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Deanna31

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20 September, 2017

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic How to work on leather fabric

    You cant unpick leather and can only sew it once as it leaves holes. You will need a plastic foot to sew it with so that it does not get marks or tear. You don’t have to hem leather or overlock the…

  • 12:03 PM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Burda pattern 9509

    What are the instructions?



8 September, 2017



6 September, 2017

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic taking in skirt with lining

    Hi Vanessa,

    Yes I’m afraid theres nothing else you can do (unless your taking in a lot) except unpick the sides on the waistband, take in the skirt, take in the lining the same amount, then rese…

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Lacing and ribbon, are they the same?

    You can use ribbon or anything really, but usually lacing is made by cutting strips on the bias, folding the strips in half, sewing a seam allowance, then turning it through so that the seam allowa…



30 August, 2017



16 August, 2017

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Website that generates patterns to your size

    Cool!! I will check it out

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Burda instructions

    Sure. If you go into your profile, then into your pattern library, you will see a link next to the picture of your pattern that says ‘print pattern at home’. Just above that, you will see a link th…

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Sewing classes

    I know people that teach a children’s class… they start teaching the children hand sewing before anything else. A little doll or something similar. Also button sewing etc. They supplies all the f…

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic add lining or not?

    I don’t particularly like facing around the neck and armholes… I find that I am always putting the facing back into place. If I were you, I would opt for lining the top half. I wouldn’t worry abo…

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic How to fix wavy zippers on formal dresses

    If there is a seam across the waist, you can take in a bit from the centre back waist, tapering off to nothing at the side waist. If there is no waist seam, you may have to create one.



8 August, 2017



2 August, 2017

  • 02:24 PM

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    Deanna31 commented on the article Quick Tip: Sewing Over Pins!

    I hardly ever use pins. I find that my garments are less puckered, my seams straighter, and my time faster without them.



28 July, 2017



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7 July, 2017