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How to Use A Sewing Pattern Book at the Fabric Store

Listen to and watch Denise Wild as she shows us how to use those huge pattern catalogs you see at the fabric store. If you're new to comme…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

What Is A Bobbin, How To Wind A Bobbin, and How To Load a Bobbin

In this free beginner sewing video, Kat from QuickNeed teaches you all about the vital sewing machine bobbin and you can learn how to win…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

How to shorten unlined jacket sleeves and make a cute pocket on a skirt

I found a cute 2-piece skirt suit at a thrift store the other day.  It still had the price tags from the original department store. I suspe…

Started by ididrtmhonestLatest Reply

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How to Use A Sewing Pattern Book at the Fabric Store

Listen to and watch Denise Wild as she shows us how to use those huge pattern catalogs you see at the fabric store. If you're new to comme…

Started by Susan

0 Dec 30, 2015

What Is A Bobbin, How To Wind A Bobbin, and How To Load a Bobbin

In this free beginner sewing video, Kat from QuickNeed teaches you all about the vital sewing machine bobbin and you can learn how to win…

Started by Susan

0 Nov 18, 2015

SEWING KIT

I WANT TO MAKE A SEWING KIT. HOW CAN I MAKE ONE FOR MY SEWNG ROOM?

Started by Kivia Brown

1 Mar 10, 2013
Reply by Beverly Jane

What was your first pattern? - a late reply to Patricia's post in January 2011!

Hi Patricia! I not only remember my first pattern, I still have them.  I was taught hand sewing and embroidery and then dressmaking at scho…

Started by Karen

9 Mar 3, 2013
Reply by Carol Fryer

Pockets - reply for "ididrtmhonest"

If you have enough fabric to do it, the easiest way to hide a small flaw is enclose it in a small seam, do one on the other side, same plac…

Started by Betty Walker

0 Feb 23, 2013

How to shorten unlined jacket sleeves and make a cute pocket on a skirt

I found a cute 2-piece skirt suit at a thrift store the other day.  It still had the price tags from the original department store. I suspe…

Started by ididrtmhonest

2 Feb 22, 2013
Reply by Karen

Vintage Patterns for Beginner Sewers

Hi Guys Just popped in to share something with you.  I don't do much garment making any more, I find taking my measurements too depressing!…

Started by Karen

0 Feb 17, 2013

Getting To Know Your Machine - Part Two

There are many parts to the sewing machine that many people have no idea exists. This video will help you get familiar with the many part…

Started by Susan

0 Dec 13, 2012

Getting To Know Your Machine

Learning the parts of the sewing machine can be challenging...ever tried to read the instructions in your sewing machine manual! Sometim…

Started by Susan

0 Dec 13, 2012

Sewing Machine Safety

This video shows how to operate the sewing machine in a safe environment and to have fun learning how to sew.

Started by Susan

0 Dec 13, 2012

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