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    Apr 4, 2014, 06.27 AMby ginaminton

    This is really helpful. Thank you so much.

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    Sep 23, 2010, 05.47 PMby emanmoon

    I always thought that pintucks need a special machine foot, but your tutorial makes them look very easy!! Thank you :)

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    Aug 10, 2010, 12.06 PMby davee09

    awesome!

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    Oct 15, 2009, 03.32 PMby angelicfruitcake82

    thank you so much! this is great, really helpful :-)

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    Jul 3, 2009, 02.35 AMby sweca

    I didn’t quite understand what this was at first (very new to sewing) but than I understood that it had to be little creases?? Or am I wrong? That you fold tiny tiny creases so it looks like this? Oh please say I’m right so I understand SOMETHING =) It looked very nice!!I’m gonna try!

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    Jun 30, 2009, 10.29 PMby djstoreroom

    Great help!!~

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    Jan 24, 2009, 09.24 PMby loyl8

    Thank you it was very helpful and easy

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    Jan 8, 2009, 12.47 PMby thelitterbox101

    She does awsome How to’s!!!

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    Dec 11, 2008, 01.59 PMby fordelis

    Hvala puno Ana na ovom How To :)

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    Nov 2, 2008, 03.30 PMby gir

    Thanks! this is totally rad. _

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    Oct 27, 2008, 03.23 PMby lookingpast

    I’s always thought of pintucks as being very difficult to sew but your tutorial makes them look easy!! Can’t wait to try ’em out!

    Thanks!!!

    Lookingpast

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    Oct 21, 2008, 07.15 AMby justsewin

    THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! And here I was all set to purchase a “pintuck foot” for my machine I will definitely add this to my “to try” list.

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    Oct 16, 2008, 12.49 AMby annat1110

    Great How-to! I am about to make a shirt with pintucks so this will be very useful!

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    Oct 9, 2008, 10.14 AMby the-gilded-bee

    Excellent! Thanks so much, this is a great tutorial on a tecnique I’ve been wanting to try.

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    Oct 9, 2008, 08.49 AMby ese-seki

    I really hope you´re going to publish a lot more how-tos, cause they´re so easy to follow. Thanks!

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    Oct 9, 2008, 01.19 AMby anajan

    the gilded bee: It’s not a dumb question at all! I used 2 mm stitch for these pintucks, and they didn’t fall apart after cutting the fabric. Though, they did got loosen a bit at the ends, but the seam allowances were wide enough (1.5 cm) to prevent the pintucks from ripping away. No special treatment needed.

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    Oct 8, 2008, 09.49 PMby the-gilded-bee

    (this feels like a dumb question) Will the pintucks come out if you cut into them with your pattern? How can I make sure they stay secure?

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    Oct 8, 2008, 09.16 AMby anajan

    krunamagiar: I suppose that you could sew the pintucks on bias, but you should secure the fabric from stretching (as you know, the fabric becomes a bit stretchy when folded on bias). This how-to refers to this shirt I made, and I used thin cotton for it. So, the fabric would stretch while sewing the pintucks and that would give it wavy look I wanted to omit. Now, I have sewn the pintucks on bias on really stiff and non-stretchy fabric, you can see it here. The fabric was firm enough so that even when folded on bias it didn’t stretch.

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    Oct 8, 2008, 08.40 AMby krunamagiar

    Does it mean the pintucks need to be paralell with the grain line? How would it be if you make pintucks on bias grain?

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    Oct 7, 2008, 10.04 AMby jsolnushko

    What a great how to! It all make sence! Thanks again!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 08.12 PMby antigone

    Oh thank you so much AnaJan! Now some of us can emulate your elegance! This is a great how-to! Thanks.

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