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Austin, TX USA

Hi community! I was wondering if anyone on here lives in Austin, TX or near to the area. If so, I have a few questions. My family and I are…

Started by Bethany Pearson

1 May 14, 2012
Reply by Casandra Riddle

Looking for a pattern to make Modcloth Dress: On the Job

Could anyone suggest a look alike pattern for this Modcloth dress? I would really like to make it.      

Started by Barbara Carlon

9 May 13, 2012
Reply by Mary Lind

1940s Peplum - will it suit me?

  A weird question perhaps - I am wanting to make a 1940s dress for the challenge - I really like the one on the left: IMG_1488.JPG   But w…

Started by Lizzie

5 May 10, 2012
Reply by Nora Ziel

Rajah cloth

Hi fellow sewers.  A few weeks ago I bought some new sewing toys.  One of them was a real Rajah cloth and it is fantastic.  Only tried it t…

Started by Sarah Day

2 Apr 22, 2012
Reply by Sarah Day

Saggy Bottom Pants

I'm in the process of making a pair of green pants. I have not made pants in a really long time, so I'm at a little bit of a loss on how to…

Started by Aimie Lockwood

0 Apr 17, 2012

zipper insertion on knit fabrics

I've unpicked the zipper twice - Grrrrr!  I do not get a smooth insertion, the edges wobble like an ocean tide coming in.  Help?

Started by Becky Sproal

4 Apr 15, 2012
Reply by Becky Sproal

Simplicity 1914 Amazing Fit dress and invisible zipper insertion.

I am sewing Simplicity 1914 Amazing Fit dress and the next stage is the zipper insertion. The pattern instructions are for an invisible zip…

Started by Judy

9 Apr 12, 2012
Reply by Jen O


Hi I have been looking for a dungaree pattern for my two yr old now for ages and was wondering if anyone knew of one. I'm looking for somet…

Started by Sarah Johnson

3 Apr 9, 2012
Reply by Aimie Lockwood

The Mena Test

Ok so this may be a total dum dum question... but how exactly do you go about omiting a zipper? I hate zippers!

Started by Mandi Barnes

4 Mar 24, 2012
Reply by Emma Simuns

Playsuit pattern alterations

Hi all, I am hoping for a bit of help from all you wonderful people. I have this great playsuit pattern which is all separate pieces but I…

Started by Arnika knight

1 Mar 23, 2012
Reply by Justine @ sew country chick


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