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Blanket hem stitch??? by Claude Davis
My wife loves to make make blankets from heavy fleece material. She stitches around all four sides with yarn for a border. In doing this, she pulls the entire 50 feet or so of yarn thru the first stitch, then thru 2nd, etc. I'm positive there must be some method of hand stitching a border...
January 9th 04 04:54 AM
by joy beeson Go to last post
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I think I am nuts . . . by Sami
I just went through my stash, which is very little really, and am rather amused by all the mish-mash that is in it. I have silk and lovely cottons, and some fabric I bought and never used for a quilt. Now looking at it - some of it years after buying it - and I realize I am very much the magpie...
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January 9th 04 04:16 AM
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Favorite Serger stitch Survey by shereesews
1. What is your favorite serger "stitch", serger "feature" and/or serger "foot", and how have you been using this? 2. How long did it take for you to get comfortable with using your serger? 3. Have you taken a class on how-to use your serger? Or have you taught yourself how to use your...
January 8th 04 11:36 PM
by melinda Go to last post
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Difference between overlocks and coverstich? by unbroken
I'm considering investing in a serger. And while searching for one I had to choose wether I wanted a overlock or coverstitch. Can someone tell me the difference? Thanks. Isabella
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January 8th 04 06:51 PM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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Advice please about cotton terry or velour by [email protected]
i'm trying to find that REALLY plush, thick, heavyweight turkish cotton--the same kind they make those great fancy-hotel robes with... i've tried searching the net and the specialty fabric stores nearby but no luck... anyone have anywhere else i can look? thanks
January 8th 04 09:59 AM
by Kyla Go to last post
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Babylock Digitizing Question by Steve McDevitt
Any opinions on the best software for digitizing? We own a Babylock Ellageo and we are looking at Palette 5.0 but are curious if anyone has experience using other software with the Ellageo. For those that use Palette 5.0, how long did it take you to become "proficient" at using the software with...
January 8th 04 12:29 AM
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ebay: Pattern design Mansfield & Hillhouse book by
I have a copy of the Mansfield & Hillhouse pattern design book on ebay. The auction closes in *less than 24 hours*. Obviously, I put it in the wrong place because the current bid is only $20. The item number is 3577625763. I am auctioning (ebay) a copy of that rare men's tailoring and drafting...
January 7th 04 10:10 PM
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Babylock Digitizing by Steve McDevitt
2nd posting attempt. Sorry if this is duplicated. SGM Any opinions on the best software for digitizing? We own a Babylock Ellageo and we are looking at Palette 5.0 but are curious if anyone has experience using other software with the Ellageo. For those that use Palette 5.0, how long did it...
January 7th 04 05:12 PM
by Marilyn Go to last post
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Necchi-Alco model #301 manual source? by KKL
DD found this appears-to-work machine at the curb on trash day! Any idea where she could get a manual? (No luck with Google, eBay.)
January 5th 04 09:56 PM
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making something smaller... by Penny S
The Cow Goddess scribbled on a scrap of paper: hello everyone!!! happy new year!!! long time no see!!! i lost my job - yes, another one - in November, and shockingly enough, haven't been doing that much sewing. however, for xmas i made my nephew two fleece shirts, one a slightly ...
January 5th 04 08:07 PM
by Penny S Go to last post
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OT - MK Challenge by Joy Hardie
Off Topic but may be of interest to some of you who might by chance have a knitting machine gathering dust under your bed. I am hosting my first "Online Machine Knitting Challenge" . Anyone with additional input is more than welcome to send it along to me as it is not too late. Information...
January 5th 04 07:58 PM
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Zipper wiont mesh by Joseph A. Zupko
I have a jacket and when I pull up on the fly the zipper will not "lock". Do I need a new zipper? Thank you
January 5th 04 05:37 PM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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question about a vogue pattern (v7832) by azalea
I was going through some patterns and really like skirt "B", the one with the godets. I was just wondering if I'd be able to substitute the wool or linen (the recommended fabrics) for corduroy (sp?). I received some cord for Christmas; it's pretty light weight for cord, but definitely not as thin...
January 5th 04 01:49 PM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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Button making machines for covered buttons - anyone use? by Sami
This link started my thinking it might be a cool thing to have! I love to match fabric-covered buttons to my clothing. Here is the link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2370055184&category=28168&rd=1 It is item 2370055184 if that helps - auction ends today, but you can refer...
January 3rd 04 07:28 PM
by Johanna Koski Go to last post
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January 3rd 04 12:22 PM
by the other one Go to last post
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Home - in stitches! (Slightly OT) by Kate Dicey
I got home on Christmas Eve, and my sister delivered the lad home shortly after. HE, naturally, had had a lovely time. Mine was less fun... It was touch and go for a moment or three on the keyhole, as the stone was almost too big to allow it! As a result, I have 'Church Door' keyhole! The hole...
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January 3rd 04 12:20 AM
by D&D Go to last post
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does anyone know the kind of machine with 2 needles that by [email protected]
does that great job of hemming stuff? i saw one at my loacl dealer and REALLY want one but dont' know what in the world they are called... twin needles, and 2 straight rows of stitiching on the front and on the back it does this sort of serged-looking clean edge...
January 2nd 04 09:23 PM
by the other one Go to last post
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Curtain dilemma by Carolyn Wagner
Okay, here's another curtain question. I am in the midst of making my first insulated pair of curtains and have 1 panel finished. They are very heavy, made with a velvety-suede material, interlining and lining and are 110"x62" (1 panel). They are just a plain panel (like tab tops without the tab)....
January 2nd 04 05:29 PM
by xxxooo Go to last post
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micro mitts? by miss mandy
Hello, Does anyone have a pattern or directions for making micro mitts? (those tiny little oven mitts that you use for taking things out of the microwave) I've studied the construction of my existing pair but it would sure help my confidence if I had a pattern! What type of fabric can be used in...
December 31st 03 10:38 PM
by miss mandy Go to last post
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What Machine For My 15 Year Old by kyrustic
Hi, I am new to the group and this question may have been asked before so please bear with me. I am looking for a sewing machine for my 15 year old daughter. I need a reliable machine that she will be able to grow into. My budget is around $200.00. Any Ideas? How about a used machine, and where...
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December 30th 03 08:27 AM
by Edgar S. Go to last post
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