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ggexpansive 
Alabama UNITED STATES
Member since, 10/2/07
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Sewing Tip 3/6/12 6:32 PM
GG muffin top stop
To stop/conceal muffin top inside of low rise jeans or swim suits you can create a casing on the inside. You can stitch in the ditch or hand sew using a pick stitch. In jeans the top of the casing would go right under the waist band, which should be slightly widened. The casing carries a flat th... more...
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Book Review 9/10/16 0:59 AM
how to use, adapt, and design sewing patterns
overview This book covers the basics of sewing, use of patterns and alterations for fit, and the design of your own sewing patterns from a block ( included but needs to be scaled up, size US 6-18) or commercial pattern. The design portion of this book is based off the use of a dress form. So you... more...
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Sewing Tip 12/7/10 10:37 PM
gg quick reference tip
To save time when sewing I mark all of the darts, markings, and matching points from the tissue on the pattern guide sheet. I mean the 1st page of directions with a picture of each piece and its name, right before the layout section. This way when i sew raveling fabrics i do not have to pull back ... more...
4 comments
 
Book Review 12/1/10 5:41 PM
200 Projects to Get You Into Fashion Design
Book Index/Chapter headings This is a brief list of major sections in the book. Getting started pg. 8 Drawing and Designing pg. 38 Making pg. 78 Styling and Promotion pg. 94 Sewing Techniques pg. 108 Pocket Workouts pg. 120 ( extra projects ) PaperBack or HardBound? This is a paper back book. Does ... more...
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Book Review 12/23/09 3:28 PM
digital textile design
* this is a review that i think would be very helpful for anyone printing there own fabric, for example someone using SPOONFLOWER. the book would be most useful to some one with adobe photoshop or a g.i.m.p. another photo edititng softwear. * Book Index/Chapter headings i would just mention that t... more...
 
 

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