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The Lobby
Please read these guidelines before posting on TSF which explain the etiquette for posting and some of the Forum Rules. Following these should make your use of the Forum more enjoyable for everyone.
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Please introduce yourself, your interests and tell us about your sewing experience.
by Jacky F
Yesterday 23:01 Go to last post
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This area is intended for guests to request help and information from the members of our forum. Please abide by our Forum Rules and respect the people around you.
13th January 2017 09:30 Go to last post
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Sewing
Share your current projects, keep us up-to-date with them and notify us when pictures are in the gallery.
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Sub-Forums: Fabric care
Yesterday 17:33 Go to last post
3,567 28,500
A place to discuss all those odds and ends about sewing and fashion.
by Hevsi
Yesterday 19:55 Go to last post
889 11,133
Hand and Machine sewing techniques eg. seams, setting sleeves, darning, prick stitching, collars & cuffs, understitching, hemming, zips, binding, etc.
by DalbyAU
Yesterday 23:54 Go to last post
2,390 19,220
Old and new, hand and machine sewing techniques to mend, protect or extend the useful life of fabrics, notions and clothing. A place to share your ideas and refashioning projects. (please post P&Q and Soft Furnishing projects on the dedicated boards)
by Caleteu
14th January 2017 07:16 Go to last post
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Need immediate sewing advice? Are you in the middle of something and stuck? Ask here for a quick reply to help you on your way.
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Knowledge Base
by Missie
13th January 2017 20:34 Go to last post
637 5,998
An area for members studying for a sewing related qualification eg City & Guilds, to discuss or request support and guidance from other members. Also post or ask about details of local sewing classes/courses. PLEASE NOTE: Suppliers and organisers of courses should NOT post details here. Please use the section provided in the TRADING POST.
by Vezelay
15th January 2017 12:53 Go to last post
487 4,497
Area for posting any UK sewing related events which might be of interest to members. List details, dates and location of clubs or social meetings.
by Lowena
2nd December 2016 10:33 Go to last post
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Not everyone is an experienced hand. Go on! Post your tips & tutorials (even the simple ones) here for all to see and learn from.
Sub-Forums: Product Review
by KeithB
Yesterday 19:00 Go to last post
534 3,891
A place to post website links or details of other sources of information which may be of interest to sewers.
16th December 2016 11:56 Go to last post
932 4,730
Patterns & Fitting
14th January 2017 10:44 Go to last post
2,067 16,779
by Polremy
1st January 2017 18:23 Go to last post
207 1,986
8th January 2017 12:42 Go to last post
604 4,510
by maliw
Yesterday 14:05 Go to last post
576 4,930
Specialist Sewing Areas
8th January 2017 16:58 Go to last post
715 6,216
For all Bridal wear, Prom Dresses and Evening Gowns.
by catllar
1st January 2017 15:55 Go to last post
1,068 15,744
by Jacky F
23rd December 2016 02:01 Go to last post
322 3,218
Add new advice or benefit from others' experience of this popular area of sewing.
10th January 2017 17:52 Go to last post
590 5,480
Discuss making all types of dance costumes especially tutus.
Yesterday 23:05 Go to last post
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A place to share and discuss techniques and ideas. (please post about software and machines on the dedicated boards)
4th January 2017 17:23 Go to last post
319 2,223
An area for discussing the tradtional hand techniques of times long past and the modern day methods used to recreate them.
5th March 2015 16:11 Go to last post
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Today 00:42 Go to last post
1,897 23,474
22nd December 2016 15:49 Go to last post
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Traditional and modern methods to make suits and more structured clothes, eg coats or trousers, jackets or suits for work.
5th January 2017 17:42 Go to last post
153 1,516
Sub-Forums: Auto re-upholstery
6th January 2017 11:30 Go to last post
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Machines
PLEASE READ PRIOR TO POSTING Members do not always have the knowledge about repairs/problems. We advise therefore if you are relying on or need urgent information that you contact a machine repair specialist.
by Debs
Yesterday 13:03 Go to last post
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by So Chic
12th November 2016 17:02 Go to last post
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Whether brand new or pre-loved find out about the ideal machine for your first adventure into sewing
by So Chic
29th December 2016 16:11 Go to last post
357 3,500
by kwiksew
10th January 2017 12:52 Go to last post
156 1,186
Sub-Forums: Software
6th January 2017 18:05 Go to last post
1,523 10,875
8th December 2016 11:21 Go to last post
186 1,075
24th November 2016 00:23 Go to last post
161 1,094
by Jacky F
Yesterday 23:29 Go to last post
674 5,213
by Hevsi
Yesterday 20:01 Go to last post
1,693 13,448
A place to discuss the ownership and use of older machines, particularly pre-1965
by roger
Yesterday 16:15 Go to last post
1,676 15,775
by Redred
5th December 2016 21:55 Go to last post
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Need general help selecting presser feet, machine needles, thread, etc? Ask here. (To see presser feet uses and videos of them working go to 'Tips & Tutorials.')
by wisspa
12th January 2017 03:07 Go to last post
586 4,349
Read members' reviews or write a review about a machine you have used.
17th November 2016 15:05 Go to last post
282 2,239
Tools, Equipment & Accessories
10th January 2017 23:10 Go to last post
315 2,705
11th January 2017 11:01 Go to last post
696 4,942
240 3,065
by Logie
22nd December 2016 21:47 Go to last post
76 1,044
Irons, scissors, tape measures, etc - all those handy little tools we can't manage without.
10th January 2017 09:42 Go to last post
556 5,392
Other Crafts
11th January 2017 23:08 Go to last post
224 2,169
Discussions on any aspects of hand and machine knitting.
by Pinky
14th January 2017 19:36 Go to last post
497 3,915
Forum Rules and Terms & Conditions
This includes the rules that apply to all members whether using supplier status or not. Also, ask the Administators/Moderators here or send a private message for help and advice with Rules and Guidelines.
Members should read these prior to posting within the Forum.
by mrsh
4th September 2008 13:51 Go to last post
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The Trading Post
SUPPLIER MEMBERS: Note, this is the only area you are permitted to make any reference to your own business or website with the exception of your signature. Failure to comply with this may result in your membership being cancelled.
Discussions for sewers working from home or running sewing related businesses rather than just sewing for pleasure.
by Valree
7th January 2017 22:52 Go to last post
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Not to be used by suppliers. Classified adverts section for members to advertise sewing related items you want to buy, sell or give away. All offers and transactions between members are undertaken completely at their own risk. TSF is not liable or responsible for any part of the process of offering, buying, selling, exchange or giving away of items or services between members or the nature or condition of the item(s) concerned.
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Not to be used by suppliers. Area to post if you know of any retailers/websites that have sales, special offers, discounts, freebies, etc that might be of interest to other members, particularly sewing related items.
by cusally
14th January 2017 10:21 Go to last post
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Area for members to ask where to source sewing/craft related supplies and to recommend or give feedback for retailers/wholesalers/websites. NB suppliers should NOT post about their own or competitor businesses other than to correct an error relating to their own business.
453 3,283
Area for suppliers to post information about their businesses and interact with members.
by maliw
31st October 2016 21:49 Go to last post
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Area for suppliers to post information about courses they offer and interact with members
by Maximum
14th March 2016 21:45 Go to last post
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Suppliers notify members of special offers you may have. NB maximum of TWO new offers per week allowed. PLEASE DATE THE END OF THE OFFER IN THE TITLE>
12th August 2015 11:34 Go to last post
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Announcements, Feedback, Cafe and Help
News about the forum (including current Rules and Terms & Conditions of use), feedback from members about the forum, and help in using the forum.
Forum announcements
by mrsh
12th August 2014 10:43 Go to last post
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Suggestions and guidance to help you make better use of the forum and your computer. Ask for help here if you encounter problems using the Forum.
15th January 2017 23:43 Go to last post
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Area for members to leave feedback and suggestions relating to the Forum. Your ideas and opinions are appreciated.
by Lantana
15th April 2016 14:27 Go to last post
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Come into the cafe for more than a caffeine boost and a cake. Share your everyday chitchat here - without consuming a single calorie!
by catllar
Yesterday 21:29 Go to last post
315 5,176
Area to learn how to upload pictures to the Gallery or attach them to posts. Ask here for help and advice if you are having difficulty with this.
27th October 2016 15:30 Go to last post
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