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:star: Sewing Central is open to EVERY sewn project.:star:

Sewing Central is the sister group of Needles-and-Thread and a catch all group for EVERY type of sewing and sewing project. I hope this club will in time become a network to unite all those deviants who like to sew.

If you like to sew, please consider joining and showing off your artwork!
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:bulletgreen: Membership: We are always looking for members, but members should be deviants who sew and display their work on DA. Please see the blog entry about "Becoming a Member" if you are interested in joining: sewing-central.deviantart.com/…

:bulletgreen: Submitting: As with all groups, we do have submission guidelines. ALL NEW MEMBERS should read these rules before beginning to submit. The blog about submissions will also instruct you on how to submit to the group! sewing-central.deviantart.com/…

:bulletgreen: Group Favorites: ALL members are welcome to suggest favorites for the group, these should not be your own works! If you would like to suggest a favorite, all you need to do is click the button at the top of the group home page!
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:star: If you'd like to help manage this group, please send a note to the group

Please message the group if you ever have suggestions for improving the group! We will frequently update and streamline the group when we see things that can be made better, but appreciate a regular member's point of view on what can be done to improve!

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:bulletpurple: Affiliates:
Sewing Central has our own affiliate directory. Our goal is to affiliate with as many sewing-related groups as possible, and make them accessible and searchable to members.

If you would like to affiliate your group with ours, please just send a request! The only qualification is relativity. Please check out the directory here: sewing-central.deviantart.com/…

:bulletpurple: Members' Stores:
Many of our members run online stores to sell their creations. Please support our artists and check out our list of members' stores: sewing-central.deviantart.com/…

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We now have a chatroom! Please come join us at #sewingcentral!

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Guys, please pay attention to which galleries you are submitting to. I keep coming across pieces submitted to the wrong galleries. There are some new galleries that have been added in the last few months, so please take a minute to check them out so you know where your wonderful creations should be submitted to!
With Thanksgiving coming up quickly, we will be doing a short-feature on Thanksgiving related sewing projects. So show us what you've got! You can comment here if you have something you would like posted to the featured gallery, just link or post the thumbnail and I'll add it =)

December of course, will be Christmas, so get your Christmas sewing ready!
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Desert-Poppy Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
Hello! I was wondering if anyone could help me making the part that flops over in this hat. I can make a simple beanie, but am unsure how to add the flop. And I would be using fleece, and not knitting it. Thanks! 

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Jack-O-AllTrades Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hi there! What you want to do is make the hat longer than just fitting over your head. I suppose it would be a bit like a Santa hat, but not that long and not as thinned out at the end when you were done. It would flop over at the end naturally then. I hope that helped you! If not then I'll try and find an example! Happy sewing friend! :)
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Desert-Poppy Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
I showed this to my friend (who's helping me make it and is a better at sewing than I am) and she said that's the sort of things we've done in the past, but I don't think we tried it hard enough. We'll give it another shot though! But does using different fabric help too? Because all the images I really see of that are knitted, not using felt. I have also not found a pattern online for this type of hat. XD Thanks for your help! ^^
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Jack-O-AllTrades Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
She stretchier and more elastic the fabric, the better the hat. That's my motto anyway! I'll see if I can snoop around the Internet for a pattern for you guys but if I can't find one, you could probably just loosely wrap a measuring tape around your head and Mark the pattern out on paper. Whoever the size of your head, half its measurement when creating the pattern. That way you can have two halfs of the pattern with a good seam. Also seam allowance for hats are a little bigger so it can account for your head shape. :)
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Mommochi Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm definately interested in becoming a member, as I recently started sewing, but I gotta get my sewing projects up on dA. Expect me soon haha!
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Jack-O-AllTrades Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
We eagerly await to see your projects! Good luck! :)
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Erzsabet Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Looking forward to seeing what you make!
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MochaTheScientist Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hello! I'm currently having issues scaling a template. Could someone help me? I have more information in this journal:
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I'd really appreciate some help and am offering some points/art in return!
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TearsInTheDark Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hello everyone! The holiday season is upon us! I have my own Etsy store for cute, decorative plushies at reasonable prices and I'm excited to share them with you all! Please feel free to browse my gallery and take a look for yourselves! Happy plushing! :)
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TribalGraces Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for accepting my membership, but I'm having some trouble submitting to the correct gallery. The buttons for submitting aren't showing up. I just submitted a Halloween quilt that ended up in the Clothing folder. Am I doing something wrong, or is it the group settings?
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