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Message Board > Sewing Techniques and Tips ( Moderated by MissCelie)

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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 my little tips for making life easier.. (Pages 1 2 3 ... 17)
tips and tricks for effective sewing
Lady Zoo 168 3/2/14 6:31 AM by Geejay
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
Zippers on the side of dresses
I am curious
KathySews 4 4/17/14 2:08 AM by SewLibra
Inserting false zips as design accents
How to request
curvesmart 8 4/16/14 7:36 PM by curvesmart
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
Sewing with Metallic Lame (pronounces la-may) (Pages 1 2)
any guidance out there for me?
cindy-lou 14 4/9/14 0:32 AM by boerbabe
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
Darts For Shaping, Darts For Fitting (Pages 1 2 3)
Alterations Beyond Side Seams
a7yrstitch 23 4/1/14 5:57 PM by lalalauren
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
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