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A Piece of Paper by [email protected]
I was fiddling tonight with a sheet of plain ole' notebook paper, cutting out a pattern for a couple of flared dart inserts (gussets in another langwedge), when I got to thinkin'. (It's a dangerous thing, thinkin' is.) What I was thinkin': How easy it is to make a pattern for some things. Take a...
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December 7th 03 03:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Stencil or stamp? by Larry Green
wrote in message ... Hi all, I have much experience in making printed circuit boards using photoetching techniques. Recently I got 10 Kgs of epoxy glass copper clad boards, double sided, from a friend that quitted...
December 6th 03 07:39 PM
by David Harmon Go to last post
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pants advice help please!!!! by dnmgiordano
Does anyone know of a website that explains how to shorten the crotch on a pattern for pants. I find when I make pants the crotch is way too low. I tried raising it, but have had no success, and I tried raising the waistband and lengthening the legs but this only works with really simple pants. ...
December 6th 03 05:24 PM
by dnmgiordano Go to last post
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Glitter on fabric by J. Hooley
Does anyone know of a product that can be applied to fabric, or some method to keep the glitter from coming off fabric onto everything? Thanks - Cathy ********************************* Cathy Hooley Goose Tracks Quilts www.goosetracks.com
December 6th 03 05:19 PM
by Trishty Go to last post
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How to shorten trouser by Neil A.
Can anyone explain to me or point to a website which shows how to shorten trousers. I can give $16 to the local rip-off korean laundry/altering shop who use a machine and do a butchering job... but I would like to know how I can do it myself or buy some machine (maybe a hand held sewing gizmos)...
December 6th 03 04:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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need help with "no sew" fleece throw blanket!! by ellegirl
I made one for the first time tonight, but the blanket doesn't lay flat, and it is actually concave! Seems like I pulled the knots/fringes too tight, but how tight am I suppose to make the knots? Help!
December 6th 03 12:33 PM
by SewStorm Go to last post
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SOFTWA Pattern Making & Fashion Design by Kitty Fluff
Hi everyone I have finished my fashion design education and am setting up m homebased plus size fashion design business I am seeking information and opinions about some EXCELLENT patternmakin software.....also fashion illustration/design software I am capable of designing and making patterns on...
December 6th 03 05:02 AM
by Kitty Fluff Go to last post
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I need help you experts!! by VIRGINIA
Hello everyone! My name is Virginia, I am a 100% newbie at sewing with machines and I have recently bought a portable sewing machine through ebay and I've got a technical problem now. After a few stichtes, the bottom thread is not coming out anymore, it stays inside the machine. Everything works...
December 5th 03 07:34 PM
by Me Go to last post
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(kinda) new to sewing by azalea
I need some advice so I thought this would be the best place ask! My highschool semi formal is coming up in a couple of months, and I've been searching far and wide for a dress, but to no avail. I was on the net last night and found THE perfect...
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December 5th 03 05:25 PM
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posting FAQ; Newcomer welcome by Penny S
Welcome Sewists and new posters! Here are some guidelines to posting to the sewing newsgroups. In case you are wondering where you are and how you got here, you are in a newsgroup, AKA "usenet" which is a part of the internet that has been around much much longer than the www, which it is not a...
December 4th 03 08:52 PM
by Penny S Go to last post
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get free embroidery designs and software by moh
Dear Friends .. Hello .. you can get free embroidery designs and software from this new site : http://www.arabembroidery.com I download some great things .. try it .. thanks
December 4th 03 03:31 PM
by Kitty Fluff Go to last post
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what is Foamcore by maureen dehnel
Does anyone know what is 'Foamcore,' mentioned in a Vogue pattern. I have asked several shops here in Perth WA, Do you know a like product, Cheers
December 4th 03 09:21 AM
by maureen dehnel Go to last post
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survey by ILENE McCOY
Hi all, In northeast OH where I live people are going crazy making "no sew-two sided-polar fleece blankets. My question is this a local thing or are they as popular every where? Thanks Ilene
December 3rd 03 02:17 PM
by dnmgiordano Go to last post
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embroidery web site for download by stefanie cheah
hi, i found a very nice embroidery online web site, take a look, very nice http://www.embroidery2u.com regards stefanie
December 3rd 03 05:13 AM
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embroidery online web site by stefanie cheah
hi i found a very good embroidery web site, very nice, take a look regards Stefanie
December 3rd 03 05:10 AM
by stefanie cheah Go to last post
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The Tailor's 'S' by Bloddy
Can anybody help? I'm looking for information on the sewing geometry of the Tailor's 'S'. As I understand it, it's a method of stitching material that produces a neat turn around a right angled bend instead of leaving a fold of unwanted material. TIA.
December 2nd 03 08:46 PM
by Cynthia Nottingham \(MS\) Go to last post
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Making ski wear by Ian
The problem: One very round 6 year old daughter who is desperate to go on a skiing holiday... but we cant find any readymade trousers/salopettes to fit her. Can anyone point me to web sites where I could get the advice/patterns/materials necessary to make her some salopettes. I have no experience...
December 2nd 03 03:31 PM
by Penny S Go to last post
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UPDATE janome 10001 and bobbin problem... by [email protected]
seems if the needle won't pull up the bobbin thread, there's a rare "timing" problem...my dealer says he's never seen it happen, and if it happens again, he'll ship my new machine back to the factory and just give me another new one..l.
December 2nd 03 02:18 PM
by Sally Holmes Go to last post
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Baer Fabrics by joy beeson
Has anyone here bought anything from Baer Fabrics http://www.baerfabrics.com/ ? The site looks good, but I'd like to hear from a satisfied customer. What I want to buy are metal eyes to use instead of buttonholed bar tacks on my waistbands -- I close my pants and skirts with #3 hooks.
December 2nd 03 01:14 PM
by SewStorm Go to last post
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more specific about janome 10001 & gigahoop & design problems by [email protected]
maybe someone has had the same problem... when i try to do a design with the gigahoop that has ends that must match exactly (like a big circle or square), i size the design in embird, then use customizer to put it back together. then i print out the templates and make sure they line up EXACTLY...
December 1st 03 09:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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