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jmelsha

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21 November, 2014

  • 11:54 AM

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    jmelsha commented on the article ClosetMaid Giveaway

    When joining seams of stretchy fabric, use a strip of tear-away stabilizer to avoid a bumpy seam. That cabinet is fantastic! I want that.



13 June, 2014

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    jmelsha commented on the article Make It Coats Giveaway!

    My best practice for hand sewing: do NOT rush it. The saying “If you want it bad, you get it bad” applies here. Take your time and work precisely. Joel M., Orlando, FL



16 February, 2014

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    jmelsha commented on the article Rowan Giveaway

    Take all the access panels off when you vacuum out lint, change the needle regularly, and use the right tools when sewing thick fabrics. I have a “hump jumper” that keeps me from breaking needles a…



25 December, 2013

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    jmelsha added the project Post-Surgery Shirt
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    This is a simple alteration to a t-shirt for someone recovering from shoulder surgery. The basic idea is to split the shoulder seam and insert velcro, snaps or buttons so the wearer can dress thems…

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16 October, 2013

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    jmelsha commented on the article Top 10: Unique Sewing Tools

    A surgical type seam ripper for “unsewing” my mistakes.

  • 06:48 PM

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    jmelsha commented on the article Fabric.Com Giveaway

    Since I have a short attention span, I have several projects going on at once. I found that using extra large resealable bags (I like the 3 gallon size) to keep all the parts of the projects toget…



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6 January, 2012

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    jmelsha commented on the project Burda Carpet Bag

    Thank you.

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    jmelsha commented on the project Burda Carpet Bag

    Well, it’s an upholstery fabric scrap I found at my local fabric store. I love picking up the “different” fabrics from the remmnant bin. Thank you.



5 January, 2012

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    jmelsha added the project Burda Carpet Bag
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    This purse is based on the Burda Bag pattern from the BurdaStyle Sewing book. I gave it corded handles, an inside pocket, and elastic at the top.

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