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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 05:19 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 08:10 PM
by josepea Go to last post
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Hello Again Oh u won't remember Me! by Warmhands
Its been a while since I have been on here. So Hello again. I love to craft any way I can. Although I am kind of stuck you see I left my hubby because of abuse and I had to leave on my things, now money is so tight with my two kids we don't have anything to knit with or craft with so I have a hard...
January 15th 04 02:50 AM
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Making a ballgown for the first time by lee
I am making a ballgown for a dancer in college competitions. I am designing it. I have 3 saris to work with as well as several yards of cream charmeuse and a magenta scarf for wings. I am not opposed to buying more material if need be. Each sari one has as the base color cream, with one edge...
January 13th 04 08:27 PM
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Kaftans & sarongs by umvoti
visit: www.alib.co.za/kaftans.html
January 13th 04 05:19 PM
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sleeves! by wad
I'm making a top and the sleeve seems to be too big for the arm hole - and they've gathered - how can this be fixed! Thanks nada
January 13th 04 12:00 PM
by wad Go to last post
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January 13th 04 10:43 AM
by M00ie Go to last post
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What is a sloper? by Sami
That's it!
January 13th 04 04:59 AM
by Mainiac Rose Go to last post
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sizing machine embroidery? by star8
I am learning to use a Simplicity Embroidery machine (Brother equiv), a very basic beginner machine. I recently purchased a disk of designs which i successfully converted to PES format using my amazing box, and want to know if it is possible to resize the designs as they were originally received...
January 12th 04 09:16 PM
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sweatshirt material by azalea
does anyone know what the proper name for "sweatshirt shirt" material is? is this a specialty material or do you think i'd be able to find it at any fabric store? thanks a bunch :)
January 12th 04 06:14 PM
by Karen Latus Go to last post
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Has anyone made this project from this simplicity pattern? by ferret_lover
Hi everyone. I'm not really new here, but I dont post a lot. I'm more of a lurker. I'm learning to sew and trying to get some insight on some of the things about this sewing stuff. I recently purchased a Simplicity Pattern # 9004. It is pet crafts-making a "tent" bed, a "fish" bed, and a little...
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January 12th 04 01:41 PM
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Sewing For Dummies by Jerry Ingerski
Please tell me if there is a machine to do just plain straight stiches for doing dungarees and pants and adding patches. I am a "single Dad" with growing kids who need hemming all the time. My own jeans too. I have an old Singer machine but it does not seem strong enough to go through the tough...
January 11th 04 07:17 PM
by Sew-Sew Lady Go to last post
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.jpg converted to embroidery? by Terry
How does one take either a photo or a simple drawing in jpg format and convert it to a format readable by electronic embroidery sewing machines - Janome, Brother, etc. Has anyone written a simple computer program that will make the conversion? Terry
January 11th 04 07:01 PM
by Terry Go to last post
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OT _ Attn Cea by TerriLee In WA
I tried to email you, and my email was returned. It said your mail box is full?! I'll try again on Saturday, OK? -- TerriLee in WA (state) USA
January 11th 04 01:00 AM
by TerriLee In WA Go to last post
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1940s and back patterns of all times by Dru
I am looking for sewing, crochet, knitting and all other kinds of patterns for clothing and common details of the time. ie: bra pattern from the 1920, WWII patterns; Clothes, Snoods, toys, coats, how to make your own fabric and more. I have an interest of anything including shoes ( shoe...
January 11th 04 12:31 AM
by lady sylvre Go to last post
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Cutting satin; Or: Crime Delayed by [email protected]
Crime scene: Muslin-covered cutting table, Cea's sewing room. Victim: (soon to be cadaver, if she keeps cutting at the same rate): One length of expensive, slithery satin, destined to back a rather nice fake fur sofa throw. Simple slash-and-sew project. Transgression: First attack on fabric, an...
January 11th 04 12:01 AM
by Pogonip Go to last post
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Do I Want A Serger? by QuilterD
DH almost got me a serger for Christmas, but I'm not sure if I want one. I don't sew clothes anymore since my daughter is grown and do mostly quilts and home decorating type projects. I'm really not familiar at all with what a serger can do (other than seams for knits) and would appreciate your...
January 10th 04 07:53 PM
by Sally Holmes Go to last post
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Featherweight and treadle sewing machines by Dru
I am looking for a featherweight sewing machine in any kind of shape. I'd like to find one locally ( MILWAUKIE, OREGON -- USA. Also Treadle sewing machines But I'll consider machines from other locations. Dru
January 10th 04 03:13 AM
by Dru Go to last post
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1940s and back patterns of all times by Dru
I am looking for sewing, crochet, knitting and all other kinds of patterns for clothing and common details of the time. ie: bra pattern from the 1920, WWII patterns; Clothes, Snoods, toys, coats, how to make your own fabric and more. I have an interest of anything including shoes ( shoe...
January 10th 04 03:13 AM
by Dru Go to last post
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ebay: RA Men's tailoring book by Clarence Poulin by
I am auctioning (ebay) a copy of that rare men's tailoring and drafting book by Clarence Poulin-- Tailoring Suits the Professional Way...***exquisitedly rare***, you may not have heard of it before but I read somewhere that a Threads article listed it's value at $5,000!! (ouch). My reserve is...
January 10th 04 02:29 AM
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