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Pinned Topic my little tips for making life easier.. (Pages 1 2 3 ... 17)
tips and tricks for effective sewing
Lady Zoo 169 7/7/14 12:00 PM by Janie Viers
Pinned Topic Amazing Tutorials (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
Where to find tutorials on the web
paulag1955 58 3/27/14 3:34 PM by marymary86
Pinned Topic Coverstitch Tips and Techniques (Pages 1 2)
a compilation
Deepika 16 1/23/14 3:37 AM by kcurtis
Pinned Topic Easing a set-in sleeve (Pages 1 2 3 4)
LynnRowe 36 5/12/12 0:18 AM by Terri A
Pinned Topic Hot Patterns notched collar (Pages 1 2 3 ... 9)
discussion and tutorial
Lynnelle 86 1/23/12 0:16 AM by ChickenFreak
Pinned Topic Great resource for using specialty presser feet (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
loohoo44 59 8/18/11 12:36 PM by poorpigling
Bias-Cut Dress Hem (Pages 1 2)
To hem or not to hem?
carrie18584 13 Today at 6:42 PM by solosmocker
Would this shortcut be a mistake?
To line or not to line?
jjosiejo 9 7/19/14 2:11 PM by stirwatersblue
bias cut, stay tape, zipper question
bias cut, stay tape, zipper question
hoyhoy 3 7/18/14 10:09 PM by a7yrstitch
Problems with fusible fleece?
KathleenWH 9 7/18/14 3:59 PM by solosmocker
Sewing a perfect collar and stand (Pages 1 2)
free resource from Sure Fit Designs
marymary86 11 7/18/14 3:54 PM by solosmocker
Lining showing on outside of neckline
lining showing at the neckline- help!
kaulms 3 7/17/14 2:46 PM by kaulms
finishing sheer fabric necklines
help!
Sari 9 7/17/14 11:48 AM by LaMadalena
Zippers, ugh. (Pages 1 2 3)
I hate zippers. Zippers hate me.
amybobamy 21 7/11/14 10:16 PM by Maripat
Reinforcing seams in rayon challis
needed at back armhole? how to do?
Mole Princess 9 7/11/14 10:06 PM by Doris W. in TN
Zipper & facing in dress neckline (Pages 1 2)
BJ1400 11 7/9/14 7:45 PM by jenleeC
Help with jersey knit (Pages 1 2)
lgrande 15 7/8/14 12:03 PM by Elona
invisible zipper woes
slimey 6 7/7/14 4:25 PM by SheBear0320
regular to jumbo storage for thread
changing the regular thread racks to fit jumbos
Janie Viers 2 7/7/14 11:57 AM by Janie Viers
Peggy Sagers Free Episode 001 Fit 2 Stitch (Pages 1 2)
I haven't seen this discussed here ...
marymary86 17 7/4/14 5:02 PM by marymary86
flat felled seam (Pages 1 2)
Lori Githens 10 7/2/14 10:55 AM by marymary86
Young moms--questions on Pillowcase dresses?
gramma b 2 6/28/14 11:01 PM by beauturbo
Notched collar with collar stand
JuneHawk 3 6/28/14 1:36 PM by Karla Kizer
CS binder attachment when sewing with very flimsy fabric
Neckline standing up
purplebouquet 2 6/26/14 4:27 PM by Elona
Hemming stretch denim jeans
How to avoid wavy hems in stretch denim
sewwhatif 7 6/26/14 10:14 AM by tourist
PUL Fabric -- Need advice on how to handle
kajero 8 6/23/14 6:31 PM by kajero
David Coffin says (re: felling foot) (Pages 1 2)
Do you agree?
marymary86 10 6/23/14 2:06 AM by NhiHuynh
Felled Seams with the Adjustable Hemmer (Pages 1 2)
How to make seams on men's shirts on a vintage sewing machine
Soolip 10 6/23/14 0:18 AM by a7yrstitch
I am totally ignorant when it comes to "free-hand" lining a dress.
Please help me!
kajero 7 6/22/14 1:17 AM by kajero
Do you wind cone thread onto regular spools? (Pages 1 2 3)
gramma b 26 6/21/14 6:12 PM by mssewcrazy
New Bernina Tutorials!!!
lgrande 4 6/19/14 12:16 PM by Doris W. in TN
Putting a pocket into a side seam with a zip? (Pages 1 2)
Any tutorials?
pinkcatflower 10 6/18/14 5:16 PM by Catina
Sandra Betzina's Sew Zipper Fly Method
kajero 8 6/18/14 12:20 PM by pamyjo2001
Rhythmic Leotards (Pages 1 2)
Sewing Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition Leotards
Elina 13 6/16/14 10:52 PM by BerylW
Darts For Shaping, Darts For Fitting (Pages 1 2 3)
Alterations Beyond Side Seams
a7yrstitch 25 6/16/14 7:29 PM by a7yrstitch
patterns with multiple sizes
patterns
Kmb221 4 6/12/14 3:13 PM by SandiMacD
Darts in underlining
legalsecty 5 6/9/14 9:04 PM by legalsecty
Lining slits on tunic top
slits to be finished like neck edge
Shamin01 5 6/9/14 10:36 AM by Marie367
Top stitching for jeans (Pages 1 2 3)
Thick jeans thread problems Help
allycovey 28 6/7/14 6:39 AM by Maripat
How do you remove glued rhinestones from RTW?
gramma b 6 6/4/14 3:33 PM by Nurse Jane
Lining a dress with a vent
What is the best way?
clcruick 5 6/3/14 8:40 AM by Maripat
easy gathering of heavy fabrics made even easier
use floss and zigzag-- with your CORDING foot!
Mole Princess 2 6/1/14 6:16 AM by SandiMacD
Sewing with Metallic Lame (pronounces la-may) (Pages 1 2)
any guidance out there for me?
cindy-lou 18 5/31/14 1:08 PM by diane s
Sewing the Crotch (Pages 1 2)
Which method
kajero 15 5/30/14 4:18 PM by Diahn
Tutorial
Skorts
pmarsh 1 5/29/14 4:03 PM by PattiAnnJ
Instead of a Piping Foot...
how about an invisible zipper foot?
jacqui583 7 5/29/14 8:49 AM by jacqui583
waist elastic measurement (Pages 1 2)
s.gopalan 15 5/29/14 1:41 AM by DOGLOVER389
Sewing construction
Sewing without instructions
Mattisse99 2 5/28/14 7:30 AM by biochemistress
Fit 2 Stitch show on public tv (Pages 1 2)
KathySews 13 5/25/14 12:20 PM by frame
sewing peats in jersey knit
how to
brissmith 4 5/25/14 8:59 AM by PattiAnnJ
Eating Fabric.... (Pages 1 2)
How to prevent the machine from eating fabric at beginning of seam?
Melcalifornia 17 5/23/14 7:46 PM by ccris
Sewing a Blind Hem
Do you pre-baste?
jacqui583 7 5/21/14 9:18 PM by Sewandwrite
Scratchy bra tab
How to create a softer edge?
tourist 7 5/21/14 9:44 AM by GatorDenise
Bra Sewers/Makers
How to?
simplystitches 7 5/19/14 4:17 PM by lca
Underlining knit with fleece (making sweatshirt fleece)
Lindablue 5 5/19/14 2:16 AM by Marilly
Side-seam gathers in the back of a jersey top
Does this make any sense as an idea?
shermarama 0 5/18/14 4:18 PM by shermarama
Elastic waists--looking for options, tips, tricks, etc. (Pages 1 2)
interested in a more RTW-like finish
stirwatersblue 11 5/18/14 12:44 PM by sewsally
Pleat
Help!
Dedrie 2 5/15/14 9:07 PM by JEF
Clip first or trim? (Pages 1 2)
JTink 10 5/15/14 3:10 PM by lisalu
drawstring elastic (Pages 1 2)
how do I use it?
BillieJean 11 5/14/14 3:34 PM by gramma b
Jean Buttons (Pages 1 2)
What's your source and how to insert?
carrie18584 16 5/12/14 9:47 AM by Maripat
I Did an Invisible Zipper! (Pages 1 2)
a brag post
jacqui583 12 5/11/14 11:50 AM by PattiAnnJ
Your favorite method for V-necks on t-shirts? (Pages 1 2)
plazaglass 11 5/8/14 10:55 PM by charliegirl127
Collar and collar band techniques
Shown in Thread magazine
halleyscomet 8 5/7/14 1:46 AM by Vinnems
Need tips for sewing swimming shorts
First time using this material
Beaglemama 9 5/6/14 1:45 PM by kayco
Make you own magnetic pin-holder
gramma b 9 5/4/14 0:55 AM by AtiyaAfi
Hemming Sunray/sunburst pleats
How to best hem sunray pleats?
jbrown2 9 5/3/14 7:54 PM by jbrown2
Does anyone sharpen needles? (Pages 1 2 3)
Mary Stiefer 27 4/30/14 11:11 AM by beauturbo
The "gelatin your chiffon" tip tutorial! (Pages 1 2)
pinkcatflower 19 4/29/14 6:48 PM by a7yrstitch
WIPD - Work in Progress Disease (Pages 1 2 3 4)
I've got a major case of it. Help!
NhiHuynh 36 4/28/14 11:49 PM by craft keeper
Patching a dress
*almost* invisible
jacqui583 4 4/28/14 6:22 PM by kkkkaty
SWATCH BUDDIES
Make Your Own
cherylwashere 0 4/24/14 10:06 AM by cherylwashere
Puckered Seams
How to get rid of puckers in seams
sewwhatif 8 4/23/14 4:33 PM by Al Johnson
Help, I cut husbands jeans by mistake (Pages 1 2)
Sunshine12242 10 4/21/14 12:08 PM by AllNewtoMe
Drawstring for hem
Finding a tutorial for a drawstring to alter length of hem
Milliemoo 3 4/20/14 1:36 PM by Quickie
Hemming or finishing lace?
Looking for suggestions on how to deal with curved, short raglan sleeve hem
michellep74 8 4/19/14 3:38 PM by marymary86
Inserting false zips as design accents
How to request
curvesmart 9 4/17/14 8:25 PM by curvesmart
Zippers on the side of dresses
I am curious
KathySews 4 4/17/14 2:08 AM by SewLibra
Pam Erny's new tutorial (Pages 1 2)
Sleeve plackets
Debbie Lancaster 12 4/15/14 11:57 AM by frame
pressing princess seams
how to avoid bulk
Elaine Dougan 7 4/15/14 2:18 AM by petro
Back darts down from shoulder and neck? How to ?
alpenrose 3 4/13/14 1:56 PM by alpenrose
Thread magazine
archive and new tips book
charm2468 3 4/13/14 8:47 AM by charm2468
Perfect Shirt Collar Points (Pages 1 2)
This tutorial is brilliant!
Handshake 19 4/11/14 7:48 PM by frame
Serging and elastic.
quirktastical 4 4/9/14 9:32 PM by quirktastical
Replacing Ironing Board Cover
Repurposing part of it
cherylwashere 0 4/9/14 9:36 AM by cherylwashere
I want to throw my serger out the Window, bunching on multiple layer (Pages 1 2)
I just can't seem to get it right
violetrays 17 4/8/14 8:51 AM by Kayabunga
Hemming Tea Toweling
Using a 1/4 ball hemmer foot
mitchs'mom 2 4/7/14 5:23 PM by mitchs'mom
Hong Kong Seam Finishing
Armhole seams?
Tizmehr 4 4/7/14 5:14 PM by Nancy K
Fabulous Fit Padding System - how to document (PR Weekend NY)
I heard this system was demonstrated and there was a great document handed out that doesn't come in the pkg.
Deb Thompson 7 4/6/14 11:58 AM by gneebee
breaking thread while sewing elastic lace
wildwinowoman 5 4/5/14 1:23 PM by beauturbo
T-Shirt Top Shoulder Seam (Pages 1 2 3)
I ripped apart my old T-Shirt to see the RT seam technique
kcurtis 21 3/30/14 3:23 PM by SewLibra
Handy Bias Strips! (Pages 1 2)
gramma b 14 3/26/14 4:20 PM by bunnypn
Poly boning tips?
DanielleM 4 3/23/14 9:09 PM by stirwatersblue
tips for sewing on rhinestones (Pages 1 2 3)
Maddie964 20 3/19/14 11:50 PM by ccris
Running out of fabric? (Pages 1 2)
This might work.....
gramma b 12 3/17/14 2:08 PM by HelenM01
lace insertion in skirt
wildwinowoman 2 3/16/14 10:57 AM by wildwinowoman
Craftsy -- Sewing Fashion Knits -- Beyond the Basics
What Pattern is used. How mch is it?
kajero 4 3/15/14 3:50 PM by simplystitches
Softie animal/doll makers
Tips for adding a flat Seat to one?
gramma b 2 3/12/14 8:25 AM by gramma b
Singer Creative Touch 1036 won't wind bobbin!
Bobbin winding
Gabnxe 5 3/7/14 1:42 PM by PattiAnnJ
Seamless Illusion Neckline
k2thyme 7 3/5/14 8:57 PM by SheBear0320
Blind Hem with Sewing Machine (Pages 1 2)
Yay or Nay?
aliann1 19 3/4/14 5:59 AM by guillorypr
Threads Insider (Pages 1 2)
Is the $32.95 membership worth it
kajero 10 3/3/14 12:31 PM by SewLibra
hemming a "v"
tips for narrow hems on v shaped bottom edges
sdn 3 3/2/14 8:41 AM by beauturbo
Reversible Purse (Free Pattern)
Interesting Contruction
DonnaH 2 3/1/14 2:36 AM by cherylwashere
Grrr STUPID Iron shine! (Pages 1 2)
Poly content + too high heat = :(
ThreadsofFaith 11 2/28/14 3:53 AM by Geejay
Help with sewing a very strech polyester ish fabric? (Pages 1 2 3)
Im skipping stitches and shredding thread?
PortlandMaine 22 2/27/14 11:28 PM by PortlandMaine
How do i sew down elastic cording?
tabathavm 7 2/27/14 10:36 AM by tabathavm
Altering a coat
Alterations
Deb5ew 5 2/26/14 3:25 PM by Deb5ew
Men's Shirt seam finishing - how?
KathySews 6 2/22/14 12:40 PM by a7yrstitch
Fitting a muslin by yourself (Pages 1 2)
This saved my sanity!
bijou13 11 2/22/14 10:41 AM by Flying Seamstress
Tips for Jewel Collar (Pages 1 2)
Maddie964 13 2/21/14 9:35 PM by Maddie964
Snaps!! As in the cowboy shirt kind..
Non sew snaps, any helpful hints?
Jennifer shaw 6 2/19/14 7:57 AM by biochemistress
Check this Blog for variations on the basic T!
gramma b 1 2/19/14 3:38 AM by Hauteaway
Iron Recommendations? (Pages 1 2 3)
I need a new iron. Any recommendations?
katskinner 23 2/16/14 12:51 PM by PattiAnnJ
Rolled / Narrow Hem Tips
Techniques to help make a better hem
Maddie964 8 2/15/14 8:41 AM by Julkane
replacing zipper slider
what type for molded plastic?
kalniete 9 2/15/14 8:14 AM by kalniete
understitching armhole impossible?
trying to follow vogue's 1183 Kay Unger
hoyhoy 7 2/13/14 6:47 PM by hoyhoy
Wetsuit pattern and construction
Any tips?
jjosiejo 9 2/13/14 11:10 AM by jjosiejo
What stitch to use on fold over elastic? (Pages 1 2)
New to FOE
SewLibra 14 2/12/14 9:19 PM by dmh1
Using a ruffler (Pages 1 2)
jacqui583 10 2/11/14 9:28 PM by jacqui583
Sewing Separating Zipper?
Same as sewing a concealed or exposed zipper?
vntgseamstress 4 2/10/14 11:13 PM by vntgseamstress
Puckered zip
Deb5ew 4 2/6/14 1:27 PM by Deb5ew
changing RTW pants from wide leg to skinny (Pages 1 2 3 4)
take in from one side or both?
threaddy 31 2/6/14 11:35 AM by threaddy
Neckline binding techniques
Cute idea seen in RTW
gramma b 2 2/6/14 8:43 AM by Pj3g
Burrito Yoke-turning photos here
gramma b 9 2/4/14 6:02 PM by wendyrb
Dritz Seams Great (Pages 1 2 3)
Tips on using this?
kso 21 2/2/14 3:01 AM by ev35
Thinning out the herd. Should I or Shouldn't I
Keeping or selling Machines
purplepeach 5 2/1/14 6:28 AM by forgotmyemail
Topstitching Tension
Tips for topstitching with heavyweight thread
Maddie964 7 1/30/14 7:22 PM by bunnypn
Sewing standing up and over all posture (Pages 1 2 3)
jynclr 20 1/30/14 12:36 PM by DonnaH
substitute for zipper
buttons or hook and eye?
Sanrey1949 6 1/29/14 11:27 AM by Sanrey1949
Thread Tails...for lack of a better description (Pages 1 2 3)
Don't throw them out
cherylwashere 27 1/29/14 8:53 AM by rebeccajay
Best padding for tote bag
lauriechadwick 5 1/27/14 1:44 PM by biochemistress
sewing bindings by machine??? (Pages 1 2)
Quilt and deco binding
erinsluck 14 1/24/14 5:28 PM by tateelliott
2 Holes in Fleece
Holes in Fleece
TexasDeb99 6 1/23/14 6:51 PM by beauturbo
handling bulk with princess shoulder seams
How do you handle them?
Elaine Dougan 5 1/23/14 5:36 PM by beauturbo
To wash or not wash fabric! (Pages 1 2)
pre treating fabric
Nan Kay 15 1/22/14 11:38 AM by frame
What Fabric is this?
Dubious Fabric
Maddie964 7 1/22/14 7:32 AM by Pam in Amsterdam
Alternative to zipper?
Help with zipper alternative
Sanrey1949 4 1/20/14 10:22 AM by Sanrey1949
understitching armhole impossible?
trying to follow vogue's 1183 Kay Unger
hoyhoy 1 1/19/14 12:49 PM by Debbie Lancaster
Altering ready to wear garments
s.gopalan 5 1/19/14 11:05 AM by s.gopalan
A Thank You! to . .
someone unknown
ThreeThreads 8 1/19/14 1:22 AM by ThreeThreads
Altering ready to wear garments
s.gopalan 1 1/19/14 0:38 AM by SewLibra
Curved Buttonholes
Can you sew curved buttonholes by machine?
Orianna2000 5 1/14/14 5:12 PM by Orianna2000
Can a gusset be added easily to a kick pleat?
Technique question
Heavenly Design 0 1/14/14 3:07 PM by Heavenly Design
What parts of a men's coat get interlined?
Interlining coat parts
Soday 5 1/14/14 1:13 PM by Soday
Sewing Thermal
Thread and Needle
Amye116 3 1/14/14 12:16 PM by PattiAnnJ
Stay Tape techniques Book (Pages 1 2)
Do you have this??
knitstitcher 16 1/14/14 6:39 AM by tigergirl
NEED HELP WITH WAISTBAND IN ATHLETIC SHORTS
NEWBIE TRYING TO LEARN WAISTBAND TECHNIQUES
DSchulze210 4 1/11/14 9:26 PM by SandiMacD
Use of topstitching thread
PureJoy 1 1/9/14 8:49 PM by PureJoy
What is going on here? (Pages 1 2)
Zig zag skipped stiches
Apulliam22 16 1/9/14 6:33 PM by Apulliam22
'borrowed' gadgets (Pages 1 2 3 ... 8)
using non sewing items
petro 72 1/9/14 10:01 AM by tourist
Prominent Abdomen Adjustment (Pages 1 2)
I need to know how to do a prominent abdominal adjustment
Texas Bonnet 16 1/4/14 11:23 PM by kushami
attaching new ribbing to a neckline (Pages 1 2)
s.gopalan 10 12/26/13 4:53 PM by s.gopalan
Skirt Waisband or facing?
Best Couture Method
Wendy J 3 12/24/13 10:15 AM by Wendy J
Patterns for Beginners (Pages 1 2)
mjn245 12 12/23/13 6:47 PM by mjn245
How do I sew a Rib knit collar on and not have it look funky (Pages 1 2)
kareno1 16 12/20/13 6:43 PM by diane s
Shirred Maternity Dress Question
Other fave styles for hot summer?
gramma b 1 12/19/13 9:19 AM by Speech girl
Pockets please
What are best techniques to add pockets to RTW
emmacg 6 12/18/13 3:51 PM by skae
Any tips on Sewing Ripstop Nylon? (Pages 1 2)
Which needle is best? Any other Gotchas?
Maripat 10 12/16/13 8:38 PM by dscheidt
Comparing couture vs. machine sewing (Pages 1 2)
Need help finding Threads article
PeppermintPam 13 12/16/13 7:28 PM by EsseG
Bernina Binder Attachment #88 (Pages 1 2)
Woeful Instructions
UrbanFool 17 12/14/13 11:19 AM by SewBusy63
Shortening a RTW wool coat
Interfacing the hem area dilemma
luvfabric 3 12/11/13 12:44 PM by luvfabric
RTW sweater alteration
Can you shorten a RTW sweater?
joann 6 12/10/13 4:14 PM by Elona
Ironing/Pressing Technique
Want a softer look
Al Johnson 6 12/9/13 10:30 PM by PattyE
Help - velcro is ruining my sweaters
How to handle velcro on a coat
Silknmore 9 12/9/13 8:50 PM by costumecarol
Have you ever used a Tailor Trouser Marker?
sewpatty 8 12/9/13 7:29 PM by costumecarol
Knits and zippers!
What I wish I knew months ago!
LizJ58 6 12/8/13 9:32 PM by Mc Donna
FOE Fold Over Elastic Fun (Pages 1 2 3)
Uses, Tips, Questions, Souces
wendyrb 26 12/2/13 7:31 PM by Rhoda K
Taking In Knit Tops
Need Stabalizer to Prevent Stretching?
Susan C 6 12/1/13 10:22 AM by Susan C
Drafting pockets/slouchy pants like these...
how do i add pockets like these photos to my standard pattern?
Jenniel73 7 11/30/13 1:49 AM by misschris
Help to fix this V-neck (Pages 1 2)
how to fix this issue??
heathergwo 10 11/27/13 11:39 PM by SewLibra
Anyone Not Have the Pattern Review Book? (Pages 1 2 3 4)
1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips
Miss Fairchild 31 11/27/13 10:25 PM by Restart06
Walking foot (Pages 1 2)
cakemix 17 11/27/13 10:41 AM by Sharon Rose
Sewing Reference Books
Recommendations for Intermediate Sewers
luvfabric 3 11/27/13 6:12 AM by gramma b
Logos by A. Panaro
Italian course book from mid-1900s
AnneM 6 11/26/13 5:19 PM by AnneM
Is there another name for fagotting? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 11)
Tailypo 109 11/25/13 7:56 PM by bunnypn
Totally confused about waist facing
dr. liz 4 11/25/13 12:16 PM by Tizmehr
Pockets, pockets, pockets! (Pages 1 2)
Lots of fun ideas here....
gramma b 10 11/23/13 10:35 AM by gramma b
Need help with thread question
Thread
nestle 9 11/22/13 11:08 PM by Warbler
Serging with a Princess Seam
demoiselle 9 11/21/13 6:19 PM by SewLibra
Sewing Time Management: Find and Maximize Your Sewing Time!
Burda Webinar
Sewncooknmom 2 11/14/13 9:51 AM by JUNIPERJUNE
Tension problem
Bobbin thread show through
jeanmit 4 11/9/13 2:54 PM by beauturbo
Silk neck scarf too wide for petite with short neck
Sunshine12242 7 11/8/13 7:49 PM by goodworks1
Things you learn as you go along....
... which you wished you had learned before
Handshake 2 11/8/13 7:50 AM by Tarrbaby
Help with buttonholes, PLEASE!!! (Pages 1 2)
heathergwo 17 11/7/13 6:42 AM by Maripat
The arm seam on my dress split open...
...and then it got a lot worse
dawn 7 11/7/13 3:33 AM by Quickie
Sewing tips for OLD elna's
56elna 0 11/5/13 6:01 PM by 56elna
Copying RTW clothing
How to make patterns from them without taking apart?
kso 6 11/3/13 1:46 PM by elizajo
Men's Jacket Keyhole buttonhole on boiled wool (Pages 1 2)
Any tips?
loti 12 10/27/13 9:10 PM by Doris W. in TN
Ruffle foot yes or no? One on Amazon for $11...
HanPanda 8 10/23/13 0:52 AM by sewdoggie22
topstitching pant legsa (Pages 1 2)
Jane Misslich 15 10/19/13 5:44 AM by beauturbo
Do you cut your thread tails as you go? (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
Or do you wait until the end?
heathergwo 46 10/15/13 8:57 AM by MrsCharisma
Need tips: machine sewing sequin trim. (Pages 1 2)
Doesn't the needle strike some of the sequins?
jadamo00 15 10/12/13 6:58 PM by annemaddox
No Presser Foot Tension Adjustment, No Walking Foot (Pages 1 2)
D Hart 12 10/12/13 5:14 PM by Mufffet
HELP WITH FITNESS POSING SUITS (Pages 1 2)
lilycoe 14 10/9/13 3:13 PM by lilycoe
Do many people follow the sequence in patterns? (Pages 1 2)
Some of them make no sense at all!
Handshake 11 10/7/13 5:47 PM by speattle
Shiny fabric help
Please rescue my son's Halloween costume.
sews4kids 9 10/6/13 1:15 PM by Pamela R
FBA for this pattern peice?
Any ideas it is a vest from Burda 12 12
allycovey 3 10/3/13 3:06 PM by allycovey
Can a sewing pattern for knit fabric be converted to woven fabric?
cakemix 4 9/29/13 7:21 PM by Aixoise
Sewing a knit to a woven
KatieA 3 9/29/13 3:23 PM by KatieA
Lining a Bodice
In which order to attach the lining?
Orianna2000 5 9/24/13 7:59 PM by HDWen
Interfacing Pajamas (Pages 1 2)
Is this even necessary?
Ribbitty 11 9/24/13 9:11 AM by Ribbitty
Fly facing on Burda magazine pants (Pages 1 2)
I'm still not getting it...
Vintage Joan 10 9/23/13 6:19 PM by Vintage Joan
facing?
topstitching facings - tips
angeleyes88 6 9/21/13 7:17 PM by Rosalaya
Fabric covered belts
What is the shiny part that runs along midline of belt backing?
sewnotwork 0 9/21/13 12:38 PM by sewnotwork
Buttonholes on a Pfaff (Pages 1 2)
Any suggestions?
halleyscomet 16 9/20/13 2:01 AM by Sewncooknmom
Swimsuit Straps/Strings w/ Elastic? (Pages 1 2)
Let's put our thinking caps on...
Mrs.Moos 19 9/19/13 11:26 PM by misttdstarr
Craftsy Classes for less money (Pages 1 2 3)
A lesson on "how to pay less"
Pj3g 25 9/19/13 9:15 PM by Foxsews
Stabilised facing, to non stabilised stretch?
help!
snuzal 8 9/19/13 10:22 AM by purplebouquet
Blind Hem (Pages 1 2)
Blind Hemming problems
Homeland1984 10 9/18/13 11:45 AM by Homeland1984
Making ruffles without a ruffler foot (Pages 1 2)
How?
jynclr 15 9/17/13 8:28 PM by schmammy
How do you finish sweater knit necklines?
gramma b 6 9/17/13 2:11 PM by beauturbo
WALKING or EVEN FEED FOOT
Choosing the right foot for my machine
Edie42 3 9/14/13 10:13 AM by Edie42
hand sewing garments (Pages 1 2)
pointless for everyday wear?
mishuus 17 9/11/13 10:00 AM by Janie Viers
Finishing Neckline with Slippery Binding
Why does my binding keep rippling?
sport 7 9/9/13 6:28 PM by Janie Viers
Presser Foot pressure (Pages 1 2)
When to change the setting
Tizmehr 15 9/8/13 11:32 AM by Tizmehr
Twin-needle hems for knits (Pages 1 2)
How to do it - need some advice
sewbusy 11 9/6/13 10:00 AM by DolphinDancer30
Lined Jacket Sleeves
JennaF 2 9/4/13 8:52 PM by JennaF
Reinforcing inner corner of shorts front
McCall's pattern M6316
tickytutt 8 9/4/13 1:16 PM by Vicsguy
Lining dresses with waistline seam
ladyithis 2 9/4/13 11:17 AM by ladyithis
Quick bias binding question
how wide is half an inch?!
DaisyGrubber 5 9/2/13 4:05 PM by DaisyGrubber
help wanted eith pattern simplicity # 2771
neckline facing
sunnycat 4 9/2/13 10:17 AM by AdaH
Hand Embroidery on Silk Charmeuse
Has anyone tried this?
twinkle72 4 9/1/13 7:42 PM by BriarRose
Pleat depth on a ruffler
andye 3 8/31/13 8:33 PM by andye
Prewashing continuous 6 or more yards of fabric in top load washer (Pages 1 2)
What tips do you have on preventing it from twisting?
ccris 16 8/31/13 11:06 AM by ccris
Snaps instead of buttons and buttonholes?
Snaps = poppers in UK
Handshake 9 8/31/13 1:57 AM by lelliebunny
Missed backstitch/ Lockstitch?
MacMorrighan 2 8/29/13 4:50 AM by tinflutterby
Bias skirt hemming
cakemix 4 8/26/13 6:50 PM by Janie Viers
Lining an unlined jacket...
asking for help lining New Look 6911
oceandaughter 5 8/26/13 1:19 PM by Ashford
Couture Sewing
The Couture Cardigan Jacket by Claire B. Shaeffer
Scheri 2 8/26/13 10:27 AM by becca a
Pattern for bias cut skirt
cakemix 0 8/25/13 11:05 AM by cakemix
Reading the size of a machine needle (Pages 1 2)
lgrande 19 8/24/13 1:15 PM by solosmocker
Lining fly-front pants (Pages 1 2)
Kiawe 10 8/24/13 0:39 AM by Rhey
One Pattern, Many Looks
JTink 5 8/22/13 8:53 AM by JTink
Ruching With Eleastic Thread In A Coverstitch Machine
how to thread and adjust CS machine
MartiP 3 8/21/13 2:24 PM by JOshiro
Protecting Fabric on Bags/Purses (Pages 1 2)
ladyithis 11 8/19/13 8:47 PM by ladyithis
Princess seams on lightweight fabrics
What techniques do you use?
Vintage Joan 4 8/19/13 6:59 PM by Vintage Joan
Learned anything this month? (Pages 1 2)
bluefly 17 8/18/13 10:34 PM by a7yrstitch
Snake Camera for teaching
For all you teachers out there - resource info
ClaireOKC 1 8/18/13 3:45 PM by marec
Ripping out rows of stitches (Pages 1 2)
s.gopalan 11 8/16/13 11:18 AM by s.gopalan
Sewing a placket on boxer shorts
cowboypajamas 3 8/16/13 7:31 AM by Lynnelle
Pressing seams flat before pressing them open
Why/how does it work?
stirwatersblue 9 8/15/13 5:37 PM by MartiP
Piping Tutorial
aliciavr6 6 8/14/13 5:59 PM by EleanorSews
Create a Custom Storyboard
Using your patterns & fabrics
JennaF 4 8/14/13 5:34 PM by stirwatersblue
The words (Pages 1 2 3 ... 16)
When did these words come into use?
Pj3g 155 8/14/13 1:16 PM by MissCelie
Miracle Ironing Board Cover (Pages 1 2 3)
Karine 28 8/13/13 6:12 AM by MegquiltsinVT
bound buttonholes
advise on fabric to use
pcostanzo 1 8/12/13 10:53 AM by Silknmore
How to thread machine when using twin needle (Pages 1 2)
Janome 2212
Linda0902 10 8/12/13 7:03 AM by Linda0902
Craftsy's "Sew Better, Sew Faster" class by Janet Pray (Pages 1 2)
What is your opinion?
christik 18 8/10/13 5:27 PM by Nancy K
Busy Woman Sewing Guide (Pages 1 2 3 ... 8)
or Help me to sew more in less time
Nata 72 8/7/13 10:22 AM by quiltingwolf
How to finish a crotch seam?
todayistheday 4 8/7/13 0:15 AM by SewLibra
Threads Magazine, insider (Pages 1 2)
is it worth it
jorgel 18 8/6/13 9:54 PM by Karen31
Piping a lined dress?
Wll this leave unsightly joins?
DaisyGrubber 4 8/5/13 8:15 AM by DaisyGrubber
Fusible Interfacing (Pages 1 2)
If removed, can glue be washed out/removed from fabric?
Costume & Retro Kellie 12 8/3/13 6:36 AM by Eleanor Gibson
Buying American to support manufacturing here (Pages 1 2 3 ... 9)
Coats & Clarks vs Gutermann
kkkkaty 82 8/1/13 11:27 PM by utahliz
Stretch suede
sewbluetiful 5 7/30/13 10:23 AM by PattyE
Where are the tips for finishing yokes?
Burrito method?
gramma b 5 7/29/13 7:39 PM by PattiAnnJ
sewing with silk charmeuse
how to manage long seams on evening wear
MirrorQueen 5 7/27/13 7:52 PM by Elona
If you are having tension problems, (Pages 1 2)
gramma b 13 7/26/13 2:35 PM by bestgrammy
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