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Brother ScanNCut for Quilting and Sewing – Cutting Machines

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PL_gFPkwpxIFLZm7XPh2AiX4VtfKzL2H_-[/embedyt]  I’ve been looking at the Brother Scan N Cut fabric (and paper!) cutting machine. There are several different cutting machine brands available and I am curious as to how they all work. The reason I’ve decided to showcase this particular brand is due to the way it works without needing dies for each … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Basic Sewing Terms and Fabric Anatomy

Basic Sewing Terms and Fabric Anatomy

The Anatomy of Fabric: In this free sewing video, Angel Peterson of FleeceFun explains the different parts of fabric. This is an important beginner sewing lesson that will help with any sewing pattern you are working on. Angel will explain “cross grain”, “selvage edge”, and what the “wrong” sides are. Learn the sewing terminology for … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Cutting and Sewing Godets, Flounces, Ruffles, and Pleats - Simple Visual Basics

Cutting and Sewing Godets, Flounces, Ruffles, and Pleats – Simple Visual Basics

I found this visual guide on Pinterest showing how particular flounces etc are cut and created.  These cuts look fabulous on today’s styles featuring geometric, and diagonal lines, rounded and inverted front and back hems, etc.  I was unable to source the original author and got as far as http://mutualisms.wordpress.com.  If you recognize or know where this … [ Read More at SWN! ]