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AtiyaAfi

AtiyaAfi 
New York USA
Member since, 5/23/10

Sewing Tip 5/18/13 5:49 PM
No Cost Rotating Rotary Cutting Mat
This might be a 'du-uh!' idea, at least for me it was at the time - and I might be a late bloomer on this idea (why didn't I think of this before!). I have admired the rotating cutting mats, but for their size I didn't think the price was what I wanted to pay. Then one day a few months ago, I was cu...more...
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Sewing Tip 3/27/13 4:57 PM
Flattop monitor as a light box too
Cherylwashere just posted how to use an old scanner as a light box. I have another use of computer equipment as a light box - The flattop monitor. I needed to copy something exactly one day and didn't have a light box in my arsenal of sewing things. I took my computer flattop monitor and laid it dow...more...
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Sewing Tip 5/31/12 0:07 AM
Reuse Old Thread Spools
This is my first tip I hope is useful to others as it has been for me. I've found it convenient to wind odd lengths of thread from spools and bobbins on empty thread spools - you know, when there's not enough thread on the bobbin or on the spool to complete a seam. Often there is enough thread to se...more...
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Can't remember the age when I started to sew - seems like I always knew how. Always liked to sew and during the years I was getting my masters degree and raising my son, my time for sewing decreased, ...more

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