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fbeenz

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2 June, 2009

  • 02:46 PM

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    fbeenz commented on the technique HOW TO SEW FLEECE FABRIC

    Sorry, if I am replying very late. I just read your message.

    I have only used the store bought already made fleece bindings. They do not seem to be cut either on bias or even on cross-grain which …

  • 02:44 PM

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    fbeenz posted a message on blythe115's wall

    Sorry, if I am replying very late. I just read your message.

    I have only used the store bought already made fleece bindings. They do not seem to be cut either on bias or even on cross-grain which …



21 April, 2009

  • 08:17 PM

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    fbeenz added the technique How to Remove a Bust Dart
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    Sometimes I am in a hurry or the fabric is not good enough for sewing darts, I just remove the dart from the pattern. This is true especially for the knit fabric. It also makes the sewing process m…

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25 March, 2009

  • 09:40 AM

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    fbeenz posted a message on seemane's wall

    Thank you for your comment for my “Pleater Board”. You can use cereal carton, manilla folder or cardstock. The poster board I used is not too thick. The ghost lines help make the job a lot easier. …

  • 09:35 AM

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    fbeenz posted a message on jocole's wall

    Thank you for your comment on the “Pleater Board”. The high temperature might displace the pleats on the board. Adding foil is a very good idea but it adds bulk to the board and leaves a little roo…

  • 05:33 AM

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    fbeenz commented on the technique How To Make A Pleater Board

    Thank you for comments. I do not use max. heat setting on the iron because it displaces the pleats on the pleater board. Adding foil is a good idea but it adds bulk to the pleats on the board and l…



24 March, 2009



2 December, 2008



22 November, 2008

  • 11:49 PM

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    fbeenz added the technique How to Mark Darts and Pleats with photos
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    I posted this How to a long time ago. But some of you could not see it because of not having Flash. So I am posting it again.

    It is an easy and accurate method to transfer the darts/pleats. P…

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18 November, 2008



23 October, 2008

  • 01:10 PM

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    fbeenz commented on the technique HOW TO SEW FLEECE FABRIC

    Thanks for liking it. I have made numerous mistakes while sewing with fleece and am still learning. For costume, try using iron-on velcro as closures. Iron from the wrong side of fleece and wet the…



22 October, 2008



1 October, 2008

  • 10:56 PM

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    fbeenz added the technique HOW TO SEW A DRESS COLLAR
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    A video link showing how to use thread loops to make a beautiful collar. The “Turning a Collar Point” tutorial by Babe reminded me of this link on Expert Village.

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17 September, 2008



12 September, 2008

  • 09:04 PM

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    fbeenz commented on the technique Picot edge a scarf

    I checked the Taunton site. It is awesome. Thank you for sending me the link. I do a lot of picot stitch but did not have to change the tension. However to make it equal to the rolled fabric I have…



9 September, 2008

  • 12:17 PM

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    fbeenz added the project HOW TO SEW A FABRIC BOOK COVER
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    The knit book covers sold at stores are easily torn and damage the spine of the big thick books. A fabric book cover is easy to make and washable and can be reused.

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  • 06:41 AM

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    fbeenz commented on the technique Picot edge a scarf

    Dear Motozulli,

    I have added a couple of more steps to my “How To” with pictures. I hope that would answer your question. Please also keep in mind, that since I learned sewing on my own, the sew…



8 September, 2008

  • 08:46 PM

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    fbeenz added the technique Picot edge a scarf
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    PICOT:
    A picot is a loop of thread created for functional or ornamental purposes along the edge of lace, ribbon, scarf etc. It is easy to picot the edges of chiffon or georgette or any other shee…

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