Reuse plastic bags for smooth sewing. bulky or loose-weave fabrics, faux fur, or Velcro) doesn't glide smoothly over the machine plate or gets stuck in the machine foot as I'm sewing, I use a plastic grocery or other store bag to help.
AMAZINGLY easy way to make a dress form. I am definitely going to do this. <- this is great, instead of several hundred dollars, your out a couple rolls of ducktape, some stuffing, and a cheap t-shirt!