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kearnine | Posted in General Discussion on

Hi, I’m new here. I’m glad to have found a place where I can post sewing questions. I’m trying to teach myself how to create my own patterns from pictures or outfits I see. Hopefully I can get some help here when I run into snags. Thanks in advance to any out there who might be able to help me. I’m about to post my first question …

Kearnine 🙂

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  1. Katina | | #1

    Hello, welcome. You'll like it here

    Katina

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    ThreadKoe | | #2

    Hello and welcome.  There is a lot of valuable information in the past postings to browse through as well.  Have fun!  Cathy

  3. mucci | | #3

    Welcome glad to have you

     

    Shirley Mucci

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    JunkQueen | | #4

    So nice to meet you. Lot's of wonderfully helpful people here. Our conversations often wander off-track, but no one seems to mind. Welcome aboard.

  5. Josefly | | #5

    Welcome. And the first question is....?

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    SharonBendall | | #6

    Hi,I'm an avid Threads reader but new to the forum too. I posted a note in another thread but thought I'd say hi in this thread too.I just purchased the DVD fitting series from Taunton. I thought it was very helpful for modifying patterns. I also have a book by Rene Bergh on making patterns that has been a useful resource, title: Making your own patterns. And I generally love anything by Sandra Betzina.In addition to participating in the forums, I'm looking for friends in the San Diego area that love to sew with a special interest in fit and design. Please email me if you're interested in getting together: [email protected]. I've already heard from Chris and Dee in the San Diego area. I also just started a facebook page, so if you're a facebook person ...Sharon Bendall

  7. Ceeayche | | #7

    Welcome Kearnine!

    We are a lively group and you will simply be amazed at the wealth and breadth of the knowledge here! 

    Enjoy and happy creating!

  8. Ocrafty1 | | #8

    Welcome!  This is a great site, and we all try to help each other.

    I've never had any formal training in pattern making, but I make a lot from pix that clients bring me. The way I started making pattens was by finding patterns I already had that were similar and adapting them to "make it work."  I still do a lot that way, and they usually work out pretty well.  I guarantee that if you can't find help here, you'll have to take special classes to learn.  We have some wonderful seamstresses here and they have great tips that they share!

    Deb

     

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