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Sewing Joe

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Indiana USA
Member since, 3/7/08

photo Sewing Machine Review 11/21/10 10:59 PM
Pfaff - Select 3.0
I love, love, love the dual feed (IDT). That feature alone has made me a real fan (or should that be pfan) of Pfaff machines. No matter how finicky the fabric you're sewing, it feeds without a hitch. I make several Halloween costumes each year, and inevitably someone picks out some goofy fabrics tha...more...
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Notion Review 2/23/10 9:11 PM
Other - Cotton Basting Thread
What is this notion used for? Hand basting Did you get your money's worth after the purchase? Absolutely! $3.85 for 1200 yards seems pretty inexpensive to me. That's probably a lifetime supply for me. Is this notion easily available? I got it from Atlanta Thread & Supply, but you can probably...more...
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Sewing Tip 6/20/09 7:39 PM
Four Step Buttonhole/Bartack First
Ignore the instructions in your owners manual and do the bartack first. That way the last leg of your buuttonhole will line up perfectly with the bartack. I always had trouble over or undershooting the last leg and messed up the final bartack until I heard this tip. On my machine, that means I do...more...
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I'm a sewing machine enthusiast who sews mostly so I can use one of my *many* machines. I grew up in a family of seamstresses, so I've sewn a little since I was a boy, but got into it more seriously ...more

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