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A Challange for your Sewing Space - Part 2
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Oh my! where to go next?Drawers!  This week we are going to have a rummage in in one of our drawers (ooooh, no missus) and get it all out, dust it down and only put it back if this is the right place…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Gabbart Sep 25, 2011.

A Challenge for your Sewing Space 1
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September has arrived, And so has our new weekly challange!  Tiding up our sewing spaces, little by little.This week we are going to sort out our table space where you lay things out and do your…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rosemary Sep 21, 2011.

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Rosemary replied to Mena Trott's discussion Introduce Yourself
"Nothing to say you cannot make yourself some new jeans and tops to go with them Heh, heh!  But seriously sew up on some nice tops to wear instead of t-shirts and then try making yourself some trousers, if jeans seem to 'scary' …"
Jan 7, 2012
Rosemary commented on Charlotte Forcer's photo
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Peacock dress

"My mum's advice when I first started making clothes was 'Keep Moving - and nobody will notice' - for the tiny creases that you know about, but others don't unless you mention them!  30 years on I am still using that line :))"
Nov 22, 2011
Rosemary replied to Charlotte Forcer's discussion A beginner's mistake: help needed
"Before you completely swear off doing linings in dresses altogether, remember they can be very useful, particularly if you are using a lightweight &/or pale coloured fabric,  also they can help with how a dress hangs & moves on the…"
Nov 21, 2011
Rosemary commented on darlene's photo
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brocade bombshell dress

"That look stunning,  i really must get on and do the course, I'm signed up for it, just not signed in (sigh)"
Nov 21, 2011
Rosemary commented on Charlotte Forcer's photo
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Peacock dress

"That looks good, ditto Cathe for a picture of you in your dress.  PS do the front darts need a little more pressing?  I would suggest from the inside, and maybe a (damp?) cloth, depending on the fibre/fabric type. "
Nov 21, 2011
Rosemary replied to Cathe's discussion Cliches I got them...
"I would say yes, it is a clichee (but also true:), that sewing-circle members like to gossip and spread information about the local 'goings on'.  Another term from UK would be a 'Mother's Meeting'  A man would…"
Nov 18, 2011
Rosemary replied to Charlotte Forcer's discussion A beginner's mistake: help needed
"Bias binding does give a very good finish, since you are new to it when putting on the first stage do not stretch it out to fit around the curves, if you do when you come to fold it over for the second stitching line you will find that it is not as…"
Nov 16, 2011
Rosemary replied to Charlotte Forcer's discussion A beginner's mistake: help needed
"It really depends upon how much larger you need to make the armholes.  Personally I would undo the stitches, the key to making this easy is to understand the formation of the stitch, if it is a 4 thread stitch it will look like this if you only…"
Nov 15, 2011
Rosemary replied to Nora Ziel's discussion How to choose the right needle for your fabric?
"this is a good palce to get explainations about needles http://www.superiorthreads.com/videos/needles-part-two/ There is also good informaton about different threads as well, just have a good nose about this site."
Nov 8, 2011
Rosemary replied to Cathe's discussion Cliches I got them...
"If you are meaning a person who feels the cold easily, or usually has colder skin I have heard it refered to as "to have pastry makers/cooks hands", because they would be able to make good pastry which need to be kept cool whilst…"
Nov 8, 2011
charlotte powell- brooks commented on Rosemary's photo
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Pattern Swap

"so glad you like it< I hope there is something wearable for you. x x x"
Nov 4, 2011
Judy Roberson commented on Rosemary's photo
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'Maria's' skirt

"cute skirt"
Nov 1, 2011
Judy Roberson commented on Rosemary's photo
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rear view of bonnet - (& books:)

"Very nice job.. I think you won the argument, ha"
Nov 1, 2011
Judy Roberson commented on Rosemary's photo
Nov 1, 2011
Judy Roberson commented on Rosemary's photo
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Pattern Swap

"Love your patterns.. What fun , trying to decide which one to make.. Happy sewing."
Nov 1, 2011
Jen commented on Rosemary's photo
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'Maria Merryweather' from the book 'The White Horse'

"that bonnet looks amazing, as does the rest of the outfit."
Nov 1, 2011

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At 7:40am on April 1, 2011, Judy Roberson said…
Welcome to sew weekly.. Happy Sewing.

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