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Topic: Lessons on how to use a sewing machine  (Read 2303 times)
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« on: July 23, 2006 12:05:46 PM »

Hello all! 

Everytime I see a great craft for clothes, (Sweater into a wedding dress!  Tshirt into pants!) I get the urge to do them.  The problem is that while I can sew by hand, I don't know how to use a sewing machine, or how to use a pattern.  Is anyone giving lessons?  Any places that offer to teach people how to sew clothes?  Even anyone who teaches people simply how to use a sewing machine?  If there's nothing, maybe that would be a great on the side job...I would definately, be down for that. 
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2008 12:25:50 AM »

What area of the state are you in?  I have also been trying to learn to use my sewing machine / read patterns.  I took a class at Threadneedle Fabrics in Essex Junction and it was pretty helpful in getting started.


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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2009 05:35:27 PM »

Actually, I'm interested in starting up just such a place, a community craft studio with an emphasis on textile crafts, in the central vermont area.... Smiley

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