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Topic: Just got my first sewing machine...

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Subject: Just got my first sewing machine...
Date Posted: 12/28/2009 12:21 PM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2007
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I've never used one before so I'm in need of info. I'm looking for a deal on any sewing books, like Sewing for Dummies and such. Or any websites or other books you could recommend?

Date Posted: 1/6/2010 1:05 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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Congradulations.  I have one very important tip.  Do not throw away the book that comes with your machine.  I have encounter this issue so many times when trying to teach people how to use their machines.  I have been sewing for more years than I want to admit.  I still refer back to my book from time to time.  Since I have owned 5 different machines in my life I sometimes forget that my current machine my not do something that a previous machine did or it sets up differently for a particular task.  It is an important reference.

Happy sewing.

Date Posted: 1/7/2010 1:09 AM ET
Member Since: 7/5/2007
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I have a lot of book recommendations on my web site at SewingWithTom.com .

Date Posted: 1/10/2010 1:13 PM ET
Member Since: 11/30/2007
Posts: 5,014
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I have some sewing books on my shelf. Take a look!