Member Since: 09/06/2011
I would say always take your time and do a muslin first in fabric as close as possible to the final fabric you will use. And don't sew when you are tired; you are more prone to make silly mistakes. Also it is important to always PRESS as you sew to get a professional result.
I have been sewing for many years but always learn something new when I read Threads magazine. There are articles I go to again and again. It has definitely improved my level of sewing.
I would love techniques on how to work with fabrics such as silk chiffon; specifically how to create a professional finish. I think sometimes it's a case of 'you don't know what you don't know' and any tips would be great.
I would love to win this set as I am a visual learner. These DVDs would certainly improve and enhance my set of sewing skills!
I would love to learn any new couture techniques, but I think especially how to get perfect linings. I love hand stitching techniques as well.
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