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From: MissBecky78
Date: 06-20-2007, 03:59 PM (1 of 10)
Hi all, I have allways wanted to learn to sew, now that my oldest is wanting to learn, It time I do. We got her a cheap sewing machine for christmas, And together we made a pillow. If fell apart 2 weeks later, but we did it. So in a nut shell I'm a SAHM who wants to learn for myself and so I can teach my oldest. I welcome any advice to get me started in right direction.
User: MissBecky78
Member since: 06-19-2007
Total posts: 4
From: lendube
Date: 06-20-2007, 07:14 PM (2 of 10)
Welcome, Becky! We've got so much to offer you here. You've found the right place.

Good luck and ask away.

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: esrun3
Date: 06-24-2007, 03:22 PM (3 of 10)
Welcome Becky! Glad to have you join us.
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: keljo60
Date: 06-24-2007, 03:46 PM (4 of 10)
You'll learn a lot here! What part of the country are you located in? I'm in North Florida.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and good with ketchup!
User: keljo60
Member since: 07-30-2006
Total posts: 154
From: PaulineG
Date: 06-24-2007, 04:19 PM (5 of 10)
Hi Becky - welcome to two generations of new sewers. How old is your daughter? There are plenty of small projects on the site here to get you started - come and ask if you get stuck.
User: PaulineG
Member since: 09-08-2006
Total posts: 901
From: MissBecky78
Date: 06-24-2007, 07:21 PM (6 of 10)
Ty all for warm welcome, We are frome Delaware. My oldest is 9. I have my eye on a sewing machine, it should only take me about 5 weeks to save for it. Right now we are practicing with paper, and Daughters toy machine, learning to sew in a straight line, and curves. Pretty fun to watch her sew on paper, she loves it.
User: MissBecky78
Member since: 06-19-2007
Total posts: 4
From: michel
Date: 06-25-2007, 11:17 AM (7 of 10)
Welcome Becky, that is too cute with your daughter. I'm new as well and everyone has been so nice. You will love it here. Learn as much as you can.
User: michel
Member since: 05-14-2007
Total posts: 10
From: momquilts
Date: 06-25-2007, 03:24 PM (8 of 10)
Hi Becky....we're neighbors, I'm from South Jersey. Welcome to the site, you'll learn a lot on here.

User: momquilts
Member since: 02-02-2000
Total posts: 46
From: vickki
Date: 06-25-2007, 07:54 PM (9 of 10)
Hi Becky and welcome to the group...
User: vickki
Member since: 08-21-2005
Total posts: 374
From: MartySews2
Date: 06-25-2007, 08:27 PM (10 of 10)
Hi Becky and welcome to the group. Maybe you can find some sewing books at your local library to familiarize yourself with the terminology and get some basic directions. Sorry that your DD's pillow fell apart. Good luck on getting a sewing machine that both of you can use. There are many on the market in all price ranges. Sewing with my DD is a lot of fun. However, now that she is headed to college, I can sew for myself.
User: MartySews2
Member since: 05-03-2007
Total posts: 293
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