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Pinned Topic Are you a beginner looking for a machine? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 33)
Here's my advice. . . others are welcome to add to it
Talitha 328 1/6/16 12:16 PM by Soulmann
Pinned Topic Being a beginner is fun! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 24)
Here's why...
Deepika 239 12/29/15 11:49 AM by SimpleThreads
Pinned Topic knit sewalong for beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 55)
knit top
LynnRowe 541 11/20/15 9:10 PM by kushami
Pinned Topic McCalls new tissue fitting videos (Pages 1 2)
The Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fit method
sacjeanie 15 11/7/15 4:13 PM by Ubik
Pinned Topic Dress Forms (Pages 1 2 3 ... 42)
what to consider before I buy
ivory 410 10/26/15 10:07 PM by GayleMI
Pinned Topic Books for Beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 19)
please list your faves for our beginners!
MaryT 181 9/4/15 2:42 PM by Utta Retch
Pinned Topic Reviews of Online classes at PR (Pages 1 2 3)
A request
Thaiyal 28 11/25/13 10:12 PM by Adrocan
3 Sewing Classes (Pages 1 2)
What projects to choose?
Linnie73 13 2/6/16 11:56 PM by Linnie73
sewing nylon webbing
sewing nylon webbing for dog harness
Aisha18 7 2/6/16 10:06 PM by allorache
New guy with a sewing machine. Look out! (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Grebs 37 2/6/16 9:51 PM by Sharon O
Need help understanding collar instruction (stuck!)
lekala 4195 top
MaryGreyFox 2 2/6/16 9:29 PM by MaryGreyFox
Looking for a similar pattern
Delores9 3 2/6/16 5:47 PM by SimpleThreads
Kai Scissors (Pages 1 2)
Best Prices on the 7250 today
Clay34 15 2/6/16 2:16 PM by Clay34
Need help finishing armhole w/ bias binding
I don't understand the lekala pattern instruction
MaryGreyFox 3 2/6/16 11:48 AM by MaryGreyFox
Messenger bag: needing a needle alternative
Heather LIB 9 2/6/16 0:39 AM by Heather LIB
Help - drawstring neckline
Not understanding Burda instructions
paulalou 7 2/5/16 11:20 AM by Kaktiki
Dog leash after machine mash (Pages 1 2)
Aisha18 13 2/5/16 9:25 AM by tlc7
How do you finish arm/sleeve seam?
serge? then what?
SusanL13 9 2/4/16 8:48 PM by Liamsmama
What size and type needle do I need? (Pages 1 2)
Sammie201 19 2/4/16 3:52 PM by Nancy K
Fusing knit stay tape to knits (Pages 1 2)
Scorching fabric
maggs.n 14 2/4/16 3:06 PM by maggs.n
Supreme beginner here. A question about Muslin (Pages 1 2 3)
Sammie201 20 2/3/16 6:26 PM by NVK
Leaking Iron (Pages 1 2)
Lauridul 16 2/3/16 5:41 PM by Michele Lommasson
would flannel work (Pages 1 2)
suzykue 14 2/3/16 5:36 AM by suzykue
plaid shirt sew-along
refurbished and ready to share!
kellyhogaboom 7 2/3/16 4:49 AM by Doja
Starting minky project
Lovie? Blankie? How to make lovie pattern?
Linnie73 4 2/2/16 10:55 AM by clt3
Need help with Nelco 6995 belt
Can't find a replacement
makule 3 2/1/16 8:14 PM by kayl
Need help with this stitch??
Alignment
bhandel 3 2/1/16 7:55 PM by PattiAnnJ
Grrr! Staticky patterns! (Pages 1 2)
Can anything be done?
stirwatersblue 16 2/1/16 2:05 PM by Elona
Are shears ever *needed*? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Or could rotary cutters do it all?
MaryGreyFox 32 1/31/16 9:48 PM by NanaAnna
Replace clear elastic in neckline with fold-over elastic?
KS 4085
stirwatersblue 7 1/31/16 9:45 PM by CdnSkier
Mixing different fabric types (Pages 1 2)
Results in skipped stitches!
simplystitches 14 1/31/16 9:41 PM by PetitePear
Need new sewing chair - wheels or not? (Pages 1 2 3)
Replacing my office chair
Melcalifornia 26 1/31/16 9:33 PM by CdnSkier
Bent handle scissors for pattern cut out? (Pages 1 2)
Struggling with knits...need tips
Melcalifornia 14 1/31/16 8:59 PM by CdnSkier
What fabric for fitting jeans? (Pages 1 2)
madcow 15 1/31/16 8:54 PM by CitySewing
Still loving your project--? (Pages 1 2)
cakemix 16 1/31/16 9:46 AM by mmcp
Collar and Facing (Pages 1 2)
Which is which
Tizmehr 12 1/31/16 3:12 AM by solosmocker
I have searched for an hour and still can't find a thread (Pages 1 2 3)
What sewing videos are available on Netflix
kajero 22 1/30/16 7:57 PM by 2mulie
Making your own panties pattern
The way I came up with mine
tigergirl 3 1/30/16 6:48 PM by NoelleW97
Perfectly Aligned Crossing Seams Every Time. (Pages 1 2)
How I ensure my crossing seams always align perfectly
kcurtis 17 1/30/16 5:29 PM by NoelleW97
Advice for sewing knit hem
Butterick 5954
LifeofJanine 4 1/30/16 5:16 PM by LifeofJanine
Do you finish seams that won't be seen? (Inside a bag?) (Pages 1 2)
tigereye1138 14 1/30/16 3:46 PM by Michele Lommasson
Simplicity #6672
Issue with extensions
tc5marzipan 5 1/30/16 12:54 PM by etillym
Cuff Conundrum! In need of expert help ... (Pages 1 2)
Heather LIB 14 1/30/16 6:55 AM by Ineedaname
Tracey's Tables for large machines
Sewing machine tables
Lveeckgosden 8 1/29/16 8:22 PM by Lveeckgosden
How to attach lingerie elastic to undies (Pages 1 2)
Serger or coverstitch?
cascadia 11 1/28/16 8:46 AM by kcurtis
Facings on McCalls 2149 shirt
BillTheSlink 5 1/28/16 0:38 AM by SewLibra
size 20
spoggy1954 5 1/27/16 11:43 PM by lyndle
type of fabric
spoggy1954 2 1/27/16 11:01 PM by kayl
Yoga pants with two-inch waistband (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
RedRockin 42 1/27/16 9:47 PM by simplystitches
Help me choose 1st time pants pattern (Pages 1 2 3)
Easy and good for curvy
SusanK50 23 1/26/16 11:45 PM by SusanK50
I conquered the machine blind hem foot (Pages 1 2)
My dress pant hem looks terrific....
mandeedee 10 1/26/16 5:33 PM by mandeedee
Trouble getting diagonal side seams to match up (Pages 1 2)
cakemix 10 1/26/16 3:55 PM by pointpatou
Question on "Wonder-Under"
Did I get sold the wrong type of interfacing?
BillTheSlink 9 1/26/16 1:27 AM by kayl
New machines to play with!!
RiderK 9 1/25/16 6:18 PM by RiderK
Laying out pattern on printed fabric
cakemix 9 1/25/16 4:38 PM by msschiel
Help with lining instructions (Vogue 8346) (Pages 1 2)
Completely confused...
Georgia 13 1/25/16 3:26 PM by pointpatou
Thread thinning out and bunching up? (Pages 1 2)
cathytxtwfr 11 1/25/16 12:56 PM by kayl
Help me choose 1st time pants pattern
Easy and good for curvy
SusanK50 0 1/25/16 0:04 AM by SusanK50
Snowmageddon- Opportunity to Improve Sewing Skills (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Trapped in the house by the snow/ice store....sew!
mandeedee 41 1/24/16 12:39 PM by Marie367
Important info for beginners--a cautionary tale (Pages 1 2 3 4)
BillTheSlink 33 1/23/16 12:19 PM by NevadaGrace
Construction technique when your surging without a serger (Pages 1 2 3 4)
BillTheSlink 31 1/22/16 3:54 AM by kayl
I bought the wrong size pattern
cakemix 9 1/21/16 11:10 AM by Learn To Sew
How to work with lining fabric? (Pages 1 2)
tg33 15 1/20/16 8:20 PM by pointpatou
Aurifil thread (Pages 1 2)
Sewncooknmom 14 1/20/16 5:46 PM by Sewncooknmom
Can I remove staystitching?
shakantala 7 1/20/16 4:08 AM by cocosloft
Flat necklines (Pages 1 2)
cakemix 14 1/19/16 11:54 AM by LifeofJanine
How do I make seams alike? (Pages 1 2 3)
dannygirl 20 1/19/16 2:32 AM by trippinbugs
Excited and motivated beginner introduction! (Pages 1 2 3)
RiderK 27 1/18/16 8:48 PM by RiderK
Stocktaking and Organizing as a Newbie (Pages 1 2 3)
Splithoof 29 1/18/16 6:41 AM by Kashie
NEED ADVICE
tote bags
Nancy Ruiz 6 1/16/16 6:48 PM by kajero
How to measure and make buttonholes
7/8" Bridge Horn Button
Candy2 7 1/15/16 11:04 PM by Candy2
Cutting Onions (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Splithoof 46 1/15/16 5:16 PM by Tizmehr
Preparing wool for sewing & fear of making mistakes (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Numerous opinions/methods --> now unsure what to do
CityChik 45 1/15/16 1:39 PM by Wendy J
TIP: easy way to hand sew buttons (Pages 1 2)
kayl 11 1/15/16 0:36 AM by BriarRose
French seam + invisible zip (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Compatible?
janedoe0a 30 1/14/16 6:42 PM by kayl
Ottobre Pattern Help
Boy's Pants
EAMund 8 1/13/16 4:34 PM by kayl
Looking for Authentic Gibson Girl patterns
Dress patterns and Dress maker
USCA 4 1/13/16 2:48 PM by Samantha82
Just Make It Already! (Pages 1 2 3 4)
blog post worth reading
PammyJ 38 1/13/16 0:40 AM by material excess
Top stitching a zipper in a tube
Need help or a tutorial
Kumi 3 1/12/16 7:57 PM by DOGLOVER389
Need help with Looking for a machine. Not for me (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Need some help looking for a machine for my wife.
Mr.NiceGuy 52 1/12/16 1:05 PM by Mr.NiceGuy
Simplicity 6374 neck band too short (Pages 1 2)
Neck band should extend 3/8" past front of shirt, but doesnt
bossmom4 12 1/12/16 7:17 AM by lakaribane
New Look 6374 Placket
Neckline Placket help wanted
raguvy 2 1/12/16 4:08 AM by raguvy
I need some help
Burner6999 5 1/12/16 0:48 AM by kayl
Spaghetti Straps (Pages 1 2 3)
Turning them
Splithoof 21 1/11/16 6:49 PM by pointpatou
Why not on the fold? (Pages 1 2 3)
RobA. 21 1/11/16 4:19 PM by RobA.
Going out of your comfort zone with new patterns (Pages 1 2)
Splithoof 19 1/9/16 6:30 PM by CityChik
Underlining Advice (Pages 1 2)
Underline swath of fabric or piece by piece?
kcstarr49 14 1/9/16 1:52 PM by GretchenB
the joys of sewing with friends (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 20 1/9/16 1:01 PM by LynneH
Sewing pattern beanbag snail
searching for a pattern
KalliopeG 3 1/9/16 12:25 PM by beauturbo
Repairing a tiny round hole in a 99% wool 1% nylon Coat (Pages 1 2)
BillTheSlink 14 1/9/16 1:01 AM by B
Felled Seams (Pages 1 2)
Variations on a Seam
Al Johnson 10 1/8/16 7:45 PM by klhdoc
Sometimes I feel like I'm going backwards (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Skratchie 39 1/8/16 9:28 AM by quiltingwolf
Selecting Knit Fabric: 2-way vs 4-way stretch
zebazga 6 1/8/16 8:49 AM by Speech girl
Help with attaching sweatshirt cuffs? (Pages 1 2 3)
Clean finish with serger?
stirwatersblue 21 1/7/16 5:01 PM by NanaAnna
Telling Machine Needles Apart (Pages 1 2)
Splithoof 16 1/7/16 11:48 AM by Splithoof
making a 90s grunge floral shirt-dress
to cut on the bias, or no?
kellyhogaboom 5 1/6/16 10:00 PM by kellyhogaboom
When is enough enough? (for now?) (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Notions, fabric, patterns, etc.
Splithoof 33 1/6/16 8:46 PM by pointpatou
Lapped seams
cakemix 6 1/6/16 1:01 PM by Sanibelle
Stitch not locking at the end and bobbin being weird
Hopps 9 1/6/16 11:52 AM by PattiAnnJ
The care and feeding of cotton poly blends
BillTheSlink 6 1/6/16 11:11 AM by caren751
Janome Schoomate Skipping Stiches
Skipping Stiches
EyesofThunder 3 1/5/16 9:26 PM by EyesofThunder
What do you consider imperitive to keep a track of? (Pages 1 2 3)
Splithoof 22 1/5/16 2:12 PM by Mufffet
Bra muslin-need ideas (Pages 1 2 3)
sewwrecked 21 1/5/16 7:04 AM by lakaribane
Critiques and how do I do something better/cleaner (Pages 1 2 3)
First project, looking for some constructive criticisim
BrianM 23 1/5/16 0:21 AM by DOGLOVER389
Adjusting waist on a knit top pattern
Increase waist
LaurieGator 3 1/3/16 5:16 PM by Marie367
What to do with chiffon? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
I didn't know it would be see-through.
SusanL13 48 1/2/16 10:25 PM by labsrule
Buttonhole nightmare (Pages 1 2)
Esmerelda Twinpalms 14 1/2/16 6:07 PM by Vintage Joan
Hemming Jeans
Hemming jeans keeping the original hem
mandeedee 9 1/2/16 2:08 PM by Candy2
How to hem this fabric? (Pages 1 2 3)
very loose mesh
blueviola 22 12/31/15 12:55 PM by Candy2
help please! (knits) (Pages 1 2 3 4)
I am new to this and getting frustrated
Dithyrambic 30 12/30/15 10:55 PM by ShantiSeamstressing
Can I underline a stretchy knit with self fabric?
Underlining
212tanguera 7 12/30/15 9:08 PM by kayl
Favorite way to stabilize shoulder seams? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
In knit tops
stirwatersblue 31 12/29/15 8:32 PM by Elona
SO impressed with Jalie ! (Pages 1 2)
I posted a negative review - and they FIXED what was wrong.
HOWsMom 15 12/28/15 8:25 PM by YasmeenS
First serger project, first Jalie pattern (Pages 1 2)
RobA. 13 12/28/15 7:58 PM by kayl
Does anybody actually use detachable collars? (Pages 1 2)
Splithoof 17 12/27/15 11:50 AM by blueviola
cotton webbing,twill
what's the difference,whats best?
Calicreative 7 12/26/15 4:10 PM by Al Johnson
Brother xl2600i buttonhole foot (Pages 1 2)
buttonhole foot missing bracket?
JennyQNY 18 12/25/15 9:45 PM by Dithyrambic
Bobbin thread bunching when using a twin needle? (Pages 1 2)
ecs81 19 12/25/15 8:00 PM by missyyz
Preventing your closet from being too matchy-matchy (Pages 1 2 3)
Splithoof 22 12/25/15 4:39 PM by marymary86
Best time to apply T-shirt neckband? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
In the flat? In the round? Any other tips?
stirwatersblue 37 12/24/15 6:48 PM by Nancy K
what coat pattern would you use for a long pile faux fur? (Pages 1 2)
Use the fur as the accent? As the body? Looking for inspiration!
kellyhogaboom 16 12/24/15 4:34 PM by kellyhogaboom
Should I Use a Walking Foot Next Time? (Pages 1 2 3)
Bias Tape Slipping
Dantanamo 20 12/24/15 1:14 PM by Candy2
Help- sewing a stretch woven pant
Straight stitch ok?
Beaglemama 5 12/24/15 4:33 AM by cocosloft
Some say sewing doesn't save money... (Pages 1 2 3 ... 14)
But what if that's your only choice?
Splithoof 134 12/24/15 4:01 AM by gabrielle
Rotary blades? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
How long should they last, and is there a good way to sharpen them?
Melcalifornia 34 12/23/15 7:35 AM by CeCeC
I see the light- Ott light that is.... (Pages 1 2 3)
Sewing is easier when you can see.
mandeedee 26 12/23/15 5:43 AM by msschiel
Successes versus failures and feeding motivation (Pages 1 2)
Green Apple 17 12/22/15 11:43 PM by pointpatou
List your 'basics' here (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Quick help guide :-)
Sheseams 54 12/22/15 11:27 PM by pointpatou
Cake The Tee 2224 - pattern question
zebazga 3 12/22/15 6:03 PM by Kari_cardi
What stitch or machine is used for this? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Lin171 36 12/22/15 5:27 PM by Daylily
Do you go back and fix old garment? (Pages 1 2 3)
ekraterf 24 12/22/15 2:19 PM by SewLuva
Threads and Micro-Serrated Shears (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Pre-Acquisition Advice
heteromodal 46 12/22/15 11:55 AM by kayl
Sewing a tote bag:Lining and straps (Pages 1 2)
how do you add a lining and is it necessary
Calicreative 13 12/22/15 8:33 AM by sew4grands
Altering men's dress shirts (Pages 1 2 3)
Is it worth the effort?
birdmcfarland 29 12/21/15 9:17 PM by kayl
I've never sewn a godet...
help finding the right tutorial with pictures
blueviola 4 12/21/15 8:43 PM by Frappie
What is size 1/2 (Pages 1 2)
SarahSW 14 12/21/15 3:28 PM by Karla Kizer
Sewing books to grow with (Pages 1 2)
Sewncooknmom 14 12/20/15 12:10 PM by Irina Grace
What would you make? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Splithoof 40 12/19/15 4:50 AM by Vibekeinyork
Underside start-stitch ugly
Pufamuf 7 12/18/15 1:07 AM by Melcalifornia
Would Velvet Work For This Pattern ? (Pages 1 2)
fuuie 11 12/17/15 11:26 PM by NanaAnna
Need Help with Boxers #404
Timberlane Boxers
GrammaSewn 1 12/17/15 8:40 AM by geniknits
Vogue 8909 pattern help (Pages 1 2)
zebazga 18 12/16/15 10:17 PM by zebazga
Stitch removers! (Pages 1 2)
Like hospitals use!
Splithoof 15 12/16/15 10:40 AM by Kelly D.
sewing as a business (Pages 1 2 3 ... 11)
tinyskids 104 12/15/15 10:14 PM by tlc246
Feel Good About Your Sewing (Pages 1 2)
DOGLOVER389 14 12/15/15 7:13 PM by missyyz
Want to turn this designer dress to a tunic....
Seams hehe simple enough?
Splithoof 6 12/15/15 0:23 AM by Elephun
Really loose weave linens and seams? (Pages 1 2)
splitting at the slightest pull
Splithoof 15 12/14/15 4:25 PM by Nancy K
How do Ieven begin with these sleeves? (Pages 1 2)
Splithoof 10 12/14/15 9:23 AM by HelenM01
I don't understand these pattern directions (Simplicity 1014) (Pages 1 2)
Maybe I can't handle quite *this* much simplicity.
catscatscats 14 12/12/15 11:15 PM by catscatscats
Why press waist seam allowance up?
Will it do harm if I press it down instead?
MaryGreyFox 5 12/12/15 8:40 PM by SPOOKIETOO
New to using All my measurements (now that I am a plus size) (Pages 1 2)
Picking the right size pattern
lily whiteowl 14 12/12/15 2:04 PM by SPOOKIETOO
How about a game? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Encouragement for all levels
PammyJ 35 12/12/15 9:43 AM by Ineedaname
Are the newbees learning the basics? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 17)
DebbyS 169 12/12/15 1:50 AM by artsya3
question about The Basics (Pages 1 2 3)
cutting direction
klhdoc 21 12/11/15 5:50 PM by klhdoc
Help cutting out slippery lining fabric... (Pages 1 2)
I thought I did it right, but the pieces seemed to have grown.
MaryGreyFox 10 12/11/15 3:53 PM by Tbomb
How can the oldbies help the newbies get that early success to keep 'em going? (Pages 1 2)
kayl 14 12/9/15 9:42 PM by kayl
Let's have happy beginners. (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
jadamo00 51 12/9/15 1:39 PM by marec
Hem woes (Pages 1 2)
Waving hem
Bdawn 18 12/7/15 8:40 PM by Bdawn
Disappointed with Dealers (Pages 1 2 3 ... 16)
ladyheather 151 12/7/15 12:27 PM by Maia B
Need help interpreting cutting layout (Pages 1 2)
Need help interpreting cutting layout
staisi87 11 12/6/15 9:31 PM by Karla Kizer
Taking out and adding to side seam
212tanguera 5 12/6/15 9:21 PM by 212tanguera
Manual (machine) buttonhole tips? (Pages 1 2)
Stitch settings, measuring, marking, stabilizers...?
stirwatersblue 10 12/6/15 10:54 AM by Annie- oh
Sewing up a pencil skirt pattern meant for a woven with knit
212tanguera 5 12/5/15 4:32 PM by 212tanguera
Which needle to use? (Pages 1 2 3)
What type of needle for topstitching jeans?
nightowlgal 21 12/5/15 8:02 AM by Maripat
sewing outdoor packs and bags (Pages 1 2 3)
patterns and supplies for sewing backpacks, duffles, etc.
kayl 29 12/3/15 1:33 PM by AtiyaAfi
Problem with curved/stretched ends on skirts and sleeves (Pages 1 2 3)
How to avoid this from happening?
Sara LD 25 12/2/15 1:28 PM by kcurtis
What kind of Hidden Stitch is this?
Hidden Stitch Type
ss4fusion 4 12/1/15 12:00 PM by PattiAnnJ
16 pleats waiting to be unpicked . . . doh
Mangosteen25 5 11/29/15 7:26 PM by Amy-may
Grandma messed up my pants while tapering them, can I still fix them? (Pages 1 2)
Sweetcharge 10 11/28/15 2:37 PM by Erin Sooit
Thread weight (Pages 1 2 3 4)
What thread weight should I use to sew garment seams?
labsrule 38 11/26/15 8:20 PM by Clay34
Button reinforced by another button?
Looking for instructions/tutorial
stirwatersblue 5 11/25/15 4:24 PM by kayl
Installing a Cuff
Please help me understand pattern instructions
MaryGreyFox 9 11/24/15 11:12 PM by EleanorSews
Easy Patterns and Sewing Instructors (Pages 1 2)
what are the easiest patterns to start with? And is there a database of sewing instructors in different areas?
stella77 11 11/23/15 11:29 PM by Kiwirose
1-Step Buttonhole Issue
Sensor too sensitive
Manwariel 3 11/23/15 8:31 AM by geniknits
Sewing with panels instead of yardage
AtelierFrances 7 11/23/15 7:44 AM by SPOOKIETOO
Making prettier buttonholes? (Pages 1 2)
Share your favorite tips!
stirwatersblue 16 11/22/15 3:05 PM by stirwatersblue
Great sewing books (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Just bought a bunch, what are your favorites?
blueviola 34 11/21/15 6:43 PM by kayl
Can I waterproof Satinlike fabric
want to waterproof it for messenger bag
Dana Cetz 2 11/21/15 6:25 PM by kayl
Sewing with knits (Pages 1 2)
sharon2013 19 11/21/15 10:37 AM by kcurtis
Male - Book/Machine to learn to sew tents, hammocks, etc (Pages 1 2)
Mainly looking to make my own gear
volleypc 10 11/19/15 1:36 AM by Samantha82
Tips for Navigating and Using Pattern Review (Pages 1 2 3)
Share techniques that work for you
homewerk 20 11/19/15 0:16 AM by homewerk
Uneven Flat Felled Seams
Uneven Flat Felled Seams
brf2619 2 11/18/15 9:44 PM by caren751
Raglan Sleeves (Pages 1 2)
Methods for attaching Raglan Sleeves
chadlee 10 11/18/15 7:37 PM by chadlee
What sewing machine do I have?
Charlotterogan 9 11/17/15 0:26 AM by Mangosteen25
Vogue Pattern mag or Threads (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Sewncooknmom 34 11/16/15 7:53 AM by Utta Retch
I'm in love . . . (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Rotary cutter
Mangosteen25 59 11/16/15 1:10 AM by nightowlgal
Beginner help!
Understanding Simplicity pattern for sewing casing on pj pants
tieleeny 8 11/15/15 5:25 PM by tieleeny
Festival Hoods
popular, easy sew for young adults.
denise60s 5 11/15/15 5:14 PM by HelenM01
Walking foot plus twin needle? (Pages 1 2)
Sewing with Knits
happib 14 11/15/15 12:09 PM by happib
Making a skirt muslin - virtual hand holding could be required! (Pages 1 2)
Mangosteen25 11 11/15/15 9:15 AM by kcurtis
all in one facing for a knit
Facings
phillykitty 5 11/13/15 7:33 PM by GretchenB
Need help!
Don't know how to thread my machine!
modelrae 6 11/13/15 9:56 AM by PattiAnnJ
PPP - Positively Perfect piping
How to insert piping
TW11st 2 11/12/15 0:11 AM by Lalena
Help! Invisible zipper pull is off!
Is it fixable?
LiinSd 8 11/11/15 10:50 PM by db1
How did you start sewing? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Skratchie 50 11/11/15 10:06 PM by SouthernStitch
Online course or in person? Pattern fitting (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
and tailoring....
blueviola 44 11/11/15 2:19 PM by pointpatou
Sleeve Woes (Pages 1 2 3)
m7206 Setting in Sleeve
songbird02 22 11/10/15 12:59 PM by Marie367
French seams and top stitching
hibihai 6 11/9/15 11:23 AM by PetitePear
Would you muslin a skirt this simple? (Pages 1 2 3)
Mangosteen25 20 11/8/15 10:18 PM by Mangosteen25
Twin Needles (Pages 1 2)
Sewncooknmom 15 11/8/15 3:04 PM by beauturbo
Vogue pants 8859-those knee pleats!!!!!
How to make those pleats in front leg
Foxsews 5 11/8/15 8:33 AM by detroy
Need Advice on What Size Butterick B5627 Misses' Fitting Shell
freshflow 3 11/7/15 9:13 PM by pointpatou
Do you save money sewing? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 19)
or does it cost as much (just in dollar amounts) as RTW
demoiselle 189 11/7/15 12:00 PM by Liamsmama
Hemming muslin baby wrap
Mangosteen25 9 11/7/15 7:41 AM by Mangosteen25
new member
hi
melaniesmom 3 11/5/15 7:51 PM by karen149
Bernina 720, bernina 580 or Janome 9900??
Pretty please help me decide which machine to buy!
Fran Bartlett 2 11/5/15 2:16 PM by pamyjo2001
presser foot pressure adjustment
trouble with pressure/question
labsrule 8 11/4/15 12:33 PM by Skratchie
I am a sewing menace :( (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Tankeryanker 52 11/4/15 1:54 AM by pointpatou
B4686 6 Easy Sew skirts - View C (Pages 1 2 3)
Can't add the yolk to skirt
lindajay 22 11/3/15 3:57 PM by kcurtis
Using lining to finish skirt waist (Pages 1 2)
Stitcher's Guild Forum suggestion. Any cons?
FromHeadToFoot 17 11/2/15 11:20 AM by pointpatou
WAWAK Maxi Lock
November Sale
biddy 1 3 11/2/15 11:05 AM by msschiel
Making a dress lining
Mangosteen25 2 11/2/15 7:39 AM by Mangosteen25
buttonholes (Pages 1 2)
What is the best way to cut open buttonhole
labsrule 16 11/1/15 4:48 PM by NanaAnna
Sewing and quilting buddy
East Orlando, Fl
An101940 9 11/1/15 8:21 AM by An101940
Lining skirts
Sewncooknmom 5 10/31/15 6:25 PM by mmcp
Have you ever done this? (Pages 1 2 3)
I can't believe what I just did.
Elaine Dougan 20 10/31/15 12:59 PM by biochemistress
Sewing straighter (Pages 1 2 3)
kushami 24 10/30/15 9:20 PM by Renata
how to add a modesty panel (Pages 1 2)
newbie2008 12 10/30/15 6:32 PM by tourist
Burda 115-11-2012 back neck facing help
amelanchier 2 10/29/15 6:43 PM by amelanchier
Smocking (Pages 1 2)
Smocking
mommy2myboy 15 10/29/15 9:28 AM by sewme47
Knit Hater! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Sewing with Knits
donnajay314 44 10/28/15 1:22 PM by Char in KS
seam allowance
In which direction should I press throw pillow seam allowance?
labsrule 6 10/26/15 3:05 PM by Doctor Sister
Chiffon Top Closures
Silk Chiffon Top with pleated front needs creative closure
Candy2 6 10/23/15 8:17 PM by Candy2
How to package a hat I made?
Mangosteen25 7 10/22/15 5:56 AM by Changma
Question About Alterations
Alterations
pmbrcb 3 10/22/15 1:49 AM by idontsew
Halloween costume: keeping shape in a hat
I don't want to stuff it!
kellyhogaboom 4 10/21/15 7:53 PM by Mangosteen25
Selecting the right fabric
LifeofJanine 4 10/21/15 6:46 PM by Nancy K
What to Interface a Heavy Beaded Bodice With?
fuuie 4 10/21/15 4:48 PM by Tbomb
beginner with bound buttonholes (Pages 1 2)
what have you not tackled?
marec 15 10/21/15 10:08 AM by psew
Darts . . . ? (Pages 1 2)
Anne Onymus 19 10/21/15 3:49 AM by solosmocker
Help with clean finish for button loop/closure thingy (Pages 1 2)
self-fabric closure on knit cardi
stirwatersblue 10 10/20/15 7:20 PM by detroy
Problems wrangling knit necklines with knit tape (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Do you use SewKeysE? Tell me more!
Ubik 32 10/20/15 7:22 AM by gramma b
five thread serger
polish mom1 9 10/20/15 5:29 AM by SergerHell
My Swatches from Mood fabric came today (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 11 10/19/15 10:27 AM by pointpatou
Transferring Pinning from Right side to Wrong side Accurately (Pages 1 2)
Alterations Help
PinkinBoston 13 10/19/15 8:23 AM by PinkinBoston
So how did the Jalie goodie sew-along go?
Anne Onymus 0 10/17/15 8:44 PM by Anne Onymus
Help finding a special fabric???
Anne Onymus 8 10/17/15 5:00 PM by stirwatersblue
Underware elastic
gr8brew 6 10/17/15 1:06 AM by frame
Fleece jacket - inside collar
Finishing inside collar fleece jacket
woggy 9 10/16/15 9:06 AM by MartiP
Blogs by people of color (Pages 1 2 3 4)
looking for/to support
Pomegranate27 30 10/15/15 12:30 PM by Pomegranate27
Invisible zip into stretch velvet?
Aarghh!
DanielleM 6 10/15/15 6:36 AM by DanielleM
American equivalent of European products?
Jenna0702 7 10/13/15 11:43 AM by ShantiSeamstressing
Problems with certain PDF patterns - what is appropriate company response with a glitch? (Pages 1 2)
Some indie PDF patterns I have had trouble with lately printing, but many others have been fine
catbe 17 10/13/15 8:30 AM by squirrellypoo
Seam finish on nonexistent seam allowances (woven)? (Pages 1 2)
Tailypo 10 10/12/15 3:23 PM by Doris W. in TN
Halloween costume: keeping shape in a hat
I don't want to stuff it!
kellyhogaboom 5 10/11/15 7:53 AM by clt3
Stitches in knits
Tankeryanker 9 10/10/15 1:38 PM by GretchenB
SIMPLICITY 1593 (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 14 10/9/15 12:49 PM by stirwatersblue
Are there some knits you just can't use rotary cutter on?
nightowlgal 7 10/8/15 12:28 PM by nightowlgal
Fixing a neckline on a matte jersey dress
citycj 5 10/7/15 9:46 PM by GatorDenise
At what point do you give up? And suggestions for knit sewing. (Pages 1 2 3)
LifeofJanine 25 10/7/15 8:24 AM by cgmemphis
random dressmaking supplies shopping
surprise purchase
rmusic1 3 10/5/15 11:26 PM by BriarRose
Brother 2340CV or Janome Coverpro 900 CPX (Pages 1 2 3)
Looking for More Detail
agympro 22 10/5/15 8:10 AM by labsrule
taper zipper
OBX 5 10/5/15 1:32 AM by OBX
Top Stitch on knit fabric (Pages 1 2)
gr8brew 18 10/5/15 1:19 AM by labsrule
Front Band
Front Band - Straight or Curved?
snowflake 9 10/3/15 11:16 AM by sew4grands
Fiskars tools help
Is it me or them?
Tankeryanker 7 10/2/15 1:32 PM by pointpatou
Bought wrong fabric
Fabric too "young"
bdizzine 7 10/1/15 10:44 AM by Lillug
Decorative stitches forming on the wrong side of the fabric?
modernhearts 5 10/1/15 8:05 AM by Arlene1995
What skills do you remember from Home Ec? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
The things we learned (or not) about sewing from school
hylee 52 9/30/15 10:02 PM by katlew03
Using "burrito method" to apply cardigan neckband/collar (Pages 1 2)
...Can you do it once the side seams are sewn?
stirwatersblue 12 9/30/15 7:43 PM by msschiel
To interface or not to interface, (Pages 1 2)
that is the question....
LDT2011 14 9/30/15 7:11 PM by pointpatou
Pattern M7248
Neckline difficulty
wysewun 7 9/30/15 2:44 PM by MrsCharisma
What hoodie would you like seen in a sew-along? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Taking suggestions!
kellyhogaboom 44 9/30/15 10:43 AM by Frappie
suggest a pattern for Gillet / sleeveless jacket please (Pages 1 2)
lindajay 12 9/30/15 3:39 AM by NanaAnna
Fabric for dresses like at Nordstrom and Dillards (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Is it even possible to get the fabric like that used in dresses sold at Nordstrom and Dillard's?
PallaviLalita 54 9/29/15 2:35 PM by PattiAnnJ
Adding ruching to a t-shirt (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 13 9/28/15 5:51 PM by stirwatersblue
SIMPLICITY 1072 MISSES' SKIRT
Tankeryanker 5 9/27/15 9:28 PM by Tankeryanker
want to use cotton-not listed as fabrics (Pages 1 2 3)
using stash
dixielover 23 9/27/15 8:49 PM by Elona
Why are Most Commercial Patterns Labeled as Easy? (Pages 1 2 3)
Patterns & Sewing Skill Level
sewmuchsewing 20 9/27/15 6:41 PM by geniknits
Out of interfacing, what can I substitute? (Pages 1 2)
interfacing substitutions
rose mawhor 14 9/27/15 6:10 AM by dianelwilson
Making a "distressed"-look dance ensemble
kellyhogaboom 1 9/26/15 4:08 PM by stirwatersblue
Lapped zipper with no facing (Pages 1 2)
What to do with the zipper top
nightowlgal 13 9/24/15 9:40 PM by nightowlgal
Stitching is loose after wearing (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 16 9/24/15 4:34 PM by ItzMePenny
Vintage needle term help?
need help with modern equivalents
TwilightStorm 3 9/24/15 3:54 AM by TwilightStorm
Beginner nightgown pattern
Would like to try sleepwear
NewForMe 9 9/23/15 4:08 PM by Kiwirose
How to disguise backwards tee neckband?
The seam ended up neatly centered in front
ElsieLC 5 9/22/15 0:55 AM by SewLibra
What causes something to look homemade (Pages 1 2 3 ... 11)
(In the negative sense of the term?)
girlschmoopie 106 9/21/15 8:12 PM by Nancy K
My very first pattern!
Clarification on a pattern
Sevanduin 4 9/21/15 1:39 PM by jjosiejo
dress form stands configuration (Pages 1 2)
Amelia Airhead 12 9/18/15 8:50 PM by pointdepatou
serger dvd (Pages 1 2)
request for recommendation on serger instructional dvds
labsrule 18 9/18/15 1:50 AM by DOGLOVER389
2 way stretch vs 4 way stretch...? (Pages 1 2)
I'm confused
Foxsews 14 9/17/15 2:04 PM by frame
Cutting out a pattern. I may have set a personal record... (Pages 1 2 3)
PammyJ 22 9/17/15 1:17 PM by PammyJ
Perfecting Bust Darts (Pages 1 2)
Immelu 10 9/16/15 9:08 PM by Immelu
Embroidered fabric, straight grain
Ndstevens21 4 9/15/15 6:51 PM by beauturbo
Undies frustrations :( (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 13 9/13/15 11:27 AM by Tankeryanker
PaternMaster Tailor Made vs Lutterloh System (Pages 1 2 3)
BillTheSlink 21 9/12/15 10:22 PM by mportuesisf
Narrow shoulders large bust alterations BEGINNER HERE! (Pages 1 2)
katiedidsew 16 9/11/15 9:59 PM by Nancy K
Vogue 1312
why line the bodice?
USMCMom 7 9/11/15 11:00 AM by olga1
McCalls 7121 - eliminate elastic in waist
stabilizer needed?
AZGreyGirl 5 9/11/15 5:03 AM by cocosloft
zipper install (Pages 1 2 3)
suzykue 25 9/11/15 0:42 AM by NanaAnna
Patterns with cup size choices (Pages 1 2 3)
sharon2013 26 9/10/15 4:15 PM by pointdepatou
Should I change top to a pull over?
Need help with my pjs
Tankeryanker 5 9/9/15 2:46 PM by Tankeryanker
17th Century Sewing (Where to Begin?) (Pages 1 2)
LeahC246 15 9/9/15 3:51 AM by LDT2011
Darts
Tankeryanker 8 9/8/15 9:03 PM by Nancy K
Tissue fitting by yourself (Pages 1 2)
cristina mary 14 9/8/15 7:56 PM by cristina mary
Cross Stitch Basics (Pages 1 2)
LeahC246 10 9/8/15 4:43 PM by EleanorSews
Good pattern for beginner's very first garment? (Pages 1 2)
Complicated by the need for a serious FBA
plazaglass 14 9/8/15 12:16 PM by PattiAnnJ
An Elementary Question about Waistlines (Pages 1 2 3)
demoiselle 24 9/7/15 11:07 PM by Red Dragon
Posting photos on forum questions
blissfulhill 2 9/6/15 4:04 AM by Utta Retch
Where to start? (Pages 1 2 3)
hushnel 29 9/5/15 5:39 PM by hushnel
personal style question (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
how to develop
rmusic1 43 9/4/15 8:21 PM by Immelu
Bolt of fabric is 36" pattern calls for 4 and 7/8 (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 11 9/4/15 12:07 PM by PattiAnnJ
Lekala Sewing Patterns
Can anyone comment on their experience with Lekala sewing patterns?
PinkinBoston 8 9/4/15 5:34 AM by jenna m
Ordering from PR
Tankeryanker 9 9/3/15 5:10 PM by Tankeryanker
Toothless Halloween Costume
Need help with pattern I created
Anedaria 2 9/2/15 10:41 AM by Emmysewstoo
Can anyone tell me how they bandeau without seams?
Seamripper815 1 9/2/15 9:07 AM by EleanorSews
Where do you foucus your eyes while sewing? (Pages 1 2 3)
How to get a straight stich
Tankeryanker 22 9/2/15 2:14 AM by Alpine Queen
My cheap muslin is here
Tankeryanker 9 9/2/15 1:13 AM by EleanorSews
What does "if there is fullness, dart this out" mean? (Pages 1 2)
Sewing Terminology
PinkinBoston 19 9/1/15 1:39 PM by Arted
Why is hemming scary?! (Pages 1 2 3 4)
RobA. 35 9/1/15 10:39 AM by tourist
If you're having problems with your walking foot
sewwrecked 2 9/1/15 9:03 AM by sewwrecked
Ponte knits shrink?? (Pages 1 2 3)
Do ponte knits shrink? By how much??
fabricaddiction 23 8/31/15 3:49 PM by m/m
I bought the wrong pattern size for some pants (Pages 1 2 3)
Tankeryanker 20 8/31/15 1:45 PM by Tankeryanker
Help please with skirt vent (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Insufficient width of fabric to make extensions
annem54 31 8/31/15 7:17 AM by Pamela R
Lining a Border print bodice
Do I also cut the lining on the crossgrain?
julliams 1 8/31/15 5:42 AM by Grace Buchanan
Trying to sew with knits-epic fail! Is it me or the fabric? (Pages 1 2 3)
sewwrecked 21 8/30/15 8:43 PM by Quickie
Cheap muslin alternative sources (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 11 8/30/15 5:02 PM by Nancy K
Ready to Give Up on This Jumper!! (Pages 1 2)
Throw in the towel or save my fabric for another pattern?
ToasterStrudel 14 8/30/15 4:51 PM by rmusic1
Baby bloomers
How to fit baby bloomers with no baby
nightowlgal 3 8/30/15 4:00 PM by nightowlgal
Collarless Coat
snoopmurph 4 8/30/15 3:28 PM by snoopmurph
How to sew this?
Found this online and seems like a great first project
Tankeryanker 4 8/28/15 10:37 AM by idontsew
id like to take advanced sewing/alterations classes. Any in the Midwest?
finding sewing classes -private or group-that are advanced close by. How to find information on the teacher and her expertise and reviews.
textilegram 8 8/27/15 5:03 PM by textilegram
Is there any good way to unpick *part* of a seam? (Pages 1 2)
Spacious Skies 19 8/27/15 4:46 PM by Elona
Rotary Cutters (Pages 1 2 3)
Good? Better? Best?
4LauraM 27 8/27/15 6:53 AM by Grace Buchanan
Dog Bandana
Dog B
Lexymarie 4 8/26/15 10:16 AM by ASiverson
making a pattern smaller?
shrinking a pattern
polish mom1 9 8/25/15 5:42 PM by untherapy
Considering making a dress...am I crazy for it? (Pages 1 2 3)
Haven't sewed since I was a Girl Scout, but desperately want this dress!
DaniSchmannni 20 8/25/15 2:13 PM by Utta Retch
What dress should I make with this fabric? (Pages 1 2)
novelty print in a crisp cotton lawn
kellyhogaboom 12 8/24/15 9:59 PM by kellyhogaboom
I want a big, soft, warm and cozy... something (Pages 1 2 3)
Housecoat? Smock? Cardi? What?
stirwatersblue 24 8/24/15 5:17 PM by Vintage Joan
First dress!
Need fabric advice
barefootsewist 9 8/23/15 5:28 PM by barefootsewist
Help! My undies look like a huge pair of Depends (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 10 8/22/15 10:25 PM by Stargirl7
pattern problem (Pages 1 2 3)
polish mom1 22 8/22/15 1:06 PM by SewLibra
In person learning vs online (Pages 1 2 3)
cristina mary 26 8/22/15 10:15 AM by cristina mary
Bias Tape for Rayon Top (Pages 1 2 3)
Do I hafta make it myself? lol
pocketmonkey 21 8/21/15 2:46 PM by Patti B
Topstitching on Cotton Lawn
I bought 40wt Aurifil but wonder if I should have bought 50wt
mrschin 4 8/21/15 8:41 AM by Doris W. in TN
Math and sewing (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Katedejong 30 8/20/15 2:39 PM by denise60s
simplicity 2255
sewing on sleeve
Bdawn 8 8/19/15 8:18 PM by Bdawn
Right/Wrong side (Pages 1 2 3)
How can you tell
jajoh 25 8/19/15 7:47 PM by GlButterfly
Help understanding edge-to-edge lining
Please help me understand what Claire Schaeffer means by "edge-to-edge" lining
MaryGreyFox 7 8/19/15 8:02 AM by MaryGreyFox
Singer 281-1
Im new to industrialmachines, need help
BrentK 1 8/19/15 2:36 AM by denise60s
I DID IT!! I DID IT!! (Pages 1 2 3)
BillTheSlink 21 8/18/15 2:39 PM by marymary86
Can you cut Lycra knits against the grain (I'm short on fabric) (Pages 1 2)
kellys4boys 19 8/17/15 3:20 PM by simplystitches
What is pocket lining (Pages 1 2)
Also anyone done Kwik Sew 4045?
BillTheSlink 10 8/16/15 11:46 AM by Nancy K
I like making bathing suits (Pages 1 2)
A one piece has only three pieces....
mandeedee 16 8/15/15 11:49 PM by Kiwirose
Free ebooks
Tailoring instructions
Sheseams 8 8/15/15 11:23 PM by Samantha82
Neck / Armhole binding (Pages 1 2 3)
quick question about finishing
shumanata 27 8/15/15 10:09 PM by shumanata
Question on interfacing (Pages 1 2)
Are fusible and sew in interchangable?
BillTheSlink 12 8/14/15 3:52 PM by BillTheSlink
First Burda Pattern (Pages 1 2)
What's this piece?
AZGreyGirl 14 8/13/15 8:04 PM by AZGreyGirl
Are all snap on feet for all snap on machines?
JennaSaisPas 7 8/13/15 1:17 PM by Marie367
Thread Color Matching Problems (Pages 1 2 3)
DOGLOVER389 22 8/13/15 9:51 AM by PattiAnnJ
Adhesive Reinforcing Tape in Shape Shape (Pages 1 2)
Ssandss 17 8/13/15 5:26 AM by Alpine Queen
help sewing a basque bodice to the skirt
Makin an Elsa dress
Carole1 3 8/13/15 4:15 AM by Alpine Queen
I have my pattern now what? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
sharon2013 42 8/12/15 7:25 PM by frame
Thread Tension Gauge
Bikernando 5 8/12/15 6:42 PM by Bikernando
Chanel SS 2015 Couture Collection
a 30 sec video
Arlene1995 4 8/12/15 9:24 AM by Utta Retch
Sewing woes
Problem with thread
nhackwell 4 8/12/15 7:11 AM by rosehatten
To interface or not to interface (Pages 1 2)
That is the question
LDT2011 11 8/12/15 5:59 AM by Geejay
Argh! Which foot?! Or wrong sewing plate?! (Pages 1 2)
JennaSaisPas 12 8/11/15 3:11 PM by JennaSaisPas
I am new to sewing and the forum (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 14 8/11/15 12:24 PM by sewchristi
My first simple project (Pages 1 2)
or I'm not too old to learn a new trick
hushnel 10 8/10/15 2:06 PM by PattiAnnJ
Frustrated with fine lightweight fabric that gathers (Pages 1 2)
Fabric Problems!
unhgoose 11 8/10/15 1:52 PM by beauturbo
Adding a welt pocket to a finished vest?
Is this possible? And how fast can I do it?
stirwatersblue 8 8/9/15 5:35 PM by Nancy K
underlining a knit dress (Pages 1 2 3)
suzykue 21 8/8/15 8:47 AM by HelenM01
Do I have to cut the way the pattern says to? (Pages 1 2 3)
milanna 21 8/7/15 11:11 PM by sewwrecked
Welt Pockets! (Pages 1 2)
I'm getting there!!
MrsCharisma 12 8/6/15 5:13 PM by MrsCharisma
Simplicity 1462 neckline help
neck line facings
Rozt 4 8/6/15 3:48 PM by Marie367
New !!
have been on the forum for a while though
Vichysoisse 9 8/5/15 1:23 PM by BriarRose
Princess seams and patterned fabric
pocketmonkey 8 8/5/15 12:02 PM by a7yrstitch
Making a shirt for hubs
Need help & fabric suggestions
girlschmoopie 6 8/4/15 7:33 PM by girlschmoopie
Why Is Thiis Hard? (Pages 1 2 3)
VertOlive 24 8/4/15 5:09 AM by Alpine Queen
neckband with knit fabric (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
how to get it to lay flat
LindaK4 40 8/4/15 3:17 AM by NanaAnna
pooling of fabric in the back at the waist
Help
spbbritt 8 8/2/15 7:54 PM by Red Dragon
an odd shopping experience (Pages 1 2 3)
rmusic1 29 8/2/15 7:40 AM by esseesee
repairing pocket stress
FeedDog 4 8/2/15 7:30 AM by FeedDog
I love elmer's washable glue (Pages 1 2)
a sewing tip to share
maminstl 15 8/1/15 5:15 PM by maminstl
how to get the correct density on brother 6000D
spattah 3 7/31/15 4:44 PM by PattiAnnJ
Can we talk knits? (Pages 1 2 3)
Double-sided vs. not and how to tell when shopping online.
snipsnip 24 7/30/15 12:28 PM by snipsnip
Help! Sleeve allowances don't want to press toward sleeves (Pages 1 2)
kellys4boys 12 7/30/15 8:56 AM by cocosloft
surefit kits
polish mom1 4 7/29/15 8:54 PM by tytbody
how to turn straps right side out (Pages 1 2 3)
kjcaron 23 7/29/15 6:05 PM by treeberry
Enlarging bust in knit dresses
How to enlarge pattern
unger 8 7/29/15 5:19 PM by tytbody
Fixing finished seams sewn with sergers
How to make corrections when using a serger
sacjeanie 7 7/29/15 1:29 PM by solosmocker
dual feed
can i possibly get this foot to work on brother 6000D
spattah 1 7/28/15 11:19 AM by sew2006
Do you hate to trace off and cut out a pattern? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 10)
Tracing patterns, cutting out fabric are a chore
mandeedee 97 7/26/15 11:50 PM by carolynw
Godet troubleshooting? (Pages 1 2)
Getting a nice point at the top
stirwatersblue 10 7/26/15 4:47 PM by mmcp
Which side to install a side zipper in a dress? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Does it matter? Just curious...
girlschmoopie 38 7/25/15 4:22 AM by Alpine Queen
What is your favorite glitter paint for fabrics?
Halloween season starts *early* for me! :)
kellyhogaboom 3 7/23/15 11:15 AM by arianamaniacs
Non stretch cotton material for t-shirts-type please (Pages 1 2)
cutpinsew 15 7/23/15 8:44 AM by JTink
Blanket fleece for coats/capes? (Pages 1 2)
Are there different types of fleece?
quana577 11 7/21/15 5:13 PM by Tall Mary
Draping an oversize shirt on a dress form - help please! (Pages 1 2)
There are plenty of videos on how to drape a fitted bodice with darts - but what about when you want to drape a shirt that is meant to be loose fitting with dropped sleeves?
heidaj621 12 7/21/15 2:57 PM by Nancy K
Mc calls 4364
Layout question
chisgran 1 7/16/15 7:16 PM by rhetam
Need help extending fit on a marching band jacket
Trailia 7 7/16/15 5:32 PM by beauturbo
sewing through elastic
nitsel 6 7/16/15 12:46 PM by jjosiejo
sewing fleece
butterflygirl92 9 7/15/15 6:26 AM by ryan's mom
Bernina 350 - Straight Stitch Plate (Pages 1 2)
Sewing with lightweight fabrics
weebly 10 7/14/15 10:58 PM by Doris W. in TN
Skirt Waistband trouble (Pages 1 2)
Attaching waist band
milanna 15 7/14/15 7:08 PM by milanna
ISO Coat/Jacket Construction book
Frappie 6 7/14/15 2:50 PM by Candy2
Darts in multiple layers?
RobA. 7 7/14/15 1:34 PM by RobA.
Well, I learned two valuable lessons today. (Pages 1 2 3)
It was my first pattern and fabric store visit!
BlackTie 20 7/13/15 2:22 PM by sewchristi
Invisible zipper problems (Pages 1 2)
Fabric wavy with invisible zipper foot
TalyQ 19 7/13/15 10:01 AM by sewdance
How to Evaluate a Tutorial
Construction Standards
pointdepatou 6 7/12/15 7:38 PM by SewLibra
last day for half price cutting table
JoAnn's Sew Essential Cutting table half price
mandeedee 9 7/12/15 7:14 PM by SewLibra
Dart placement question - would it be necessary in this design
dart shirt placement side-laced
Mscheveous 2 7/12/15 5:35 AM by rhetam
Okay to serge hem of bemberg lining? (Pages 1 2)
Spacious Skies 19 7/10/15 8:02 PM by ryan's mom
neck facings (Pages 1 2)
RobA. 10 7/10/15 11:19 AM by RobA.
Cowl neck top pattern using a light wool?
Looking for pattern for a cowl neck top for light wool fabric
Kamots16 6 7/10/15 9:31 AM by Patti B
Creating a trim
How might you go about emulating this style of trim?
weiiswhy 7 7/9/15 8:26 AM by arianamaniacs
How to tell when fabric needs a lining (Pages 1 2)
Is there a trick to judging sheerness?
Spacious Skies 14 7/9/15 7:32 AM by marymary86
good tutorial for an angled welt pocket
please help!
kellyhogaboom 6 7/9/15 0:42 AM by pointdepatou
When are you no longer a beginner (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
When do you move yourself up to advanced beginner.
quana577 60 7/8/15 9:11 PM by pointdepatou
Silk Noil Fabric - Nubby Texture Question (Pages 1 2)
silk noil fabric nubby
Mscheveous 19 7/7/15 10:48 PM by Mscheveous
What steam iron do you use? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
I need a new iron and am not sure what to get
Erplab 51 7/5/15 10:24 AM by GretchenB
Men Who Sew (Pages 1 2 3)
Beginning sewing for men
BlackTie 28 7/4/15 7:37 PM by pointdepatou
Matching my measurements to a pattern - seam allowance? (Pages 1 2)
Debbeg 14 7/4/15 4:07 AM by Alpine Queen
Removing Tailor's Chalk (Pages 1 2)
I can't get tailor's chalk out of a tee shirt :/
pocketmonkey 12 7/3/15 7:39 PM by pocketmonkey
Pfaff or Brother (Pages 1 2)
what would you choose
spattah 17 7/3/15 3:32 PM by spattah
Adding lace to v neckline
weebly 3 7/2/15 12:26 PM by stirwatersblue
Elastic waistband jeans (Pages 1 2)
Not staying up
waikikimum 14 7/2/15 6:43 AM by Maripat
Consew 231r what can I expect?
Waidrill 4 7/2/15 0:47 AM by kcurtis
Venting About Sewing (Pages 1 2 3 4)
I just failed and I needed to vent. I'd love to hear about other people's frustrations too!
pocketmonkey 39 7/1/15 10:36 PM by USMCMom
Zig Zag / Overlock stitch at Fabric Edge Help Needed! (Pages 1 2 3)
2nd Hand sewing machine help! Fabric keeps shifting to left.
dmarquez 24 7/1/15 8:34 PM by NanaAnna
Short back adjustment (Pages 1 2)
I'm trying to wrap my brain around it
lylagus 18 7/1/15 2:47 PM by Quickie
Adapting pattern for knits? (Pages 1 2)
Tips & Techniques?
Chococat 11 6/30/15 11:11 PM by Chococat
Kenmore 158.18033 HELP
users manual
wvcurlygirly 3 6/30/15 7:50 PM by frame
Bias tape v neck
weebly 3 6/30/15 12:53 PM by aqn
I'm confused by this dart!
a new (to me) method to a jacket front
kellyhogaboom 9 6/29/15 5:04 PM by pointdepatou
fabric uses
Unnamed stretch fabric
GrammaSewn 6 6/29/15 12:12 PM by GrammaSewn
Elastic Width Question
mmeblue 5 6/29/15 5:54 AM by cocosloft
can i just say I hate facings! (Pages 1 2 3)
Frappie 20 6/28/15 3:29 PM by Nancy K
Cute and easy zippered pouch - with box pleats (Pages 1 2)
Nice for gifting
Melcalifornia 10 6/27/15 10:48 PM by lisalu
you know you shouldn't....but still do (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
rmusic1 61 6/27/15 8:10 PM by tigergirl
needles, thread, bobbins, oil, etc. for slant-o-matic rocketeer
pantsdontfit 9 6/24/15 12:42 PM by denise60s
Stitch Length (Pages 1 2 3)
How do you measure it?
Al Johnson 23 6/24/15 5:25 AM by Alpine Queen
Help! I have no idea how to sew a cap brim this way.
Sewing A Cap Brim
eliterank 9 6/21/15 11:16 PM by eliterank
PLEASE HELP ME FIND VOGUE 7571
Vintage double scalloped lace dress pattern
Courtneywhite 8 6/21/15 4:03 PM by frame
Learning to make alterations? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
beginner
wormhole 32 6/20/15 1:30 PM by MartiP
lining a dress
the lining made the dress too tight!
jennygolightly1 9 6/19/15 2:37 PM by jennygolightly1
Not adding lining fabric to dresses for summer. (Pages 1 2 3)
Does it make a big difference?
quana577 22 6/19/15 10:49 AM by quana577
Beginner working with knits (Pages 1 2)
Is there a way to accurately "tissue fit" knits like you do wovens?
quana577 10 6/18/15 10:11 PM by Nancy K
Adjustable dress form advice please (Pages 1 2)
Dress forms
KoraBell 18 6/18/15 3:17 PM by KoraBell
Viking Emerald 118 or Janome Magnolia 7325
variegatedknits 8 6/16/15 10:47 PM by lily whiteowl
Waistband fix
zebazga 6 6/16/15 7:55 PM by Maripat
Pattern Help! Lining odd shaped pouch. (Pages 1 2)
How to line an envelope pouch shaped like a bone!
dmarquez 10 6/16/15 12:54 PM by PattiAnnJ
How do you add seam allowances to a pattern? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
~thinking mainly of Burda~
ShantiSeamstressing 30 6/15/15 10:29 AM by PetitePear
Horsehair in an enclosed hem
I am trying to use horsehair with an enclosed hem, and am not sure how it works
Turtlegrrl 1 6/14/15 0:28 AM by KolHeidi
cotton sateen
Which stitch and foot on standard sewing machine
Jothesew 6 6/13/15 5:22 AM by cocosloft
Looking for the right fabric
erikgoldman 8 6/11/15 11:34 AM by NevadaGrace
Pocket placement
LDT2011 6 6/11/15 3:48 AM by KayStitches
Haven't used a pattern in YEARS, and I am stumped by this.
ChessieSews 9 6/10/15 7:27 PM by ChessieSews
Urgent question about facings, interfacing and grain (Pages 1 2)
Please help!
Blaceyda 13 6/10/15 9:09 AM by Alpine Queen
Trouble hemming slippery, stretchy fabric
AZGreyGirl 4 6/9/15 9:40 PM by Nancy K
Jalie PDF patterns
Kellygreens 7 6/9/15 3:59 AM by Kellygreens
knit and straight of grain (Pages 1 2)
do I have to straight the fabric?
Dana Cetz 13 6/8/15 6:52 PM by Nancy K
Janome 2212 vs 2206
ForTozs 3 6/8/15 8:56 AM by ForTozs
my first sewing project will be knit m5241
listing my to do in consecutive order please advise if needed
Dana Cetz 5 6/7/15 6:11 PM by misssonja
lapped zipper bubble
aberry 1 6/6/15 9:38 AM by solosmocker
What kind of non fusible interfacing?
Kikulina 5 6/6/15 6:51 AM by jjosiejo
Neck opening measurement for Baby Bib?
Baby bib neck size
zoobird 4 6/5/15 9:56 AM by zoobird
Why are pants so hard to sew? (Pages 1 2 3)
Ripping a seam...again on the pants
mandeedee 25 6/4/15 5:38 PM by marymary86
Adding a lining to a a-line dress with straps
sew45 2 6/3/15 2:31 PM by sew45
european shopping
fabrics or textiles?
nancy parr 7 6/3/15 8:12 AM by esseesee
Too wide shirred dress!Help!
sew45 5 6/3/15 6:02 AM by rag doll
Zipper instructions
Fansella Question Lapped Zipper
Papuz 9 6/2/15 10:12 PM by marymary86
Patterns in modern style/not high waisted (pj's and shorts)
ekm0924 8 6/1/15 5:35 PM by Elona
relax the fabric
what does relax the fabric before cutting mean?
Dana Cetz 7 6/1/15 6:54 AM by dianelwilson
Transfer Pattern Marks (Pages 1 2)
Pattern Use
SeaUrchin 19 5/31/15 2:47 PM by USMCMom
sloper (Pages 1 2)
bdizzine 10 5/31/15 12:14 PM by Robin Denning
fixing a silk seam that has run
help repair a garment
nzach 7 5/30/15 9:15 PM by Vireya
ashamed newby (Pages 1 2)
help sewing machine covered with dust
Dana Cetz 13 5/30/15 1:59 PM by Utta Retch
Where to find patterns in this style? (Pages 1 2)
SimonOrdo 15 5/30/15 1:35 PM by childoferna
my first sewing project will be knit
several questions
Dana Cetz 6 5/29/15 4:01 PM by Nancy K
Brother CS6000i Question
Buttonhole looks wrong
Klunky 4 5/29/15 10:57 AM by Marie367
Double Fold Bias Collar Won't Lay Flat (Pages 1 2)
On Butterick 4790 Walkaway Dress
AGirlLikeI 12 5/27/15 4:56 PM by solosmocker
Altering Chiffon Sleeves
LiyaN 1 5/27/15 4:36 PM by PattiAnnJ
Most common beginner mistakes (Pages 1 2 3 ... 7)
Gittje 60 5/27/15 10:18 AM by Gittje
This beginner is spending Too Much Money on fabric! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
:(
Ubik 56 5/27/15 9:27 AM by LizJ58
Lame Fabric to table runners.. Advice?
Advice needed on table runner project idea
GsusFreq 7 5/26/15 3:43 PM by GsusFreq
Stretch lace hemming woes (Pages 1 2)
how to get the hem length right with stretch lace?
bettina77 11 5/26/15 6:45 AM by Pamela R
Shortening pants
how to shorten pants that are slightly tapered
MaryPeg 2 5/25/15 1:35 PM by MaryPeg
finding the best serger (Pages 1 2)
buying a serger
heyjellybean 15 5/25/15 12:26 PM by HelenM01
Cannot turn front and back facing on a dress
Facing is winning
mandeedee 8 5/25/15 12:23 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Buttonholes (Pages 1 2)
Help
mommy2myboy 12 5/25/15 1:53 AM by poplin
Help making cape
Can anyone help me find a jig cape pattern!?
MarianneC 5 5/25/15 0:02 AM by MarianneC
Teaching kids??? (Pages 1 2)
What projects???
wildwinowoman 14 5/24/15 2:45 PM by sew4grands
Simple way to spruce up a plain collar? (Pages 1 2)
Making a simple tank top a bit fancier?
TwinkleBoss 11 5/23/15 7:05 PM by LynnRowe
How to deal with sheer knit for skirt
auntiecreates 4 5/23/15 7:00 PM by LynnRowe
Can i use a twin needle in my new machine? (Pages 1 2)
StitchyMama 17 5/21/15 9:23 PM by Andi247
thread for sergers (Pages 1 2)
polish mom1 16 5/20/15 11:46 AM by kcurtis
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
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
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
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
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
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Pattern Numbers
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HELP!!
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Need some tips for sewing stretch fabrics
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When to do it and when not to?
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numbers not working
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Ideas please ? (Pages 1 2)
Bunk-bed curtains
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one that describes different 'styles'
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Dumb question of the week 98% Cotton, 2%Spandex (Pages 1 2)
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getting worse with practice, not better (Pages 1 2)
the more I sew, the worse it gets
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Metal zippers (Pages 1 2)
Any tips to install?
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swimsuit fabrics
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Seam finish on lining?
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Resources to learn tailoring/alterations of RTW?
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Fusible interfacing on poly gabardine?
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Jean top stitching (Pages 1 2)
What do you use for the bobbin thread
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Tissue paper in sewing? (Pages 1 2)
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Can't quite figure it out?
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M6951 McCall's Pattern
Collar band and collar seem too long
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Printable Patterns
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How do you create it?
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Mccalls 5379 help!
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where to post an intro?
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measuring
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Burda paper patterns
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Ideas needed (Pages 1 2)
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Sagging double knit
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Brussels Washer Linen
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Coverpro Coverstitching Frustration
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Ira Glass speaks about learning to do something
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how to balance the legs?
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Help with pattern directions
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getting worse with practice, not better (Pages 1 2 3 4)
the more I sew, the worse it gets
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When using 2 layers, how to stop lining fabric from stretching?
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Problems with rolled hem foot (Pages 1 2)
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an alternative view of sewing tools (just for fun)
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Is clingy knit any good for making muslins?
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longest length of fabric that I can fit in my washing machine? (Pages 1 2)
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stretch denim grai
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Please help me with my midi skirt problem (Pages 1 2)
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Waistband interfaceing
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Babylock tempo
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