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SewDarlene


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Member Since: 01/04/2011


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Re: DVD GIVEAWAY: Industry Insider Techniques with Louise Cutting Volumes 1-4

Many home sewing techniques seem overly intricate and time consuming. I'm getting back to sewing after about fifteen years, and I'd like to learn more efficient methods.

Re: Enter for Your Chance to Win a SUEDEsays Pattern!

Seems you can tell the approximate age of posters by which garment they would like for themselves. The dress would be perfect for both my daughter and my daughters-in-law. I would love to make the tunic for myself.

Re: Book Giveaway: "1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips"

My high school home ec teacher taught us to make perfect darts. Instead of back stitching the seam at the dart point, leave 6-inch thread tails at dart point. Tie the tails in a square knot, then thread both tails into a sewing needle. Insert needle into the dart and gently tug the square not through the fabric. Clip thread close to the fabric.