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Amie Scott


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I can answer many questions related to craft sewing, fashion design, pattern drafting, clothing alterations, clothing repair, and simple home decor sewing projects. I can not answer question about machine repair/maintenance, quilting, knitting, embroidery or needlepoint.

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I have been designing and sewing clothing and accessories professionally since 2003. I have two years of experience teaching basic machine sewing classes for adults. I have experience altering clothing and drafting sewing patterns for women's wear. Currently I own a retail shop with a sewing studio, where I design and produce my line of women's wear, and also offer custom sewing to clients.


Although I'm mostly self taught, I have taken some advanced online pattern drafting and clothing alterations classes. Of course, nothing beats actual hands on work, and I have over ten years of experience in professional sewing and fashion design.

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Recent Answers from Amie Scott

2016-02-01 Singer Stylist 533 not picking up bobbin thread in reverse:

Hi Megan,    Sewing machines can be so finicky, I definitely understand your frustration!    Have you tried changing the needle? Sometimes even if the needle is inserted slightly off-centre it won't pick

2016-01-20 about size:

Hello Sumit,    There are several more factors that you need to consider when deciding how much fabric to buy! Fabrics are created in different widths, so the amount of fabric you buy will be affected

2015-12-17 1924 cabinet singer sewing chair:

Hi Jessica,    That's such a cool chair, and the fabric is lovely!    As for value, I think you'd have to search the internet to see the price points that others are using to sell similar chairs.     I

2015-11-01 Applique:

Hi Brenda,    Yes, that can certainly be considered applique! One trick that I find helps, is to apply the fusible adhesive to the back of the image before I cut it out. That way, the cut edges around

2015-09-22 Singer Style O Matic 328:

Hi Kellie,    I would look online for a replacement spool pin. Sewing machines always have bits and pieces that need replacing, and I imagine that you can find pretty much any part that you're missing


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