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mrg149 ()



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:18 pm    Post subject: Sewing tutorials/costuming books Reply with quote

where can I learn how to use an old sewing machine I have? Any recommended books or guides for a dude who hasn't touched a.machine since.Middle School Home Ec?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heh. "Books."

So old school. Wink

YouTube is where it's at. TONS of video tutorials. Just tons and tons of them, on any topic you could think of!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are many tutorials on You Tube. Plus depending on your location many fabric stores have classes. There is one near me where you bring your machine in and they will teach you how to use it. Believe me I am in the same sewing boat.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

kman wrote:
Heh. "Books."

So old school.


Get off my lawn,whipper-snapper. Some of us still enjoy wisdom from the ancient texts ;-P
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roncompt (Ronnie Compton)



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you could try your local library for how to sew books.
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