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sewingfan1

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24 January, 2013

  • 10:05 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Necklines in jersey

    May be totally wrong with this, but I’ve been trying to learn to knit and it mentioned something about your knitting will curl outwards if you do just purl stitch (I think) and that’s why you mix p…



21 January, 2013



20 January, 2013

  • 01:39 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Princess seams nightmare

    Thanks to you all. I’m going to have a practice on scrap fabric and try out all your suggestions to see which works best for me. I’m determined to work out how it’s done!!



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14 January, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Help! I need a no-damage clip to take in dress!

    Depending on the style of the dres and how much excess there is would there be anyway of kind of tying a knot/knots in it so it looks like a rose and gathers the excess into drapes? I can picture i…



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6 January, 2013

  • 06:42 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project emerald green mish mash dream!!!

    Shame you didn’t get to wear it! I think with sequinned fabric you’re meant to unpick the sequins from the seam allowances before sewing, that’s what I’ve heard. The few times I’ve used sequinned s…



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4 January, 2013

  • 08:32 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic fitted dress closure advice

    I guess it depends how thick your fabric is, if it was thick enough it should hide any of the lumps and bumps of the hooks I’d have thought. Or why not put an invisible zipper from the bottom of th…



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31 December, 2012

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic HELP : Gathered Sheath Dress 11/2012 #138

    I think, because it’s so close fitting, it could be difficult to walk in and sit down in if there were no stretch to the fabric, but a slit would prob solve that if it doesn’t already have one. I h…

  • 02:13 PM

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    sewingfan1 added the project Granny's tartan
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    Another piece of fabric mum gave me from my nan’s old stash. I’m sure she said it was the Gordon tartan that my nan bought as she is from that clan but either she’s mistaken, my nan was conned or I…

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  • 10:10 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic How to change pleated pattern piece into non-pleated?

    Or would it work if you cut out your front piece using the pattern piece as is and then for the back piece, fold the pleats in place on the paper pattern piece and tape them flat before pinning it …