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181  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Un-ruching? on: July 01, 2012 04:22:22 PM
There should be a knob or screw on top of your sewing machine that controls the presser foot pressure (consult your manual to figure out which one).  If you lessen the pressure (usually unscrewing the screw or releasing the knob), it should help with making the hemmed edge of stretch fabrics less wavy.

Thank you, thank you, thank you for this tip! I've been wondering how to get rid of that effect.
182  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Un-ruching? on: May 27, 2012 01:20:36 PM
How true! (Thanks to my boyfriend for holding the top.)





183  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Un-ruching? on: May 24, 2012 09:53:48 AM
Years ago, I bought a really cute top. But when I took it home, I realized it had ruched shoulders, which I really hate. It also had elastic around the ends of the sleeves, which bothered me even more. So I cut the elastic out and re-sewed it. But because it's knit, the re-sewn edges are sort of wavy. That combined with the ruching looks awful to me. What can I do? Should I cut the shoulder seam, cut some width from the sleeve, and re-sew the shoulder? Should I sew a discreet pleat to hide the waviness? Should I cut the sleeve off altogether? The most difficult part in all this for me is that it's knit. I'm pretty new to sewing. Please let me know if I need to explain this again- I know it's probably super confusing.
184  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Another Tapered Rope Needle Felted Necklace on: February 25, 2012 05:41:32 PM
This is INCREDIBLE! How do you needle felt such a perfectly cylindrical shape? I've tried before, and I gave up and decided that was mostly reserved for wet-felting.
185  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Look what I made! - one shouldered top on: February 25, 2012 05:28:23 PM
Thanks! This is a McCall's, M6240 to be exact (if you're still interested). Sorry for the late reply. I don't always have internet access!
186  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Look what I made! - one shouldered top on: December 08, 2011 03:33:21 PM



My first commercial pattern ever! I am super proud of myself! It was actually supposed to be a dress, but it's waaay too short, so it's now a top. The colors in this picture are a bit off. It's a golden-yellow and maroon.
187  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: I am Not a Button Addict on: May 08, 2011 01:15:32 PM
Beautiful!!! I love the rose one!
188  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Octopus Ring on: April 29, 2011 05:15:05 PM
aaaaww! very nice! feeling better about pc?
189  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Objects Improved By Googley-Eyes on: April 23, 2011 04:00:53 PM
Cuuute! And I loooove The Brave Little Toaster!!!!!
190  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Re: smoothing projects on: April 04, 2011 10:01:33 PM
I have used a razor (a disposable safety razor)  to get the fuzz off a wall hanging and it worked very well!

What another innovative approach!
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