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Pinking Shears by [email protected]
I have two pair of pinking shears that are probably 40 - 50 years old. They are Wiss brand and in very good condition. However, they need sharpened and I do not know where to get that done. Also, I have no idea of the value of these shears in case the sharpener would damage them. Any information...
March 21st 05 12:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Postings by Pat
I have been checking 2 or 3 times a day for a couple of days and have not seen any new posts..........this is by way of a test-post I guess..........
March 19th 05 06:00 AM
by CySew Go to last post
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Basting Stitch by [email protected]
The sewing machine discussion got me browsing for a limitation I find on my "discount store machine". All the patterns I have be looking at talk about machine basting but my Brother is limited to 4mm stitch length which is useless for basting. I browsed around the web looking at more (much)...
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March 18th 05 05:09 AM
by CySew Go to last post
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Roman blinds by Lizzie
I've made lined Roman blinds very successfully before, but they were for upstairs rooms where it didn't matter that you could see the tape from outside. Now I'm making them for a room which faces out onto the street. Is there a way of making them with the lining outside of the tape? In...
March 17th 05 10:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Threading help please by [email protected]
I have just purchased a new yamata model FN2-5 five thread overlock sewing machine. It came threaded of course but when I tied my thread on to it and attempted to sew, 3 of the threads broke off. The instruction book is in chinese (no kidding) with a very poor English translation and even worse...
March 17th 05 06:24 AM
by melinda Go to last post
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Fabric Stores in Baltimore city by ALLICIA CISSE
I'm starting to sew again, and I'm searching for fabric stores in Baltimore Maryland. The phone book isn't always helpful. Thanks!!
March 16th 05 01:56 PM
by Atom1 Go to last post
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Follow the directions below and you could have $5000 in your PayPal account in 2 weeks. There is a very high response rate in this program because of its low investment, high yields, and quick return. If you are a skeptic and doubt that the program will work, I urge you to give it a try anyway! It...
March 14th 05 10:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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70kg Heavy duty Vinyl off-cuts - ebay Australia Ends 18-Mar-05 20:54:59 AEDST by R
Hi all, I have for sale some heavy duty Vinyl off-cuts - http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5962712923&ssPageName= ADME:L:DS:AU:8 This Vinyl is pickup only in inner Melbourne, Australia. Bidding starts at $50 and will end at 18-Mar-05 20:54:59 AEDST Please email me if you would...
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Copying Ready-to-Wear Clothing by Mignon
Hello! I have a favorite 4-piece outfit that fits and wears like a dream (pants, vest top, and jacket); however, it is winter wear. I would like to copy this outfit for a spring/summer outfit. It has simple lines, but I don't know how to begin. I was certain that I have heard of this kind of thing...
March 12th 05 08:02 PM
by CustomExoticWear Go to last post
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Sears Kenmore 2142 / 1750 manual available by [email protected]
Hello, rcts. I am new to this group. I have the original manual for the Sears Kenmore model 2142 sewing machine and apparently for the Sears Kenmore model 1750 sewing machine as well. I am writing those out so people can find this post. My day started at G Street Fabrics near here. I got a bulb...
March 12th 05 06:45 PM
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Looking for Fabric by Jodi
Hi All, I'm new to this group, so I hope no one minds me jumping right in with questions. Do any of you buy fabric online? I checked out two samples of drapery fabric from Hancock and I wanted to see if I could find a better price online or at a different store, but I'm having a heck of a time...
March 11th 05 05:32 PM
by Taloola Go to last post
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alt.sewing problem by Pat
My news reader on Outlook Express just informed me that I can no longer get the alt.sewing group!!!! Can someone tell me how to get another reader??.....or something??.......
March 11th 05 12:06 AM
by Pat Go to last post
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US Navy logo fabric by Kari
I'm looking for the US Navy fabric that Hancock's had a year or two ago. It has a navy background with 1 1/2 inch Official Seal of the US Navy on it. Anyone have some they are willing to part with or know where i can get some? Thanks!
March 10th 05 10:48 PM
by AskeyKO Go to last post
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Railroad Stipped Denim Fabric by SSchofield
Help: I am looking for the blue and white stripped fabric that railroad hats and overalls are made of. I have look on line but haven't found any. Do any of you have a company that sells or makes it? We need this for a square dance convention that is using trains for the theme. S Schofield
March 10th 05 04:33 AM
by Max Penn Go to last post
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constructing a rubberised satin inflatable bavarian crinolie dress by crinolinelady
hi everyone i am now starting the consturction of one of the biggest dresses that we have ever made its a rubberised satin inflatable bavarian crinoline dress,and we are using a medium rubberised satin to consturct the dress , as the dress itself will be filled with air, so all the seams will have...
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March 9th 05 12:38 PM
by Andy Dingley Go to last post
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How to wash satin materials? by LB
I have some old satin I would like to use and some of it has some faded patches (I think from light). Is it possible to wash it so it all matches or is there a way to blend the colors with some type of stain remover? Thanks! LB
March 8th 05 11:42 AM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
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Thanks and pictures by Dawn Alguard
Last month I posted a question about cutting strips for a futon cover I was working on. Just wanted to say thanks for the tips. My strips ended up reasonably straight. And here's a photo of the cover and my sewing room in general. I know you guys are pretty talented sewers here so you probably...
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March 7th 05 10:32 PM
by Barbara Raper Go to last post
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how to repair nylon ski pants by [email protected]
i have ripped my new 100% nylon (polyamide) ski pants. what is the best way to repair the rip? sewing, glueing ...?? it doesn't necessarily need to be wash proof, or even that water resistant, just strong. thanks
March 7th 05 06:03 PM
by Kathy Morgan Go to last post
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Something for the cat-lovers ;) by She who would like to be obeyed once every Preston
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March 7th 05 05:49 AM
by Pogonip Go to last post
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What's the best way to get an eleastic waistband the right size? by Volfie
I'm making a pair of shorts for someone far away and I was wondering how I should measure the elastic for the waistband to make them fit just right? If the person has a size 32" waist, should the elastic be just a bit smaller than that or do you measure exactly the right size? Or allow a bit...
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March 7th 05 03:21 AM
by François Go to last post
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