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Trouble Shooting the Chain Needle Thread Guide on the Baby Lock Ovation Serger

Hey Everyone,   Before I get to this quickie topic… I just want to thank everyone for all the excitement about the Abby Dress PDF Pattern.   If you’ve joined us in the JSD Fitting and Pattern Perfection Group, welcome!  ..and I encourage you to post questions, comments and photos on the discussion board, I’m there to […]

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4th of July Pattern Sale and Free Abby Dress PDF Pattern for JSD Fitting and Pattern Perfection Members

Hey Everyone… Happy 4th of July 🙂  Celebrate Independence Day with me (a little independent pattern designer).  I’m offering all my pattern for 25% off until July 5th at 11:59 pst.   Plus I’m super excited to offer The Abby Dress PDF Pattern to members of the J Stern Designs Fitting and Pattern Perfection Group for […]

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Prom Gown Sew Along 2017 – How to Design Your Own Dress

Hi Everyone… It’s Prom Season and I’m working on Abby’s Dress and doing a few “Random Acts of Kindness” Hem Jobs 🙂    This year the Prom Gown Sew Along is going to focus on how to design your own pattern.  I started with one of my bodice slopers  and created a princess seamed plunging V-Neckline.  […]

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Using the Neutral “N” Differential Setting with Knits

Hey Everyone, I’m busy getting ready for Stitches United next weekend.  I’m super excited about the classes I’m teaching.  Today I finished the kits for my Yoga Pants Class.  …I LOVE the performance knit fabric I’m using for fit samples and the kits.  It’s a double brushed polyester that’s super soft.   I made all the […]

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How to Get an Accurate 5/8″ Seam Allowance with a 5-Thread Stitch

Hey Everyone,  I had a little fun with this today’s video.  Anyone watch John Oliver?  He did this fun story about people directing traffic in Bolivia wearing Zebra costumes…  Apparently the traffic is so bad there, they came up with the idea of slowing drivers down with dancing Zebras…  Sort of like crossing guards without […]

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New Pattern Launch – The Easy Fit and Sew Tee Twin Set & Pattern Sale :)

Hey Everyone,  I’m so excited to tell you about my new pattern – The Easy Fit and Sew Tee Twin Set.  It is available in Print and PDF Download   This pattern includes both a Tee with long or short sleeves and a Cardi with an asymmetrical hem.  Because I paired it with a tee […]

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