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Importance of labeling a quilt

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on March 10, 2019 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (1)

QUILT LABELS


Labeling and displaying your quilts is a very important quilt care tip that often goes overlooked.The purpose of labeling is documentation, so as the quilt is handed down in the family you will know who made it and when, who it was made for, the pattern name, or any history surrounding quilt.

I wish I had been more alert to labeling when I ...

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SEW-CABULARY: Beginners Sewing Terms!

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on February 16, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (6)

Pattern

In sewing and fashion design, a pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled. These can be made from scratch or purchased like the sewing patterns in the photo above.

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Essentials for a Sewing Retreat

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on September 12, 2017 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Hey guys!

We've been talking about going to sewing retreats and we thought we could help you out by providing a free list of essentials to bring along with you for your fun sewing, embroidery, and/or quilting getaway!


Machine Essentials

• Sewing/embroidery/quilting machine

• Pow...

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Sewing Clothes - Taking Measurements

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on May 18, 2017 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

How to Take Body Measurements


Checking your measurements is the first and probably the most important thing to do before you start making anything. If you’re using a pattern, compare them with the size guide on the back. (Store bought sizes and pattern sizes will not run the same!)

Once you’ve taken your measurements, make a note to refer to when you ...

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Stabilizers and What They're Used for

Posted by the_sewingshop@yahoo.com on April 2, 2017 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Please don't be overwhelmed with the list below! We are going to share all of the different stabilizers available, but first we will tell you what we use on a regular basis and they'll be bolded below. We use these four different stabilizers on a daily basis: medium tearaway, medium cutaway, no show cutaway, and water soluble topping.

TEARAWAY - used as a stabilizer for items you will see the back of

  • Light Firm Tearaway: Used for low density stitch counts on stable fabri...
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