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Pinned Topic McCalls new tissue fitting videos
The Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fit method
sacjeanie 7 8/26/15 9:40 PM by carmenrita
Pinned Topic Being a beginner is fun! (Pages 1 2 3 ... 24)
Here's why...
Deepika 237 8/6/15 12:11 PM by DonnaH
Pinned Topic Dress Forms (Pages 1 2 3 ... 41)
what to consider before I buy
ivory 400 7/28/15 2:02 PM by Nancy K
Pinned Topic Books for Beginners (Pages 1 2 3 ... 18)
please list your faves for our beginners!
MaryT 179 7/23/15 6:39 PM by mothlights
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 321 5/29/15 11:25 PM by untherapy
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
Ponte knits shrink??
Do ponte knits shrink? By how much??
fabricaddiction 2 Today at 4:03 PM by Vivienne
What does "if there is fullness, dart this out" mean? (Pages 1 2)
Sewing Terminology
PinkinBoston 18 Today at 2:59 PM by PinkinBoston
Help please with skirt vent (Pages 1 2 3)
Insufficient width of fabric to make extensions
annem54 24 Today at 12:26 PM by Elombu
personal style question (Pages 1 2 3 4)
how to develop
rmusic1 31 Today at 8:50 AM by Utta Retch
Why is hemming scary?! (Pages 1 2 3 4)
RobA. 33 8/28/15 6:34 PM by Vinnems
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
Where do you foucus your eyes while sewing? (Pages 1 2)
How to get a straight stich
Tankeryanker 19 8/27/15 8:44 AM by Utta Retch
Trying to sew with knits-epic fail! Is it me or the fabric? (Pages 1 2)
sewwrecked 19 8/27/15 8:30 AM by msschiel
Rotary Cutters (Pages 1 2 3)
Good? Better? Best?
4LauraM 27 8/27/15 6:53 AM by Grace Buchanan
What hoodie would you like seen in a sew-along? (Pages 1 2 3)
Taking suggestions!
kellyhogaboom 29 8/26/15 4:27 PM by Mmmberry
Dog Bandana
Dog B
Lexymarie 4 8/26/15 10:16 AM by ASiverson
Lekala Sewing Patterns
Can anyone comment on their experience with Lekala sewing patterns?
PinkinBoston 7 8/26/15 8:03 AM by KathySews
2 way stretch vs 4 way stretch...? (Pages 1 2)
I'm confused
Foxsews 10 8/26/15 6:21 AM by labsrule
I bought the wrong pattern size for some pants (Pages 1 2)
Tankeryanker 19 8/25/15 8:57 PM by Tankeryanker
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
My Swatches from Mood fabric came today
Tankeryanker 3 8/24/15 11:43 PM by simplystitches
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
Cheap muslin alternative sources
Tankeryanker 9 8/24/15 9:02 PM by Tankeryanker
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'm in love . . . (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Rotary cutter
Mangosteen25 51 8/18/15 8:54 PM by Candy2
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
Vogue Pattern mag or Threads (Pages 1 2 3 4)
Sewncooknmom 31 8/9/15 7:21 PM by pointdepatou
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
Patterns with cup size choices (Pages 1 2 3)
sharon2013 21 8/7/15 4:39 AM by Utta Retch
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
want to use cotton-not listed as fabrics (Pages 1 2)
using stash
dixielover 18 7/24/15 12:41 PM by DonnaH
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
Adding ruching to a t-shirt
StitchyMama 6 7/13/15 2:43 AM by EleanorSews
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
Using "burrito method" to apply cardigan neckband/collar
...Can you do it once the side seams are sewn?
stirwatersblue 8 7/10/15 2:19 PM by frame
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
Simplicity 6374 neck band too short (Pages 1 2)
Neck band should extend 3/8" past front of shirt, but doesnt
bossmom4 10 7/7/15 10:52 PM by rhetam
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
Disappointed with Dealers (Pages 1 2 3 ... 14)
ladyheather 139 6/29/15 3:26 PM by KolHeidi
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
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