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Products for Sewers

Products that are helpful to sewers aren’t always located in the sewing room. Try this on Fabric Purses, Place Mats and Napkins. I love Best Press but if cost is a problem this is a good substitute. I have used Shout Color Catcher but this brand is much better. I usually wash new fabric before […]

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Sewing on Elastic

Many fashions today use elastic waistbands. The elastic is visible and it not covered by fabric. Use a stretch needle to sew the elastic. This will keep the little knobs of elastic from popping up. Happy sewing.

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Bed Sizes

Sewing a quilt, making sheets, bedspreads?  This chart will help you determine the size for your project. Mattress Sizes Crib Mattress Size: 28″ x 52″ Twin Mattress Size (Single): 39″ x 75″ Full Mattress Size (Double): 54″ x 75″ Long Twin Mattress Size: 36″ x 80″ Most beds in college dorms have long twin mattresses […]

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