by SewLibra
Pant lining
Lining for cotton sateen pants
mig 6 3/15/14 7:54 PM by Nancy K
Fabric With Elastic Band
Sewncooknmom 4 3/14/14 10:43 PM by Sewncooknmom
Leotard straps
Help with Lycra
lizardl 6 3/14/14 3:44 PM by Speech girl
Directional Sewing (Pages 1 2)
know a good tute, explanation, class?
Sauvage 19 3/14/14 3:40 PM by bunnypn
HELP! Confused on Pattern Layout
lka674 4 3/14/14 2:42 PM by lka674
Lining a knit sheath dress
dragonzflame 7 3/14/14 0:56 AM by SewLibra
Using RTW dress for fabric (Pages 1 2)
shakantala 10 3/13/14 8:31 PM by goodworks1
American Girl (Pages 1 2 3)
Inexpensive (?) doll to use as form
chickenmom 20 3/13/14 1:07 PM by diane s
Making a seem less prominent? (Pages 1 2)
stirwatersblue 10 3/13/14 1:31 AM by stirwatersblue
Quilting Cotton for Men's Ties?
DOGLOVER389 3 3/12/14 11:02 AM by chacha45
what's a good underlining material for this project?
stabilizing a silk twed
FromHeadToFoot 5 3/12/14 1:25 AM by Scrnme007
Confused! (Pages 1 2)
Looping thread vs differing suggestions
Kraehi 11 3/10/14 6:33 PM by sewme47
Pattern for A line Jersey Skirt
Easy Pattern
Morley 6 3/10/14 6:24 PM by Red Dragon
Pre-washing linen (Pages 1 2)
ISewedIt 12 3/10/14 1:20 PM by a7yrstitch
Sewing for Cats (Pages 1 2)
wonderboyny 18 3/9/14 7:46 AM by jacqui583
Raglan T-Shirts
Never worked with knit fabric.
kayakpeak 9 3/9/14 7:37 AM by jacqui583
Congratulations
RE: Do you believe sewing is a gift?
ThreeThreads 3 3/8/14 1:05 PM by Vintage Joan
Do you believe sewing is a gift? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Soday 50 3/7/14 12:59 PM by ThreadsofFaith
The Owners Manual to your sewing machine..... (Pages 1 2)
When's the last time you looked at it?
Sheseams 17 3/6/14 8:25 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Ease w.r.t. the bodice of childrens' garments.
How to work with ease to get a good fit on a little girl's dress.
tacittalk 4 3/5/14 10:48 PM by meleliza
help (Pages 1 2)
material is jammed in feed dogs
JessicaJean 10 3/5/14 7:36 PM by lgrande
Mens shirt sleeve cap
Gathering
kayakpeak 3 3/5/14 3:07 PM by Elona
applique
Making appliques for sewing on later
christie99 1 3/5/14 11:05 AM by PattiAnnJ
Brother SE 400 Embroidery Problem
Embroidery Unit Won't Move
bebblanco 4 3/3/14 2:31 PM by PattiAnnJ
Cosplay Helo with Hi-Lo Ball Gown
Help With a Cosplay Costume
mchugh8705 2 3/3/14 10:06 AM by tourist
Help - Rotary cutter and cutting mat !! (Pages 1 2)
How to use rotary cutter and cutting mat for dressmaking
cweetgal 12 3/3/14 7:52 AM by cweetgal
bag lining
what is it?
aquamarineerica 4 3/3/14 7:35 AM by Andee
shawl collar confusion
is there just a rule?
slimey 2 3/2/14 4:45 PM by kalniete
differnt types of knits?
Whats the differance?
Zeldagirl413 8 3/2/14 3:52 PM by kcurtis
Colorblock Dress - How to Choose Correct Zipper and Thread Color
jgiveans 5 3/2/14 3:42 PM by diane s
Hooded jacket with neckline facings
Sewing order question?
kayco 4 3/1/14 1:07 PM by kayco
Questions About Needles
DOGLOVER389 3 3/1/14 12:18 PM by PattiAnnJ
How to Dye Nylon Fabric without using heat ??
Dyeing Nylon
Robbbie 7 3/1/14 4:12 AM by Vireya
Vest Turning Help!? Please?
How to turn lined vest
cdogsgo 6 2/28/14 2:05 PM by QuiltsShoots&Leaves
fusible interfacing (Pages 1 2)
autumnnn 16 2/28/14 1:47 PM by a7yrstitch
Good paterns? (Pages 1 2)
Need advice on patterns
Nachoqtpie 16 2/28/14 0:50 AM by autumnnn
Things No One Told Me (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Odd Little Tips That Really make things Easier
DonnaH 32 2/27/14 4:26 PM by autumnnn
Machine for Heavy Fabric and Multiple Layers?
Searching for the Right Machine
Kangkairen 8 2/27/14 3:15 PM by Brine
Fess up did you quit sewing in your past? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Please tell me why you quit sewing and than later started sewing again.
Dana Cetz 45 2/27/14 12:24 PM by AdaH
Keep this Brother LS2125i machine?? (Pages 1 2 3)
factorygirl 24 2/26/14 11:33 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Hy Mark Glace Cotton Thread
What is it used for?
Nubiesan 4 2/26/14 8:37 PM by bunnypn
Book Reviews
Reading book reviews
Desert Maille 4 2/26/14 12:33 PM by ASiverson
Which fabric/textile is for what? (Pages 1 2)
textile or fabric
time2learn 13 2/26/14 5:43 AM by DonnaBT
Starting again (Pages 1 2 3)
How to get back into sewing
MommytodaZs 23 2/25/14 5:13 PM by DonnaH
Burda pattern confusion
bfisher5560 4 2/24/14 5:11 PM by ASiverson
Shirting unavailable? (Pages 1 2 3)
Cannot find shirting material anywhere
Sartor 24 2/24/14 9:28 AM by kushami
how to create the perfect bow
odd question I know...
rmusic1 5 2/22/14 7:27 PM by PattiAnnJ
Can you substitute an invisible zipper for a regular one in a garment? (Pages 1 2)
invisible zipper
Soday 13 2/22/14 3:14 PM by Soday
great advice for all sewists (Pages 1 2)
advice from singer
JaxOz 13 2/21/14 10:25 AM by Sewsy1
How do guys learn how to sew? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 19)
PeterT 189 2/21/14 10:22 AM by Sewsy1
Sewing without pressing? (Pages 1 2 3)
Anyone sew without pressing? or know where to get a HE iron?
violetrays 24 2/21/14 6:09 AM by Kwaaked
Craftsy Iconic Tweed Jacket vs Classic Tailoring The Blazer (Pages 1 2)
Has anyone tried these classes?
Sakura58 13 2/20/14 10:24 PM by Elona
Free ebooks
Tailoring instructions
Sheseams 7 2/19/14 8:33 PM by biochemistress
West Valley College sewing tutorials
Real time detailed instruction on You Tube
kathi s 3 2/19/14 1:41 PM by kathi s
What is your fave sewing tool? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
hyattrocillo 31 2/18/14 8:53 PM by Sheseams
Thread tracing (Pages 1 2)
tg33 13 2/18/14 4:10 PM by Nancy K
How do you take care of your commercial sewing patterns? (Pages 1 2 3)
How do you take care of your commercial sewing patterns?
hyattrocillo 25 2/18/14 4:30 AM by wenznz
Magnetic closure on handbag
Magnetic snap is too STRONG! Any way to fix after-the-fact?
DG212 7 2/18/14 3:50 AM by goodworks1
stitch witchery, seams great, wondr under? (Pages 1 2)
uses for these tapes
ev35 15 2/16/14 10:42 PM by SueC56
Stitching thru interfacing
Acceptable on Collar band.
kayakpeak 4 2/16/14 7:50 PM by bunnypn
A few questions about my first project
I am going to make pants from Mccalls 5890
Dana Cetz 9 2/16/14 1:13 AM by SewLibra
Threading elastic through casing that only has one opening? (Pages 1 2)
How do you remove the safety pin at the end?
blythebyname 13 2/15/14 10:01 AM by dscheidt
Help with German language!
Cute pattern, if only I could read it
angi_nagel 2 2/15/14 8:27 AM by angi_nagel
I've forgotten how much you have to learn....
rmusic1 5 2/14/14 6:00 PM by Sheseams
Tension Problems with my Elna 1000
kaibea 4 2/14/14 3:07 PM by Mufffet
Pattern size (Pages 1 2)
How do pattern sizes relate to store bought?
dcap 13 2/13/14 7:55 PM by Elona
Fusible interfacing on fashion fabric or self fabric lining? (Pages 1 2)
When to stick to what and WHY?
hoyhoy 10 2/13/14 6:59 PM by Marie367
A cleaner wrong side single welt pocket?
cathytxtwfr 7 2/13/14 2:57 PM by Erin Sooit
Girls Pattern Sizing
Are girls sizes true to RTW?
carrie18584 3 2/13/14 8:23 AM by SewMentalMama
Need help how to cut out fabric using pattern weights and scissors. (Pages 1 2 3)
I always use pins but sewers have been saying to use weights for knits
Dana Cetz 28 2/12/14 7:42 PM by tourist
Fabric widths
A handy chart for converting fabric widths
StitchyMama 9 2/12/14 7:34 PM by clt3
Equipment questions for dyeing at home (long)
Pot sizes, weighing fabric, washing machines, and more...
stirwatersblue 8 2/12/14 3:47 PM by bunnypn
Help! New Pfaff Ambition 1.0 doesn't do buttonholes properly? (Pages 1 2)
Aliandre 13 2/12/14 11:18 AM by JenniferMM
Pockets
T-shirt pockets
Deejames08 2 2/11/14 0:51 AM by SewLibra
help! problem with bobbin thread knotting up (Pages 1 2)
kare1983 17 2/9/14 9:53 PM by bestgrammy
Burda Style Magazine
saraatkin 7 2/9/14 1:08 PM by Vintage Joan
Symbols in the patterns
Symbols in the patterns
hyattrocillo 6 2/9/14 1:04 PM by Vintage Joan
lining for pajama bottoms
which method to use? which fabric?
KathleenWH 8 2/9/14 9:47 AM by PattiAnnJ
Wonky Stitches! Pic included. Please help (Pages 1 2 3)
sunnysnowflake 21 2/8/14 4:03 AM by bestgrammy
hello all
help with a sewing machine please???
fireflie 2 2/7/14 11:40 PM by skae
When to serge (Pages 1 2)
MrsRing 10 2/7/14 5:41 PM by DonnaH
New Look 6150 - Step 4 Confusion (Pages 1 2)
Pattern Assistance
Tonya P 11 2/7/14 2:25 PM by Tonya P
Is it "legal?" to sell clothing, using commercial patterns (Pages 1 2)
Are ppl. allowed (is it "legal?") to sell clothing made from commercial patterns (e.g., on your blog or site or Etsy store)
BJHM 12 2/7/14 1:52 PM by bunnypn
Blackout drapes (Pages 1 2)
Are these easy to make?
cutestcutie 10 2/7/14 5:21 AM by poorpigling
What does P5 and R5 sizes mean
sizes
hyattrocillo 5 2/6/14 9:32 PM by hyattrocillo
I have a serger, now what? (Pages 1 2)
project ideas
kearnshippy 11 2/6/14 12:47 PM by Speech girl
A Confession . . . . (Pages 1 2 3)
Ineedaname 25 2/5/14 9:08 AM by mssewcrazy
Interfacing for Simplicity 3685
Need help choosing interfacing for jacket
violingirl84 2 2/4/14 5:06 PM by violingirl84
Bra making? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 48)
Care to chat??
JennaF 472 2/4/14 1:22 PM by GoSewGirl
burda sleeve pattern markings (Pages 1 2)
confusing....
rmusic1 11 2/4/14 3:25 AM by rmusic1
Sergers for dummies (Pages 1 2 3)
Need help finding a serger
Zeldagirl413 28 2/4/14 3:08 AM by CdnSkier
Burda pattern pieces
No explanation of markings
OlgaT 3 2/3/14 11:31 PM by OlgaT
Burda patterns (Pages 1 2)
gwennita 14 2/3/14 7:18 PM by Vintage Joan
What can I use to weight a minky coat hem?
Weight Coat Hem
Cant Decide 5 2/3/14 6:49 PM by Cant Decide
Beginner wowed by classic 50s (?) dress & fabric (Pages 1 2)
what is it?
Taryn1 11 2/3/14 3:20 PM by Taryn1
Sweatshirt fleece (Pages 1 2)
Which side is the right side?
Stking49 10 2/3/14 12:31 PM by MrsCharisma
Sewing machine recommendations for wedding gowns, alterations and uniforms
Sewing machine recommendations
Katlin1224 7 2/3/14 1:18 AM by Katlin1224
Sewing for others................ (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Should I?
Sheseams 40 2/2/14 7:34 PM by Mobycat
Interfacing
beethie 6 2/2/14 12:16 PM by diane s
Getting the Back to fit
How to know what adjustment I need?
Kathleen127 4 2/2/14 11:54 AM by Nancy K
replacing pants pocket
suzykue 2 2/2/14 1:38 AM by dscheidt
Can I simply decrease seam allowance to size up a pattern? (Pages 1 2)
quirktastical 13 1/31/14 9:29 PM by makingtheflame
First garment finished (Pages 1 2)
Could be better
Blondey 10 1/31/14 8:25 PM by KathySews
Arrow Cabinet shakes like crazy when I sew (Pages 1 2)
We are sure the screws are tight the machine has feet etc.
treasuremapper 16 1/31/14 7:29 PM by Elona
Help with Grainline Archer collar stand
Can't figure out a step
lslovin 2 1/31/14 7:15 PM by lslovin
Simplicity 1645
So confused
Sailor83 3 1/31/14 1:02 PM by frame
Walking foot (Pages 1 2)
Do I really need one?
Blondey 18 1/30/14 7:52 PM by croixmom
Excellent Youtube Channel for learning.... (Pages 1 2)
Westlake College Youtube Videos
kcurtis 19 1/30/14 3:31 PM by mendospot
new look 6670
problems with pattern
Bea Deguez 3 1/29/14 5:28 PM by Laurie Lou
V8636 attaching neckband
jwitt 3 1/29/14 10:49 AM by PattiAnnJ
Free Video Instruction from West Valley Colledge
Youtube find
Sheseams 5 1/29/14 8:46 AM by kcurtis
Need help figuring out this pattern
Confused about pattern pieces
violingirl84 8 1/29/14 2:15 AM by Leora
Vogue 1387
Pleats in front
Immelu 1 1/29/14 1:02 AM by SewLibra
Finding A Pattern???
ReneeFLL 1 1/28/14 10:48 PM by wenznz
Have you made your own dress form? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 12 1/28/14 8:00 PM by Sheseams
I am sooo in love with the internet for sewing advice (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 11 1/28/14 7:13 PM by Sheseams
help with hoops
JessicaJean 8 1/28/14 10:42 AM by JessicaJean
To hand wash by hand or to "hand" wash by machine... (Pages 1 2 3)
instructions say to hand wash or dry clean
Dana Cetz 28 1/28/14 0:07 AM by ccris
Lining stretch denim?
Tricot?
JennaF 3 1/27/14 10:24 AM by ASiverson
Tracing/Cutting Crotch on Burda Pattern
Please help me figure what to trace.
kajero 1 1/27/14 9:41 AM by Amanda.Claire
Yikes, stacked it on over Christmas
Mangosteen25 6 1/27/14 8:12 AM by Mangosteen25
facing
need help with instructions
Sanrey1949 5 1/26/14 2:34 PM by MartiP
Sewing leggings (Pages 1 2)
Info on fabrics
mmollett 13 1/26/14 12:04 PM by PattyGee
How do You Know When To Give Up on a Project (Pages 1 2 3)
Purposeful "UFO's"
IsaboeR 26 1/25/14 4:32 PM by nitsel
Thread (Pages 1 2)
Newbe1 12 1/24/14 10:38 PM by dscheidt
So frustrated with pattern fitting for my daughters! (Pages 1 2 3)
How do I do this correctly? Urg!
Jenniel73 22 1/24/14 3:06 PM by Jenniel73
Following comments to my Pattern Reviews
ColorFiberTexture 2 1/24/14 11:25 AM by ColorFiberTexture
Serging elastic in leotards
Having trouble serging elastic to leotards
CorrynHartman 3 1/24/14 1:21 AM by CorrynHartman
Is there a "top" to a bobbin?
CallaF 8 1/23/14 9:54 PM by beauturbo
Custom Garment questions
Sewing with specific materials
missamazingrae 6 1/23/14 10:47 AM by Kathleen Fasanella
Elna q7200 and the Elna 7200 dream sewing machines?
What is the difference between the Elna q7200 and the Elna 7200 dream sewing machines?
Neddy 0 1/22/14 3:25 PM by Neddy
fusible tricot and fusible bias interfacing
phillykitty 6 1/22/14 1:47 PM by Nancy K
Walking Foot
Am I misusing it?
ceedee 6 1/22/14 8:27 AM by ceedee
Cabinet support for sewing machine
kangolo 5 1/22/14 3:55 AM by beauturbo
Tracing different size sections from a pattern
Mangosteen25 5 1/22/14 1:19 AM by SandiMacD
A whole batch of all over the place newbie questions. (Pages 1 2)
Seriously, these are all over the place but I'm confused!
Jenniel73 16 1/21/14 10:57 AM by Mufffet
Sewing station (Pages 1 2)
Ideas for a fold away sewing station.
Blondey 10 1/21/14 0:44 AM by BrendaR
Do you use the next pattern size down for a men's garment?
men's pattern size
Soday 8 1/20/14 11:50 PM by Soday
Sleep sack zipper help
SophinaM 6 1/20/14 1:15 PM by Sunny Gerry
Left handed Scissors (Pages 1 2 3)
Looking for quality left handed fabric scissors
D Hart 21 1/20/14 8:01 AM by D Hart
Fabric suitable for a wiggle dress?
VariousGubbins 5 1/19/14 11:11 AM by Nofuelleft
Pants Pockets (Pages 1 2)
MrsCharisma 18 1/18/14 9:08 PM by bunnypn
Abbreviations and terminology (Pages 1 2 3)
Not a clue what the mean
Blondey 20 1/18/14 5:33 PM by Rainspa
Does this look too tight? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 18 1/18/14 11:14 AM by AnneM
what is meant by ease in the sleeve ?? (Pages 1 2)
confusion regarding sleeves of shirt patterns for women
cweetgal 10 1/18/14 4:59 AM by cweetgal
Tips on evening out the hem on a full skirt, please! (Pages 1 2)
j Renee Design 10 1/17/14 7:54 PM by Cant Decide
What size pattern to make up for my 3.5 yo?
Mangosteen25 5 1/17/14 11:22 AM by diane s
Stuck on a pattern
Im very confused
Zeldagirl413 2 1/17/14 0:25 AM by Rosalaya
Help with identifying a machine
Just bought a machine, don't know what it is.
Flyfisher 9 1/16/14 9:32 PM by Al Johnson
WASHing Fabric (Pages 1 2 3 4)
What's the rule?
Desert Maille 32 1/16/14 7:54 PM by kitphantom
serging in-seam pockets
serging in-seam pockets
lizzieblatt 3 1/16/14 2:41 PM by lizzieblatt
Instructions and reading them
Mangosteen25 5 1/16/14 12:06 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Getting an invisible zipper to lay flat on silk jersey....
beesnbutter 6 1/16/14 11:22 AM by LynndaH
upgrading from my machine
ideas?
Zeldagirl413 6 1/15/14 4:53 PM by aquamarineerica
Pinking shears? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
ideas for beginners
Zeldagirl413 35 1/15/14 4:43 PM by GlButterfly
Yoshiko Tsukiori's Sew Chic- Help!
mjn245 3 1/15/14 10:47 AM by jannw
My bra is *killing* me! Can I alter it? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
JOshiro 33 1/15/14 1:11 AM by CdnSkier
Fleece and grain line
Help
Zeldagirl413 5 1/14/14 7:32 PM by wendyrb
What troubles have you guys found in terms of following a pattern? (Pages 1 2 3)
Lizzycccc 21 1/14/14 5:48 PM by DolphinDancer30
Practical Reasons for Adjusting Stitch Width? (Pages 1 2)
Shopping for a sewing machine, considering the Janome Sewist 509, can't find info on stitch width
Lorelai 18 1/13/14 9:55 PM by tigergirl
Ethical Sewing (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
mjn245 66 1/13/14 8:49 AM by VivianZ
Best finds
Blondey 2 1/13/14 5:00 AM by Blondey
Buttonholer does not work (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 13 1/12/14 4:00 PM by Pamela R
Kenmore 12 Stitch (Model 385 - made in the 90's) (Pages 1 2)
Help...
sonew88 15 1/12/14 11:46 AM by squeakysquirrel
Best sewing machine under $200 (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Need some advice from the pros
TalonStrife 35 1/11/14 7:44 PM by Sheseams
Adding sleeves from a different pattern
Mangosteen25 5 1/11/14 5:57 PM by Mangosteen25
How to gather poly cotton side seams
Mangosteen25 2 1/11/14 6:17 AM by Mangosteen25
Hair Canvas? Hair Cloth? Hymo? ?????? (Pages 1 2)
Which do I need?
croixmom 11 1/10/14 10:18 AM by croixmom
McCalls skirt pattern 3830
Blondey 8 1/10/14 8:42 AM by Blondey
a few observations about sewing... (Pages 1 2)
rmusic1 13 1/9/14 12:48 PM by DonnaH
where do I begin? (Pages 1 2)
starting out
fireflie 16 1/8/14 1:30 PM by bestgrammy
Making sense of my instructions!???
I am stuck
Mangosteen25 2 1/8/14 7:50 AM by Mangosteen25
New beginning, not a beginner (Pages 1 2)
Help me get sewing back into my life
RosalieG 16 1/7/14 8:40 PM by Sharp
Fitting front to side front (Pages 1 2 3)
UrbanFool 20 1/7/14 1:09 AM by TGWGWS
Simplicity 1760
Need Help with Directions
Edrele 4 1/6/14 1:40 PM by Edrele
Seamstress needed (Pages 1 2)
men's pajamas and robes
JefferyBailey 12 1/6/14 7:09 AM by frame
Edge stitching a lining?
caren751 1 1/5/14 10:23 PM by UrbanFool
Knits
Am I ok with this?
Zeldagirl413 9 1/5/14 5:43 PM by Nancy K
Looking for a Winnie the Pooh Pattern... (Pages 1 2 3)
Nyreth 22 1/5/14 5:29 AM by Gibbo
Breast pocket placement
help needed with fit/feature placement
jjosiejo 9 1/4/14 1:06 PM by jjosiejo
Dress too big (Pages 1 2)
tochid 14 1/4/14 9:59 AM by KathySews
I made my first dress!! (Pages 1 2 3)
kare1983 24 1/3/14 7:53 PM by PattyE
Should I line these fleece jackets? Or half line? (Pages 1 2)
Junia 11 1/3/14 3:49 PM by Brine
Where to post Bridal Fitting?
kowgiirl.up 4 1/3/14 1:10 PM by ASiverson
Serging ? crotch seam? Sew then serge?
Jenniel73 7 1/3/14 11:37 AM by Pj3g
happiness from your successes
share your stories!
rmusic1 7 1/2/14 10:54 PM by Cant Decide
Just Got My First Machine - Juki HZL-G110 (Pages 1 2)
nd23rin 12 1/2/14 10:05 PM by allorache
Wound bobbins left over (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Do you keep them wound?
Al Johnson 44 1/2/14 4:09 AM by bestgrammy
Digital pattern
What is a digital pattern?
Jill Neilson 2 1/1/14 10:59 AM by Speech girl
buttonhole question, how do you know what's ideal stitch width and density?
Junia 8 1/1/14 9:54 AM by Junia
Help with Simplicity 2745 child's coat - facing vs lining
If you have made this pattern, advice would be appreciated.
Junia 7 12/31/13 12:29 PM by Junia
Burda 7091 pants
Adjusting pant length, 2 options? Which do I use?
SquishSews 2 12/29/13 12:50 PM by SquishSews
Waistband lower in front, higher in back...how do I do this?
Jenniel73 3 12/29/13 10:18 AM by Andsewforth
How do I fix this?
Jenniel73 2 12/29/13 4:52 AM by Datcat23
Material Slipping Through Machine?
kare1983 6 12/28/13 10:32 PM by simplystitches
cutouts in sewing table
What's the purpose of the cutouts?
Desert Maille 4 12/28/13 9:52 PM by kathleen1304
Thread (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Which type of thread to pick
Zeldagirl413 31 12/26/13 2:57 PM by AllNewtoMe
How to use my mom's Baby Lock Ellure Plus embroidery feature
I'm trying to learn how
gwynneh 4 12/26/13 10:57 AM by PattiAnnJ
Weird hesitation about cutting my fabric (Pages 1 2 3)
Jenniel73 28 12/26/13 7:43 AM by JUNIPERJUNE
Organ needles 40% off, Kai scissors 25% off
Wawak sale
PeppermintPam 4 12/24/13 0:03 AM by PammyJ
lining a dress
the lining made the dress too tight!
jennygolightly1 8 12/22/13 8:11 PM by genierita
Best way to mark fleece (Pages 1 2 3)
Chalk, markers won't cut it
DorkyChic 21 12/22/13 3:00 PM by IamMona
Sewing undergarments
Sewing undergarments and negative ease
sacjeanie 7 12/22/13 1:11 PM by bakertoo
Hand Stitches on Taffeta
UrbanFool 7 12/22/13 12:51 PM by UrbanFool
Elna 1000 Sewing Machine
kare1983 8 12/22/13 12:01 PM by Mufffet
Help! Needle Hitting Throatplate (Pages 1 2)
Sewing Machine stopped working.
kcstarr49 16 12/22/13 10:11 AM by Pamela R
Knit sewing thread?
Jenniel73 4 12/22/13 9:56 AM by VivianZ
The Featherweight Beginner (Pages 1 2)
Hasn't sewn a stitch
Desert Maille 11 12/22/13 2:27 AM by Desert Maille
Hand-sewing question
How to replicate machine stitch?
KathleenWH 8 12/21/13 5:45 PM by KathleenWH
What is grosgrain ribbon?
chisgran 2 12/21/13 1:55 PM by chisgran
fixing seam below invisible zipper
beginner zipper problems
littleshark 6 12/20/13 8:13 PM by kitphantom
sewing machines
tobies 4 12/20/13 6:04 AM by SandiMacD
Sizes
For children/adults
Amores 7 12/19/13 8:34 PM by kitphantom
Increasing Back Dart
Fitting McCall's 2401
CookMJ0531 4 12/18/13 11:03 AM by PattiAnnJ
trouble with fabric (Pages 1 2 3)
probably different than many
demoiselle 20 12/18/13 1:10 AM by Kwaaked
Pins (Pages 1 2)
How to keep pins sharp
Zeldagirl413 17 12/16/13 9:30 PM by SandiMacD
Demo of how to set in panel with sharp corners??
Sewing help
curvesmart 6 12/16/13 3:39 PM by curvesmart
ratio of tubular knit to leg opening
Sherrmann 3 12/16/13 3:19 PM by diane s
Interfacing Cutting Guide (Pages 1 2)
Is this stupid or is it me?
UrbanFool 18 12/16/13 2:31 PM by path49
How to sew inside corners on a boxed cushion
rgustafs 6 12/15/13 8:46 PM by a7yrstitch
Longer Buttonhole on Bernina 580?
UrbanFool 4 12/15/13 6:54 PM by craftysandy
How do you iron large (3+ yards) pieces of fabric? (Pages 1 2 3)
Any tricks to make the task easier?
lizstanton08 24 12/13/13 3:20 PM by allycovey
Replacing lining in a leather jacket
Fabric suggestions for leather flight jacket
fastcat 4 12/13/13 12:48 PM by skae
Will french seaming armholes reduce the amount of ease?
Making a blouse with sleeves
cathytxtwfr 8 12/12/13 4:49 AM by cathytxtwfr
Machine can't get through neckline facing with ponte (Pages 1 2 3)
Merrier 20 12/11/13 11:47 PM by PattyE
Ironing out a stubborn wrinkle on satin?
Satin refuses to comply.
magnoliasouth 8 12/11/13 11:56 AM by Marie367
Sewing for those far away (Pages 1 2)
Fitting Help
athenadax 11 12/10/13 9:43 PM by athenadax
Buttonholes
Having a problem...
MrsCharisma 7 12/9/13 4:16 PM by beauturbo
Ready to give up on serging (Pages 1 2)
So frustrated
Jenniel73 19 12/9/13 11:41 AM by Pj3g
test fabric for knit garments
pinkrhody 8 12/8/13 0:11 AM by Rosalaya
Contrast confusion!
Which contrast is that contrast?
magnoliasouth 9 12/7/13 9:22 PM by stirwatersblue
McCalls Pattern 6497 LOST PIECES
I LOST PIECES TO McCalls 6497
Debbie Jones 2 12/7/13 7:36 PM by Laurasews
Gathering Burda pattern
how much gathering needed on specific Burda pattern
hoyhoy 4 12/7/13 4:13 PM by Red Dragon
Correct Needle for Silk Satin
caren751 5 12/7/13 1:43 PM by nestle
Being an intermediate is... (Pages 1 2 3 4)
fill in the blank
marec 32 12/7/13 10:32 AM by marec
Looking for knit interfacing (Pages 1 2)
Any products other than Pellon?
RIKA325 12 12/6/13 9:49 PM by RIKA325
Need your easy-peasiest knit top recommendations (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
...for elegant knits for holiday parties
stirwatersblue 43 12/6/13 5:30 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Flat-felled seams (Pages 1 2)
OK for knits?
AngelaSews 14 12/5/13 1:41 AM by beauturbo
Seeing Double
Question about using double needles
cherry314 6 12/4/13 4:48 PM by PattiAnnJ
What is the purpose of a very deep 12" hem? (Pages 1 2)
cathytxtwfr 15 12/4/13 10:41 AM by 61sew4fun
What's normal for a zig zag stitch? (Pages 1 2)
Fabric is puckered under the stitch.
Ubik 11 12/4/13 8:11 AM by Marie367
Jeans Class: Kenneth King or Angela Wolf?
Which teacher did you prefer? The Craftsy sale is almost over!
Ubik 7 12/3/13 11:13 AM by PattiAnnJ
First buttonholes
Huge struggle with a happy ending
MrsMarkov 8 12/3/13 2:03 AM by a7yrstitch
Dress form question
renjon7798 4 12/2/13 8:48 PM by SewLibra
Stocking up on fabric (Pages 1 2)
Black Friday sale
Mama2Athena 12 12/2/13 8:33 PM by Kwaaked
What's the difference between rolled hem foot, rolled hemmer foot? (Pages 1 2)
L0li 12 12/2/13 3:18 PM by bunnypn
Width and length of flannel winter scarf
different sizes for men, women, children?
LisaInAlabama 6 12/2/13 2:26 PM by LisaInAlabama
Construction steps advice please!
Making a lined dress with waist seam and invisible zip
PrincessBinky 8 12/2/13 8:58 AM by Rosalaya
getting even hems and pockets...what's the trick? (Pages 1 2 3)
Jenniel73 23 12/1/13 10:24 PM by LisaInAlabama
Singer stylist Serger? (Pages 1 2)
Should I buy this
Zeldagirl413 10 12/1/13 10:35 AM by Zeldagirl413
can i use my serger or should i just use the sewing machine?
Jenniel73 2 12/1/13 0:51 AM by SewLibra
new machine...keeps tunneling
is it tension?
Jenniel73 2 11/30/13 4:56 PM by beauturbo
Weight loss and sewing (Pages 1 2)
How much would you be happy to sew if you're trying to loose weight
Virginia Hazel 16 11/30/13 1:16 PM by Virginia Hazel
Tag Sale Singer Merritt 1872 tag sale $20.00
No blind stitch, trying to do it manually ?
mdigs 1 11/29/13 5:04 PM by bestgrammy
Greek Costume Arm Coverings
What shape and where do they connect?
Kraley 9 11/29/13 1:10 PM by DJWa
Pattern Illustration Confusion (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Are these pictures showing sewing direction?
Ubik 46 11/28/13 10:05 AM by poorpigling
New linen sweater knits.
What to do with linen sweater knits.
Adaire 4 11/25/13 9:43 AM by Adaire
Hemming a long curve on a knit? (Pages 1 2)
stirwatersblue 10 11/25/13 9:37 AM by Debbie Lancaster
Which Thread for RTW Bra Alteration?
Ubik 3 11/24/13 8:14 PM by Ubik
Exposed seams? Serger?
How to make exposed seams
Jenniel73 2 11/24/13 5:21 PM by LisaInAlabama
knit dress lining
phillykitty 5 11/23/13 10:21 PM by phillykitty
Self-fabric neckband when the first try goes wrong (Pages 1 2)
Tailypo 19 11/23/13 10:46 AM by gramma b
Interfacing on Vintage Pattern
demoiselle 3 11/23/13 9:33 AM by Kathleen Fasanella
Does lining material have a wrong side or grain?
kirsteen 2 11/22/13 4:38 PM by kirsteen
So disappointed . . . (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 20 11/21/13 8:24 PM by dresscode
Double Notion Nightmares (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
How do you keep it all straight and know what you have?
Ubik 42 11/21/13 7:21 PM by Ubik
Adding bling to a skating dress (Pages 1 2)
dinarie 10 11/21/13 7:04 PM by diane s
Christmas Tree Napkins
andersonsrus1 6 11/21/13 5:55 PM by anniem404
Sewing with fleece - which type to choose? (Pages 1 2 3)
Junia 21 11/20/13 4:09 PM by Pj3g
MC 8000 question!!
in need of advice!
breny 1 11/19/13 12:35 PM by PeppermintPam
Hemming stretchy jeggings (Pages 1 2)
Boogiemom 10 11/19/13 9:12 AM by cocosloft
Treadle machines Janome versus Goldstar. (Pages 1 2)
Alibry 12 11/18/13 9:38 PM by bestgrammy
How Professional Dress Forms Are Made (Pages 1 2 3)
Video
Rainer 23 11/18/13 8:46 PM by Rainer
Mccalls pattern m6646
Help with sheer bodice
acraft222 6 11/18/13 12:40 PM by acraft222
Certified Online Dealers (Pages 1 2)
Have you ever ordered from one? How was it?
Ubik 16 11/17/13 10:08 PM by Ubik
What type of knit is this? (Pages 1 2)
Beginner to knits, would like to know more about this fabric
cathytxtwfr 17 11/17/13 4:10 PM by cathytxtwfr
Gathering foot (Pages 1 2)
Ryan87500 14 11/17/13 10:04 AM by Michele Lommasson
new machine buyer
Leandrisouth 8 11/17/13 7:26 AM by tgm and Kittys
Sewing on Denim - My test results. (Pages 1 2 3 ... 18)
kcurtis 175 11/16/13 5:19 PM by kcurtis
Where to buy just ONE Burda magazine? (Pages 1 2)
Mikgirl 16 11/16/13 1:19 PM by heathergwo
Exposed seams - how to sew
Eraser 2 11/15/13 9:28 AM by PattyE
Stretch/Ease on Pants Outseam
Notches indicate it, but is it possibly a mistake?
emm0119 3 11/15/13 8:02 AM by jacquiJB
How to make RTW clothes smaller? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
I need to take in a lot of clothes after losing weight. Help!
zellieh 30 11/14/13 10:07 PM by sew2006
Need help with Simplicity 1927 bolero jacket
chisgran 5 11/14/13 7:02 PM by chisgran
old fashioned dry starch to mix with water for bulk fabric starching (Pages 1 2)
where to find the old fashioned dry starch
Sharon Rose 12 11/14/13 11:26 AM by kitphantom
Interfacing pinwale corduroy
snoopmurph 4 11/14/13 4:41 AM by annsew65
Help for a knit newbie
what pattern to chose.
LDT2011 2 11/13/13 9:14 AM by MrsCharisma
"Beautiful straight stitch" (Pages 1 2 3)
what does a beautiful stright stitch look like?
Millimous 23 11/12/13 10:38 PM by determined
Cloth Diaper and Cover
millshre 9 11/12/13 10:33 PM by determined
Children sizing (Pages 1 2)
Differences beween ready to wear and pattern sizes?
rainessa 13 11/12/13 10:25 PM by determined
Invisible Zipper (Pages 1 2 3)
pieraci2 29 11/12/13 9:38 PM by rag doll
Best Fabric Guide for a Confused Beginner (Pages 1 2)
Shaeffer or Betzina or ...?
Ubik 19 11/12/13 3:02 PM by Nancy K
White sewing machine model 656 (Pages 1 2)
Can anyone help?
Laryno6 13 11/12/13 1:51 PM by bestgrammy
muslins with lines drawn on
demoiselle 6 11/12/13 12:34 PM by sewsally
Best instructional sources - serger and sewing techniques?
Jenniel73 6 11/12/13 12:11 PM by landstromd
Bernina sewing machine
880
curlycam 3 11/12/13 10:53 AM by PattiAnnJ
question about pattern
apron
kim23267 1 11/11/13 10:43 PM by MrsCharisma
invisible thread (Pages 1 2 3)
how do i overcome problems with invisible thread
Renren 23 11/9/13 6:48 PM by CarolB12
PGM Dress form
Thoughts please on this form/manufacturer
alpenrose 2 11/9/13 12:04 PM by minggiddylooloo
Vogue Skirt 8928
Question on Waist finish
Ineedaname 8 11/9/13 10:51 AM by Dianne22
bra-making for the very modestly endowed (Pages 1 2)
pattern suggestions?
demoiselle 10 11/8/13 7:59 PM by mmcp
Brand Name importance (Pages 1 2)
importance of brand name accessories
KathScraps 10 11/8/13 4:49 AM by annsew65
first serger recommendations.... (Pages 1 2)
viking h class 200s?
Jenniel73 14 11/8/13 1:25 AM by kayco
Interfacing knits (Pages 1 2 3)
MrsCharisma 21 11/7/13 11:04 PM by carolynw
Knee Lift -- Is it necessary (Pages 1 2 3)
Knee lift
erinsluck 24 11/7/13 4:04 PM by Sewandwrite
ode to ks3115 (yoga pants)
demoiselle 7 11/6/13 10:02 PM by demoiselle
Top Stitch Using Blind Hem Foot....
Link to a video demonstrating how to do it.
kcurtis 7 11/6/13 6:41 AM by mmcp
Front bodice and back bodice aren't level ... why? (Pages 1 2)
Trying to fiure out what I need to do to fix it
jenniferisnice 19 11/4/13 11:23 PM by Mc Donna
Practical advice requested (Pages 1 2)
to make a practical quilt
LiinSd 12 11/3/13 9:21 PM by goodworks1
grading between sizes question
smaller size top/too small armscythes
demoiselle 7 11/3/13 9:02 AM by demoiselle
Please help me find voluminous hoodie pattern (Pages 1 2)
Prarie Underground hoodie
JOshiro 13 11/2/13 1:59 PM by Tazo
Does anyone know how to find pattern instructions online?
Missing Page 3 for Vogue 2091
CraftAddict 3 11/2/13 2:31 AM by jacquiJB
What is back neck length?
ceah 5 11/1/13 10:41 PM by ccris
My Sewing Machine is Clunking (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 12 10/31/13 9:11 PM by sew2006
odd places to find sewing related equipment (Pages 1 2)
my fruit bowel
rmusic1 17 10/31/13 5:05 PM by 61sew4fun
Avoid stabbing yourself with pins!
MissParayim 7 10/31/13 3:57 PM by ASiverson
Zip comes undone
Am I doing something wrong?
margk 6 10/31/13 7:57 AM by margk
Invisible zip flares at bottom, how to shorten? (Pages 1 2)
Zippers
karen n 10 10/30/13 10:31 PM by carolynw
Making a velvet jacket (Pages 1 2)
First big garment project with this fabric & I have questions
stirwatersblue 14 10/30/13 3:56 PM by Kathleen Fasanella
Faced waists
peaceandquiet 8 10/29/13 6:27 PM by Mary Hayes
fabric envy (Pages 1 2)
i found the perfect fabric but . . .
demoiselle 13 10/29/13 6:06 PM by demoiselle
ribbing for bias binding
why not?
zinna 4 10/29/13 3:35 PM by MrsCharisma
Pattern sizing-Should I take into account a small band size?
mare1234 2 10/29/13 11:08 AM by mare1234
What kind of fabric for pants?
Something that won't stretch out!
peaceandquiet 1 10/28/13 4:54 PM by AnneM
teaching 5-yr-old to sew (Pages 1 2)
suggestions?!
Courtney Ostaff 14 10/28/13 3:10 PM by Pj3g
how many times until a pattern is TNT/a great fit?
working on muslins
demoiselle 2 10/28/13 2:37 PM by westmoon
Simplicity 2648 facing question
...using double knit
rfsews 3 10/28/13 11:42 AM by rfsews
Beginner problems (Pages 1 2)
Muslin or not?
Challis 18 10/28/13 11:13 AM by Courtney Ostaff
Butterick 5862
Stuck on Step 1
sacjeanie 7 10/28/13 10:41 AM by sacjeanie
easiest brand of patterns to use (Pages 1 2 3 4)
pattern complex
Racyta 31 10/28/13 10:29 AM by sacjeanie
Bishop dress without smocking
Mochas grams 2 10/27/13 9:17 PM by Mochas grams
having such a block . . . (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 18 10/25/13 11:41 PM by marec
I need help sewing 3 cup part bras!
mama2more 2 10/24/13 10:35 AM by julie w
Sewing in circles
Turning the fabric to create a circle
jynclr 6 10/24/13 5:49 AM by clt3
first bound buttonhole (Pages 1 2)
do I pass?
rmusic1 12 10/23/13 11:39 AM by demoiselle
cape-as-beginner-project
demoiselle 8 10/23/13 11:13 AM by demoiselle
Painting spandex
Anyone tried the paints available at Joann's or Michael's
determined 2 10/23/13 9:29 AM by SheBear0320
Help choosing a Machine for Leather, Skins, Canvas and more
Looking to make custom shoes from scratch
RaucePowers 8 10/21/13 11:07 PM by Invisigal
Butterick 4209 hand puppets
sewing head to body
wtorchia 5 10/21/13 9:40 PM by ccris
Bottom stiches waving?
forests 4 10/21/13 6:26 PM by Marie367
Flat fell seams
Is there any way to turn a corner?
Aquaisces 4 10/21/13 5:09 AM by SandiMacD
The Apprentice is Teaching Me! (Pages 1 2 3)
And in the beginning......
a7yrstitch 23 10/20/13 11:22 PM by LisaInAlabama
Just how do you cut out stretch jersey fabric? (Pages 1 2 3)
LDT2011 23 10/20/13 10:44 PM by determined
how to mark a mark resistant fabric (Pages 1 2)
avatrx 13 10/20/13 9:32 PM by frame
Tutorial Questions (Pages 1 2)
Things Left Out?
ThreeThreads 15 10/20/13 12:34 PM by SewLibra
Pants fitting help needed
Jenniel73 2 10/20/13 7:58 AM by SandiMacD
Really color blocked question
rainessa 0 10/20/13 7:56 AM by rainessa
Under stitched necks still rolls out. Any suggestions? (Pages 1 2)
meleliza 11 10/19/13 10:26 AM by meleliza
Armscye alteration advice needed
Long story short, I am terrible at sleeves.
meeshmuffet 1 10/19/13 5:31 AM by SandiMacD
I'm back! (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 14 10/17/13 4:03 PM by Mufffet
Using different color for bobbin...?
veeinaz 5 10/17/13 6:57 AM by bestgrammy
Bias tape from napped fabric (Pages 1 2)
pieced, continuous, keeping track of the nap?
stirwatersblue 12 10/15/13 1:59 AM by wendyrb
Tips for buttonholes on ponte? (Pages 1 2)
MrsCharisma 16 10/14/13 3:38 PM by Barbara3
is this a overcasting foot? (Pages 1 2)
tabathavm 17 10/12/13 3:00 PM by CSM--Carla
singer needle threader?
tabathavm 7 10/12/13 10:21 AM by tabathavm
Tunic question
Floppy neck...not mine...but the tunic's!
Cathyaw 8 10/12/13 10:13 AM by PattyE
Setting sleeves (Pages 1 2 3)
patting myself on the back
MrsCharisma 20 10/11/13 4:16 PM by bunnypn
singer 600 chainstitch question
tabathavm 8 10/10/13 10:42 PM by tabathavm
Help me bag a vest lining!
can't figure out how to do the armholes
SpitfireGal 2 10/10/13 6:36 PM by stirwatersblue
what pattern do you dream of sewing? (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 23 10/10/13 10:41 AM by MrsCharisma
New to this - Need Help - Shawl Collar (Pages 1 2 3)
How do you pivot and sew a shawl collar
avatrx 23 10/9/13 9:20 PM by PattyE
Fabric being pushed into feed dogs... (Pages 1 2 3)
I know this has been disucssed before but....
Pamlyn 28 10/8/13 10:34 PM by Mufffet
I'm dye-ing to get the color right (Pages 1 2)
color is off
Miss Bennet 13 10/8/13 7:36 PM by Nikki
carbon paper
marks staying on white fabric
kalniete 7 10/8/13 4:03 PM by Elona
Best Serger and Embroidary Machine for a Beginner
nerdyreader 4 10/8/13 0:56 AM by SewLibra
Buy tread color chart? (Pages 1 2)
GooseAkuma 16 10/7/13 8:45 PM by bestgrammy
how to use rotary cutter? (Pages 1 2 3)
not getting it right
tabathavm 20 10/7/13 7:46 PM by heathergwo
invisible zipper getting stuck at bulky yoke seam
determined 7 10/7/13 12:15 PM by determined
Elgin S1112 needle clamp screw request (Pages 1 2)
Elgin Needle clamp screw request
banders4 16 10/7/13 0:23 AM by beauturbo
accessing memory Bernina 550 QE
how to find patterns you have created
Ziazigzag 0 10/5/13 9:31 PM by Ziazigzag
Having a sewing collar nightmare!
veeinaz 7 10/5/13 3:26 PM by veeinaz
Losing Weight and Sewing (Pages 1 2)
KathrynL 16 10/5/13 8:23 AM by KathrynL
Bulging/buckling stretch fleece seems? Help! (Pages 1 2)
Sanchara 13 10/5/13 8:04 AM by stirwatersblue
Um... hmm. Lining conundrum
fur shrug
stirwatersblue 8 10/4/13 7:04 PM by stirwatersblue
Help attaching waistband to jeans?
mattcash 4 10/4/13 11:08 AM by wangs01
shirring around waist/hipline
coming out too tight, what to do??
aprilla 0 10/4/13 6:12 AM by aprilla
Simplicity Pattern 2448 . . . Again!!!
Need help understanding View E, Step 11
Js1747 6 10/4/13 3:46 AM by Js1747
Lost a Pattern Piece
tcox0228 1 10/3/13 5:08 PM by DonnaH
Fabric Glossary for Review?
sewingsilly 2 10/3/13 4:33 PM by sewingsilly
Help! My machine is too smart for its own good (Pages 1 2)
Elastic thread tension issues
meleliza 10 10/3/13 5:40 AM by bestgrammy
sharing the sewing bug
helping a friend with her first dress
rmusic1 5 10/2/13 5:43 PM by rmusic1
seam allowance- do I add it or subtract it? (Pages 1 2)
when cutting out pattern pieces
dinag 10 10/2/13 2:35 PM by Miss Fairchild
My first sewing project- petite, plus and pregnant (Pages 1 2)
working on the neck/shoulders first :)
dinag 14 10/2/13 1:03 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
singer serger 14J250 same as viking 200s ?
too good to be true? advice, opinions solicited PLEASE
avacody 8 10/1/13 9:40 PM by cmloesch
Question about Simplicity pattern 2448
Having trouble understanding how to sew the band
Js1747 4 10/1/13 9:53 AM by Js1747
Need Advise, Brother SE-400 vs Brother PE-500
Embroidery Machine Advise
acnewtosewing 5 9/30/13 11:54 AM by tkdnrun
Ever want to throw your machine out the window? (Pages 1 2 3)
Problem with a VERY old machine...
tophatdance 23 9/29/13 10:52 PM by bestgrammy
Looking for help with thread tension (Pages 1 2)
amiriaaa 15 9/29/13 1:37 AM by bestgrammy
What Ottobre Kids to buy?
looking for baby pullover hoodie
SpitfireGal 5 9/28/13 10:24 PM by SpitfireGal
Facings on knits (Pages 1 2)
ladreed 13 9/28/13 11:53 AM by Patti B
When are you no longer a beginner? (Pages 1 2)
turtleandi 11 9/27/13 9:57 PM by heathergwo
Setting in sleeves flat (Pages 1 2)
Anything I should know?
stirwatersblue 16 9/27/13 2:00 AM by a7yrstitch
Can you do a box pleat on a slit?
meeshmuffet 5 9/27/13 1:52 AM by meeshmuffet
Help easing/gathering skirt to lining (Pages 1 2)
Trying to use my serger for this, not working well
heathergwo 11 9/27/13 0:20 AM by heathergwo
Lining a sleeveless dress with a zipper
Lining a sleeveless dress with a zipper
KathleenNW 9 9/27/13 0:00 AM by KathleenNW
Noob Bobbin Winding Questions (Pages 1 2 3)
Ubik 23 9/26/13 9:06 PM by bestgrammy
Clear elastic
Not sure how to use clear elastic
Moremormor 3 9/26/13 4:13 PM by Quickie
A thread about craft spaces?
millshre 3 9/26/13 1:02 PM by SewLibra
wrist pain from sewing? (Pages 1 2)
MissParayim 18 9/24/13 8:42 PM by Elona
My 87 year old mother (Pages 1 2 3 4)
cherylks 30 9/24/13 7:23 PM by goodworks1
Washable Markers (Pages 1 2)
Looking for washable markers that are better than the sewing store variety
Ryattig 13 9/24/13 4:49 PM by tateelliott
Tower sleeve plackets
Vent Line
kayakpeak 0 9/24/13 4:46 PM by kayakpeak
Overlock Foot (Pages 1 2)
How does it work?
sewgirl3 10 9/24/13 4:17 PM by lelliebunny
How do you know you are ready to sew with expensive fabrics? (Pages 1 2 3)
LDT2011 27 9/24/13 1:09 PM by aliesje
dress shirt
long to short sleeves
Gorillasurfer 8 9/23/13 12:20 PM by Gorillasurfer
New Look Pattern 6166 Not fitting on material
Material requirements & pattern layout doesn't fit
starzabove 6 9/23/13 6:39 AM by Adaire
Getting Started... (Pages 1 2 3 4)
millshre 31 9/23/13 6:23 AM by millshre
altering ready to wear
hemming men's trousers
Brine 5 9/21/13 12:15 PM by PattiAnnJ
Lining a skirt with no waistband
afweathergirl 4 9/18/13 7:59 PM by Miss Fairchild
Dress Form size advice
snoopmurph 5 9/18/13 7:21 PM by SecondHandRogue
Can't find a fly-front skirt pattern (Pages 1 2)
Is it because it's a bad idea?
idahodogs 11 9/18/13 4:19 PM by HawkeMorningStar7
fat quarter
suzykue 8 9/18/13 12:43 PM by stirwatersblue
Rhinestones: Hot Fix vs. Iron On
wendymac 2 9/18/13 11:52 AM by vikylove
Thread shred! (Pages 1 2)
aquamarineerica 16 9/17/13 4:22 PM by bestgrammy
Kwik-Sew- why so costly? (Pages 1 2)
margaran 14 9/17/13 3:08 PM by CM_Sews
Preparing a Pattern? (Pages 1 2 3)
Use it, trace it off? What's your system.
Foxsews 28 9/17/13 11:46 AM by bakertoo
Smart Phone Apps for Sewing/Serging (Pages 1 2)
What is available and what works well?
Sonut 16 9/16/13 6:49 PM by reetsi
Fabric discolored at fold line?
rfsews 7 9/16/13 2:18 PM by SewLibra
Birthday gift for girlfriend (Pages 1 2 3 4)
zab219 31 9/15/13 11:35 PM by Terri A
Tension
Juki 2010Q tension problems
hehe24 9 9/15/13 12:07 PM by bestgrammy
Tension
Tension is wrong on my Juki 2010Q
hehe24 3 9/15/13 0:45 AM by SewLibra
Finding grainline (Pages 1 2)
Lost grainline in pants pattern after altering
Diane English 15 9/14/13 7:55 PM by BlossomKyle
Why?
Tension is off
hehe24 3 9/14/13 7:05 PM by bestgrammy
I have finally vanquished velvet!
nightmare fabric - simple skirt
LDT2011 6 9/14/13 4:24 PM by SandiMacD
Underarm bulk & sleeves a little long.
Can I increase seam allowance.
kayakpeak 2 9/14/13 0:19 AM by SewLibra
Ouch! (Pages 1 2 3)
suzykue 25 9/13/13 10:17 AM by AdaH
Jalie Hot Pants Size Help
aimee235 4 9/10/13 8:58 PM by aimee235
riding-style jackets for girls -- over-ambitious? (Pages 1 2)
Cynthia1708 14 9/9/13 10:08 PM by sewcrazee
Ruffles and flounces
LDT2011 2 9/9/13 6:37 AM by LDT2011
a year in the life of a dressmaking course student
all the notes
rmusic1 8 9/8/13 1:05 PM by ladysarahii
simplicity 1538
aliceK 3 9/8/13 9:17 AM by aliceK
Kaangaroo Keeper or portapocket
Pattern for a kangaroo keeper & portapocket together
sharaLee 5 9/7/13 9:39 PM by Elona
How to avoid clunky looking bottom hems (Pages 1 2)
on knit skirts and pants
abuelita2 14 9/7/13 4:27 PM by HDWen
What new skill have you learned? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
C'mon beginners!
MrsCharisma 40 9/7/13 4:46 AM by LDT2011
How do I build my sewing skills? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Sewncooknmom 32 9/6/13 10:48 PM by Ubik
what sort of machine does heirloom sewing? (Pages 1 2 3)
embroidery machines? or regular mechanical?
Ariadne 27 9/6/13 4:48 PM by solosmocker
Adjusting back waist length on Dritz MDD
Bouncy1920 6 9/6/13 3:52 PM by kcurtis
Help with McCall's 6799
Maryall 2 9/6/13 11:12 AM by AdaH
Storing Fabric? (Pages 1 2)
how best to do it
Foxsews 13 9/4/13 9:13 PM by KathySews
Hancock pattern design class
has anyone taken this?
procraftinate 5 9/3/13 6:38 PM by JTink
fabric Fraying
my fabric is fraying like crazy
ntpolite 7 9/3/13 4:00 PM by ntpolite
Sleeve Plackets
Alternative to Continuous Lap Placket
kayakpeak 2 9/2/13 12:18 PM by mmcp
Help with pattern Mccall's 6706
Can't decide how to do this
Latrice722 3 9/2/13 12:05 PM by Latrice722
is this pattern flattering for my shape?
skirt toile
rmusic1 6 9/1/13 3:05 PM by Nancy K
finishing seams on chiffon fabric (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
am I on to something or a little mad?
rmusic1 54 9/1/13 11:06 AM by PattyE
What happens if you lose weight... (Pages 1 2)
And advice about patterns and future alterations
nopes 19 8/31/13 8:50 PM by Sibilance7
How to line a hoodie?
mercymercy 5 8/31/13 1:05 AM by marec
How to sew a suit jacket?
mercymercy 8 8/30/13 8:35 PM by Nancy K
Reference materials needed
Lining and topstitching are making me crazy
hilaryjade 5 8/30/13 7:22 PM by hilaryjade
Pants Fabric
rimna5 6 8/29/13 12:23 PM by kcurtis
Interfacing and collars (Pages 1 2 3)
...why do I always have issues?
LDT2011 26 8/29/13 12:19 PM by solosmocker
bulges in the back
vogue 8630
nzach 9 8/28/13 6:07 PM by nzach
Pattern Sizing
Simplicity 2247
kayakpeak 6 8/28/13 7:32 AM by NonieA1
tee fashion around the country and the world (Pages 1 2 3 4)
what design details do you see and like/dislike?
marec 35 8/27/13 1:31 PM by AnneM
Thundershirt for dogs
stefgi32 6 8/26/13 1:29 AM by nopes
Free Edwardian Blouse patterns
Has anyone used these before?
LDT2011 7 8/25/13 4:01 PM by sew4grands
Christmas Stocking Fleece
What type of iron on fleece
Cangelle 1 8/24/13 12:31 PM by LauraTS
Changing the neckline on a blouse
woven
PattiMcW 3 8/23/13 11:40 PM by PattiMcW
Beginners: A cautionary tale (Pages 1 2 3)
machine maintenance
MrsCharisma 23 8/23/13 1:37 PM by Aixoise
Pillow Forms and Sizing
Need help with understanding pillow form sizing
lasmith 3 8/21/13 4:01 PM by lasmith
Where to post about bridal fabric
kowgiirl.up 2 8/21/13 12:27 PM by ConnieBJ
Measuring Self Leads to Bra Revelations (Pages 1 2)
Maybe TMI, but no pictures. ;-)
demoiselle 14 8/20/13 11:51 PM by Arctic Mama
Sewing a martingale dog collar (Pages 1 2)
Laurelqi 10 8/20/13 5:10 PM by Kemish
Has anyone made this pattern?
Kwik Sew 3747 Sleepwear
bannie 3 8/20/13 12:36 PM by bannie
Interfacing
Multiple pieces
Alliant 3 8/19/13 12:04 PM by solosmocker
How do you keep track? Finished garment fabric care (Pages 1 2)
Forgetful newbie is curious
reetsi 11 8/19/13 11:04 AM by MrsCharisma
Need some advice on pillow covers
DebbieS1124 5 8/18/13 11:59 AM by DebbieS1124
This came up in my feed today
cute idea (I put it in beginners as a beginner could do this)
marymary86 5 8/16/13 10:56 PM by determined
Question About Lining
Question About Lining
pmbrcb 7 8/16/13 6:14 PM by Sheseams
Best pattern companies for sturdy 9-yr old (Pages 1 2)
Horrible luck w/Simplicity-what else to try?
abuelita2 11 8/15/13 4:47 PM by JeanM
where can i find polyester?
steve29 7 8/14/13 6:34 PM by lelliebunny
Novice sewer looking for help with dress
Novice sewer looking for help with dress
keh123 2 8/14/13 0:52 AM by yamazakura
Do I cut this pattern on the cross grain?
Crossgrain effects
nothy lane 4 8/11/13 8:26 PM by nothy lane
Bias tape
Question about width
Linda0902 3 8/11/13 0:55 AM by SewLibra
Moving the dart down on basic top (Pages 1 2)
McCall's M4342 Stitch 'n Save Misses' Shirts and Top
aprilla 17 8/10/13 7:38 PM by Adventurer
Sewing with stretch taffeta
How to treat the stuff
newbiecanadian 3 8/9/13 1:45 PM by Tyssaklera
Seams and seam finishes
gosgeiddig 2 8/8/13 8:13 PM by iBaloo
hemming! (Pages 1 2)
jaelh 11 8/8/13 7:28 PM by stirwatersblue
Help me figure out how to hem mens pants please.
Double pleated dress pants
Kalindi1121 4 8/8/13 4:12 PM by Rhoda K
lao shoulder knit top for adult
lap shoulder knit top for adult
bannie 9 8/7/13 12:05 PM by bannie
Lengthening Wrap Dress Bodice and Altering its skirt
knitandso 4 8/7/13 9:28 AM by knitandso
I did it! (Pages 1 2)
Conquered my fear of buttonholes
Sewncooknmom 11 8/7/13 9:20 AM by meleliza
help, sewing machine ?
sewing machine needle
luvtibbies 4 8/7/13 3:28 AM by SandiMacD
Bobbin thread mess help please (Pages 1 2)
Laurasean 10 8/7/13 0:58 AM by bestgrammy
Quilting fabric assortments: what's the difference?
Quilting Charm Packs, Cake Layers, Jelly Rolls, Fat Quarter Assortments
gosgeiddig 3 8/6/13 10:46 PM by Changma
Finishing crotch seam (Pages 1 2)
to serge or not to serge....?
aprilla 15 8/6/13 1:03 PM by sew2006
Turn-of-Cloth Plan on a Better Fit From the Start
An advanced term to help a beginning sewer.
a7yrstitch 6 8/6/13 11:27 AM by a7yrstitch
help with hem
suzykue 8 8/6/13 9:13 AM by suzykue
Where to start to teach someone to sew (Pages 1 2)
Daughter finally wants to learn!
Lori Githens 12 8/6/13 7:40 AM by ryan's mom
Stumped- rib knit question
major distortion
determined 9 8/5/13 9:12 PM by determined
"Seam as casing" for S1872
Explain, please :)
Leu 2 8/5/13 7:49 PM by Leu
Possibly a very silly question about lapped zipper and gathered skirt
Blaceyda 4 8/5/13 9:02 AM by Blaceyda
Can this Dress be Saved? (Pages 1 2 3)
After Fabric cut and pinned, serious doubts arise...
redheadgrrl 29 8/4/13 5:20 PM by TinaLea
HELP! Fabric keeps shifting when sewing a seam (Pages 1 2)
Quilting and bag making
sugarkube 12 8/4/13 1:33 PM by Debbie Cook
finish a seam
suzykue 3 8/3/13 12:47 PM by Hauteaway
Happy!
been waiting for a good sewing day
demoiselle 4 8/2/13 10:44 AM by sewdoggie22
Yokes anyone?
Where to look on pr for help on making
kathieh9 2 8/1/13 11:28 PM by kathieh9
An Elementary Question about Waistlines (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 14 8/1/13 9:36 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Fabric layers shift when serging
marymary86 9 8/1/13 8:06 PM by LynnRowe
Self-Facing Neckline (Pages 1 2 3)
rimna5 21 8/1/13 7:22 PM by PattyE
Looking for an online equivalent of sewing school (Pages 1 2)
aguywhosews 13 8/1/13 6:28 PM by aprilla
stopping fabric from a box pleat from ripping (Pages 1 2)
rmusic1 10 8/1/13 2:37 PM by rmusic1
muslin (Pages 1 2)
suzykue 10 7/31/13 8:01 PM by ASiverson
Sewing lightweight lacy knit fabric- childs patterns?
Sewing with knits
EllyMae T 3 7/31/13 1:47 AM by EllyMae T
pattern for top with 1 yd 60" fabric (Pages 1 2)
MamaCluck 13 7/30/13 1:07 PM by clothingengineer
Deciding on a shirt pattern for striped fabric
Darts vs. Empire seam (gathered under bust)
cimmanon 6 7/30/13 12:48 PM by carolynw
Help - I cut the wrong line on my pattern (Pages 1 2)
Ineedaname 11 7/30/13 8:11 AM by Ineedaname
Alternative to hair canvas
sew in interfacing?
LDT2011 2 7/29/13 10:21 AM by LDT2011
Serger question: Thread guide rotates
LiinSd 5 7/29/13 10:06 AM by PattyE
Who sells ultra-thin elastic thread?
What is it called? Where can I get some?
JOshiro 7 7/29/13 1:32 AM by TLCat
A quick question on fusible hem tape
the differences between types/brands
hazelnut 9 7/28/13 8:59 PM by FloridaQuilter
Viking #1 foot pedal control
seeking resources
fryman 1 7/26/13 10:54 PM by TGWGWS
A lightbulb moment (Pages 1 2)
on the topic of FBA's
MrsCharisma 14 7/26/13 3:31 PM by happytobehere
Hemming a pair of "fake cuffed" pajamas
altering pants
Dr. Cumin 9 7/26/13 10:05 AM by MissCelie
using a double needle (Pages 1 2 3)
suzykue 20 7/26/13 7:54 AM by Marie367
surgical or dust mask pattern (Pages 1 2 3)
need to make some
mssewcrazy 21 7/26/13 7:04 AM by mssewcrazy
Beginner Mind-Boggle (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 21 7/25/13 3:20 PM by Eraser
Janome 134d serger bought on Ebay
can only use one needle
WLDRAVEN 7 7/24/13 9:52 PM by redheadgrrl
Darts
rimna5 1 7/24/13 2:09 PM by AdaH
Seams showing - Help!
Tibbie Mom 6 7/24/13 1:32 PM by Tibbie Mom
Craftsy Classes On Sale (Pages 1 2 3)
kayco 21 7/24/13 1:17 PM by CJ Tinkle
Pj3g's tip
How do you sew the binding on the bottom garment?
marymary86 9 7/24/13 8:52 AM by marymary86
Need help!!!!!!!
trouble sewing craft interfacing.
Dana Cetz 5 7/23/13 10:21 PM by MartiP
Fusible interfacing layout
frellit 2 7/23/13 3:05 AM by RynV
Jeans pattern or class recommendations (Pages 1 2)
how to make jeans without acquiring more stuff in the process
Liz in Cville 19 7/23/13 1:15 AM by kcurtis
You know you're deep into sewing when... (Pages 1 2)
MrsCharisma 19 7/22/13 9:44 PM by demoiselle
Buttonhole placement (Pages 1 2)
Sewncooknmom 12 7/22/13 9:21 PM by meleliza
Ups and Downs of Duct Tape Dummies (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
demoiselle 50 7/22/13 9:54 AM by 61sew4fun
Confused by Pattern Layout
Do I follow the marks on the pattern pieces or the instructions?
Ubik 5 7/22/13 8:31 AM by SandiMacD
Fitting issue (Pages 1 2)
What do I need to change on this pattern?
busybee1952 18 7/22/13 8:05 AM by Mole Princess
Interfacing
rimna5 2 7/22/13 1:19 AM by SewLibra
Shoulder Pad Placement in Dropped Shoulder Shirt/Blouse
Need type and placement for dropped shoulder design
LisaInAlabama 9 7/21/13 11:38 PM by Mary Hayes
The Big Pattern Companies (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 20 7/21/13 4:24 PM by rimna5
trying this top again
suzykue 3 7/21/13 5:57 AM by aprilla
The Big Pattern Companies
demoiselle 0 7/20/13 4:44 PM by demoiselle
How do *you* treat linen? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
demoiselle 30 7/19/13 7:51 PM by mmcp
Lining troubles
having problems with lining in a sleevless dress
lanarenee 8 7/18/13 10:25 PM by TGWGWS
RTW question--cutting a lining out of pants
100% linen pants; 100% poly lining
Fruzzle 3 7/18/13 8:55 PM by beauturbo
Long or Short Waisted
measurements make me go huh?
demoiselle 8 7/18/13 5:35 PM by demoiselle
Which to cut?
(ok, I'm tracing, not cutting, but still . . .)
demoiselle 8 7/18/13 1:13 PM by demoiselle
Simplicity 2895 - can it work for a lady? (Pages 1 2)
LDT2011 14 7/18/13 4:16 AM by LDT2011
Lunch tote tutorial
sewknitcrochet 2 7/17/13 12:44 PM by Sewandwrite
pitiful facing
Calendria 3 7/17/13 0:23 AM by Calendria
sewing sheer curtains (Pages 1 2)
too difficult?
sewknitcrochet 17 7/16/13 10:26 PM by sewknitcrochet
help with hemming (Pages 1 2)
suzykue 12 7/16/13 5:17 PM by aprilla
Has anyone subscribed to the Sewing Workshop (Pages 1 2)
Their $99/yr tutorial
mollycoomer 13 7/16/13 12:14 PM by threaddy
Those little bits and pieces. (Pages 1 2 3)
things you don't own yet when you're a beginner
demoiselle 26 7/15/13 3:17 PM by aprilla
Yes, it IS another pants question (Pages 1 2)
shortening front length
MrsCharisma 10 7/14/13 6:36 PM by Julia C
Ellure parts
Need embroidery deck
Tinkerbel28721 2 7/14/13 12:11 PM by sew2006
How Often Do You Change The Needle? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Question on Needle Changing
luckysweetheart 43 7/14/13 5:43 AM by guillorypr
vintage pattern/old pattern ::sigh::
don't make this oops
demoiselle 1 7/13/13 9:15 PM by SandiMacD
The essentials (Pages 1 2)
Check list for the beginner
kathieh9 14 7/13/13 9:02 PM by SandiMacD
needles?! (Pages 1 2)
Which sizes?
sewknitcrochet 10 7/13/13 10:46 AM by PattyE
Pattern Measurements
What should the bust be? Upper? Full?
KensingtonCrab 3 7/13/13 8:04 AM by mmcp
When you are really frustrated with a project . . . (Pages 1 2 3 4)
what do you do?
demoiselle 34 7/12/13 9:39 PM by Tina Lou
18" Doll Patterns for Beginners
Suggestions?
tickytutt 6 7/12/13 9:20 PM by Ladybugsewer
Source for Cavalry Twill
The perfect fabric for a riding coat
Pamela R 3 7/12/13 11:28 AM by Pamela R
Look what I made!!! (Pages 1 2)
sewknitcrochet 13 7/12/13 10:01 AM by sewknitcrochet
Butterick 5893 and Jersey fabric
fluentfox 6 7/12/13 9:18 AM by KensingtonCrab
Can anyone help me with fitting pants?
reeciecup05 4 7/12/13 8:15 AM by Rosalaya
Pants with back zip? (Pages 1 2)
couple of questions...
stirwatersblue 10 7/12/13 6:40 AM by LDT2011
What sewing product/gadget do you most regret buying? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 12)
reetsi 116 7/11/13 3:34 PM by sewknitcrochet
Problem with Continuous Lap
LBH2010 2 7/11/13 11:55 AM by LBH2010
Will you help me think through an idea? (Pages 1 2)
Anne Onymus 10 7/11/13 2:53 AM by Scrnme007
Natural Progression of Difficulty (Pages 1 2 3)
Or, what order to tackle types of garments
demoiselle 24 7/11/13 0:18 AM by AllNewtoMe
Bias Cut Top
Shoud I cut material on the bias?
MandMMom 6 7/10/13 10:17 PM by MandMMom
hemming a long sleeve shirt to short sleeve (Pages 1 2)
hemming sleeve
angeleyes88 10 7/10/13 6:06 PM by beki b.
Any advice for a beginner on buying an overlocker...? (Pages 1 2)
smallmole 15 7/10/13 12:58 PM by anniem404
Seams without back stitches...
kcurtis 4 7/8/13 1:05 PM by kcurtis
wide spagheti strap top
suzykue 1 7/8/13 9:50 AM by Rosalaya
Welt Pockets!
I'm getting there!!
MrsCharisma 8 7/8/13 9:06 AM by MrsCharisma
Help with a Sew Liberated pattern!
afweathergirl 2 7/8/13 5:42 AM by afweathergirl
Remember how there are no silly questions? Well . . . (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Anne Onymus 30 7/8/13 1:07 AM by KiwiWendy
Is handsewing a must? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
I'm intimidated...
MrsCharisma 52 7/7/13 10:23 PM by carolbee
Am I the only one? Confession time. (Pages 1 2 3)
reetsi 25 7/7/13 10:54 AM by microbios
Presser foot woes
Lost my all purpose/zigzag presser foot in a move
ngitanjali89 1 7/6/13 4:23 PM by Mufffet
Adding seam allowances to a V-neck placed on a fold ...
Burday of course!
marymary86 4 7/5/13 4:40 PM by Vintage Joan
Would linen work for this trouser pattern? (Pages 1 2)
he pattern says use 'softly draping trouser fabric'
aprilla 15 7/5/13 11:53 AM by aprilla
Confusion with Cambie!
ngitanjali89 5 7/4/13 5:10 PM by sewpelican
Sleeves on Simplicity 5581
armscye bigger than sleeve cap
frecklesforever 2 7/4/13 4:42 PM by frecklesforever
rotary cutter and self-healing mat help
sewknitcrochet 3 7/3/13 7:49 PM by sewknitcrochet
How do you cope with unsuccessful sewing? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
What do you do when all you've done is wasted time and money?
lalalauren 43 7/3/13 6:01 PM by rivergum
fabric for new look 6213 top
suzykue 3 7/3/13 3:29 PM by Marie367
Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, and so forth (Pages 1 2 3 4)
how do you define when you've crossed the line?
demoiselle 34 7/3/13 2:22 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Sewing Magazines for Beginners (Pages 1 2)
Which one would you recommend?
Ubik 14 7/2/13 11:20 PM by mistyknits
Do you save money sewing? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 9)
or does it cost as much (just in dollar amounts) as RTW
demoiselle 81 7/2/13 9:36 PM by Nancy K
linings and facings
which to use, when?
bklynwriter 3 7/2/13 12:38 PM by DonnaH
Feeback Request: Tips to Get a Quality Result (Even If You Are a Beginner) (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 14 7/1/13 12:42 PM by solosmocker
sewing with knits (Pages 1 2)
Zencara 10 6/30/13 7:24 PM by lalalauren
Help with waist facing please
don't know how/if they should be finished??
aprilla 2 6/30/13 2:37 PM by aprilla
A stretch pattern for a non-stretch fabric (Pages 1 2)
polyestor or rayon I think
PolishPoppy 15 6/30/13 12:51 PM by aprilla
i just don't think i can deal with making garments! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
lelliebunny 49 6/30/13 12:07 PM by Julia C
Front facing
tessie b 1 6/28/13 9:10 PM by Miss Fairchild
fabric being "off-grain" in general
how common is it?
demoiselle 9 6/28/13 11:21 AM by carolynw
Invisible Zip versus other zips (Pages 1 2)
how to identify and when does it matter?
aprilla 14 6/28/13 8:11 AM by aprilla
Question about Kathleen Fasanella's lapped zipper tutorial
awesome tutorial
marymary86 3 6/27/13 9:14 PM by Mufffet
Slopers as a Beginners Project (Pages 1 2)
I was surprised . . .
demoiselle 15 6/27/13 7:13 PM by solosmocker
Hemming with interlining
how do I finished the raw edge?
A Beginners Needle 3 6/27/13 4:53 PM by A Beginners Needle
muslin fabric off grain-does it matter?
demoiselle 2 6/27/13 1:48 PM by demoiselle
Simplicity 2444
will it be all that i want it to be
bklynwriter 2 6/27/13 9:14 AM by LiaLia
Sewing terms from 1970's booklet
Mochas grams 4 6/27/13 1:13 AM by Mochas grams
Love @first sight - Swedish tracing paper!
Eraser 5 6/25/13 5:31 PM by JeanM
Swimsuit Elastic Trouble (Pages 1 2)
Adica 11 6/25/13 9:05 AM by cybermom
Trouble with "iron shine" on upholstery fabric
stirwatersblue 3 6/24/13 8:45 PM by stirwatersblue
Looking for an off the shoulder raglan sleeve top pattern
Retrophiliac 1 6/24/13 5:46 PM by Retrophiliac
Help with D rings/straps
McCalls 4118 backpack
betsyl 5 6/23/13 10:58 PM by dscheidt
My binding is too loose:(
Mission Maxi woes
SecondHandRogue 8 6/23/13 7:38 AM by SecondHandRogue
What Percentage Publicly Wearable? (Pages 1 2 3)
(for beginner-intermediate to intermediate-intermediate and up, if you like)
demoiselle 27 6/22/13 11:46 PM by betsyl
I have several pressing problems. (Pages 1 2)
Seeking pro advice re: ironing board setup and use.
Ubik 14 6/22/13 9:21 PM by GlButterfly
That Last Hook . . . (Pages 1 2)
or, The Horrible Tendency to Not Quite Finish
demoiselle 14 6/22/13 3:50 PM by Ubik
Planning a Mini-Wardrobe
demoiselle 3 6/22/13 8:49 AM by demoiselle
Neckband Simplicity 2189
rimna5 8 6/21/13 5:48 PM by rimna5
Embarrassing seat issue in kwik sew swim suit (Pages 1 2)
Only a photo can capture this . .
Leu 12 6/20/13 9:33 PM by Rosalaya
So annoyed
SpandexWorld Shipping costs
JennaF 9 6/20/13 7:51 PM by Fruzzle
princess seams large waist adjustment
jaelh 4 6/20/13 6:11 PM by solosmocker
walking foot (Pages 1 2)
can/should i always use it?
nzach 14 6/20/13 11:50 AM by nzach
Serging blind hem on knits
How do I set my serger to get a good blind hem on knits?
mochimo 6 6/19/13 3:31 AM by mochimo
Need a good simple blazer or jacket pattern
mollycoomer 4 6/17/13 8:33 PM by PetitePear
Help! Invisible zipper pull is off!
Is it fixable?
LiinSd 7 6/16/13 1:41 PM by LiinSd
Men's Shirt -- Top Stitching the Collar Stand (Pages 1 2)
Problems with gathers during top stitching
trbittner 16 6/16/13 1:04 PM by LiinSd
pattern 9784
Help!!!!
janaben22 2 6/15/13 11:23 PM by Fictionfan
Pinning question
Miss Tre 2 6/15/13 7:55 PM by Miss Tre
HELP! Ready to throw bodice dress in garbage (Pages 1 2 3)
rimna5 27 6/15/13 12:01 PM by solosmocker
fabric width
not 45" nor 60"
bklynwriter 5 6/14/13 7:10 AM by HDWen
How Do You Know if a Machine Has Twin Needle Ability?
Ubik 9 6/12/13 5:09 PM by mgmsrk1
sewing by hand (Pages 1 2)
complete project beginning to end
bklynwriter 12 6/12/13 11:34 AM by ShantiSeamstressing
Help with pattern
See & sew B 5734
Sr3460 1 6/11/13 6:47 PM by missticky2
extension table for singer
nzach 3 6/11/13 4:09 PM by Pj3g
Best sewing machines for knits (Pages 1 2 3)
What machines have the stitches I need to sew knits?
Ginasan 23 6/11/13 6:57 AM by ryan's mom
pattern markings
on chiffon fabric
bklynwriter 4 6/10/13 10:28 AM by Sewmissy2
which scissors
paper or fabric
bklynwriter 5 6/10/13 2:07 AM by Kwaaked
Fusible interfacing glue on iron plate (Pages 1 2 3)
Did something really dumb!
Muldini 24 6/9/13 5:33 PM by LynnRowe
Should you finish the edges of all your unhemmed seams? (woven fabric) (Pages 1 2)
When to finish your edges and when to leave them alone
sewgerenuk 15 6/8/13 6:11 PM by Karla Kizer
Thread (Pages 1 2 3)
What's a good brand?
bampitt 28 6/8/13 1:50 PM by PattiAnnJ
Zipper foot does not fit the presser foot shank
Wrong size?
Trixiebme 5 6/8/13 4:12 AM by HDWen
Turning a facing into a lining
How do I do this
Latrice722 2 6/7/13 11:39 PM by tinflutterby
Help with Burda instructions please
Burda Style 4/2013 Pattern 106 Top
LibraDragon64 2 6/7/13 3:16 AM by LibraDragon64
Best lining for Liberty of London Tana Lawn Dress? (Pages 1 2)
laurendahl 15 6/6/13 8:28 PM by Kim12469
facings and lining
do I need both?
newbie2008 3 6/6/13 8:03 PM by meleliza
Help with pattern instructions to "slash"
Mduffy14 4 6/6/13 1:51 PM by Mduffy14
Fabric for Kwik Sew 2805
soer 8 6/6/13 12:44 PM by soer
Ruffle Hem
rimna5 1 6/6/13 11:36 AM by diane s
Dress Forms (Pages 1 2)
a want or a need
bklynwriter 19 6/5/13 9:23 PM by bklynwriter
My first collared shirt!!! (Pages 1 2)
Tibbie Mom 15 6/5/13 6:39 PM by Tibbie Mom
Facing too wide?
Same width as shoulder
amysayssew 1 6/5/13 6:16 PM by Doris W. in TN
Type of fabric to use with the pattern...
Allysew 5 6/5/13 1:01 PM by CathrynR
puckered seams (Pages 1 2)
What causes them and how do I avoid them?
mrs quickly 10 6/4/13 7:25 PM by stirwatersblue
Buying a used sewing machine
Gardengirl9 9 6/4/13 2:40 PM by Gardengirl9
Best place to buy Schmetz needles? (Pages 1 2)
in bulk
rfsews 13 6/4/13 10:13 AM by PollyBee9
Channeling for swimsuit
Notions for swimsuit
SunFlowers 2 6/4/13 4:25 AM by SandiMacD
Thread tension question on light vinyl
Bottom thread wonky on lightweight vinyl
beserres 4 6/3/13 9:37 PM by deeannb
Warmer fabrics (Pages 1 2)
sewing a skirt for winter
darklyndsea 12 6/3/13 8:31 AM by SamiSharma
Dress sewing pattern
Allysew 1 6/3/13 2:31 AM by BriarRose
stabilizers or treatment for fine knits? (Pages 1 2)
having trouble with a knit project
deeannb 14 6/2/13 11:01 AM by deeannb
Beginner Sergers
Elna Lock Pro 4 DE
Peddles 5 6/2/13 10:51 AM by Peddles
French Curve and skirt stabalizing underlining?
zamiel 2 6/1/13 1:45 PM by stirwatersblue
How far from the bust point should darts end?
thefunimalist 1 5/31/13 7:33 AM by SandiMacD
pockets
need 'em, want 'em
bklynwriter 5 5/30/13 9:31 PM by Sewandwrite
Sewing Machine Options
New sewing machine for a beginner
deegz 5 5/30/13 8:16 PM by deegz
Pattern size by shoulder measurement or how to choose (Pages 1 2)
Patterns for tops or dresses
kc 10 5/30/13 4:25 PM by Speech girl
bias binding tape (Pages 1 2)
i am rebellious!
bklynwriter 14 5/30/13 4:02 PM by stirwatersblue
side-elastic waistband
rimna5 5 5/30/13 10:41 AM by rimna5
Transferring marks from pattern pieces to fabric (Pages 1 2)
What is the best way to do this?
WantToSewAgain 13 5/30/13 10:18 AM by JudieL
Making bias tape to match chiffon fabric
Making bias tape from sheer fabric
Carolyn A 6 5/29/13 10:06 PM by solosmocker
Brother xl2600i buttonhole foot (Pages 1 2)
buttonhole foot missing bracket?
JennyQNY 15 5/29/13 8:29 AM by mattcash
I want to know allll your secretsssss!
Felixmaster 4 5/28/13 3:33 PM by kkkkaty
Best Patterns for Beginners
Need I say more
fluentfox 9 5/28/13 2:28 AM by BriarRose
Best first machine to buy for attaching binding (Pages 1 2 3)
binder foot and binder attachment
lefty77 24 5/27/13 4:27 PM by lefty77
a beginner's question that might be redundant... (Pages 1 2)
sewing seams
misty60820 11 5/27/13 12:06 PM by Tibbie Mom
best way to ease (Pages 1 2)
Calendria 11 5/26/13 6:54 PM by Calendria
finishing seams
when to finish
bklynwriter 7 5/26/13 9:14 AM by bklynwriter
Need advice on needle choice
Topstitching on denim
plazaglass 4 5/25/13 9:58 PM by plazaglass
Simplicity pattern 2189 Help - Interfacing?
Questions about interfacing - is it or isn't it?
Psyche Bemused 2 5/25/13 9:12 PM by Psyche Bemused
Maternity pants for a friend
What size?
Immelu 5 5/25/13 8:42 PM by michellep74
rotary cutter blades
ceramic blades
carolbee 4 5/24/13 10:02 PM by carolbee
Your Very First Item (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
What was the first item you successfully sewed?
DonnaH 42 5/24/13 9:32 PM by carry
Rotary blade or scissors? (Pages 1 2 3)
Mishogawear 24 5/23/13 2:30 AM by annsew65
Should I buy the Brother PE-770?
buying first embroidery machine
thefsm 9 5/22/13 7:13 PM by CdnSkier
This place is great
Mishogawear 6 5/21/13 5:36 PM by Mishogawear
What is a Peplum?
It DOES say no such thing as a silly question...
jennierigg 9 5/20/13 3:45 PM by MrsCharisma
Tracing pattern a little big.
Reducing waist and hip size.
kayakpeak 1 5/20/13 9:17 AM by mgmsrk1
Best user friendly monagrammimg machine?
Looking to upgrade to a new machine
Shea0528 2 5/20/13 7:52 AM by Sewmissy2
Storing downloaded printed patterns
Storing downloaded printed patterns
Dani3114 6 5/20/13 3:31 AM by Dani3114
Top stitching seams
spunkyso 5 5/18/13 10:10 PM by spunkyso
Help!! Twine needle woes
I'm only getting one set of stitches :(
ltmc 9 5/18/13 5:15 PM by MartiP
stabilizer question
RobA. 7 5/18/13 4:55 PM by PattyE
best pants pattern for beginner (Pages 1 2)
aquamarineerica 10 5/18/13 12:27 PM by aquamarineerica
Don't be afraid! (Pages 1 2 3)
Beginner = Learning!
MrsCharisma 21 5/17/13 11:22 PM by MrsCharisma
diamond gusset crotch (Pages 1 2)
yoga pants
Mishogawear 12 5/17/13 6:06 PM by tourist
Help for first "on purpose" machine purchase
brobromom 6 5/17/13 6:06 AM by LuceLu
Empire waist dress?
Please share your favorite empire waist dress pattern.
Periey 4 5/17/13 1:19 AM by Periey
Sewing with nylon/spandex knit- won't work (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Stitches are skipping & all over the place
Arline 31 5/15/13 6:52 PM by plazaglass
Explaining the username
Help/guidance requested
inherited830 7 5/15/13 9:46 AM by inherited830
blanket stitch
frees8a viking 415
rvileisis 1 5/12/13 10:15 PM by Marie367
tips on sewing ripstop nylon
I need some tips - thanks!
a255605 9 5/12/13 12:01 PM by Pamela R
Beginner Sewing Machines - How Much is Too Much? (Pages 1 2 3)
MaryG7765 26 5/12/13 10:33 AM by isakswings
zig-zag stitches bunch up (Pages 1 2)
Can you tell I learned on a straight stitch machine?
dove29 10 5/10/13 9:25 AM by injusuti
Thompson Walking Foot
PW 103-A- GBP
BillC523 2 5/9/13 3:46 PM by BillC523
Can't remeber how to do it (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Learn To Sew 32 5/9/13 1:55 PM by Learn To Sew
Fabulous Fit Dress Forms - Review (Pages 1 2)
I wrote a review of my Fabulous Fit Dress Form on other sites before. But this review is the first on this site.
elizabeth100 11 5/7/13 2:18 PM by jenny002
Skill levels (Pages 1 2 3 ... 10)
What skills belong to what level of sewing?
Learn To Sew 93 5/6/13 10:35 AM by Learn To Sew
Bust darts too high??
The Sorbetto top
candi7 8 5/5/13 0:10 AM by candi7
Magic Pencil Skirt stretch??
jen2012 1 5/4/13 11:33 AM by diane s
Threads article confusion
"Hit your mark with Darts"
phillykitty 3 5/3/13 5:39 PM by phillykitty
Ultra Narrow Hem for Moleskin (Pages 1 2)
needed because I had to shorten a piece . . .
Mole Princess 10 5/3/13 12:39 PM by Mole Princess
One last question for my project
I plan to make a loose loong sleeve dolman jacket with ten inches of design ease
Dana Cetz 2 5/2/13 9:20 PM by Dana Cetz
how to finish this seam?
RobA. 2 5/2/13 3:42 PM by RobA.
Help with gaping neckline
Strapless dress not fitting at top
Latrice722 8 5/2/13 3:16 PM by n45
binding the armscye seam allowances for a semi-sheer fabric
calling all shirtmakers!
kellyhogaboom 4 5/2/13 2:39 PM by kellyhogaboom
How to design jeans back pocket topstitch design
Jeans Back Pocket topstitch design
JUNIPERJUNE 5 5/2/13 6:10 AM by Scheri
Stretch cotton for pants - bad idea for beginners?
I tried; they seemed to grow as I sewed
abuelita2 2 5/2/13 0:49 AM by Scrnme007
Sewing pattern instruction help
New Look 6879
puddingnpie 3 5/2/13 0:24 AM by puddingnpie
Thread tension question
beserres 7 5/1/13 4:34 AM by missticky2
Interfacing swimwear? Do you need to? If so, with what fabric?
Yet another question about board shorts
reetsi 9 4/30/13 9:59 PM by dscheidt
HELP: Sewing advice for a beginner
Putting fabric around a weird shape
waho0 7 4/30/13 6:22 PM by waho0
Troubleshooting Stretch Stitch
How do I adjust the 'spread' of a patterned stretch stitch?
deeannb 4 4/29/13 7:45 PM by deeannb
With dark blue chiffon should I use light our dark bias tape?
HeidiBaccal 3 4/29/13 7:45 PM by PattyE
Self-fabric bindings for sleeveless knit tops - the finer points
online instructions that prevent gaping and/or bulk?
Liz in Cville 6 4/29/13 11:48 AM by marymary86
Can I sew a strait strech stich on the walking foot? (Pages 1 2)
I am asking because my velvet has a little strech since it has a knit backing.
Dana Cetz 10 4/29/13 9:24 AM by craigrama
Another question about my velvet project..
I wasnt going to do facing but line the whole outfit in satin.
Dana Cetz 0 4/27/13 11:56 PM by Dana Cetz
Very basic question...
How do I keep the paper flat?
Dana Cetz 9 4/27/13 10:05 PM by Dana Cetz
Sequential list of skills for beginner
looking for list of skills & information to use to both learn (myself) & to teach my daughters
cczw 8 4/27/13 6:22 PM by marymary86
Sewing with thick materials
adanac 7 4/27/13 8:51 AM by Elona
Blogs for beginners? (Pages 1 2)
Can anybody suggest any good ones?
Abaigael 12 4/27/13 6:38 AM by Abaigael
Reusing cut fabric (Pages 1 2)
Possible?
MrsCharisma 10 4/26/13 4:17 PM by ccris
Pattern notch placement
bebro 4 4/25/13 7:03 PM by beauturbo
Singer machine model 5127
Lizzy88 3 4/25/13 4:48 PM by Abaigael
Convertible pants
Using regular pants
Mparedon 2 4/24/13 5:21 PM by BriarRose
wonky serger seam (Pages 1 2)
thegreenviolet 10 4/23/13 10:17 PM by plazaglass
sewing poly cotton to cotton
chokkles 3 4/23/13 6:44 PM by Marie367
Thread Overkill?
I may need to take an impulse purchase.
reetsi 7 4/23/13 5:59 PM by reetsi
Can embroidered trim be added to 300 weight polar fleece
Will polar fleece stretch too much to handle woven trim
Knorthc 8 4/23/13 6:52 AM by ryan's mom
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