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Top Stitching Needles for everything???

Surperior Threads web site had a educational piece on needles and maintains that  top stitching needles in various sizes and round tip need…

Started by Arlene Hanna

2 May 12, 2012
Reply by Arlene Hanna

threads that stick to your fingers

I  have trouble with cut threads sticking to my fingers when I try to discard them.  I am always afraid too much hand lotion with transfer…

Started by Arlene Hanna

0 May 11, 2012

Perfect Topstitching

If you have difficulty controlling your top stitching  like I do when trying to get really close to the edge try using your zipper foot.  T…

Started by Terri Hiaumet

1 May 8, 2012
Reply by Barbara Bateman

Recycle Rotary Cutter Blades

When your rotary cutting blades are too dull to cut fabric, put them away in a small box, all together and keep them to cut pattern paper i…

Started by Susan

19 Mar 28, 2012
Reply by Mickie Beaulieu

Needle Threading Sewing Tip From Vickey

Sewing Tip - Sent in From Vickey "When running out of thread, turn the tip of threaded needle, into a space near last stitch and secure ne…

Started by Susan

2 Mar 4, 2012
Reply by bunbytes

Tips & Tricks: How To Cut Paper Sewing Patterns Out In Fabric With Pins

This is a very basic guide on how to cut out a paper pattern in fabric. Hope fully this video will help you cut your fabric out with smoo…

Started by Susan

0 Mar 1, 2012

A Few "Don'ts" of Sewing

I stared thinking tonight about the tips that I knew... all that kept running through my mind were the don'ts. These are just basic ones bu…

Started by Birdie

43 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by Cathy Ching

Pins

  I have a used pill bottle on my sewing desk to use as a shaprs container.  Just poke a small h*** in the lid to allow the pins in.  It's…

Started by Katriina Alanko

0 Feb 23, 2012

Sewing Tips - 12 Sewing Valuables Learned

    By Sara Cornthwaite Although, I am not a super (or Master) seamstress, I can follow a pattern and sew. So when my husband said he wou…

Started by Susan

1 Sep 9, 2011
Reply by Sue Williams

PATTERNS

I MAKE MY OWN PATTERNS. I MAKE THEM FROM NEWSPAPER. SOMETIMES I MAKE THEM FROM WRAPPING PAPER.

Started by Kivia Brown

1 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Kivia Brown

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