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By Nicole Vasbinder

Even the simplest sewists will come across difficulties, snags, and little system faults of their paintings. professional sewist and writer Nicole Vasbinder's stitching recommendations is an essential reference packed with necessary suggestion you could trust.

Organized by way of phases, you'll find:

Detailed recommendation for the stitching technique, together with execs and cons, and simple concerns of operating in each one step.
An easy-to-follow format offering easy info in addition to step by step strategies for making bias tape, stitching trims, buttonholes, zippers, hems, and more.
Easy-tonavigate color-coded cross-references to be had for fast referencing.
Troubleshooting assistance that propose the way to care for each stitching situation.
Whether selecting the best instruments, analyzing styles effectively, or every thing in among, stitching ideas will turn out to be an important stitching spouse.

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Repeat all these steps to create more curtain panels. 63 Simple Window Panel Finish Up 1. 2. Fold over the top of the panel 1/2˝, and iron in place. Fold over again 4˝, and iron. 3. 4. Pin in place. 5. Sew nice and close to the folded edge. Trim all the loose threads. With a little help from an adult, slide a curtain rod through the top of your panel, and you’re all done! Time to hang your glorious panels. Don’t they look fantastic?

This means that you will also have to sew around a corner. L Sewing Around a Corner Start at the top right side, and beginning with a backstitch, stitch down to the bottom corner. Stop the machine, make sure the needle is down in the fabric, lift the presser foot, and turn your fabric. Lower the presser foot, and sew to the next corner. Continue doing this until you have sewn all four sides. Topstitch Don’t forget to backstitch at the end. Sew a straight stitch to give your work a neat, finished look.

E Go out into the world and look around you. Go to the public library and look at magazines; print pictures from the Internet; visit thrift shops and delve into the bric-a-brac boxes for do-it-yourself ideas and inspiration. Your inspiration is out there; you just need to get out there and find it! 38 WE LOVE TO SEW—BEDROOMS L L Maybe it is a color that inspires you. Use your newly found mood board skills to create a mini color mood board. 39 Finding Your Inspiration Thrifting for Great Fabrics So, you have chosen a color and a look, and you are ready to start looking for fabric to make one of these fun projects.

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