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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.
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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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Sub-Forums: Fabric care
13th September 2014 20:22 Go to last post
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A place to discuss all those odds and ends about sewing and fashion.
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An area to discuss basic sewing techniques eg seams, setting sleeves, collars & cuffs, hemming, inserting zips, etc.
by Yorkie
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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.
by Oriel
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Knowledge Base
12th September 2014 16:49 Go to last post
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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.
by terena
9th September 2014 19:33 Go to last post
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by Lowena
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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.
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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
9th September 2014 07:58 Go to last post
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A place to post website links or details of other sources of information which may be of interest to sewers.
13th September 2014 16:11 Go to last post
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Patterns & Fitting
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12th September 2014 20:54 Go to last post
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30th August 2014 12:33 Go to last post
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9th September 2014 23:18 Go to last post
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Specialist Sewing Areas
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For all Bridal wear, Prom Dresses and Evening Gowns.
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by Morgan
6th September 2014 13:15 Go to last post
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Add new advice or benefit from others' experience of this popular area of sewing.
by Aitch
9th September 2014 10:44 Go to last post
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13th September 2014 22:46 Go to last post
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Discuss making all types of dance costumes especially tutus.
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An area for those with an interest in hand embroidery
by Angel
1st September 2014 20:23 Go to last post
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An area for discussing the tradtional hand techniques of times long past and the modern day methods used to recreate them.
25th April 2014 10:35 Go to last post
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10th September 2014 23:01 Go to last post
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Items and discussions relating to making suits and more structured clothes, eg trousers and jackets for work.
12th August 2014 18:42 Go to last post
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Sub-Forums: Auto re-upholstery
by anniec
17th August 2014 21:59 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.
by Fiona M
13th September 2014 18:02 Go to last post
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by Foxi
30th June 2014 17:57 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
4th September 2014 22:13 Go to last post
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23rd August 2014 12:15 Go to last post
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Sub-Forums: Software
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by Lemonie
30th August 2014 18:36 Go to last post
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by seagirl
18th June 2014 21:39 Go to last post
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7th September 2014 14:50 Go to last post
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A place to discuss the ownership and use of older machines, particularly pre-1965
by Jessie
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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.')
13th September 2014 20:08 Go to last post
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Read members' reviews or write a review about a machine you have used.
by Janette
8th September 2014 05:39 Go to last post
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Tools, Equipment & Accessories
by katiemo
7th September 2014 00:11 Go to last post
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by Billie
10th September 2014 17:00 Go to last post
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30th August 2014 09:51 Go to last post
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Irons, scissors, tape measures, etc - all those handy little tools we can't manage without.
12th September 2014 20:35 Go to last post
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Other Crafts
by Quartz
3rd September 2014 13:49 Go to last post
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Discussions on any aspects of hand and machine knitting.
by Jessie
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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 12:51 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.
19th August 2014 11:22 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.
by maytime
9th September 2014 22:49 Go to last post
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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.
10th September 2014 19:08 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.
by HVM
6th September 2014 23:06 Go to last post
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Area for suppliers to post information about their businesses and interact with members.
7th August 2014 12:04 Go to last post
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Area for suppliers to post information about courses they offer and interact with members
by Moley
12th August 2014 19:43 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 MissD
12th January 2014 22:25 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
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12th August 2014 09:43 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.
by maliw
1st September 2014 15:48 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.
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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 Jessie
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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.
13th September 2014 21:22 Go to last post
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