I’m getting my first sewing machine. What sewing machine should I buy? | Ask MetaFilter.
Craftzine.com blog : Sewing 101: Hems.
Craftzine.com blog : How-To: Sew a Tissue Paper Garland.
Molly’s Sketchbook: New Year’s Garland – the purl bee – the purl bee.
· comments  · 06-17-2010 · categories:craft · links ·
// Jun 17, 2010 at 11:05 am
This is completely serendipitous! I, also, am buying my first sewing machine. I came over here to search for any advice, and what is the first link you list? Meant to be, for sure! Thank you!
// Jun 17, 2010 at 11:22 am
KateP – You might also poke around the Craftzine site, they had a series of suggestions a few years back and I wouldn’t be surprised if they’ve updated it since then.
// Jun 18, 2010 at 1:42 pm
I made the garland and it is awwwwwesome! It was a great addition to a birthday present sent in the mail to a friend with a new baby.
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