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Thread: Tutorial on how to sew circles perfectly

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    Tutorial on how to sew circles perfectly

    I am looking for the tutorial showed how to sew a circle on your machine perfectly. It used some kind of a common household item. Please help me find it.

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    Looking for tutorial on how to sew perfect circles on any machine

    A while back there was a tutorial on how to sew perfect circles using your sewing machine. I need to find the tut, can you help?

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    Was it an inserted circle under the top fabric (reverse appliqué) an appliqué circle or a pieced into a fabric square circle like Drunkard's path? If you cannot find a tutorial in the main tutorial section, you can look at older tutorials in the tutorial archive.

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    This question was just asked very recently. I believe it was a stickpin or thumbtack. If you type "sewing a perfect circle" into the search bar at the top of the page, it should take you to all the postings for that subject.

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    Not sure about a tutorial, but I believe I saw on Sewing With Nancy to take a thumb tack, push it thru masking tape from the "non sticky" side, then tape it to your machine bed. Position the fabric over the point of the thumb tack, and just sew. Not sure how well it works. Never tired it myself but it sounds doable. Hope someone comes up with a tute for you. Good luck.

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    Was this the tutorial you wanted? To go direct to it Click : I'll never be afraid of inset circles again!
    I think it was on page 3 near the top

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    Is this what you are looking for? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAKKxA5sH4A Not sure if you could adapt a regular ruler to be used like the one she is using, but you could try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by humbird View Post
    Not sure about a tutorial, but I believe I saw on Sewing With Nancy to take a thumb tack, push it thru masking tape from the "non sticky" side, then tape it to your machine bed. Position the fabric over the point of the thumb tack, and just sew. Not sure how well it works. Never tired it myself but it sounds doable. Hope someone comes up with a tute for you. Good luck.
    Wouldn't you have to push the thumbtack through the tape from the sticky side in order to have the point sticking up on the smooth side so your fabric would revolve when you stitch?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghostrider View Post
    Wouldn't you have to push the thumbtack through the tape from the sticky side in order to have the point sticking up on the smooth side so your fabric would revolve when you stitch?
    Whoops!!! yes, you're right!! DUH Sorry!

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