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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 05:31 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 01:33 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 06:02 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 08:34 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 06:25 PM
by azalea Go to last post
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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 09:52 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 04:31 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 10:21 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 03:17 PM
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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 06:13 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 06:10 AM
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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 09:46 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 04:31 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 03:18 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 02:14 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 10:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ruffles by e
hi all :) hmm, i attempted to post a question a little while ago, but it hasn't shown up for some reason, so here i go again! i had a question regarding how to go about sewing ruffles down the front of a shirt. the only way of creating ruffles that i know of, is by sewing large stitches along the...
December 1st 03 10:22 PM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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HELP PLEASE with janome 10001 and bobbin problem by [email protected]
i just got this &*$%#^!! janome--traded in my 9000 that it took a year to pay for...the dealer tells me the 10001 will embroider a large design without my having to piece it together like i do with a smaller hoop... i take it home and embroider large designs that don't meet (yet another MAJOR...
December 1st 03 12:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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making ruffles by e
i'm trying to sew a ruffle detail onto a shirt of mine, but wasn't sure how to go about it. anyone know how to actually create the ruffle? i was hoping to do something like this: http://www.net-a-porter.com/isroot/NETAPORTER/SiteImages/prod_large/5396_index.jpg i appreciate any help! :)
December 1st 03 11:42 AM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
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FS: Australian Stitches Magazines 4 sale - ebay by [email protected]
FS: Australian Stitches Magazines 4 sale - ebay For those interested... I have various out-of-print issues of the quality magazine, "Australian Stitches" for sale on ebay (also two quilting mags): http://cgi6.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewSellersOtherItems&userid=aussieallan Thanks for...
December 1st 03 12:35 AM
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