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Theresa Brooks

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20 November, 2014

  • 08:49 PM

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    Theresa Brooks commented on the article ClosetMaid Giveaway

    If you are sewing with very fine polyester tricot (for panties or nightgowns, etc) DO NOT PREWASH! Polyester tricot will not shrink and washing will remove the sizing that keeps the fabric manageab…



18 August, 2014

  • 06:08 PM

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    Theresa Brooks commented on the article Brother Giveaway

    If you want to make your own undies and are using a fine knit, don’t wash it first! It will become too slippery to sew. If you have made this mistake, try soaking it in a washout liquid fabric stif…



13 August, 2014

  • 08:36 PM

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    Theresa Brooks commented on the article Comment to Win and Make Your Own Bias Tape!

    Mostly I use bias tape to bind placemats, quilts, and potholders, but I have used it in a contrasting color for quick armhole and neckline finishing in sundresses. This tape maker would be great to…



1 July, 2014



16 October, 2013

  • 10:17 PM

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    Theresa Brooks commented on the article Fabric.Com Giveaway

    When you are making a project that will be washed, always preshrink all the fabric, including lining, and notions such as zippers that might shrink.



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6 February, 2012

  • 10:09 PM

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    Theresa Brooks commented on the article In The Boudoir: 9 New Patterns

    The very thin, non-natural fiber knit fabric is much easier to work with if you don’t wash it before starting to cut and sew. (It has sizing on it that makes it just a little firmer than it will be…



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