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which grain: crotch liner for suit pants (long winded) by joy beeson
Long-windedness ensues. Query starts below a row of asterisks like this one: ******* I started cutting out weeks ago, I'm still working on the eighteen pockets for my two-pants suit, and one pair of broadfall pockets hasn't even been cut out yet! My plan is to make a wool shirt, one pair of...
January 23rd 04 04:41 AM
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Wolf Forms Company, Inc. by Wolf Form Company, Inc.
Wolf Form Company still exists and has moved from it's location from Manhattan to Englewood, NJ. Check out our world famous forms and custom dress forms at www.wolfform.com .If you own an older form we also refurbish and repair all aspects of the form.
January 23rd 04 02:41 AM
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Advice on what do I sew canvas with, ie thread and needle. by Trish Brown
Robert wrote: I am new to this forum, I am also new to sewing. I would really appreciate any info on what size thread and needle size to start out with sewing 10 oz. canvas. I am looking into making canvas camping tents. I already have a commercial sewing machine that I am learning how...
January 22nd 04 07:37 PM
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Pressing of Cotton/ Spandex Blends by
Hi, I have just received new uniform shirts that I must keep pressed. They are 98% cotton and 2% spandex. I have heard that you shouldn't use starch on this fabric. Would sizing be ok? The care label says to use a warm iron if needed- but that isn't getting the wrinkles out. Any suggestions...
January 22nd 04 03:23 PM
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U.S. Fiber Content Label Question by Ward
Hello, I live in the U. S. and I am in the process of researching the possibility of starting a home sewing business. The research has brought me to the Wool and Textile Labeling Acts. I have a few questions pertaining to fiber content labels. I hope someone in the group who is already in the...
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January 22nd 04 05:02 AM
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Rubber Cement on Fabric? by RLK
I crafted a new shade for my lamp. Not having any fabric "glue", I used rubber cement. It is a small shade and appears to have bonded the lightweight cotton fabric (fused with interface) quite well to the template. But will this eventually fall off? If I were to get fabric glue, what brand do I...
January 21st 04 10:54 PM
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Most popular sewing-embroidery machines by Terry
We are still on the search for a good machine that does both sewing and some embroidery. Pfaff, Brother, Janome, etc are on the list being considered. We are interested in a good machine, a mainstream machine that a lot of sewing folks own, a machine that is well supported by the company, a machine...
January 21st 04 06:57 AM
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The wedding stuff... by Claire Owen
"Kate Dicey" a écrit dans le message de news: ... ...Is on the web site! Look in Sewing Projects, under the Wedding Things heading for Margaret's Wedding. This stuff seems to be doing well so far, despite one or...
January 21st 04 06:53 AM
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Looking for discontinued Butterick pattern # 5775 by Sabrina
I'm looking for Butterick pattern # 5775. It is for a fleece lounger and has patterns for mom, daughter, and doll. Does anyone know where I can find it? Thanks! Sabrina
January 21st 04 01:06 AM
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asian inspired pattern by andrea
Hello! I've been lurking here for sometime, and I must say that there's a wealth of information here! I was hoping someone here would be able to help me out. I'm looking for an asian inspired pattern. Actually, I'm looking to make something that looks like a traditional Chinese top; short top,...
January 21st 04 12:34 AM
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Source for Colored Canvas by d.f. dogg
Greetings: I am looking for a source for colored canvas in a teal or light blue. I am going to sew some seat cushions and pillow covers for the wicker furniture in a caribbean beach house. I have only been able to find canvas in black, natural, and red. Thanks. /r
January 20th 04 08:37 PM
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looking for monogramming program TIA by sewer5009
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January 20th 04 12:41 PM
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requesting cross for christening/baptism gown TIA by sewer5009
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January 20th 04 01:06 AM
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thanks to all who replied by sewer5009
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January 20th 04 01:05 AM
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Elastic insert on jeans by SML
Has anyone slit down a jean's waistband and inserted an elastic panel to enlarge the waist? It ends up as a v-shaped insert and makes the waist more comfortable. I've seen the finished product but don't know how to make it look good.
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January 17th 04 04:35 PM
by Joy Stafford-Evans Go to last post
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ren and stimpy by Doodie
Can anyone tell me where i might find some ren and stimpy designs for brother machine?
January 17th 04 01:56 AM
by Sew-Sew Lady Go to last post
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JoAnn's Cozy Flannel by duh who
So, it looks like Joann's Cozy Flannel is actually some rugged stuff. I couldn't pull apart threads like I can on most other flannels. Anyone else have any experience with finished garments from this stuff? I'm thinking about doing a shirt out of their Rust/Copper color.
January 16th 04 04:37 PM
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Bernina bobbin trouble by Lobo
To: Subject: Bernina bobbin trouble I have a Bernina 830 which is giving me a lot of trouble winding the bobbin. The local repair guy said it was unfixable (the next nearest recommended shop is 50 miles away, and I will take it there if you guys don't have any tricks for...
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January 16th 04 03:42 PM
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ruching by Glitterati
Is it very difficult to do? Is there a specific method of gathering the fabric? Anyone know of a book or site? I absolutely LOVE this top. Granted, this made of a knit material, but I can see it working with a plain cotton t shirt as well. (Do other experienced eyes also see it working? =)) I...
January 16th 04 04:19 AM
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Curtains that open and close with ease !!! by josepea
I recently put up a wooden curtain pole with wooden rings for the curtains. When I put the curtain up I found it difficult to shut and open the curtains with ease ?I didn't use a heavy fabric either. Anybody else have this problem ? I want curtains that will open and shut with ease aswel as being...
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January 15th 04 07:10 PM
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