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zzz123


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Member Since: 08/24/2009


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Re: SewStylish Featured Giveaway!

I want to make basics like skirts, tops and pants.

Re: Second Annual National Serger Month Celebration and Giveaway

I haven't made anything yet with my serger! That's why I need to win these DVDs--so I can learn how! I've just been using mine to clean finish the ends of cut fabric.

Re: Second Annual National Serger Month Celebration and Giveaway

I haven't made anything yet with my serger! That's why I need to win these DVDs--so I can learn how! I've just been using mine to clean finish the ends of cut fabric.

Re: Book Giveaway: "The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction"

I would love to learn to make the basics--a pair of pants, a skirt and tops--that fit! Sounds like this book is just what I need. And I love books with lots of photos!

Re: Enter the Teach Yourself to Sew Giveaway Sponsored by Janome

I love fabric and I want to make clothes that fit in styles I like.

Re: Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

My best ironing tip is for pressing quilt fabric. I lay my fabric out on a flat surface and spray it very well with starch. I smooth out the damp fabric with my hands and let it dry in place. Then I press the fabric. I find this eliminates most of the wrinkles and my fabric is nice and crisp and ready for cutting. If I win this wonderful iron, I will use it to press the fabric for my next quilt, and my next one, and my next one,......!

Re: Magazine Giveaway: Threads Issue 168

My favorite movie dress was the lavender satin ballgown that
Deborah Kerr wore in the King and I.

Re: Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

I like to do blanket stitching along the edge for decorative effect.

Re: BOOK GIVEAWAY: "The Art of Fashion Draping" by Connie Amaden-Crawford

I would like to drape a vintage style dress, like old Hollywood! Greta Garbo style!

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

I love Louise Cutting and her techniques. I am getting back into garment sewing and these DVDs would be so helpful to me!

Re: How to Do a Slipstitch

Many, many thanks for explaining this WITH PHOTOS! As a beginning quilter the slipstitch is used to attach the quilt binding and I've had such trouble trying to do this stitch. This really helps! Thanks again! :)