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Pattern Review 6/23/14 7:17 PM
Named Clothing - 01-001 Lane Slip
Pattern Description:Simple, backless slip with thin shoulder straps. The slip is tight fitting and can easily be worn under a dress. The slip is knee-length but can be modified depending on use. Choose a very elastic and smooth fabric. Pattern Sizing: EUR 34 to 44 (US 2-12, UK 6-16) Did it look li... more...
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Sewing Tip 6/8/14 2:41 PM
Narrow bias strips
Getting narrow bias strips for binding on the true bias grain is a problem with squirmy fabrics. Here's my solution. You'll need two 18-inch or 24-inch rulers and one 6-inch square ruler (or bigger) that has 45 degree markings. The straight rulers keep the squirmy fabric held down. You wouldn't need... more...
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Class Review 12/25/13 1:15 PM
Beginner Serging (Craftsy)
This is a really good basic introduction to your serger, and includes mechanics, maintenance, how to thread, stitches, threads, tension and on and on. The class is well organized and Amy Alan teaches methodically. You'll be glad that you can go back and review videos and the workbook because there's... more...
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Class Review 12/24/13 8:31 PM
Break your Serger Out of the Box
This class isn't exactly an introduction to the serger, but more of a class to get you more comfortable with actually using it, hence the name, "Break Your Serger Out of the Box." There are some good basic techniques shown here, and Jennifer Stern is a good teacher. The lessons are brief and to the ... more...
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I grew up in Hawaii where it seemed like EVERYBODY sewed. I learned to sew from my mother when I was about 8, and spent every summer thereafter sewing school clothes. My mom bought me a portable Kenmo... more

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