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tailorstack

Adding a bow belt to finish off a new skirt.

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5 February, 2013

  • 08:13 AM

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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…



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10 January, 2013

  • 05:38 AM

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    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…



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8 November, 2012

  • 02:53 AM

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    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 …

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    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…

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    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

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    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).