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Mystery Sewing Machine Foot

Mystery Sewing Machine Foot

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I've searched online and in books, but can't find out what this sewing machine foot is for. Can you help?

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Use a Proportional Scale as a Design Tool

Use a Proportional Scale as a Design Tool

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The key to reproducing a garment that inspires you is keeping the proportions right.

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Whats Your Favorite Non-standard Sewing Machine Foot?

What's Your Favorite Non-standard Sewing Machine Foot?

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Some feet are must-haves, some are fun and frivolous, and some are just not worth the time and effort. Share which feet you can't live without.

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Sew Deadly -- Summer Reading Every Sewer Will Enjoy!

"Sew Deadly" -- Summer Reading Every Sewer Will Enjoy!

A murder adds tension, doubt, and questioning to the members of a small-town sewing circle. Learn more about this new series in this interview with author Elizabeth Lynn Casey.

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Make a Light Box in a Jiffy

Make a Light Box in a Jiffy

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Here's a way to make a light box without spending a penny!

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Snappy thinking

Snappy thinking

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Never let a good idea go to waste, share it with somebody.

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A Visit to Waechters Fine Fabrics in Asheville, NC

A Visit to Waechter's Fine Fabrics in Asheville, NC

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Waechters is not only a great resource for fabrics, buttons, patterns, and more – it’s fabulous eye candy and a wonderful place to go for inspiration and education.

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Vintage Wedding gown

Vintage Wedding gown

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I had the inspiration to design this dress from my grandmother wedding gown

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Editors On the Road -- North Carolina

Editors On the Road -- North Carolina

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Join us as we visit the offices of Coats and Clark to investigate how thread is made.

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Lapped Zippers Rule!

Lapped Zippers Rule!

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Lapped zippers are easier to insert and look better than centered zippers in almost every situation.

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A Hand-Picked Zipper is Worth the Effort

A Hand-Picked Zipper is Worth the Effort

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Show off your stitches with this easy-to-learn technique.

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Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part One

Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part One

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This pesky presser foot easily delivers precise narrow hems, once you teach it who's boss. Learn how to get the most from it in this three-part series.

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Cutting Out

Cutting Out

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Accurate cutting is important for a well-sewn garment, but this step doesn't have to be difficult if you keep in mind a few simple things.

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Rotary Cutters and Mats

Rotary Cutters and Mats

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Choose the right ones, and your scissors may just spend a lot of time in the drawer.

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A Handy Chart of Fusible and Sew-in  Interfacings

A Handy Chart of Fusible and Sew-in Interfacings

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Before you cut and apply an iron-on or sew-in stabilizer, you need to choose the right type.

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Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part Three

Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part Three

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Carol Laflin Ahles explains basic hemming techniques: how to start and end at a corner, cross a seam, include a facing in the hem, and blend into the starting point. You'll also learn how to achieve special hemming effects with your narrow hemmer foot.

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Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part Two

Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part Two

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Carol Laflin Ahles explains how to sew a narrow hem, how to guide the fabric, and how to overcome common left-handed feeding problems.

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A Pin for Every Purpose

A Pin for Every Purpose

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A pin is not just a pin. Consider its five parts: head, point, length, thickness, and metal content.

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Fabric Printing with a Brayer

Fabric Printing with a Brayer

This easy-to-find graphic-arts tool makes textural design on fabric as simple as using a paint roller.

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Sewing-Machine Needles: An Overview

Sewing-Machine Needles: An Overview

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Learn to recognize the many types of standard, decorative, and special-purpose machine needles. Discover what each is best for, and how to troubleshoot problems.

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