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I am an awesome:
professional sewer
My sewing interests are:
handbags, garment, pattern drafting
I sew as a:
small business owner
I am interested in learning how to:
Connecting with the wider spectrum of the fashion sewing community to build professional relationships that promote the art of fashion sewing worldwide.
My sewing machine(s):
Domestic, Industrial, Serger
The brand(s) of my sewing machine(s):
Janome, Husqvarna Viking
I am interested in patterns such as:
Commercial patterns i.e.McCalls, ePatterns, Independents, Your Own
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Using Narrow Elastic in Fashion Sewing

Posted on November 9, 2012 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Greeting fellow sewers!

My brand new article, 'Using Narrow Elastic in Fashion Sewing' has just been published.  In my article, guide and FREE online fashion sewing video tutorial, I’d like to demonstrate for you some of the benefits of using narrow elastic in fashion sewing.  Narrow elastic is a great way to add both form and function to a garment or sewing project.  Used as both a decorative feature (using the elasticity to create dramatic effects) or as a…


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At 7:33pm on November 8, 2012, Ann said…

Hi Colleen, it is Nice to meet you too  :)

I enjoy watching your tutorials. I especially liked the sewing a lining in a sleeveless dress tutorial.

I've used this method before   but it is nice to have a reference.

I am participating in a sew along and  working on a dress now. The blogging sewing world is so

interesting. Have a great day.


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