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tailorstack commented on the forum topic Australian Size 10
Additionally to sewingfan1’s comments store clothing sizes are quite different to pattern sizes. If you are a size 10 in store bought clothes doesnt mean you will be a size 10 in patterns, its usua…
30 January, 2013
tailorstack favorited the pattern City Dress 02/2013
tailorstack favorited the pattern Sleeveless Jumpsuit 02/2013
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20 January, 2013
tailorstack favorited the pattern Dress with Peter Pan Collar and Pin Tucks 10/2011
tailorstack favorited the pattern Chiffon Dress 11/2012
13 January, 2013
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Plastic Boning? Curl towards or away from body?
Try this Darren.
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Help! I need a no-damage clip to take in dress!
Are you able to post a picture of the dress? And maybe you in the dress?
10 January, 2013
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Sewing with lightweight jersey
Sometimes with stretch a good press can eliminate hem fluting. I usually make the thread tension slightly looser. Shoulder seams usually have cotton tape on seam to avoid them dropping. Also be sur…
4 January, 2013
3 January, 2013
tailorstack favorited the project One More Ankara Peplum & Clutch
tailorstack commented on the forum topic any advice or experience sewing sequins/beading?
Good on you! You can also buy beautiful bridal fabrics that are already beaded/ sequined if that fits into your style. If sewing them on by hand yourself, I use clear thread (similar to fishing lin…
2 January, 2013
tailorstack commented on the project Italian Lace Wedding Dress
Thanks for the nice comments :)
tailorstack commented on the project yelloww.dress:)
This is gorgeous! Whats the pattern?
tailorstack added the project Italian Lace Wedding Dress
Custom designed wedding dress. Fitted to hip, capped sleeve/straps, self covered buttons. Lace was moulded to body, cutting, shaping and hand sewn into place. Scallop detail added to straps and hem…
tailorstack commented on the forum topic pattern sizing help
If you take your measurements and use the sizing charts to find out your size.
The looseness / fit of the garment is dependant on the style and how its …
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Where can I find a pattern like this?
You could use this for the the tunic and not use the sleeves and just lengthen to be a dress.
tailorstack commented on the forum topic fitted dress closure advice
If the lace up part is mostly for decoration i would put an invisible zipper (available from most sewing places) in the side seam with a hook and eye at the top and not actually undo the lace back.
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tailorstack favorited the pattern Gathered Blouse 07/2012
tailorstack favorited the pattern Tank 12/2012
tailorstack favorited the pattern 02/2012 Stretch Pencil Skirt
tailorstack favorited the pattern Sequin Skirt 12/2012
3 December, 2012
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Mccall's M6531 -- Missing Instruction pages!
I would send an email to mcCalls customer service and request the correct instructions.
8 November, 2012
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Piecing the pages together once printed
Great work Jackie on getting back on the sewing machine. All your knowledge will come back to you in no time and will fell like you never had a break! Tina is right, the printed patterns are super …
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Liz #7936
From what I can see from the diagram, it looks like its telling you to pinstitch / topstitch from the outside making sure you are catching the seam as you sew. Use a stitch length of 3.5 – 4 and se…
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Bias around neckline
Your measurements work out for the 1cm bind width. Only I can think is if they are suggesting to make it sit more to the inside so the underside definitely gets caught when sewing from the top side…
7 September, 2012
tailorstack commented on the forum topic Amazon - getting sewing books
See if you can get it through dymocks. Pretty they can get books form o/s for you. Otherwise if I cant get amazon ship to oz I usually check out ebay (not had to on books yet though).