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Pinned Topic Being a beginner is fun! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 24)
Here's why...
Deepika 235 5/16/15 7:02 AM by angel bolden
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 318 4/30/15 2:32 PM by fourkid
Pinned Topic Dress Forms (Pages 1 2 3 ... 40)
what to consider before I buy
ivory 390 4/14/15 1:35 PM by joannakj
Pinned Topic Books for Beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 18)
please list your faves for our beginners!
MaryT 178 4/5/15 7:03 PM by corrado33
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 Reviews of Online classes at PR (Pages 1 2 3)
A request
Thaiyal 28 11/25/13 10:12 PM by Adrocan
This beginner is spending Too Much Money on fabric! (Pages 1 2 3)
:(
Ubik 20 Today at 3:24 PM by Elephun
you know you shouldn't....but still do (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 24 Today at 3:18 PM by JJane
Teaching kids??? (Pages 1 2)
What projects???
wildwinowoman 11 Today at 1:31 PM by jjosiejo
How to deal with sheer knit for skirt
auntiecreates 2 Today at 0:33 AM by SewLibra
Can i use a twin needle in my new machine? (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 17 5/21/15 9:23 PM by Andi247
Adjustable dress form advice please (Pages 1 2)
Dress forms
KoraBell 12 5/21/15 7:12 PM by katlew03
Most common beginner mistakes (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Gittje 59 5/20/15 6:42 PM by Towhee
thread for sergers (Pages 1 2)
polish mom1 16 5/20/15 11:46 AM by kcurtis
Simple way to spruce up a plain collar? (Pages 1 2)
Making a simple tank top a bit fancier?
TwinkleBoss 10 5/20/15 8:22 AM by gramma b
Buttonholes
Help
mommy2myboy 6 5/19/15 8:44 PM by Wino
skull printed knits
polish mom1 3 5/18/15 7:46 PM by DOGLOVER389
mccall 6844
printable version
babe20042004 4 5/18/15 12:02 PM by MartiP
Singer 201k... broken needle, confusing walking foot (Pages 1 2)
Looking for needles and walking foot instructions
Write1A 18 5/16/15 9:28 PM by solosmocker
garmennt outlook
olubukki 7 5/16/15 6:14 PM by kalniete
Who knew?!
No sew fleece blanket!
4LauraM 6 5/16/15 8:05 AM by Doris W. in TN
am i too late to line a shirred skirt
lining a shirred skirt
lindajay 4 5/15/15 1:04 PM by lindajay
Simplicity 5540
Trouble making view F shorts
mona1949 1 5/14/15 8:45 AM by AnneM
Choosing the right size for a sundress
marymary86 7 5/13/15 10:33 PM by marymary86
sewing swimwear (Pages 1 2)
new machine, many stitches, which to choose?
diart 16 5/13/15 1:23 AM by SheBear0320
Sleeves are too small and no more fabric. (Pages 1 2)
sleeves
SeauxWhat 12 5/13/15 0:59 AM by sewdoggie22
Help, please? History of Sewing/Textiles self study
Rebeccca 7 5/12/15 8:18 AM by Pamela R
Fixing stretched "leg holes" in running shorts' underwear.
The underwear liner in my running shorts has lost it's elasticity.
corrado33 2 5/12/15 8:04 AM by sew2006
Burda Beginner questions about 7057 (Pages 1 2)
MadelineL 13 5/11/15 4:40 PM by stirwatersblue
Nightmare matching checks before I've even begun! (Pages 1 2)
Red Duck 11 5/11/15 9:18 AM by aqn
Changing a mistake into something wearable
Clown pants have become decent capris
mandeedee 7 5/10/15 11:54 PM by Nrs4lyf
shoulder adjustments colette crepe
gretchenross 3 5/9/15 5:40 PM by Nancy K
half scale dress form (Pages 1 2)
1/2 scale dress form
sewsewmom 11 5/9/15 2:44 AM by a7yrstitch
Can Sewing Defy Physics?
Can I keep a detailed fabric with a curved pattern?
ElnaBelle 3 5/8/15 2:06 PM by a7yrstitch
hidden problem on slant-o-matic?
pantsdontfit 8 5/8/15 0:17 AM by pantsdontfit
About keeping fabric from fraying
Zyngawf 4 5/7/15 11:56 AM by Marie367
Serging raw edges (Pages 1 2)
Lmn927 14 5/7/15 8:47 AM by marec
balance wheels with chips and scrapes
pantsdontfit 9 5/7/15 0:27 AM by pantsdontfit
SBA on Colette Moneta?
rfsews 2 5/6/15 7:59 AM by Lalena
bigger motors for sewing thicker stuff? (Pages 1 2 3)
pantsdontfit 22 5/5/15 4:22 AM by Terri A
do I need a zig zag stitch wider than 4mm? or a free-arm? (Pages 1 2 3)
pantsdontfit 27 5/4/15 9:52 PM by pantsdontfit
Rotary Cutters (Pages 1 2 3)
Good? Better? Best?
4LauraM 20 5/4/15 1:28 AM by CdnSkier
Help Buying 1st Sewing Machine (Pages 1 2)
Joey88 14 5/3/15 7:37 PM by idontsew
Need opinions on Vogue 1440 jacket (Pages 1 2 3)
I can't decide on how to finish the lapel
BirdyBooo 20 5/3/15 9:38 AM by Momadams
When is it better not to use fusible interfacing?
Zyngawf 8 5/2/15 10:10 PM by solosmocker
Why are pants so hard to sew? (Pages 1 2)
Ripping a seam...again on the pants
mandeedee 17 5/2/15 6:01 AM by catinthehat2
What to do with leftover fabric? (Pages 1 2)
SusanL13 13 5/1/15 6:11 PM by blueviola
100% cotton vs. poly/cotton blend batiste for lining (Pages 1 2)
Does it make a difference in breathe-ability?
Tinnu 14 5/1/15 4:16 PM by dmh1
Felting/Fraying thread (Pages 1 2)
Maxilock Cone thread used with a serger is felting/fraying after washing
alex5 15 5/1/15 12:47 PM by beauturbo
Safe to use gauze fabric instead of knit for this pattern?
kellys4boys 7 4/30/15 9:43 PM by kellys4boys
Thread colours for a serger (Pages 1 2)
Brayhead 12 4/30/15 4:47 PM by GretchenB
Patterns for A cups (Pages 1 2)
Who designs for A cup bust size?
gretchenross 10 4/30/15 2:07 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Interfacing for a vest/waistcoat
Using
paulalou 6 4/30/15 6:53 AM by GlButterfly
How do I lengthen this pattern piece?
jillmc22595 9 4/29/15 8:55 PM by jillmc22595
Clear Elastic for Wrap Necklines
How to apply clear elastic to wrap necklines
almost 1 4/29/15 2:05 PM by Marie367
McCall's m6974 pattern help
bravsgrl 2 4/29/15 1:24 AM by bravsgrl
FBA
MacTay 6 4/28/15 11:13 PM by Darlene O
Dress closure (Pages 1 2)
Something other than a zipper...
kathleenepayne 11 4/28/15 1:35 PM by B
Why Is My Twin Needle Tunneling? (Pages 1 2 3)
This never happened before.
SewLibra 22 4/27/15 7:30 PM by SewLibra
How to finish the arm seam of a dress shirt
zynx1234 6 4/27/15 6:10 PM by Memaddiemike
Do you hate to trace off and cut out a pattern? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Tracing patterns, cutting out fabric are a chore
mandeedee 37 4/27/15 2:25 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Skirt waistband confusion--can anyone help?
Mom23 9 4/27/15 8:40 AM by Marie367
Clown pants....I did not mean to make these
Picked the wrong size...
mandeedee 3 4/26/15 10:13 PM by mandeedee
Stretch needles vs. ball point -- when to use them (Pages 1 2 3)
Delores9 20 4/26/15 7:40 PM by mkhpaintsew
Janome 334D My Lock vs Janome 2030DC (Pages 1 2)
Discuss keep one or both?
4LauraM 10 4/26/15 11:06 AM by sammyowner
modify waist
helpful hints to make waist with ribbed knitting
Dana Cetz 0 4/26/15 5:40 AM by Dana Cetz
Pintuck front and FBA?
Sybariticminx 5 4/26/15 0:35 AM by SewLibra
Turning my pants inside out so I can sew the waistband (Pages 1 2 3)
I am in tears now
kajero 29 4/25/15 1:05 PM by Sewcoastal
Cotton Thread
Does it get old?
4LauraM 8 4/24/15 8:26 AM by JanyceR
Can't decipher this bit of the instructions
Mangosteen25 3 4/24/15 5:45 AM by Mangosteen25
can you use double needle in Janome hd3000
How do you thread machine.
judy789 5 4/24/15 1:51 AM by kcurtis
Here's how you add a hyperlink to your message (Pages 1 2)
(since I've seen several ppl say they don't know how)
zeoplum 10 4/23/15 11:58 PM by GlButterfly
Summer skirt questions
Help with fabric selection and pattern
Tinnu 8 4/23/15 9:08 PM by Tinnu
wrong pattern size, can I just...
dannygirl 3 4/23/15 6:03 PM by dannygirl
Do you use different coloured top and bottom threads? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 18 4/23/15 4:08 PM by solosmocker
Best iron for $75 or less? (Pages 1 2 3)
preferably available on Amazon
chrizzie21 22 4/23/15 12:11 PM by AngieRose
Piping a waistband with a zipper
Sybariticminx 3 4/23/15 11:49 AM by EleanorSews
Smocking (Pages 1 2)
Smocking
mommy2myboy 11 4/23/15 11:47 AM by bkaitlin
T-shirt front riding up
katalyst220 3 4/23/15 1:14 AM by USMCMom
How do I know what pattern size to use
dannygirl 8 4/22/15 10:49 AM by silversewist
acronym--SBC ?
nitsel 8 4/21/15 10:31 AM by kcurtis
Random Serger Question (Pages 1 2)
siaramartin 10 4/21/15 8:40 AM by knitsgetsmail
Dolman Sleeve Seams
How to finish Seams
almost 4 4/20/15 8:28 PM by almost
Random questions . . . (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 19 4/20/15 8:35 AM by sacjeanie
Jumping back in!
yet another hobby
4LauraM 5 4/20/15 8:15 AM by sew4grands
Hood question (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 11 4/19/15 10:05 AM by Maripat
perfect patch pockets in double knit?
TasAllison 2 4/18/15 10:33 PM by TasAllison
"No provision in the pattern for bust adjustments" (Pages 1 2)
What does this MEAN?
BriarRose 16 4/18/15 9:15 AM by LuceLu
Twin needle tension issues. (Pages 1 2)
Seems like my bobbin thread tension needs loosened...
corrado33 12 4/17/15 8:59 PM by beauturbo
question about interfacing on a collar (Pages 1 2)
what side does it go on?
monicawoodward 11 4/17/15 9:12 AM by monicawoodward
Question about interfacing
Lmn927 2 4/17/15 0:29 AM by SewLibra
Wash and Wear Fabric
Looking for the best wash and wear fabric
Atti Girl 7 4/16/15 6:18 PM by stirwatersblue
Beginner Craftsy Class
The absolute basics
sewgirl 5 4/15/15 1:05 AM by KolHeidi
Still a bit nervous about putting zips in (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 14 4/15/15 0:29 AM by kcurtis
What thread do I use for a silk scarf hem? Silk or poly? (Pages 1 2)
Not a beginner, but a beginner with Liberty of London and a bit scared!
blueviola 10 4/14/15 11:02 PM by blueviola
waist marking question
TwilightStorm 5 4/14/15 0:52 AM by rhetam
Pattern sizes are too big (Pages 1 2)
theanoli 16 4/13/15 8:04 PM by theanoli
Master Sewing Certification (Pages 1 2 3)
we could do this right here ...
marymary86 24 4/13/15 4:01 PM by Toulouse31
Beginner project...with duck cloth for a costume (Pages 1 2)
I'm making a costume jacket, and I want to use duck cloth (color-wise and because of it's sturdiness). Need help and pointers!
blimblamsam 12 4/13/15 1:04 PM by blimblamsam
I'm really bad with fabrics, is broadcloth ok for dresses? (Pages 1 2)
Jequila 10 4/12/15 10:40 PM by helenkosings
How do I do a swayback adjustment
On one-piece back of knit dress?
Spacious Skies 1 4/12/15 3:09 PM by Samantha82
How long to cut and mark a simple pattern? (Pages 1 2 3)
Mangosteen25 24 4/12/15 1:36 PM by PattyE
A Pattern for this dress
I am looking for a pattern for this dress
RoJonesDesigns 5 4/11/15 11:05 PM by atymonw
Scared of sewing (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Delores9 43 4/11/15 8:51 PM by GlButterfly
Using two different fabric widths
violingirl84 8 4/11/15 2:27 PM by Nancy K
Bought some clip on feet, but they don't fit on the "clip."
The new feet have a skinnier "bar."
corrado33 9 4/9/15 10:58 PM by corrado33
Finishing seams on inside of pants.
Lots of choices for stitch, which do you recommend?
corrado33 9 4/9/15 8:56 PM by caren751
What is the "right" side of interfacing? (Pages 1 2 3)
corrado33 22 4/9/15 5:29 PM by solosmocker
Kimono with French Seams
Looking for some help with French seams on a kimono
amiriaaa 4 4/7/15 2:26 AM by Annie P
Quilting Cotton for Garments? (Pages 1 2 3)
Quilting Cotton Drape
Mariposa315 28 4/6/15 7:50 PM by blueviola
2-piece sleeves: how do you tell which is which?
File this under "Totally daft beginner questions!"
stirwatersblue 6 4/5/15 8:23 PM by stirwatersblue
Simplicity 4975 Big and Tall/Husky Boys Shirt and Vest
What to do if your collar size is bigger than your chest size and you need to button up
BillTheSlink 9 4/4/15 10:00 PM by BillTheSlink
Missing Pattern piece
greg s 3 4/4/15 8:58 AM by greg s
Husqvarna 500 help
husquarna14 2 4/3/15 6:47 PM by diane s
Cotton Broadcloth
BillTheSlink 6 4/2/15 8:08 AM by dianelwilson
Making men's jeans, always loose before waistband?
Before putting on the waist band, my pants are far too loose, is that normal?
corrado33 4 4/1/15 2:41 PM by stirwatersblue
How to calculate what to charge others (Pages 1 2 3 4)
What's my time worth?
Beaglemama 32 4/1/15 8:00 AM by Maripat
Deer and Doe Plantain PDF Pattern woes (Pages 1 2)
sewimpatientkelly 11 4/1/15 3:55 AM by Alpine Queen
What to use when muslining a stretch woven
lyndle 5 3/31/15 9:23 PM by lyndle
Unsure what's going wrong? (Pages 1 2)
Thread is knotting up
ShannonC77 16 3/30/15 11:23 PM by PattiAnnJ
Topstitch needle not working but universal will? (Pages 1 2 3)
I got a set of topatitch needles for thicker fabrics but they aren't even catching when the universal needle will at least catch but will skip stitches.
siaramartin 23 3/30/15 11:57 AM by solosmocker
sling backpack pattern
looking for a pattern
newman2sewing 5 3/28/15 11:39 PM by 61sew4fun
Seam Allowance
jcrisch 7 3/28/15 5:08 PM by childoferna
Wavy hemline on woven shirt (Pages 1 2)
lefishes 12 3/28/15 5:03 PM by childoferna
Help with twin needle hem coming out (Pages 1 2)
Tristinkpitts 13 3/25/15 10:07 PM by Tristinkpitts
tips for apply bias binding (Pages 1 2)
lulurose 17 3/25/15 6:45 PM by DonnaH
Best class to take to learn about knits (Pages 1 2)
online classes, knits
melise 14 3/24/15 12:48 PM by melise
Waistline
Getting a waistline to fit
Morley 7 3/24/15 10:50 AM by lefishes
Attach lining to a completed dress
antheathea 4 3/24/15 9:41 AM by Speech girl
Help me find a fabric for my boxers (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Woven Cotton....What??
BillTheSlink 36 3/24/15 1:26 AM by childoferna
Taking body measurements (Pages 1 2)
How to measure a tilted waistline
StitchyMama 12 3/23/15 5:37 PM by sewdoggie22
Need help with Simplicity pattern 2382!
Beginner skill level and Simplicity pattern 2382
ASDmom2010 4 3/23/15 9:16 AM by Marie367
Need help - missing pattern piece
McCalls 5752
TalyQ 6 3/23/15 5:33 AM by TalyQ
M6966
McCalls Skirt
Hockeygirl134 9 3/22/15 9:55 PM by Hockeygirl134
Pattern Fitting with Confidence
Do I really use a pattern that's 6 sizes to small to grade up?
StitchyMama 4 3/22/15 5:52 PM by Mariposa315
Extend the shoulder width
broad shoulders
beesnbutter 6 3/22/15 11:40 AM by sewsally
OK to sew bias tape necklines/armholes "in the flat"? (Pages 1 2)
Kid's swim cover-up, not couture
GoGayleGo 13 3/21/15 9:22 PM by GoGayleGo
Slippery underlining that's easy to work with (Pages 1 2)
Spacious Skies 16 3/21/15 7:30 PM by Vivienne
Heavy Pattern Paper (Pages 1 2)
Vocabulary Help Please
Mariposa315 14 3/21/15 6:29 PM by Nancy K
A box pleat that serves no function on a blouse?! (Pages 1 2 3)
What the ...??
Chococat 20 3/21/15 1:23 PM by Utta Retch
Scrub top pattern
Sallie Roos 6 3/21/15 1:20 PM by sings2high
Pattern Numbers
SewinBella 3 3/20/15 9:01 PM by acmena
Am I sewing for the wrong reasons? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
TwinkleBoss 52 3/20/15 4:46 PM by Nancy K
Basting and seam finishing questions (Pages 1 2)
willowv90 16 3/19/15 9:52 AM by willowv90
Dress form christmas present for daughter
HELP!!
kelbell1 9 3/19/15 9:31 AM by TaylorMade07
Joann Fabrics and what to look for. . . (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
sewimpatientkelly 51 3/18/15 10:46 PM by Bernadette W
Stretch fabric seam problems (Pages 1 2)
Need some tips for sewing stretch fabrics
heeler 12 3/18/15 10:09 PM by cstarks
What is a spool pin shaft?
dannygirl 2 3/18/15 7:47 PM by dannygirl
Putting projects on hiatus? (Pages 1 2)
When to do it and when not to?
Chococat 15 3/18/15 5:04 PM by RunForIt
Bodice sloper issue - burda class with meg healy
numbers not working
EnyaNicole 7 3/17/15 5:03 PM by EnyaNicole
Pattern for A line Jersey Skirt
Easy Pattern
Morley 9 3/17/15 4:48 PM by Morley
Cutting down an adult dressing gown for a child
Mangosteen25 1 3/17/15 0:36 AM by SewLibra
Can I use poly/cotton denim thread on medium weight Italian jersey?
kellys4boys 1 3/16/15 8:57 PM by Julia C
Sewing with ponte knit
I'm used to wovens. What do I need to know?
dove29 9 3/15/15 4:26 PM by Marie367
Blogs by people of color (Pages 1 2 3)
looking for/to support
Pomegranate27 20 3/13/15 8:57 PM by Annieq
Advice for dealing with patterns?
Tips? Tricks?
corrado33 8 3/12/15 10:25 AM by DolphinDancer30
Anyone know about the Singer 9020??
Will it handle jeans ??
BillTheSlink 2 3/12/15 7:01 AM by BillTheSlink
Bogging down sewing monkey feet with ground nuts.
One side bulky and feed dogs can't move it along.
lovebitn 7 3/12/15 0:10 AM by Samantha82
How many layers of denim can I put a rivet through? (Pages 1 2)
corrado33 17 3/11/15 6:53 PM by skae
Advice - how to clean up technique? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
pattysewsnow 34 3/11/15 6:45 AM by pattysewsnow
Ideas please ? (Pages 1 2)
Bunk-bed curtains
HOWsMom 11 3/10/15 8:48 PM by beauturbo
Gathering with narrow seam allowance (Pages 1 2)
How to gather when there is only 1/4" seam allowance
SeaUrchin 19 3/10/15 10:33 AM by ThreadsofFaith
Is there a clothing book like this? (Pages 1 2)
one that describes different 'styles'
TwinkleBoss 17 3/9/15 3:12 PM by andye
What kind of fabric do I use?
Fabric suggestions for McCalls 4097
StitchyMama 8 3/9/15 0:48 AM by stirwatersblue
Close fitting kimono sleeve in a knit?
LDT2011 3 3/8/15 6:17 PM by Nancy K
Lining or underlining for jersey tshirt dress (Pages 1 2)
abuvia 12 3/8/15 4:28 PM by abuvia
Dumb question of the week 98% Cotton, 2%Spandex (Pages 1 2)
How do I sew this?
mizcorbie 13 3/7/15 9:37 PM by frame
getting worse with practice, not better (Pages 1 2)
the more I sew, the worse it gets
JenniM 18 3/7/15 8:54 PM by DOGLOVER389
Metal zippers (Pages 1 2)
Any tips to install?
Melcalifornia 11 3/7/15 11:45 AM by Andsewforth
swimsuit fabrics
polish mom1 3 3/7/15 1:40 AM by diane s
Seam finish on lining?
Spacious Skies 4 3/7/15 0:20 AM by SewLibra
Resources to learn tailoring/alterations of RTW?
TaniaMarie 9 3/6/15 9:17 PM by TaniaMarie
Fusible interfacing on poly gabardine?
Constantia 4 3/6/15 1:05 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Jean top stitching (Pages 1 2)
What do you use for the bobbin thread
StitchyMama 14 3/4/15 6:31 PM by kcurtis
Tissue paper in sewing? (Pages 1 2)
LDT2011 19 3/3/15 2:03 PM by stirwatersblue
What are the "spikes" on patterns? (Pages 1 2 3)
Can't quite figure it out?
corrado33 20 3/3/15 1:30 AM by wendyrb
M6951 McCall's Pattern
Collar band and collar seem too long
Lara47 8 3/2/15 8:40 PM by simplystitches
Printable Patterns
Lara47 2 3/2/15 3:14 PM by Lara47
Flat felled jeans seams "texture."
How do you create it?
corrado33 6 3/1/15 7:24 PM by Al Johnson
Mccalls 5379 help!
LDT2011 6 3/1/15 12:07 PM by HelenM01
Am I crazy??
mixmkr 5 2/28/15 8:53 PM by beauturbo
What is nap? (Pages 1 2)
polish mom1 11 2/28/15 1:40 AM by annsew65
New member question
where to post an intro?
FashionBTS 6 2/27/15 9:36 AM by FashionBTS
Janome DC2014 babylock Tempo? (Pages 1 2)
Zoeymil 11 2/26/15 10:48 PM by allorache
ruffling foot
polish mom1 3 2/26/15 10:37 PM by diane s
smocking
measuring
polish mom1 7 2/26/15 9:50 AM by polish mom1
Burda paper patterns
Do they have seam allowances?
naptimemom 7 2/26/15 8:50 AM by emilyibis
Ideas needed (Pages 1 2)
rosanna22 12 2/24/15 7:41 AM by rosanna22
Sagging double knit
2humans2dogs 6 2/24/15 6:41 AM by Geejay
Brussels Washer Linen
MisfitToy 4 2/23/15 10:58 PM by Elona
champion sewing machine
conn.rod 3 2/23/15 2:01 PM by skae
Coverpro Coverstitching Frustration
shimmering lycra/ knit legging
Ldill31 6 2/22/15 8:01 PM by ryan's mom
Dealing with fabric that frays.
corrado33 5 2/21/15 1:40 PM by aqn
Ira Glass on the Creative Process
Ira Glass speaks about learning to do something
sacjeanie 8 2/20/15 8:16 PM by sacjeanie
FBA leg lengths after dropping the apex
how to balance the legs?
hoyhoy 4 2/20/15 6:46 PM by hoyhoy
Help with pattern directions
KellyWRussell 8 2/20/15 10:05 AM by KellyWRussell
getting worse with practice, not better (Pages 1 2 3 4)
the more I sew, the worse it gets
JenniM 30 2/19/15 10:26 AM by DolphinDancer30
How to stop one fabric from stretching?
When using 2 layers, how to stop lining fabric from stretching?
corrado33 7 2/19/15 8:04 AM by RLL
Problems with rolled hem foot (Pages 1 2)
Ina Maria 19 2/18/15 7:32 PM by CM_Sews
an alternative view of sewing tools (just for fun)
rmusic1 4 2/18/15 6:20 PM by Datcat23
Is clingy knit any good for making muslins?
dreamgarden 5 2/16/15 9:21 PM by dreamgarden
longest length of fabric that I can fit in my washing machine? (Pages 1 2)
TriStateAria 16 2/16/15 6:48 PM by weekendstitch
stretch denim grai
saraatkin 2 2/15/15 12:01 PM by saraatkin
Please help me with my midi skirt problem (Pages 1 2)
samgill 15 2/15/15 8:46 AM by kalniete
Waistband interfaceing
StitchyMama 2 2/14/15 11:07 AM by StitchyMama
Babylock tempo
Zoeymil 3 2/13/15 10:56 PM by Enerostar83
Sewing heavy weight #10 plastic zipper question
Brine 6 2/13/15 9:51 PM by Brine
Would a Hong Kong finish be okay for a crotch curve? (Pages 1 2)
Finishing the crotch curve on pj bottoms
renren 15 2/13/15 11:44 AM by renren
What steam iron do you use? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
I need a new iron and am not sure what to get
Erplab 47 2/13/15 10:15 AM by Utta Retch
Petticoat Simplicity 3847 Poodle Skirt
Ruffles for the petticoat just don't make sense
SewingFreeHand 3 2/12/15 8:26 AM by Pamela R
Bias Tape Question
lka674 8 2/12/15 0:38 AM by stirwatersblue
Teaching 10-11 year olds
Pattern cutting
plumfan 9 2/11/15 12:46 PM by Kwaaked
Will sewing for dolls help me practice for people-sized clothing? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
TwinkleBoss 37 2/11/15 11:37 AM by 61sew4fun
Your experience: trace and cut or cut through pattern paper? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
What's the best technique?
mizcorbie 30 2/10/15 10:26 AM by kitphantom
Question about free tunic top I downloaded
Is this cut wrong or right sides together? Help!
naptimemom 7 2/9/15 10:30 PM by naptimemom
Just starting out
Zoeymil 7 2/9/15 6:50 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
sewing 2 different textiles together
what size and type of needle do I use, what type of thread?
elna2 4 2/9/15 12:36 PM by elna2
Measure your measuring tape.
Measuring Tape Measure
sewdoggie22 7 2/9/15 12:36 PM by ASiverson
Help with Coat Lining
Total beginner to outdoor/jacket stuff
Chococat 5 2/9/15 6:37 AM by Ineedaname
Poodle skirt
sditz1 1 2/9/15 0:24 AM by Bernadette W
pattern for knits
adjustments
polish mom1 8 2/8/15 7:26 PM by LynnRowe
Zippers - Replace or repair? (Pages 1 2)
Zipper Pin
DianeDrexel 16 2/7/15 10:20 PM by DianeDrexel
Janome Home 2014 Stretch stitch
Stretch Stitch
Rhonlynn 5 2/7/15 7:34 PM by Arlene1995
Need Advice on choosing and placing closures like snaps, hook and eye
Debbeg 2 2/5/15 6:13 PM by beauturbo
When do the new season's patterns come out?
Want to start spring and summer sewing
naptimemom 4 2/4/15 11:07 AM by LizJ58
Maybe the Fairy Bra Mother could come to Mpls, MN/ (Pages 1 2)
kajero 19 2/3/15 7:39 PM by diane s
Choosing a pattern size (Pages 1 2)
Picking the right measurement
Debbeg 14 2/2/15 6:16 AM by dillyduck
Fabric left overs etiquette??
Mangosteen25 9 2/1/15 6:18 PM by BriarRose
Walking Foot - Edgestitch?
GoKesselGo 3 2/1/15 5:00 PM by PattiAnnJ
Do I really need fusible wadding? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 10 2/1/15 7:06 AM by Mangosteen25
Help with Joining Moneta Bodice and Skirt
writerchicknyc 8 1/30/15 5:01 PM by LizJ58
Does my machine need service or not? (Pages 1 2)
stumped my problem which spontaneously solved or partially solved itself
Liz in Cville 10 1/29/15 12:54 PM by weekendstitch
Fabric for quilt binding (Pages 1 2)
Tape maker or "fold tape in half lengthwise" method
Melcalifornia 13 1/27/15 9:28 AM by kitphantom
Sanity check my body measurements please (Pages 1 2)
And, can I successfully use the pattern I've chosen?
gretchenross 18 1/26/15 9:20 PM by Red Dragon
making your own form
Bdawn 9 1/26/15 7:10 PM by Bdawn
How many times do you make a pattern before you get it right? (Pages 1 2 3)
Making mistakes
Debbeg 22 1/26/15 11:40 AM by chisgran
Serging slippery fabric (Pages 1 2)
AZGreyGirl 19 1/25/15 4:42 PM by LynnRowe
Problems with Collar Stand
DOGLOVER389 8 1/25/15 12:50 PM by beauturbo
PATTERNS - True confessions - need advice & emotional support (Pages 1 2)
I have NEVER actually sewed something from a "real" pattern ... scared ... HELP!
natkat 15 1/25/15 2:46 AM by natkat
Messy bottom stitches
Beginner questions
RoJonesDesigns 8 1/24/15 5:52 PM by emmasgranny
Simplicity 2255 neck band has me stumped
stringfigures 2 1/24/15 3:15 PM by beauturbo
Brand new to the sewing world (Pages 1 2 3)
Dicanio89 21 1/23/15 7:32 PM by Vintage Joan
Leather jacket repair
how to repair v-shaped tear in hubby's leather jacket
gneebee 8 1/22/15 10:30 PM by Al Johnson
Do you sew buttons on by machine or by hand? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
It seems I am terrible at both
kajero 34 1/21/15 7:07 PM by Sewcoastal
Help with back neck facing (on a lined jacket/cloak)
Facing piece seems too long?
stirwatersblue 4 1/21/15 6:30 PM by Sewcoastal
Taking the shine out of poly satin?
How can I make shiny satin, um, un-shiny?
bettina77 6 1/21/15 2:59 PM by detroy
Simplicity 1716 - I feel clueless!
Can't understand the directions
Debbeg 9 1/21/15 8:08 AM by Debbeg
Buttonhole problems! (Pages 1 2 3)
ok on test fabric, but not on garment
C_M 25 1/19/15 6:38 PM by C_M
Silk Charmeuse (Pages 1 2 3)
Questions about stabilizing and washing silk charmeuse
bettina77 28 1/19/15 5:46 PM by BriarRose
Husband Buying for Wife (Pages 1 2 3 4)
coro32 33 1/19/15 12:27 PM by PattiAnnJ
Armhole Conundrum!
Armholes in a coat should not be too small
nestle 9 1/18/15 8:28 PM by Arlene1995
Elna 1010 or Elna SU???
Which has solid dependable operation?
Sibe 2 1/18/15 7:44 PM by Sibe
((GASP)) Skip Interfacing? (Pages 1 2)
Apron Strings 13 1/18/15 12:47 PM by PattiAnnJ
flannel problems (Pages 1 2 3 4)
BlueSkysAhead 34 1/17/15 2:13 PM by coffeebreak
Trying out bias for New Look 6803 View D
So what do I do with the Y neck facing?
LiinSd 4 1/17/15 0:29 AM by LiinSd
Attaching toggles or leather buckles
Alternative to buttons or clasps
stirwatersblue 6 1/16/15 10:17 PM by skae
Shoulder fitting question
frecklesforever 5 1/16/15 9:12 PM by Arlene1995
Step 31 Simplicity 1456 Is that a typo?
becknbob 3 1/16/15 3:55 PM by becknbob
Are Knit Jeggings Appropriate for Toddler Boys? (Pages 1 2 3)
kajero 21 1/15/15 3:40 PM by Arlene1995
Sewing pattern from crochet picture
How to make a pattern from only a pic
sewmesilly 9 1/15/15 1:35 PM by NobuMurakawa
How do you identify DRESS FORM
Found one on CL - without maker name but other markings
idontsew 7 1/14/15 8:19 PM by idontsew
Drop yoke issues
trying to work out a ratio for a workable shirt
Stuggy 2 1/14/15 2:08 PM by Stuggy
Mending super soft socks (how?)
sewpapa 5 1/12/15 9:49 PM by WTG
correct sewing posture means I can't see what I'm doing (Pages 1 2 3)
any suggestions?
meleliza 23 1/12/15 2:36 PM by Apron Strings
Adler 187
uwansee 1 1/12/15 1:56 PM by weekendstitch
Tartan Polyviscose fabric - which side?
Can't tell if it's important which side of the fabric needs to be the outside out
Stuggy 7 1/12/15 5:38 AM by Stuggy
Lost my instructions!
Mangosteen25 4 1/12/15 4:11 AM by Mangosteen25
Step 7 on McCalls 6563,help please!
frecklesforever 4 1/11/15 7:10 PM by Samantha82
Sulky thread is fraying and breaking while sewing. (Pages 1 2)
HOWsMom 17 1/11/15 12:56 PM by sammyowner
Sewing machine recommendation for 5 yr old (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
What would be a good beginner machine for my crafty girl?
rosannec 40 1/11/15 9:36 AM by ryan's mom
pear shaped patterns
suzykue 4 1/10/15 8:05 PM by kajero
New Look 6150 - Step 4 Confusion (Pages 1 2)
Pattern Assistance
Tonya P 13 1/10/15 4:52 PM by Meg McKinney
Best serger (new or used) for the money?
hgs2014 5 1/10/15 11:23 AM by sacjeanie
Hong Kong finish on zipper seam
Spacious Skies 2 1/8/15 1:07 PM by Spacious Skies
Questions about sewing knits for the first time
Beansmarie 4 1/8/15 11:02 AM by sewsally
What width bias tape should I get?
Pattern says to cut 1-1/2" strips. What size do I buy?
mizcorbie 6 1/8/15 9:46 AM by mizcorbie
Need help with back dress zipper, please
Zipper is final step, but how to squeeze the dress onto the machine?
mizcorbie 9 1/8/15 9:45 AM by mizcorbie
Sewing with ITY Knits (Pages 1 2 3)
anniem404 22 1/7/15 11:15 PM by RLL
sleeves
polish mom1 5 1/7/15 1:51 PM by solosmocker
Beginner sewing machine (Pages 1 2 3)
Sweetmomof2 22 1/6/15 12:29 PM by sditz1
Machine embroid thread - just for a bit of glam?
Mangosteen25 6 1/6/15 0:21 AM by Mangosteen25
Question About Boxed Cusion Covers
Boxed Cusion Cover
BeginnerBob 3 1/5/15 10:52 PM by GretchenB
Brother vs bernina (Pages 1 2)
New sewing machine decision
mrsgulliver 11 1/5/15 5:30 PM by stirwatersblue
I'm hand sewing buttons and borrowed an idea (Pages 1 2)
straight from the cross stitchers' playbook
marymary86 12 1/5/15 2:48 AM by SharonBridges
What did people use before fuisble interfacing? And . . .
Mangosteen25 8 1/4/15 8:02 PM by GretchenB
French seam question
Can I put an interior wrap around belt hole into one?
PriorPatterns 7 1/4/15 2:40 PM by PriorPatterns
Using FBA, other adjustments, or patterns with cup sizes...
Which size to buy yardage for?
CityChik 4 1/4/15 1:15 AM by diane s
so I ask myself, exactly how did this happen?... (Pages 1 2 3)
a comic tale
rmusic1 20 1/3/15 9:16 PM by solosmocker
Singer 550-c Bobbin Insertion
budvar 3 1/3/15 8:27 PM by budvar
Dart Dimples (Nipply Darts)
How to Correct a Dart with a Dimple
amysayssew 8 12/31/14 7:23 PM by amysayssew
My machine doesn't have seam allowance guide (Pages 1 2)
gretchenross 11 12/31/14 1:02 PM by travel4fabric
My knit is being a nightmare (Pages 1 2)
Springhaas 10 12/31/14 0:40 AM by Geejay
New Look 6176
Help with collar
fliggie 5 12/30/14 5:15 PM by Laurie Lou
Sewing Questions About Pattern
Burda Mod Shift Dress #107
erinschaaf 5 12/30/14 11:06 AM by erinschaaf
Butterick 5948 help please (Pages 1 2)
if you've done this pattern, view D
Liz in Cville 13 12/29/14 10:24 PM by Tommy1969
Fusible vs. non-fusible
OK to sub non-fusible for fusible?
Liz in Cville 7 12/29/14 7:28 AM by LynnRowe
just bought a Juki 562 and a Singer 107w
mixmkr 3 12/28/14 9:07 PM by mixmkr
Brother Serger 1034D New won't sew
Serger won't sew
happysewone 8 12/27/14 7:59 PM by BrendaJoyce
Thread shred at fabric on Pfaff P5 -tension issue?
What am I doing wrong?
idontsew 6 12/27/14 2:32 PM by idontsew
Whew... (Pages 1 2)
just finished my dress
marec 12 12/26/14 7:55 PM by stirwatersblue
What is this unknown attachment ? (Pages 1 2)
imagine enclosed
HOWsMom 17 12/24/14 11:34 AM by beauturbo
Sewing Machine for Nylon Webbing (halters, collars, etc.) (Pages 1 2)
Greyhound 13 12/23/14 8:49 AM by biochemistress
Dressmakerís carbon paper (Pages 1 2 3)
Your recommendation????
jijichan 25 12/22/14 5:34 PM by Merry G
Buttons for my 1 year old Grandson's Fleece Shirt
kajero 8 12/22/14 9:35 AM by Marie367
making domed covered buttons, without a kit, from thick & fraying fabric
kellyhogaboom 4 12/22/14 1:03 AM by kellyhogaboom
How do finish the bottom of this shirt. (Pages 1 2)
I am so confused!
kajero 11 12/21/14 6:50 PM by biochemistress
Swayback adjustment
sdh54 9 12/20/14 12:17 PM by stirwatersblue
Just Got My First Machine - Juki HZL-G110 (Pages 1 2)
nd23rin 16 12/20/14 2:39 AM by mariajw
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 33 12/19/14 6:19 PM by kajero
Need Several Quick but Pretty Projects for GIFTS (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Ideas Please!!
idontsew 30 12/19/14 6:12 PM by Melcalifornia
Will it work?
mystery fabric
teddysclj 5 12/19/14 5:59 PM by arianamaniacs
Another robe question--do I really need to interface?
Spacious Skies 6 12/19/14 3:35 PM by solosmocker
Which size robe to make for husband?
Spacious Skies 6 12/19/14 9:08 AM by Pamela R
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
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
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
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
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
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
Easy wrap type knit pattern?
Pattern Recommendation Wanted
Lisa5Lynne 4 11/18/14 8:40 AM by Lisa5Lynne
Pattern Help Needed!
cosplay woes
studiothriller 6 11/18/14 8:26 AM by NancyZL
Free Sewing Classes at Mood Fabrics
gribzoid 0 11/16/14 1:11 PM by gribzoid
Need help for flared gown
ratan 8 11/12/14 1:05 PM by HelenM01
Sewaholic Alma Blouse
Missing pattern piece
saraatkin 2 11/11/14 3:53 PM by saraatkin
I need help in choosing sewing patterns
lacanon09 3 11/11/14 10:21 AM by TStevens
Singer Sewing Reference Books (Pages 1 2)
Sewncooknmom 17 11/10/14 9:40 PM by mastdenman
Brother 1034D serger won't sew at all
ariadnep 6 11/10/14 7:25 PM by Melcalifornia
Children's pattern sizing (Pages 1 2)
Pattern sizing
Wintermoons 12 11/10/14 9:06 AM by JOshiro
I hate grommets..... (Pages 1 2)
help please!
rmusic1 14 11/9/14 6:53 PM by KiwiWendy
CONFUSED
Help with Interfacing
Js1747 4 11/9/14 3:51 PM by Julia C
Jacket Trepidation (Butterick 5683 or Burda 7582)
Beginner seeks advice re: fabric subs and/or muslin and/or opting out ;)
Liz in Cville 7 11/9/14 3:44 PM by Julia C
What is the fabric on the edging of commercially made baby bibs?
kajero 3 11/9/14 3:17 PM by diane s
Upholstery thread is running low in thread - what to do??
When the thread is low, it unwinds in the bobbin and creates problems - what to do?
fabricaddiction 7 11/9/14 12:31 PM by PattiAnnJ
Reinforcing knees in jeans (Pages 1 2)
JennaF 11 11/9/14 0:05 AM by Al Johnson
Pattern for a fly-front skirt
buy a new pattern or modify what I have?
SpitfireGal 6 11/8/14 6:33 PM by SpitfireGal
Protecting my t-shirts from holes at the center front waist (Pages 1 2 3)
Sick of those tiny little holes
JOshiro 22 11/7/14 1:10 PM by Elona
Store bought lesson (Pages 1 2)
rfsews 17 11/6/14 6:37 PM by TStevens
Tips for curved insets?
am about to attempt V7910 view B
SpitfireGal 2 11/6/14 2:44 PM by arianamaniacs
Basic Machine (Pages 1 2)
9 yr old wants to sew
skittles2u 13 11/6/14 1:02 PM by Mufffet
Simplicity 1760 Help Please?
I'm making a skirt and the instructions got confusing
queencailo 2 11/5/14 11:57 PM by queencailo
squaring up
easiest and best way to square up fabric
donellar 3 11/5/14 11:47 PM by PattyE
Resizing a skirt pattern
Need to enlarge
mendospot 3 11/4/14 7:12 PM by mendospot
Reusing patterns by tracing? (Pages 1 2 3)
Mama2Athena 28 11/4/14 11:09 AM by CraftAddict
another corset question
boning
rmusic1 6 11/4/14 8:19 AM by tailored
scatter cushion size (Pages 1 2)
what size?
maide 10 11/4/14 7:16 AM by annsew65
What Pattern Next? (Pages 1 2)
ammorgan03 16 11/4/14 6:21 AM by marymary86
Bulky seams are defeating me!!
bijou13 3 11/3/14 11:19 PM by TGWGWS
Jacket collar interfacing: How to make firmer
Seems too light, can I pile it on to make firmer?
abuelita2 6 11/3/14 5:36 PM by Nancy K
Interfacing Crinkling (Pages 1 2)
Anri 12 11/2/14 9:11 AM by mhk
Crafty Class "One Pattern, Many Looks"
Has anyone taken? Appropriate for a beginner?
Melcalifornia 2 11/1/14 3:40 PM by Melcalifornia
Gunk on my iron! (Pages 1 2)
Glue from 606 spray adhesive all over my iron :(
Melcalifornia 12 10/31/14 2:47 PM by Marie367
Removing bulk from darts
Nofuelleft 6 10/29/14 9:48 PM by Nofuelleft
What is a hem facing? (Pages 1 2)
Nancy1955 15 10/29/14 4:42 PM by solosmocker
Questions about Pattern Review
Questions, membership
Rhonlynn 7 10/28/14 10:17 PM by Rhonlynn
How can I decipher Burda's notion pictures?
Burda Notions
Soday 7 10/28/14 5:33 PM by Soday
Adding Length to A-Line Dress?
ammorgan03 3 10/28/14 5:05 AM by cocosloft
Serged finish on lining fabric?
Advice please
Miatagirl 5 10/27/14 10:34 AM by Melcalifornia
Bra making? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 30)
Skratchie 293 10/27/14 6:33 AM by Quickie
Yarn stash sale
Abundant yarns has gorgeous stuff on sale
GretchenB 2 10/25/14 8:41 PM by ldpaulson
Best sewing parts sequence?
zekia 6 10/24/14 9:41 PM by Arlene1995
Reason for not cutting skirt on the fold?
myriaml 8 10/24/14 8:53 AM by marthamckeon123
Downloadable Patterns - Info please : ) (Pages 1 2)
downloadable patterns
Vancouvergirl 15 10/23/14 11:52 AM by DonnaH
Simplicity 5839 kimono madness!
What's with those SLEEVES?
Dorion 1 10/22/14 8:41 PM by Dorion
Question about straight stitches (Pages 1 2)
Metta13 17 10/22/14 8:38 PM by GretchenB
Maternity Panel
Where to find good ribbing fabric
cricket363 5 10/22/14 8:27 PM by swerve2sew
Shortening A Dress Strap?
ammorgan03 3 10/22/14 6:03 PM by diane s
Kenmore Sewing Machine Help (Pages 1 2 3)
Thread Jamming
lolanicoleblogs 20 10/22/14 9:56 AM by Marie367
Finding This Pattern
I Need Help Finding A Pattern Like This...
jayedommi 7 10/21/14 12:24 PM by BumbeB
New sewer. (Pages 1 2)
Introduction
CandyDarling 17 10/21/14 11:49 AM by idontsew
i am petite and know i will need alteration to patterns...
sprissy 9 10/21/14 11:23 AM by Mufffet
See&Sew B5442 Help
ammorgan03 5 10/18/14 10:35 PM by ammorgan03
The Sewing Party November 8th 2014
Anybody signing up?
idontsew 2 10/18/14 9:02 AM by knitsgetsmail
Lekala #5742 Decorative Closure Pants Woes
Need help with pattern #5742
Twisted E Ranch 1 10/17/14 8:13 PM by beauturbo
New Juki Machine Woes - Pics Attached (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Switched from factory settings and now everything has gone haywire
sosat 32 10/16/14 9:16 PM by simplystitches
Sewing knits to wovens? (Pages 1 2)
ahrizel1 10 10/16/14 11:12 AM by Deepika
Lining a knit skirt? (Pages 1 2)
What to use?
JennaF 13 10/15/14 5:11 PM by Deepika
Learning to sew from online sources (Pages 1 2)
My student asked me fro recommendations
lakaribane 12 10/14/14 10:10 AM by lakaribane
Pressing seams on faux suede?
weekendstitch 5 10/14/14 9:29 AM by weekendstitch
Serged seam ripped straight out of my fabric! (Pages 1 2)
Help!
lisawray 18 10/13/14 10:11 PM by Quickie
Lining a Robe
I need help lining a robe
shearay752 2 10/13/14 6:43 PM by shearay752
what to buy
spoirier 5 10/12/14 6:53 PM by Marie367
attaching underwear elastic to fabric cut on the bias (Pages 1 2)
Help! :)
jaelh 11 10/12/14 6:48 PM by Sharon Rose
WAIST BAND GRIPS OR STAYS (Pages 1 2)
I don't know what this item is actually called - need help!
idontsew 10 10/12/14 7:52 AM by Maripat
Absolute beginner question - Should the back of a shirt exactly mirror the front?
Having trouble matching the back and front pieces of a pattern
fabricaddiction 9 10/11/14 7:36 PM by solosmocker
Finding the Grain on a Knit (Pages 1 2)
I seem to have trouble with all of the techniques I've read about
amysayssew 10 10/11/14 7:08 PM by BLMLB
How do I size-up a pattern ?
sizing
HOWsMom 1 10/10/14 10:52 AM by Mole Princess
Burda small armholes in jacket
Cut larger size armhole?
abuelita2 1 10/9/14 3:19 PM by lca
My mother contends that making pants is easy. (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 29 10/8/14 10:27 PM by Sewcoastal
How do I strengthen the shoulder seams in my heavy coat?
Shoulder seams in heavy coat
Soday 1 10/8/14 12:58 PM by Kathhhhhy
HELP!!! I'm Stuck!
McCall's 6993 Skirt A, Can't figure it out!
Js1747 5 10/7/14 9:25 PM by Js1747
against the grain (Pages 1 2)
cutting pattern piece against the grain
jenfog77 12 10/7/14 0:00 AM by jenfog77
Headbands using fabric and elastic (Pages 1 2)
StacieG2002 11 10/6/14 5:08 PM by kajero
cutting patterns
multisizing pattern question
guineapigme 5 10/6/14 5:06 PM by DonnaH
Colette Guide to Sewing Hems
Free ebook now available
DonnaH 6 10/3/14 3:51 PM by dmh1
Ribbon
Do you Need to Pre-shrink 100% polyester ribbon?
elna2 2 10/2/14 10:37 PM by elna2
How would you get this topstitching look? (Pages 1 2)
Tailypo 11 10/2/14 5:49 PM by beauturbo
Second/backup machine? (Pages 1 2)
second sewing machine
Jsbarto1 11 10/2/14 3:32 PM by Al Johnson
Why NOT line a skirt? (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 15 10/2/14 1:23 PM by Kwaaked
clothing construction handbook (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 26 10/1/14 11:08 AM by tg33
What is better? More efficient? (Pages 1 2)
duckydubz 12 9/29/14 2:47 PM by CM_Sews
Butterick B6070 (Pages 1 2)
Hmmmm ...
Skratchie 13 9/29/14 11:53 AM by tlc7
next sewing machine? (Pages 1 2)
moving from a singer featherweight to a new machine with zigzag stitching
Cnoelj 12 9/28/14 7:35 PM by atymonw
Bobbin issues with Brother Sewing Machine
Brother Compal Deluxe - Bobbin issues
redtulips 7 9/28/14 4:26 PM by beauturbo
Invisible zipper not invisible! (Pages 1 2)
brandywine 12 9/28/14 10:40 AM by SheBear0320
Question About Gravity Feed Iron
Bob Loblaw 7 9/26/14 5:30 PM by Barbara3
Somebody come to my house and lay out my pattern on this striped fabric (Pages 1 2 3)
Tailypo 22 9/26/14 2:15 PM by Mole Princess
Questions about darts in tops
Probably a stupid question, but all these patterns have darts
Firebird 7 9/25/14 7:24 PM by stirwatersblue
Why so many pants patterns? (Pages 1 2)
Are they really all that different?
Miatagirl 16 9/25/14 2:01 PM by Marie367
Help making Paule Ka dress from Burda 02/2013
cathytxtwfr 7 9/24/14 11:44 AM by PattiAnnJ
METALLIC THREAD woes
Can it be used to make maxi stitches on Pfaff P5?
idontsew 6 9/23/14 3:17 PM by gmaz
Is there an easy shirt for a mature woman? (Pages 1 2 3)
Firebird 21 9/22/14 9:38 PM by Firebird
Sewing in Comfort? (Pages 1 2 3)
Jewel Smith 24 9/22/14 7:28 PM by m/m
how do you rate fitting skills? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
rmusic1 37 9/21/14 1:02 PM by dove29
Hemming jeans (Pages 1 2)
Using Jean Thread (Wawak)
Beaglemama 11 9/21/14 12:44 PM by lgrande
Overlock with double/triple needle (bernina 830e)
Nut2Sew 1 9/20/14 5:43 PM by denise60s
Decorative throw pillow (Pages 1 2)
best practices, machines, and expert knowledge
gizmoto 14 9/19/14 7:59 AM by gizmoto
Math and sewing (Pages 1 2 3)
Katedejong 26 9/17/14 7:27 PM by Vintage Joan
Marking on the fabric
tracing wheel and paper not working
LisaInAlabama 9 9/17/14 3:57 PM by LisaInAlabama
Pattern Practice (Pages 1 2)
Inexpensive fabric to practice for knit fabric projects
RoJonesDesigns 18 9/16/14 10:34 PM by kcurtis
Prices from 2 dealers (Pages 1 2)
Different prices, same machine, from 2 dealers in same city
soeasy123 14 9/16/14 2:24 PM by soeasy123
Why you shouldn't sew in your non native language (Pages 1 2 3)
Baffled by a french pattern
cathytxtwfr 27 9/16/14 2:46 AM by nanneke
Pencil skirt rotating as I walk (Pages 1 2 3)
JOshiro 29 9/16/14 1:50 AM by denise60s
Freezer paper as stabilizer?
Instead of buying tear away stabilizer
Melcalifornia 2 9/14/14 2:51 PM by Melcalifornia
help with: low rise boxer brief project
logicallybiased 6 9/13/14 2:17 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Janome 2030 (Pages 1 2)
Janome 2030- reviews please
soeasy123 11 9/13/14 10:42 AM by soeasy123
trimming, marking, hemming circle skirt (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 18 9/12/14 5:30 PM by demoiselle
What have you learned that improved your sewing dramatically? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 13)
Things that aren't necessarily in the sewing books ...
marymary86 125 9/12/14 11:41 AM by Chococat
What the What? "Grown on Handle" (Pages 1 2 3)
What the heck does it mean?!
ldpaulson 24 9/11/14 7:58 PM by stirwatersblue
Invisible Zipper
ambeachler 8 9/11/14 6:38 PM by kcurtis
Making patterns from RTW in my closet
I'd like to create new patterns from my old clothes
duckydubz 3 9/11/14 2:56 PM by aqn
Cones of all/general purpose thread?
What brands are out there & where to buy?
Bob Loblaw 8 9/11/14 1:57 PM by Bob Loblaw
How much fabric do I need?
baby quilt
anmeeks 0 9/10/14 3:08 PM by anmeeks
walking foot (Pages 1 2 3)
how much will it help?
demoiselle 24 9/10/14 1:21 PM by solosmocker
horrible knit straps (Pages 1 2 3)
and bindings too... can't get the hang of it
Chopinzee 25 9/9/14 7:35 PM by Chopinzee
Darts with Flat tops
Lekala 8000
demoiselle 3 9/9/14 5:38 PM by Nancy K
Old sewing books and elbow darts (Pages 1 2)
Just curious
pferdfarm 11 9/7/14 11:11 PM by KiwiWendy
What is your fave sewing tool? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
hyattrocillo 32 9/7/14 4:44 PM by LisaInAlabama
Beginners Dress Patterns
Easy dress patterns
suejw 4 9/7/14 9:11 AM by demoiselle
Melan, Mellan, Mellon, Interfacing
MissyH 2 9/6/14 9:22 PM by MissyH
Waist idea for knit skirt
Cutting off top of a stretchy knit dress to turn into skirt - need waist ideas!
Melcalifornia 4 9/6/14 5:30 PM by Catina
Skirt waistband help (Pages 1 2)
Which side does the interfacing go
Estelle in Aus 10 9/6/14 7:29 AM by demoiselle
When would you consider youself 'not a beginner' anymore? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Beginner vs. Intermediate?
fabricaddiction 40 9/6/14 6:44 AM by Stuggy
Tension help?
Wavy bobbin thread
cjacobs 4 9/5/14 7:23 PM by caren751
Uh oh, I used too much Mistyfuse!
Janalice 2 9/5/14 2:56 PM by Janalice
simplicity 1283
8erin5 6 9/5/14 10:53 AM by demoiselle
Wardrobe-Poor (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
demoiselle 46 9/4/14 2:10 PM by KabitTarah
Burda 7100 (Pages 1 2)
Don't understand the neckline
Loralea 12 9/4/14 1:13 PM by Loralea
My third kilt project
Nkthompson 6 9/4/14 8:31 AM by Nkthompson
Sewing stretchy knits giving me headaches - fabric "flagging" ? (Pages 1 2 3)
flagging, skipped stitches, breaking thread
HOWsMom 20 9/3/14 3:45 PM by HOWsMom
Where to shop in Milan?
Where to shop in Milan?
Marieke1975 3 9/3/14 9:06 AM by dresscode
Help me with bias tape! :)
Need help determine how this to cut fabric for bias tape makers
Melcalifornia 9 9/2/14 8:50 PM by stirwatersblue
Simplicity 2822 Wheelchair Bag
rimna5 2 9/2/14 8:29 AM by JTink
what fabric to use for a slip
suzykue 3 9/2/14 0:14 AM by Samantha82
Brother xl2600i buttonhole foot (Pages 1 2)
buttonhole foot missing bracket?
JennyQNY 16 9/1/14 11:54 PM by chika85
facings and when you can get rid of them (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 23 9/1/14 11:39 PM by GlButterfly
Skirt Yoke Facing in Contrast Fabric
The difference between 1 skirt and 2
demoiselle 4 9/1/14 10:11 PM by tinflutterby
Singer ideal 1014 sewing machine
I NEED HELP!!
livp47 2 9/1/14 4:42 PM by sew2006
help me please (Pages 1 2)
can't get fabric on grain
demoiselle 11 8/31/14 9:52 PM by plazaglass
ETA SEWING EXPO
It was great!
TJSEWS 3 8/31/14 8:53 PM by idontsew
New Look 6128
saraatkin 1 8/31/14 2:52 PM by DonnaH
burda.7966--what do these instructions mean?!!
SewerInTraining 5 8/31/14 8:19 AM by stirwatersblue
Looking for a Winnie the Pooh Pattern... (Pages 1 2 3)
Nyreth 23 8/30/14 9:31 PM by fraserco
Kick pleats
How do I get KPleats to hang straight?
cornish swede 7 8/30/14 5:47 AM by cornish swede
How can I salvage this project....
bad fabric choice
sosat 8 8/29/14 12:44 PM by stirwatersblue
New to sewing (Pages 1 2)
1st project Plaid Kilt
Nkthompson 12 8/28/14 3:27 PM by weekendstitch
Cutting on the lengthwise and crosswise grain in the same garment
cimmanon 9 8/25/14 11:10 AM by cimmanon
Sewing Cotton Bras (Pages 1 2)
choosing correct fabric
Concrete Blonde 10 8/25/14 0:30 AM by Concrete Blonde
Simple basic pattern for ultra-beginner (Pages 1 2 3)
Basic pattern that allows room for variation but easy to sew
HoboCamel 22 8/24/14 9:48 PM by idontsew
Just Ask (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Disaster Zone
Dawnabbey 30 8/24/14 1:29 PM by LisaInAlabama
How do you measure waistbands? (Pages 1 2 3)
Mystery numbers
demoiselle 26 8/24/14 8:02 AM by solosmocker
Broke my Bernina Button Sew-On Foot (#18)
rfsews 6 8/23/14 12:11 PM by Maia B
Order of sewing for neckline and shoulders
What order am I proceeding in?
fabricaddiction 3 8/22/14 9:07 PM by GretchenB
Simplicity 1462
invisible side zipper
Rozt 2 8/22/14 9:02 PM by GretchenB
Sewing pattern needed or help!
danby86 8 8/21/14 4:42 PM by HelenM01
New to sewing
2nd kilt with a heavier material
Nkthompson 7 8/20/14 11:59 PM by Nkthompson
Easiest way to thread a needle
*sigh* I love a man who can sew
marymary86 7 8/20/14 6:07 PM by stirwatersblue
Beginner looking for Sewing Machine
Sewing machine used for heavy denim
slomeli92 4 8/19/14 10:31 PM by Ubik
Adorable printable for making a matchbook needle case
Just print, add felt and staple
marymary86 2 8/19/14 2:55 PM by a7yrstitch
Project to make with 2.5 year old (Pages 1 2)
Pomegranate27 14 8/19/14 2:34 PM by DonnaH
needle size for denim
what size is best
aquamarineerica 4 8/18/14 11:18 PM by travel4fabric
pattern 1484
Help[
RooseveltAZ 2 8/18/14 10:35 AM by diane s
suggested fabric issues!
costuming troubles...
studiothriller 5 8/17/14 6:01 PM by studiothriller
Swimwear elastic
What's the difference
Liamsmama 4 8/17/14 11:23 AM by MartiP
What I really need is . . . (Pages 1 2 3)
(this beginners need-to-have)
demoiselle 26 8/16/14 7:57 PM by simplystitches
Oh no! I cut it too small. (Pages 1 2)
I guess I need a friend one to two sizes smaller than me, too.
demoiselle 10 8/16/14 8:24 AM by demoiselle
using knit fabric in place of cotton
cjw22 7 8/15/14 4:37 PM by cjw22
First Garment (Pages 1 2)
First garment since jr. high school
ak3e 12 8/15/14 4:01 PM by ak3e
I'm sick of making bias tape...Can I skip it this once? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Need finishing method suggestions for armholes and neck edge.
Ubik 40 8/14/14 8:58 PM by Ubik
I love Jalie videos
look how easy ...
marymary86 8 8/14/14 6:40 PM by kcurtis
Practice fabric for knits (Pages 1 2)
fabricaddiction 12 8/13/14 9:57 PM by Rae D
Hong Kong Seam Binding
first attempt... now what?
ToileAndTrouble 5 8/13/14 7:41 PM by kcurtis
Help me find this book? (Pages 1 2)
I know the book's contents.....just not the title, or anything else useful to find it!
fabricaddiction 15 8/13/14 1:02 PM by woole bully
mccall 6884 (Pages 1 2)
8erin5 10 8/11/14 10:45 PM by 8erin5
Save your scraps! ...is what they tell me. (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Fabric and interfacing
GardenGal7 32 8/11/14 7:58 PM by emilyibis
duck cloth for little girl's outfit, will it work? (Pages 1 2)
grahamfam2001 19 8/11/14 7:52 PM by grahamfam2001
Trimming interfacing and losing notches (Pages 1 2)
flowerprint 11 8/10/14 3:52 AM by flowerprint
Selvage edge
zigzag ohio 3 8/9/14 9:14 PM by frame
Butterick 5862
Stuck on Step 1
sacjeanie 8 8/9/14 8:31 PM by lorie_sk
Metallic Thread
wonderboyny 9 8/9/14 5:52 PM by wonderboyny
beginner needing help interpreting a pattern
reading a pattern
jennylupoo 8 8/8/14 5:40 PM by jennylupoo
Patterns: To Cut or Not to Cut? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Tracing to Spare Pattern or Cutting Them
LibertyBelle10 40 8/8/14 2:30 PM by Carol Mendoza
Tailoring RTW Pants (Pages 1 2)
JeanieR 11 8/8/14 6:59 AM by JeanieR
How to lengthen a finished blouse (Pages 1 2)
Finished pattern and blouse is too short
KCT8675 18 8/8/14 6:13 AM by Geejay
Bernina EmbS/W -- No dongle = won't work
warning to folks new to Bernina embroidery software
LisaInAlabama 3 8/7/14 6:16 PM by LisaInAlabama
shirring with a drop-in bobbin (Pages 1 2)
babylock tempo
linaml 15 8/7/14 3:53 PM by linaml
Stripes on the bias, how bad will my darts look?
cimmanon 6 8/6/14 10:54 AM by cimmanon
Peak-and Valley/Zig-Zag Waistline (Pages 1 2)
Need advice for how to sew an uppy-downy waistline :)
bettina77 10 8/6/14 1:01 AM by Arlene1995
How much more fabric for fabric with nap
Kikulina 6 8/5/14 5:27 PM by solosmocker
When are you no longer a beginner? (Pages 1 2)
turtleandi 14 8/4/14 8:35 PM by Speech girl
Please Help Me Choose a Fabric for Simplicity 2594 (Pages 1 2 3)
Ubik 23 8/4/14 7:19 PM by GretchenB (formerly fetch)
Will this pattern translate to a V.Beckham lookalike? (Pages 1 2)
pattern QUESTION
AmandainDC 15 8/4/14 11:19 AM by jenleeC
Fashion Sewing Supply (Pages 1 2)
First Order
MartiP 11 8/2/14 10:58 PM by MartiP
Men's Tracksuit - Help me choose a natural fabric
childoferna 9 8/2/14 7:27 PM by Arlene1995
Sewing together shorts
Shorts help
Mdkanne1 6 8/2/14 10:48 AM by Mdkanne1
Very drapey pattern only gives amounts for 60" width fabric
Matching fabric width to pattern for best results
fabricaddiction 5 8/2/14 10:16 AM by MrsCharisma
a-line skirt lining and interfacing (Pages 1 2)
I want to add an interfaced support plus lining to Deepika's a line skirt patter to aable zipper but trying to figure out the order of it...lining is next to body, then the support? and do I attach the zipper to the support and main fabric first?...it's
NiCaam 10 8/1/14 11:07 PM by NiCaam
Does this fitting problem have a name? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 14)
Addressing question to Catina
ccris 136 8/1/14 10:05 PM by Brine
Fitting front to side front (Pages 1 2 3)
UrbanFool 21 7/31/14 9:52 PM by FantasticButt
Simplicity 1757: Instructions are driving me bonkers!
Instructions are written partially in English and mostly in French and Spanish.
pecbotbrown 5 7/31/14 10:29 AM by pecbotbrown
Couture Sewing Techniques Neckband
for a v-neck
RedRockin 6 7/30/14 11:20 PM by DOGLOVER389
shirring (Pages 1 2)
Comes LOOSE! :(
Tommy1969 10 7/30/14 10:40 PM by Arlene1995
Pre Washing? (Pages 1 2)
LDT2011 13 7/30/14 7:37 PM by tigergirl
Miss Sophie and the measuring tape
Tales of a kitty and her desire to help me sew
renjon7798 5 7/30/14 5:50 PM by Zapkat
attaching a t-shirt collar
MariaESchneider 9 7/30/14 0:02 AM by a7yrstitch
Looking for good pants patterns for a beginner (Pages 1 2)
Erplab 15 7/29/14 2:15 PM by Nancy K
Your Very First Item (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
What was the first item you successfully sewed?
DonnaH 54 7/29/14 2:04 PM by cheshire cat
Thread bunching, could it be a timing problem? (Pages 1 2 3)
Thread bunching, timing,
Stuggy 24 7/29/14 11:59 AM by GretchenB (formerly fetch)
How to prevent a flipped hem on a knit? (Pages 1 2)
Leu 17 7/25/14 7:52 PM by beauturbo
Needles, how do you dispose of them? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Is there a safe way or correct way to discard needles?
GardenGal7 51 7/25/14 5:30 PM by Annie P
Lame fabric? (Pages 1 2)
Idk what this fabric is or how to hem it!
theVeganHippie 10 7/25/14 1:12 PM by CdnSkier
Selecting size
renjon7798 3 7/24/14 9:43 PM by Speech girl
fabrics to donate - Los Angeles area
fabrics to donate
dogyeargirl 2 7/24/14 11:11 AM by Kemish
Making my first short-sleeved men's shirt. Help! (Pages 1 2)
Can I use a solid color for the sleeves?
naptimemom 12 7/23/14 2:25 PM by denise60s
Beginners mistake
Too much interfacing
GardenGal7 4 7/23/14 1:22 PM by GardenGal7
Sewing classes
Good sewing classes in Calgary
marcelazafra 1 7/23/14 10:49 AM by jacqui583
Layout and Grain Confusion (Pages 1 2)
Please help me figure out what I'm doing wrong.
Ubik 18 7/22/14 5:26 PM by Catina
On-Grain Binding for Garment?
100% Broadcloth Binding
Alpinebixby 5 7/22/14 4:46 PM by Nancy K
Another beginner's plea for help with knits. (Pages 1 2 3)
Fabric ID and a few other questions.
craft keeper 26 7/21/14 11:35 PM by frame
Please help me figure out how to duplicate this simple outfit (Pages 1 2 3)
marymary86 28 7/21/14 8:24 PM by marymary86
Help with Vintage Singer T&S 648
Singer Machine Won't Thread Bobbin - Please Help :(
henryfrank33 9 7/21/14 12:05 PM by PattiAnnJ
Anyone purchased one of these button machine? Need advice (Pages 1 2 3)
BirdyBooo 25 7/21/14 7:15 AM by BirdyBooo
Neue Mode Coat/Jacket Pattern 3331
Has Anyone Translated the Instructions Into English?
abcameo 1 7/21/14 2:39 AM by abcameo
Pattern recommendations for a first blazer/jacket tailoring project? (Pages 1 2 3)
I really want to sew a jacket, but find it terrifying to contemplate
ToileAndTrouble 20 7/20/14 10:43 PM by Marie367
Sewing Jumbo Cord
Question about the need for a specific foot for sewing cord in general
Stuggy 9 7/20/14 9:56 PM by Renata
Lining a rayon skirt with tricot
adding a lining that acts like a slip
sk8rcruz 3 7/20/14 4:51 PM by sk8rcruz
Forum Help (Pages 1 2)
How to post an image from my computer desktop to forum
VickeyJ 18 7/20/14 11:24 AM by VickeyJ
Ms. Velvet Cake's order...IGNORED! Beginners; USE A STRAIGHT STITCH ON KNITS. (Pages 1 2 3 ... 17)
LynnRowe 168 7/18/14 10:22 PM by Catina
Interfacing for totes/handbags (Pages 1 2 3)
Have you tried sew-in canvas?
GardenGal7 20 7/18/14 10:13 PM by kcurtis
Shirring back panel
Need help on work order
hoyhoy 1 7/18/14 5:04 PM by Nofuelleft
washable linings
margaran 5 7/18/14 10:50 AM by margaran
Repairing darts in stretch knit pants
Liz in Cville 6 7/18/14 9:58 AM by Liz in Cville
Sewing Class Toolkit?
A very daft question about how to bring all of your, well, stuff to sewing class.
charwith 9 7/18/14 0:40 AM by sewbusy888
Handbag custom handles
Is there a general rule regarding the "drop"?
GardenGal7 4 7/17/14 7:27 PM by Vireya
Janome 6300P embroidery stitches
start and stop on scrap fabric?
GardenGal7 0 7/17/14 5:20 PM by GardenGal7
Grommets vs. Eyelets
What's the difference?
GardenGal7 9 7/17/14 4:09 PM by stirwatersblue
Zippers! (the pretty metal ones and Ykk zippers)
online sources?
GardenGal7 9 7/17/14 2:57 PM by lca
Hug Snug or Seams Great?
How do you determine which is best for a project?
Ubik 2 7/17/14 11:18 AM by Ubik
Sewing piping round collars (Pages 1 2)
having issues!
LDT2011 10 7/17/14 4:13 AM by LDT2011
Do you have tips for making both ends of a waistband come out even? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
marymary86 32 7/16/14 11:48 PM by marymary86
Zippers - the pretty ones!
online sources?
GardenGal7 0 7/16/14 5:04 PM by GardenGal7
What form of knee patching is least likely to re-rip?! (Pages 1 2)
Theresse 11 7/16/14 1:02 PM by Sharon Rose
Practice Fabric (Pages 1 2 3 4)
what kind of fabric did you use when you were starting to use patterns
hyattrocillo 30 7/16/14 10:04 AM by Kalindi1121
Advice on figure skating skirts
Best way to attach chiffon skating skirts to leotard
2Beacreative 6 7/16/14 0:01 AM by SheBear0320
cutting patterns (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
what is a reasonable amount of time?
kathieh9 42 7/14/14 11:01 AM by Stuggy
Moss Mini pocket question
Pocket not reaching all the way to the center line
Kristina C 0 7/13/14 10:37 PM by Kristina C
Looking for work as a pattern tester.
How to find work as a seamstress - pattern tester. What are qualifications?
textilegram 7 7/13/14 6:56 PM by textilegram
Giving support to soft fabric
jsbach 2 7/11/14 1:52 PM by beauturbo
What do you do with your test garments? (Pages 1 2)
fabricaddiction 15 7/11/14 11:07 AM by BettyMike
Elastic waistband misery
Elastic does rodeo inside casing
abuelita2 9 7/10/14 12:32 PM by Brine
Join me in sewing Vogue 1004 (the fitting shell), anyone? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
I decided I need a new round with it
lindawantstosew 35 7/9/14 11:07 PM by alpenrose
How to choose a pattern - and avoid a loser?
fabricaddiction 3 7/9/14 7:52 PM by PattyE
First top: Sewaholic Belcarra OR Grainline Scout?
vivianalondon 3 7/9/14 6:25 PM by michellep74
Which Fusible Interfacing for V9002?
Need help with my Fashion Sewing Supply order.
Ubik 3 7/9/14 2:57 PM by Ubik
Seam Binding? (Pages 1 2)
Robinwild1 19 7/9/14 2:38 PM by Robinwild1
Sewing stretch fabric
jubes 8 7/9/14 11:02 AM by MartiP
Parsons sewing cabinet
leapyfrog 4 7/8/14 10:03 PM by SpazzyCat
sway back issues
BlueSkysAhead 4 7/8/14 9:27 PM by BlueSkysAhead
All show waistbands
Waistband that shows.
donellar 1 7/8/14 4:24 PM by MrsCharisma
Knit/interlock alternatives
McCall's M6914 fabric suggestions...
EllyMae T 3 7/8/14 0:09 AM by diane s
Hem Marker (Pages 1 2 3)
So disgusted, it doesn't work!
MartiP 29 7/7/14 4:36 PM by beauturbo
Threads 2013 Archive 25% off today-worth the money? Industry Inside? (Pages 1 2)
mollycoomer 10 7/7/14 12:46 PM by Liane M
Housecoat Belt
Robinwild1 6 7/6/14 9:12 PM by allorache
Reshape Sleeve Cap (Pages 1 2)
DOGLOVER389 11 7/6/14 4:40 PM by DOGLOVER389
Interchanging needle brands? (Pages 1 2)
Putting in a new needle thats a different brand from my machine.
Constantia 16 7/5/14 2:06 AM by denise60s
Name Change?
Anne Onymus 7 7/4/14 8:41 PM by GlButterfly
classic seersucker stripes
question about matching stripes
sdp717 4 7/2/14 8:14 PM by Doris W. in TN
Flat felled seam question
marymary86 4 7/2/14 8:43 AM by marymary86
Flat felled seams inside sleeve (Pages 1 2)
gabbymoore 18 7/1/14 6:21 PM by beauturbo
I have finally vanquished velvet!
nightmare fabric - simple skirt
LDT2011 7 7/1/14 9:47 AM by LDT2011
1/4" red masking tape - marking seam allowances on Burda? (Pages 1 2)
Any reason why this wouldn't work? if not - how do you do it?
marymary86 16 6/30/14 2:41 PM by TGWGWS
Chiffon (Pages 1 2)
saraatkin 10 6/30/14 10:37 AM by Catina
Something has gone awry
Skewedreality04 8 6/30/14 6:14 AM by AnneM
New Look 6210
ITY knit?
weekendstitch 3 6/29/14 11:22 AM by weekendstitch
Boggled by bears! (Pages 1 2)
Help me pick a pattern
Hazel19 10 6/29/14 10:39 AM by Hazel19
"well drafted" (Pages 1 2)
autumnnn 11 6/29/14 9:16 AM by andye
Help on Neckline
Pattern Kwik sew 3657
suejw 8 6/28/14 10:20 PM by Karla Kizer
Patterns for (Social/Ballroom) Dancers
demoiselle 0 6/28/14 9:04 AM by demoiselle
wrist pain from sewing? (Pages 1 2 3)
MissParayim 20 6/28/14 8:10 AM by Annette Wright
To prevent pocket opening from stretching (Pages 1 2)
how to apply a stay ... and out of what?
Sewandwrite 10 6/27/14 0:15 AM by dragonzflame
Ahh! Nervous!
Attending 1st Sewing Class
Pomegranate27 4 6/27/14 0:09 AM by Pomegranate27
How can I tell if a pants pattern is low rise? (Pages 1 2)
Ubik 14 6/26/14 4:38 PM by solosmocker
Newbie Question about Lightweight Twill (Pages 1 2)
Lightweight Twill
LoriMinnesota 12 6/26/14 12:25 PM by LoriMinnesota
Favorite simple top layer/cardigan? (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 15 6/26/14 7:37 AM by dmh1
urgent help with tutorial sailor fuku pleats
wondering reason for altering width on pleats
LadyValkyrie 1 6/24/14 4:40 AM by Catina
Body-flattering: what have your revelations been? (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 26 6/23/14 7:38 PM by Vintage Joan
Futon cover
Advice
gigi15k 8 6/23/14 6:10 PM by gigi15k
Linen overcasting / curling (Pages 1 2)
Linen
Liisa27 12 6/23/14 3:34 PM by Sjwyman
Project planner or journal (Pages 1 2 3)
PammyJ 23 6/23/14 11:47 AM by Mufffet
Hiding Shape and Size (Fabric Weight and Pattern?) (Pages 1 2)
g.imani.a 11 6/23/14 10:20 AM by KathySews
Hemming a Very Long Curve on a Knit
Bravo30 7 6/23/14 7:42 AM by Maripat
Lining a godet skirt
danceandsing33 6 6/23/14 1:20 AM by tourist
How many wayward projects have you had? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 19 6/21/14 10:59 PM by dove29
need help ASAP school aplication project deadline in 10 days!
pleated skirt length uneven at joining ends!
LadyValkyrie 9 6/21/14 11:19 AM by Michelle T
Quilter's Cotton for a Jacket (Pages 1 2)
How to give a cotton jacket body
fabricoverload 18 6/21/14 8:43 AM by fabricoverload
why does my machine do this? (Pages 1 2)
suzykue 10 6/20/14 3:16 PM by beauturbo
Snap questions (Pages 1 2)
Questions about snaps
spanishHusband 10 6/20/14 0:26 AM by BrendaR
Stupid round patch pockets :( (Pages 1 2 3)
MrsCharisma 20 6/19/14 5:11 PM by Laurie Lou
armhole depth and choosing sizes
stringfigures 7 6/18/14 4:14 PM by helenkosings
Wooly Nylon in Straight Stitch Seams (Pages 1 2)
Am I ordering the correct thread?
Ubik 16 6/17/14 2:18 PM by frame
Extra set of bed pillowcases
Any tips or suggestions?
Melcalifornia 5 6/14/14 4:44 PM by Melcalifornia
Shirting Collar Help
I need help sewing on a collar.
shearay752 3 6/13/14 9:12 AM by Catina
Not flat when finished
jjterk 5 6/13/14 0:57 AM by dragonzflame
Applique on a t-shirt
Which needle to use?
Melcalifornia 6 6/12/14 10:41 PM by Melcalifornia
Armscye--I look, but cannot see
alpenrose 2 6/11/14 5:03 PM by Laurie Lou
striped top
suzykue 6 6/11/14 9:35 AM by jacquiJB
Construction help for tutu skirt
Tutu skirt is for runner participating in charity run
D Hart 6 6/10/14 7:45 PM by Sewliz
Fabric cutting layout
PinkPetals 9 6/10/14 12:55 PM by ccris
project: to review my failures/stalled projects (Pages 1 2)
want to join me?
demoiselle 10 6/10/14 11:37 AM by AllNewtoMe
Bottom Weight Fabric?
Best use of
HDWen 6 6/10/14 8:30 AM by Nancy K
Seam Allowance not included
How to cut?
WantToSewAgain 8 6/9/14 5:44 PM by Anthony Ray
Get together in NYC?
demoiselle 3 6/9/14 5:31 PM by anae
Which Craftsy knits class is best for a beginner? (Pages 1 2)
Have you taken any of these?
Ubik 15 6/9/14 11:18 AM by frame
Question on sewing a yoga waistband
marymary86 4 6/9/14 9:21 AM by SecondHandRogue
Choosing Patterns (Pages 1 2)
miaowmix 17 6/8/14 10:33 PM by Vintage Joan
knit and ease
Calendria 9 6/8/14 6:47 PM by Calendria
sewing for kidz
Calendria 7 6/8/14 4:36 PM by Calendria
simplicity pdf patterns
mars119 1 6/8/14 3:10 PM by misschris
challenge to self (Pages 1 2)
making a skirt, today
demoiselle 16 6/8/14 10:05 AM by demoiselle
My Sewing Manifesto! (Pages 1 2 3 4)
A bit of a vent and self-realization
marymary86 37 6/7/14 9:45 PM by marymary86
Gathering with automatic tension
niceli 8 6/7/14 10:41 AM by SandiMacD
Serrated Shears (Pages 1 2 3)
Can you recommend
scheri 25 6/7/14 9:18 AM by Shellia
Order of construction for a dress with a waist seam (Pages 1 2)
Can the order of construction be changed?
Blaceyda 16 6/6/14 0:25 AM by SpitfireGal
janome blue bobbins (Pages 1 2)
sideseams 11 6/5/14 6:43 PM by Jacqui315
Why am I afraid to wear my clothes? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 14)
strasfamily 131 6/4/14 9:22 AM by AllNewtoMe
Have you made your own dress form? (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 18 6/4/14 5:01 AM by LDT2011
inserting a full lining in to a sleeveless dress (Pages 1 2)
has anyone else tried this?
rmusic1 13 6/3/14 9:41 PM by SecondHandRogue
Big Four - Do you routinely sew a size smaller? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
demoiselle 30 6/2/14 4:10 PM by HDWen
Cover for a 3"x5" trailer wheel
Allen McClung 4 6/2/14 3:04 PM by PattiAnnJ
Lapped zipper? (Pages 1 2)
Any instructions out there with pictures?
dove29 10 6/2/14 8:25 AM by Sharon Rose
Help with McCalls 6503 View D -Collar
LiinSd 0 6/2/14 0:15 AM by LiinSd
Pattern cutting
Can I cut a skirt pattern on cross grain
Liamsmama 3 6/1/14 11:05 PM by Liamsmama
How would you apply bias binding to a Square Neckline?
H E L P
HDWen 4 6/1/14 7:52 PM by Silknmore
Ease in back of sleeve vs. front of sleeve of blouse (Pages 1 2)
This just doesn't seem right
Sewandwrite 16 6/1/14 9:15 AM by blue mooney
Needle Plate
saraatkin 4 6/1/14 4:04 AM by saraatkin
Sewing times (Pages 1 2 3 4)
do you time your sewing?
LDT2011 31 6/1/14 0:25 AM by SpitfireGal
a year in the life of a dressmaking course student
all the notes
rmusic1 9 5/30/14 4:37 PM by rmusic1
Comparing Kenmore 385 and Singer Stylist 834
clothfarmer 6 5/30/14 10:20 AM by clothfarmer
BurdaStyle Videos
Angela64 1 5/30/14 7:35 AM by nothy lane
Looking to buy a new dress form?
Deal at Staples
sherezada91 7 5/29/14 5:50 PM by andye
Fabric on grain
laceyworks 6 5/29/14 5:18 PM by PattiAnnJ
Bias Binding Twisting
Chococat 9 5/29/14 4:44 PM by solosmocker
Sew Essentials Printed Fabric Dress Form
Dress Forms
AndieOH 0 5/29/14 2:08 PM by AndieOH
Help! Problem with the back panel of trousers
the basic idea of increasing the length of the centre back??
jsbach 8 5/29/14 11:58 AM by Brine
getting fabric on-grain before cutting out pattern (Pages 1 2)
Angela64 13 5/28/14 7:39 PM by solosmocker
Iron-away marking pen
Marking Pen
2 Airedales n Me 9 5/28/14 4:13 PM by bunnypn
Help! Problems with the yoke of a jeans (Pages 1 2)
jsbach 17 5/28/14 3:00 PM by Marilly
How do you tranfer your block to something more durable (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 12 5/27/14 7:37 PM by marymary86
old fashioned dry starch to mix with water for bulk fabric starching (Pages 1 2 3)
where to find the old fashioned dry starch
Sharon Rose 22 5/27/14 12:10 PM by lakaribane
Simplicity 6176 step 6 HELP!
Can't figure it out
Mocha6 2 5/27/14 6:49 AM by Andee
Marking Problem (Pages 1 2)
Ubik 11 5/26/14 6:57 PM by SandiMacD
At last! (Pages 1 2)
demoiselle 10 5/26/14 6:13 PM by marymary86
Overlocker mishap
Forgot to thread a needle
stumbleon 7 5/25/14 12:04 PM by sewdoggie22
Knit help
Feeding knits
Sjwyman 5 5/25/14 8:46 AM by PattiAnnJ
Help with Knit Fabric (Pages 1 2)
Knit Top too Big in Neck Area
pamyjo2001 17 5/25/14 6:42 AM by stumbleon
Tailored sleeve advice (Pages 1 2)
LDT2011 14 5/24/14 11:01 PM by cst designs
How is this possible?
back waist measurement oddities
demoiselle 4 5/22/14 10:30 PM by demoiselle
Turning seams and facings (Pages 1 2)
SecondHandRogue 19 5/22/14 9:26 PM by SecondHandRogue
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