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An Attempt At Making A Dress

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Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z taught by Steffani Lincecum

Don't get flustered when facing the feet that come with your sewing machine. Steffani Lincecum explains what they are and how they work in this free mini-class.

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What materials did you use? Singer Style-Mate SM-14C, needles

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What are you most proud of? That I designed it without a model, I used my sister.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't try this, I'm not a professional.

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I tried, I haven't taken any tailoring or designing classes as you can see.

12/30/2013 Flag

How did you go about the project? Did you draw a design first or just have an idea about what you wanted? Did you incorporate any zippers/closures? And is it pieced together. I can't tell from the picture, but it almost looks as if you've joined several pieces. It looks interesting and I would like to be brave and give it a try...I haven't taken any classes that you mentioned either.

03/08/2014 Flag

Sewing is something you learn by doing. So no "classes" are really needed. with things like youtube and other internet stuff, there is a lot you can check out as a beginner in order to avoid stupid mistakes and disappointment : it starts with cutting - seam allowances, mirrored pieces (like left and right sleeves), straight grain lines, back/front side, be aware to match lined/squared fabric or a fabric design that has a direction... The actual sewing is getting used to how your machine works, using the right needle (the thicker material, the thicker the needle), use good quality tread and don't fiddle too much with tension. A simple skirt is a good thing to start with ...

03/31/2015 Flag