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Understanding Wool Fabrics Online Class
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Subject: Understanding Wool Fabrics Date: 11/15/06 1:48 PM

Class starts in January. We have limited kits. Sign up early!

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Date: 12/8/06 7:38 AM

unfortunitly, i will be on vacation starting 1/12/06..otherwise, the on-line sewing lesson sounds great...will have to wait for the next class...bummer!!

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Subject: Washing Wools Date: 12/10/06 9:16 AM

Hi! I am very interested to learn more about wools. I live in Canada and I am always cold during winter time. So, wools seem a good choice for me. However, I do not like dry cleaning. This is why I usually avoid wools. If I take the class are we going to talk about dry cleaning alternative?
Thanks :-)

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Sarah Veblen
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Subject: Re: Washing Wools Date: 12/10/06 4:49 PM

Hi Juli_et,

I will discuss caring for and cleaning wool garments: airing, brushing, storing, dry-cleaning and the different methods of dry-cleaning, and laundering. And I will discuss washing wool fabrics -- obviously not all wools can be laundered, but we'll discuss how to tell, how to pre-treat, etc.

If you have other questions about the class, please let me know. I'm happy to answer them.

Sarah

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Subject: Re: Pre Registration Q&A Date: 12/10/06 4:50 PM

Louella,

Maybe I'll "see" you in class the next time I offer it. Have fun on your vacation.

Sarah

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Subject: overlocking use Date: 12/24/06 4:38 PM

help using new overlocker

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Subject: pressing and pre-treatment Date: 7/22/08 2:40 PM

I have little confidence about how to pre-treat wool fabrics before uisng them, and how to press them during garment construction.

Are these topics covered ?
Thank you.

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Subject: Re: pressing and pre-treatment Date: 7/22/08 3:35 PM

Hi Lisanne,

I discuss both pre-treating wools and pressing wools quite a bit in the lessons. And of course I'd be happy to answer any specific questions you had on the class board or during a chat. Let me know if you have any other questions about the class -- I'm happy to answer.

Sarah

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Subject: Thank you Date: 7/23/08 3:50 AM

Thanks Sarah, this sounds just what I need, so I can move on from sewing only cottons !

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