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12 December

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    Dec 12, 2011, 09.16 PMby representativekelly

    What annoying sewing problem do you wish there was a solution for? Perhaps the budget …

11 December

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    Dec 11, 2011, 08.43 PMby representativekelly

    One of my favorite sewing tools is the just-right sewing machine :)

8 December

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    Dec 8, 2011, 03.12 AMby representativekelly

    Yes, I think I’m in need of a boost :) I would love to take some sewing classes for meeting new friends and developing new techniques if I have a chance. I learned most of my sewing skills, and developed hobby (many hobbies) for making things (knitting, crocheting, papercrafting, painting/drawing, cooking, etc.) when I was a child. My grandpa was a tailor who made custom menswear-style jackets and trousers, as well as women’s custom apparel. Therefore, every day is a “learning lesson” for me :)

5 December

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    Dec 5, 2011, 10.06 PMby representativekelly

    If you like to use oilcloth for your project, you may use a hair-dryer (with very low-heat) for few seconds, or lay it flat under the sun or in a warm room for about couple hours to get wrinkles out. For sewing with oilcloth, let’s try to use a piece of tissue paper on top and bottom of the oilcloth (sandwich the fabric). Enjoy!

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    Dec 5, 2011, 09.21 PMby representativekelly

    what would you make out of oilcloth, that is not a tablecloth, bag or pouch? how about … let’s try to make baby bibs, stockings or book covers. Enjoy & have fun :)

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      Dec 5, 2011, 09.32 PMby representativekelly

      making you interesting …don’t forget always think outside of the box and play around with a fabric you may never have used before …magic! :)

4 December

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    Dec 4, 2011, 07.38 PMby representativekelly

    what you think makes a perfect dress … I think that’s (right material + right style) giving you confidence! Fit.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 02.23 AMby representativekelly

    If you like to use linen-fabric for your project, it’s best to iron (remove creases or wrinkles by applying pressure) your fabric both before and after sewing to have a smooth surface …because linen is prone to wrinkling, like cotton-fabric.

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    Dec 4, 2011, 02.16 AMby representativekelly

    What is your favorite fabric to work with? I like cotton which is a natural choice. Cotton is easy to sew and it comes in a great array of colors and prints as well.

5 November

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    Nov 5, 2011, 01.33 AMby representativekelly

    testing … I LOVE FABRICS

    …consider where the fabric will be used and how it relates to other fabrics in your projects.

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