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j222b

j222b 
California USA
Member since, 12/28/04
Intermediate

Sewing Tip 10/24/08 11:26 AM
Raise cutting table with 2 metal chairs
Ami Simms is a talented, quilter---perhaps you have heard of her or have made some of her quilt patterns. Her newsletter has helpful quilting hints (written by Ami and her dog). Many of Ami's suggestions can be applied to general sewing. NAYY Recently her newsletter had a picture of a garden variet...more...
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Website Review 10/13/08 1:08 PM
Sandra Betzina articles archived in San Francisco Newspaper
NOTE: After going to the above website: You will have to click the search button after "Betzina" to access these articles. Thanks. Sandra Betzina wrote articles for a San Francisco newspaper several years ago. Here they are and they are still wonderful today! I hope you enjoy them. I do. Beginners ...more...
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Website Review 7/12/08 5:14 PM
Patterns Galore
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf? Look and feel is good. Friendliness is good, but the Firefox (Mac) seemed to work better here than the Safari (Mac). Easy to surf. Is this a commercial web site? If yes how are the prices? Do they have a secure shopping cart? C...more...
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Sewing Tip 2/12/08 12:07 PM
Sewing Burn-Out Cure
Many of us find, from time to time, we just don't feel like sewing any longer and wail that our creative juices have dried up and wonder aloud how we can get the juices flowing once more? Read on..... "FEELING GOOD" a book by David Burns addresses this problem: "Motivation does not come first, a...more...
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Sewing Tip 5/7/06 8:10 PM
Sticky Sponge Saves Mess
I fold about six inches of packing tape around old dry sponges. Sticky side out. Experiment with what you can lay the sticky dry sponge on: tile, wicker, and many pieces of fabric are OK. One I keep near my sew machine for the many threads I cut while sewing (the threads stay put and do not fly to t...more...
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I have one simple, scoop neck, 3/4 sleeve, "T" top pattern that fits to my satisfaction. Made with various fabrics it always looks different. Having a limited color palette for pants and jackets (blac...more

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