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The Future of the Forum
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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 Kath
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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.
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Share your current projects, keep us up-to-date with them and notify us when pictures are in the gallery.
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3,414 41,371
Sub-Forums: Fabric care
3,245 25,681
A place to discuss all those odds and ends about sewing and fashion.
812 10,453
An area to discuss basic sewing techniques eg seams, setting sleeves, collars & cuffs, hemming, inserting zips, etc.
2,103 16,898
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.
by Morgan
Yesterday 13:03 Go to last post
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Knowledge Base
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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.
2nd March 2015 12:08 Go to last post
426 3,954
13th February 2015 13:24 Go to last post
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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.
Yesterday 10:10 Go to last post
108 1,730
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
479 3,433
A place to post website links or details of other sources of information which may be of interest to sewers.
26th February 2015 19:27 Go to last post
826 3,903
Patterns & Fitting
1,808 14,532
by jacm
25th February 2015 13:25 Go to last post
177 1,716
513 3,923
by Kath
25th February 2015 23:21 Go to last post
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Specialist Sewing Areas
632 5,445
For all Bridal wear, Prom Dresses and Evening Gowns.
968 14,720
by sewbusy
2nd March 2015 12:03 Go to last post
288 2,963
Add new advice or benefit from others' experience of this popular area of sewing.
1st March 2015 13:37 Go to last post
554 5,115
17th December 2014 12:27 Go to last post
140 913
Discuss making all types of dance costumes especially tutus.
2,446 26,404
An area for those with an interest in hand embroidery
by Angel
Yesterday 20:05 Go to last post
135 1,005
An area for discussing the tradtional hand techniques of times long past and the modern day methods used to recreate them.
25th April 2014 11:35 Go to last post
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1,521 16,073
25th February 2015 01:34 Go to last post
655 4,733
Items and discussions relating to making suits and more structured clothes, eg trousers and jackets for work.
by Lorelei
12th February 2015 22:39 Go to last post
115 1,137
Sub-Forums: Auto re-upholstery
by Jessie
Yesterday 10:59 Go to last post
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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.
Today 00:09 Go to last post
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by Keven
13th January 2015 17:50 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 arrow
Yesterday 23:26 Go to last post
327 3,041
by jewels
1st March 2015 20:57 Go to last post
129 965
Sub-Forums: Software
2nd March 2015 10:06 Go to last post
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by danmc
Yesterday 18:05 Go to last post
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by Ros
2nd March 2015 19:44 Go to last post
132 899
by Karen
Yesterday 23:48 Go to last post
582 4,529
by RFNicki
Yesterday 19:17 Go to last post
1,518 11,942
A place to discuss the ownership and use of older machines, particularly pre-1965
1,265 11,550
by Alangus
23rd January 2015 12:30 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.')
20th February 2015 13:21 Go to last post
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Read members' reviews or write a review about a machine you have used.
19th February 2015 19:46 Go to last post
274 2,054
Tools, Equipment & Accessories
by Jacky F
1st March 2015 14:44 Go to last post
289 2,460
1st March 2015 17:30 Go to last post
636 4,465
20th February 2015 09:58 Go to last post
217 2,796
Yesterday 13:25 Go to last post
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Irons, scissors, tape measures, etc - all those handy little tools we can't manage without.
by Oriel
Yesterday 14:29 Go to last post
475 4,646
Other Crafts
by Jacky F
16th February 2015 15:03 Go to last post
209 2,021
Discussions on any aspects of hand and machine knitting.
Yesterday 17:18 Go to last post
425 3,314
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.
27th February 2015 11:25 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 Alangus
20th February 2015 02:08 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.
Yesterday 23:46 Go to last post
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Area for suppliers to post information about their businesses and interact with members.
18th February 2015 19:49 Go to last post
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Area for suppliers to post information about courses they offer and interact with members
28th February 2015 16:53 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>
by Lady T
5th June 2011 22:03 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.
24th February 2015 19:39 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.
3rd October 2014 14:19 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 Morgan
Yesterday 23:33 Go to last post
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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.
by Lowena
21st January 2015 18:59 Go to last post
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