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Guest Post: Tips and Tricks for Sewing Undies

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    Sip the Diva

    Excellent tips! love this thanks for sharing!

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      Guest

      You are welcome! I hope you get to try them!

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      Melissa

      You are welcome! I hope you get to try them soon!

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    Amy

    I want tie-dyed undies, stat. 🙂

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      Melissa

      You should try making some! Just keep an experimental mindset- the results are always a surprise!

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    Stacia

    I appreciate the tip about skipped stitches. For some reason that’s never occurred to me. These undies are lovely!

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      Melissa

      Thank you, Stacia!! It’s amazing the problems that can be solved by changing your needle!

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    Jessie Todd

    I love the tie-dye, so cool to wear a bold pattern like that where most people won’t see it! Do you have any tips for finishing these undies on a standard machine only for those of us without sergers?

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      Maddie Flanigan

      Yes! Another option is to swap the serger for a zigzag, so both the first and second pass or made with a zig zag stitch. Does that make sense?

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    Rae

    This looks like an awesome post, but it’s so hard to read! (Now I feel bad, because that’s how about half of the spammy comments my blog gets start out, when they’re hawking substandard design) But I’m really curious why you chose to publish a post as a serious of images. When I’m not sewing, I’m coding for a living. I can show you how to do this layout without images.

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      Maddie Flanigan

      I’m sorry that it is hard to read! I make it a series of images because it makes the tutorial “pinnable” (I can post on Pinterest). Would love to know how to code it for my blog – will you shoot me an email to talk through it? Thanks!

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    Hfaith

    Love this, but I struggled to read it. Very poor font choice.

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    Karen

    Is there any way you can give more detail about the first step where you serge on the elastic and topstitch with zigzag? Ie- disengage knife, do I serge fabric on one side and then fold, flip and topstitch to the other? That’s the part I just can’t wrap my mind around because of how neat-looking it is.

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    Hillary Reekers

    I love this tutorial- you make it so easy! Thank you!

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    Jo Three Stories High

    I enjoyed this post. What pattern did you use? it looks just the style I love. Jo x
    http://joeveryday19@blogspot.co.uk

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