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Thread: Complaint About Me

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    Power Poster BellaBoo's Avatar
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    I took a precision piecing class and the most important thing I learned was to sew S L O W. Very S L O W. We started with counting the stitches 1 stitch 2 stitch 3 stitch......while sewing. I was amazed how much better my piecing was by sewing that slow.
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    It took me a while to learn and get in the habit, but always look at your destination and NOT at your needle. Try it - it works!

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    I do the same thing. Have to unpick ends on occasion. I'm still working on training myself to not watch the needle to watch the line. Ugh!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BellaBoo View Post
    I took a precision piecing class and the most important thing I learned was to sew S L O W. Very S L O W. We started with counting the stitches 1 stitch 2 stitch 3 stitch......while sewing. I was amazed how much better my piecing was by sewing that slow.

    Very interesting. I'm going to try it! Great tip!

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    Another tip I learned from a dress maker who worked for several fashion designers was to lay your finger against the left edge of your foot when coming to the end of the seam. The seam will not veer at all. It's a habit now and I forget I'm doing it. Another tip she gave me was always hold the top piece of a long seam up off the bottom fabric, the two fabric only going together under the foot. The two fabrics is cut the same size will always sew exactly the same length.
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