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katie commented on Susan's video
Aug 8
katie commented on the blog post 'Sewing Garments with Knit Fabrics - Tunic Top'
"If you decide to wear it with out the T-Shirt you could add lingerie straps to the shoulder seams, to prevent them from slipping."
Feb 26, 2015
katie commented on the blog post 'Sewing Machine Feet Storage'
"I use those weekly  pill containers to hold my sewing feet. Also other small things like safety pins and  different needles, snaps and hook and eyes, thimbles.."
Apr 15, 2014
katie commented on the blog post 'Finished the new lining for my vintage faux leopardskin coat!'
"If you know how and have some heavy silk buttonhole twist  thread you could cover your buttonholes with some hand sewn Buttonhole stitches. That would cover what you don't like.. Also if you want, you could put some swing thread chains on…"
Jan 31, 2014
katie commented on the blog post 'My Expandable Handbag Pattern'
"very cool idea would love some info as to how to get started on this ... I love making bags .. the fabric tells me what it wants to be.. it's fun"
Jan 24, 2012
katie received a gift from Evadney Laing
Dec 9, 2009
katie left a comment for Evadney Laing
"I have made bra's tighter by taking off the hook and eye part in the back and shortened it there. Either one side or both, for the two inches i would do one inch each side. It is sewn with a zig zag stitch so not that hard, just lock your ends…"
Dec 8, 2009

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I am an awesome:
been sewing from the age of 13 and have sewed just about everything .. from horse goodies to formals to military uniforms to every day wear and costumes to beat. Been with my sweety twenty plus years and between the two of use we have 3 children and 5 grand baby's .
My sewing interests are:
garment, quilting
My sewing machine(s):
I have Viking sewing machines and I have a computer kenmore machine . I also have a feather weight but haven't sewn on it yet, just got that one. I also have machines at work[own a tailor shop] I have a viking there and a Blind stitch machine and i have a industrial serger.
I am interested in patterns such as:
McCalls and Simplicity have the best directions for me. Since I have sewn a long time if I get a pattern and can't figure out the directions I just wing it and do it my way.

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At 9:55am on December 09, 2009, Evadney Laing gave katie a gift
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Hi Katie, Thank you so much for your feedback. Will try one of them and see how it works. Thanks!
 
 
 

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