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Sharlo in Nanaimo, British Columbia

Updated 3 months ago

troubleshooting - 3 Replies

why does bobbin thread pull up into needle

antoinette in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 9 months ago

how to go about working with a seamstress - 3 Replies

hi,me and my buisness partner are opening a wedding dress shop but we are also planing on turning my designs into actual dresses,we were wondering...

C in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Updated 25 months ago

apprenticeships - 3 Replies

I would like to find someoen in my area that would be willing to take on a apprentice

curious bird in La Puente, California

Updated 27 months ago

Starting a home based alterations business - 18 Replies

I was thinking about starting a home based alterations business, and wanted to get some advice and imput on geting sewing work for a home based...

very interested in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 33 months ago

I am a seamstress - 2 Replies

hi I am a seamstress and fashion designer,I have my homebased sewing bussiness here in San Bernardino,Ca 92410,I could make bussiness over the mail...

sew-what-sew-all in Brantford, Ontario

How to price for pinch pleated drapes?

How do you price for pinch pleated drapes? We have no prpblem making them, just a hard time figuring out how much to charge for them! Help!!!

ladymade in Yucaipa, California

Updated 38 months ago

Chargeing by the piece - 1 Reply

I applied for a seamstress job and they pay by the piece. How do I price sewing by the piece? I would be sewing women's clothing and doing some...

miriam dates in Birmingham, Alabama

Updated 39 months ago

fees - 8 Replies

I would like to start a small business in my home doing alterations and repairs. Could someone please let me know what the current charges are for...

Betty in Lynchburg, Virginia

Updated 42 months ago

Top seamstress skills needed to get the job. - 4 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every seamstress must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your seamstress expertise?

catcherius in Biloxi, Mississippi

Updated 42 months ago

What are the best seamstress qualifications and training to get ahead? - 11 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a seamstress? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

jenlou in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 44 months ago

Figuring out fair charges - 3 Replies

I am a nurse who has made my own uniforms for several years now.I am very creative and I receive compliments daily from my coworkers and patients...

SewCountryGirl in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 46 months ago

lolita style costume - 1 Reply

Could I get an estimate on how much it would cost to get a costume similar to this made? except in black and red. I can't buy one online so for...

Helen in Lebanon, Oregon

Updated 50 months ago

Getting a seamstress job. - 2 Replies

How did you get your start doing seamstress work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Janes Dream in Glen Burnie, Maryland

learning to talior

What resources should I look to to learn to taloir? I think that learning to talior garments, both ready to wear and things that I make will improve...

Glenda in Brentwood, California

Updated 63 months ago

I got a question about a gown... - 2 Replies

I am currently living in Danbury, Ct but plan to move to Ohio. My wedding gown will be made by a seamstress that I found on my last visit in Ohio. I...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 73 months ago

need help with sewing handbags - 2 Replies

I need someone with sewing experience for help making handbags,need to be located near/in/close to Waynesboro,Virginia. I will require sewn sample...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 73 months ago

rythmic gymnastic leotards/costumes - 1 Reply

I'm looking for a seamstress to put together about 30 costumes for a competition rhythmic gymnastic team. We use spandex, appliquees, sequins, etc....

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 73 months ago

Seamstress needed for start-up computer bag company. - 2 Replies

Hello, I'm looking for an experienced steamstress in the Flower Mound/Dallas area who can create patterns and make samples of my computer bag...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 73 months ago

Looking for a Seamstress to Sew - Starting a new clothing lone. - 5 Replies

Hi: I am starting a new clothing line and am looking for a seamstress with excellent workmanship an skill to sew my samples. The line is going to be...

StarEsty in Silver Spring, Maryland

I need Budget cost for Costume Designer..

Please do you know how much this would cost for a movie? I want to have an idea how much Wardrobe managers earn. Thanks

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 74 months ago

Offering sewing service - 2 Replies

I am located in Waynesboro,Virginia.I have home based small business and offering sewing services on contract base.I don't work with garments,or any...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 74 months ago

Need a seamstress... - 2 Replies

I am located in Corning NY, I own a paint your pottery studio, but have been creating a unique line of ties... problem is, for as much as I can paint...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 74 months ago

seamstress seeking work - 3 Replies

Hi my name is Faye and I am seeking sewing work. I have industrial sewing machines, such as upholstery machine to sew heavy fabrics, I also have...

iron_angel in Austin, Texas

What is a good price?

I am a new small clothing line and I focus on fitness apparel. I have found a local seamstress to make some tanks, sportsbras, and some yoga-type...

Diane Slade in Riley, Michigan

Updated 75 months ago

What's your story? How'd you get started? What's a typical day like? Working on a novel, general info wanted! :) - 6 Replies

Hey there - I'm working on a novel which features a seamstress as one of my main characters. I'd love to hear some stories from you guys. Basically...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Seamstress available to make Clothes and Home Decor items for your personnal use or to create your own Line of Clothes, I

Hi I'm The Designer I can Design and Sew for you I can ship anywhere in the USA Please feel free to e'mail me at or call me...

KAYDEE in Oregon, Ohio

Updated 77 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your seamstress career? - 3 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a seamstress? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

KAYDEE in Oregon, Ohio

Updated 77 months ago

finding quality designer fabric's - 1 Reply

My question is where to find great quality fabric's. I think of designing a garment and cannot find the quality you see in designer labels etc. ...

KAYDEE in Oregon, Ohio

Updated 77 months ago

What to charge - 1 Reply

Hi all, I would like to start taking in alteration etc. out of my home. What should I charge ? I would be hemming pants, re-sizing clothes,...

eden deri in Makati, Philippines

Updated 78 months ago

Are seamstress job opportunities growing or declining? - 1 Reply

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most seamstress...

eden deri in Makati, Philippines

Updated 78 months ago

What are typical seamstress salaries? - 1 Reply

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Cadego in Jonesboro, Georgia

Updated 78 months ago

Tips for seamstress interviews. - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming seamstress interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

D in Providence, Rhode Island

Updated 78 months ago

How much is it worth? - 8 Replies

I have recently been sewing patches on coats for a bakery. There are between 2 and 6 patches of varying size. I get $5.00 per coat. Is this a good...

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