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Repairing ski pants

Has anyone repaired the slits made by the skiis on ski pant legs?  Sewing patches or using heat adhesive  doesn't seem like very likely solutions.  I did find a product called "Liquid Stitch".  Would this work with a layer of utility fabric on the wrong side of the outer fabric?  I would appreciate any suggestions.

Added by Roxanne on March 1, 2014 at 10:44am — 6 Comments

Vogue Pattern 1014 Help!


I am making this dress in crepe back satin, (suggested fabric) but the flounce doesn't drape as nice as in the picture.  Would pressing it with steam help? 


The asymmetrical lines caught my eye.  Has anyone else sewn this pattern?

Added by Roxanne on May 20, 2011 at 8:00pm — 14 Comments

Sewing with crinkled fabrics

original photo source: Fabric Mart


Has anyone sewn with crinkled fabrics?


Can you give me any tips or how-to's?  How do you achieve a nice crisp hem if…


Added by Roxanne on August 2, 2010 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments

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