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I have a new machine by Gizela
Hi all This is my first post to this group so bear with my silly questions... I have recently inherited a sewing machine off my grandmother (who passed away last year)....it will be in my possession this weekend. I have absolutely no sewing equipment in my house at the moment and know I will have...
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November 24th 03 06:30 PM
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Knit stretching by Loreen Robbins
I just finished serging a rib knit pullover. It's a poly/cotton blend and I used a 4 thread overlock. When I pressed the neck seam of the mock turtleneck, the rib has stretched way out of shape including both the body and the collar. Any suggestions? Should I be using a stretch safety stitch...
November 24th 03 12:21 PM
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Sock Monkeys make great gifts! by LET
And you can get the plans to make them for free at http://lennytaylor.freeyellow.com There's even a link to a dealer who sells the Rockford Red Heel work socks for those who can't find them locally. Take care and enjoy. Lenny
November 24th 03 03:37 AM
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Sock Monkeys - Great Christmas Gifts! by LET
And you can get plans to make them for free at http:lennytaylor.freeyellow.com You can use a variety of "work sock" to make them, but for those who desire the original, I've included a link to a person who sells the socks (I don't have anything to do with them). Enjoy!
November 24th 03 03:30 AM
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Advice for buying a machine by D. Janusson
I have been sewing for years on an old and tired machine with few features and am now in the market for a new one with some handy features. I love the idea of an embroidery machine but also want to do conventional sewing. I have been shopping around and am leaning towards the Husqvarna...
November 23rd 03 11:20 AM
by Trishty Go to last post
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Repairs to Consew 104 by Don Wagner
Does anyone know of a shop that repairs commercial machines (Consew 104)? I have one that needs some serious help. Preferably, a shop in the U.S. Midwest. -- Regards - Don Wagner (All you need is Love)
November 21st 03 04:49 PM
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Several free stockings projects & free Christmas embroidery design by Anna & Polina
Dear friends, hello! Just wanted to let you know we have posted several free projects and a new free embroidery design. Since it's almost the end of November, the freebie is Christmas related - Santa holding Christmas list: http://www.abc-cross-stitch-patterns.com/Free_Patterns/ The new projects...
November 21st 03 12:07 PM
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Several free stockings projects & free Christmas embroidery design by Anna & Polina
Dear friends, hello! Just wanted to let you know we have posted several free projects and a new free embroidery design. Since it's almost the end of November, the freebie is Christmas related - Santa holding Christmas list: http://www.abc-cross-stitch-patterns.com/Free_Patterns/ The new projects...
November 21st 03 12:06 PM
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Question on Embroidering by Don Wagner
I had an idea that sounded great, but it isn't working out too well - maybe someone here knows the answer. I got some dissolving paper, and ran it through a copy machine to print the pattern on it I wanted to embroider. Then I put a light coat of basting spray on it, and tacked the paper to...
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November 20th 03 01:56 PM
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Need source for red waistband elastic by [email protected]
I have searched my local fabric stores as well as the web with no luck. Does anyone have a source for Red Waistband (2-4 inch wide) elastic like is on boxer shorts. Thanks in advance, Crys
November 20th 03 04:52 AM
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State Fair Pictures Website UP! by Joy Hardie
I finally photographed the entire collectection of exhibits that I entered to the Michigan State Fair this year and have created a website highlighting the over 60 items winning over 54 ribbons, 24 blue ribbons and 5 Best of Show! The exhibit is available for public displays. ...
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November 20th 03 04:12 AM
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Fabric Covered Altoids Box ?? by Frosty772
Hello everyone I carry a reticule with me all the time and have a altoids box that I carry my money in. I would like to cover it with fabric to give it a more historic feel but have no idea of how to go about covering it. Does anyone have any ideas on how to go about this ? I would really...
November 19th 03 04:23 PM
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Tension problem on old White machine by Greg Brigley
Hi, I'm new to this forum, and I don't know if this is the place to ask, but I thought I'd try... I have an old White sewing machine (circa 1950's?), that has a tension disk assembly on the front, just above and to the right of the needle. The thread tension on this machine is too high. It seems...
November 18th 03 09:29 PM
by Me Go to last post
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Thread for fringe? by KKL
Just ordered yummy velvet burnouts from equilter to make Christmas present scarves. Plan to finish with simple knotted fringe every ?1/4 inch - but what threads to use? Need bundle of threads to slink, rather than tangle. Suggestions? (delurking) Karen
November 18th 03 05:36 PM
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For sale Singer Quantum XL-5000 with PSW 2.0 by [email protected]
For sale Singer Quantum XL-5000 with PSW 2.0 - still in box - unused - Singer Quantum XL-5000 Sewing/Embroidering Machine PLUS new Singer PSW 2.0 Software. Must sell due to family financial needs
November 18th 03 04:38 PM
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For sale Singer Quantum XL-5000 with PSW 2.0 by [email protected]
For sale Singer Quantum XL-5000 with PSW 2.0 - still in box - unused - Singer Quantum XL-5000 Sewing/Embroidering Machine PLUS new Singer PSW 2.0 Software. Must sell due to family financial needs
November 18th 03 04:37 PM
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BABY BEDDING by Phil
I am looking to custom make the baby bedding for my new arrival. I have found great fabric, but since I do not sew, I am unsure how much I need. Does anyone have the standard yardage estimates for the following: crib bumper, diaper holder, baby decorative pillows, crib quilt, and...
November 18th 03 03:44 PM
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pls help--need good source for discount on malden mills fleece for more baby blankets :-) by [email protected]
OK--more baby blankets on the way :-) :-) :-) after making 16 blankies to donate, i thought i'd try to make a dozen or so to sell to family and friends... i need 8 yards of white and 8 yards of baby blue malden mills microfleece--without paying $11/yd at the malden mills retail store... i found...
November 18th 03 11:42 AM
by Kyla Go to last post
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anyone know of a freebie pattern for newborn or baby booties/slippers? by [email protected]
something really simple, 1 seam up the back and a foot part, for example...elastic around the ankle--if i had any talent at all, i would be able to make something so darn simple...
November 18th 03 08:34 AM
by Kyla Go to last post
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New pattern cutting by canuck
I have a pattern for kids pj's, from size 7-14. The kids are a size 7 now, but in the future I will want to make them the larger sizes. I don't want to waste the pattern by cutting it out for only the smaller size. What is the best way to go about this? Cheers
November 17th 03 08:10 PM
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