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Art Teacher Memory Tunic

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Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques taught by Amy Alan

Take your serger out of the closet! Learn the fundamental setup stitches, then make three posh projects: an exposed zipper bag, an ombré ruffled apron and a striped knit scarf.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Funky, Casual, Cute, Whimsical
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What was your source for this sewing project? Improvisational

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What materials did you use? old t-shirts 4 thread, differential feed New Home serger

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What are you most proud of? using the graphics from the t-shirts in a way to include them, but not have them dominate in a "t-shirt quilt" kind of way

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun, use some of the structure of the original garments to help shape. Use lots of pieces to spread the color around and to create a more cohesive explosion of color. Do use good fitting--with exposed serging it is easy to make it fitted in flattering places and looser in less beloved areas.

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