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Hiring a Seamstress – FAQ

Hiring a seamstress? | FAQ | Sewing Services | Stacey Sansom Designs

I have been asked multiple times by people inquiring about hiring a seamstress. These include using small shop seamstress services or having small run manufacturing done using an outside seamstress. Hiring a seamstress can be tricky. I want to take the opportunity to address most of these questions and/or concerns in hopes that you will be best able to make…

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Iron Recommendations

Stacey Sansom Designs - Iron Recommendations

With the plethora of features available on the wide variety of irons, how do you know what is right for you? These iron recommendations are from individuals with a varying levels of sewing skills. They are people just like you. Use these iron recommendations as a starting point to find that perfect iron for you. ** This post does contain…

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Sewing Scissors Recommendations

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "Sewing Scissors Recommendations"

So you are going to sew If you are going to sew, the chances are you will need to purchase a good quality pair of sewing scissors before you get started. I suppose that you could pay someone to cut everything for you. That is a viable option. However, it is not an option that I encourage or endorse. Good…

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Go purchase a sewing machine

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "Go purchase a sewing machine"

This post is to focus on specific sewing machine information – which one to buy. This is ENTIRELY UP TO YOU! You have to make a decision on what features mentioned in the post about sewing machine types and features: Sewing Machine Suggestions. ** This post does contain “affiliate links.” These links help to cover some of the expenses acquired…

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Sewing Machine Features

Stacey Sansom Designs post topic: "Sewing Machine Suggestions" - Sewing Machine Features

If you want to learn to sew, it is ideal to own a sewing machine. I emphasized that when learning to sew, it could be a very simple machine. Let me reiterate again, you do not need a fancy machine to be an amazing sewer. Your sewing skill set will not immediately become star level when you get that magical…

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Another day at Kathy’s Needle and Thread

Stacey Sansom Designs Mood Board Wednesday

This is not exactly a mood board post, but due to the nature of my ability to get to the long-arm studio, I am working away at getting projects finished. It is unfortunate that we are not going to get all 4 quilts completed on this trip to visit the long-arm quilting studio at Kathy’s Needle and Thread. Today we…

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Another quilt on the long-arm

Stacey Sansom Designs In the Design Studio Tuesday

Today we are visiting the long-arm quilting studio at Kathy’s Needle and Thread. I arrived in the Houston area Sunday evening. We will be here for at least today. We are trying to finish quilting 4 quilts. Unfortunately, yesterday we ran into a few problems with the machine. It appears that it needs some minor repairs. Today we have completed…

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