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what's "UB" by Joanne1
Hi everyone, I've been seeing the letters "UB". Do these letters refer to the Ultimate Box or is this something else?
November 12th 03 08:14 PM
by Sew-Sew Lady Go to last post
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Drapery Help by Gerry Leath
I bought some of that "gauzy" stuff to make a "scarf" for my window. It slides all over and slips all over. I'm trying to hem it before draping over the rod. Anybody got any hints on how to do this? I've already decreased the tension. I need help! Thanks! Gail
November 12th 03 06:31 PM
by joy beeson Go to last post
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software suggestions by Me
I am looking for cloth and textile design software. any suggestion. also weaving software thanks john
November 12th 03 04:42 PM
by Annie Go to last post
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Singer 401a problem by Richard Rateick
I have a Singer 401a. The needle keeps hitting the back of the throat plate. Is there a way to move the needle assembly forward to center the needle in the throat plate? Thanks for your help.
November 11th 03 11:04 AM
by Me Go to last post
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Joy's Halloween Pictures by Joy Hardie
Just when I thought my boys had "outgrown" mom making them costumes.....they opted at the last minute NOT to get a scary mask but to have me create them something after all. There was minimal sewing involved. These optical illusion costumes were lot's of fun and a big hit! 12yr old son was a...
November 10th 03 04:29 PM
by Dawn Go to last post
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Dyed silk lost sheen...? by Joy Hardie
I am dying 15 yards of silk dupioni to make vests for my brothers tuba ensemble (yes, you heard me right). I used Jacquard acid dye in the washing machine with near boiling water. Then I dried the fabric in the drier. It appears to have lost it's lustre and appears quite soft and more suitable...
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November 9th 03 11:25 PM
by Irene Go to last post
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Need older pattern by BEI Design
Hi, I haven't posted in quite awhile (I got very busy this summer doing a complete remodel of my kitchen and upstairs baths, very happy dance). My younger daughter recently became engaged, the wedding will be next summer, and we're trying to find the "Perfect Wedding Gown" pattern. ;-) None of...
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November 8th 03 07:48 AM
by BEI Design Go to last post
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Cleaning Old Varsity Jacket by Rose
My brother stopped by with his old varsity jacket yesterday asking my help and I'm afraid I now need yours. The jacket itself is in excellent condition except for the old naugahyde sleeves. They have grown sticky with the passage of time. I'm thinking it's the oil used to make the naugahyde but,...
November 8th 03 02:01 AM
by Andy Dingley Go to last post
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New sewing pix up! by Norma
Darn it. I can't find your pictures! :-( -- Star love, Norma "Kate Dicey" wrote in message ... Pix of my new project are up on the web site. Look in the Teaching bit, at the Christmas Sparkles! I have more...
November 7th 03 08:32 PM
by Kate Dicey Go to last post
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Bark Cloth by [email protected]
Aloha, Just wanted to add my two cents about barkcloth since that is what my site barkclothhawaii.com is all about. Barkcloth comes in different weights. The original was made with twisted threads. This is commonly known as "nubby barkcloth" It is an upholstery grade fabric and ours I know, can be...
November 7th 03 04:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Gusset at jeans hem by Marilyn Krzus
Help! I sew really cute jeans in PEOPLE magazine's fashion section: there was a zipper at the hemline rising perpendicular to the hem itself. If the zipper was unzipped (and the pull tab was at the top of the zipper, away from the hem end), the leg of the jeans flared due to a gusset being added....
November 4th 03 11:20 PM
by Melinda Meahan - take out TRASH to reply Go to last post
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Where can I find....Shawl Collar Jacket Pattern for Children by Marilyn Krzus
Hi! I've looked through pattern books galore and Web sites devoted to patterns, but I have been unable to find a jacket pattern for a shawl-collar coat for my size-14 daughter/child. Does anyone know where I can fid one? Thanks! Marilyn
November 4th 03 08:07 PM
by Jenn Ridley Go to last post
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update on baby blankets... by [email protected]
well, after struggling with the hancock's staff at the local store, and getting nowhere, i called the headquarters to complain about the rudeness of the staff (they don't recognize customers when they come in or offer to help if a customer can't find something; i carried 2 bolts of fleece to the...
November 3rd 03 04:56 PM
by Penny S Go to last post
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help with finding discount on baby blanket poly binding for charity by [email protected]
i volunteered to embroider 16 baby blankets for a local charity--i supply everything needed. got the fleece & embroidery supplies, no problem..but the binding is SO expensive, comparatively speaking. can anyone order wholesale or recommend a way i can buy this stuff by the yard? we're talking...
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November 2nd 03 04:08 AM
by Polly Esther Go to last post
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sewing a kimono for halloween (going as oren) by rp
does anybody here have an online pattern? or has anybody read " The folkwear book of ethnic clothing : easy ways to sew & embellish fabulous garments from around the world / Mary S. Parker. " it's in a nearby library although still quite far away so I was just wondering if a kimono pattern can be...
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October 31st 03 03:10 AM
by Cat Go to last post
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Name Embroidering by Rick
Hi, I run a Baseball and Softball glove relacing service. I am wanting to add Name Embroidering as a service. I was wondering if you could give me some information or maybe point me in the right direction for what I should be looking for. Basically I would just be embroidering a person's name...
October 30th 03 11:14 PM
by s[email protected] Go to last post
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Hand stitching with sewing awl by Michael Horowitz
I'm practicing with a sewing awl for when I'm sewing on some final do-dads to my canvas covers. Following the instructions I can get about three consecutive stitches and then I discover that instead of one line on the awl side of the material, I have three! Must have varied what I'm doing but can't...
October 29th 03 12:43 AM
by SewStorm Go to last post
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The Art & Craft Market by Scott Elliott
The Art & Craft Market has a large collection of links they also offer lots of free features like news, hosting, software, forums, terms, and more! http://www.artcraftmarket.com
October 28th 03 10:48 PM
by Kathy Morgan Go to last post
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sewing beads on stretchy fabric by Jalynne
DD's class is having costume night this coming Thursday, and I wanted to make her something she could also wear for dress up later, so i'm taking a little dance outfit i found at the thrift store and putting beads, sequins and rhinestones on it, so that she looks like an ice princess. Meanwhile,...
October 28th 03 05:12 PM
by Cynthia Spilsted Go to last post
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?? For Other Pro Sewers Discounts? by s[email protected]
I mentioned that I will be working with an interior designer. The question came up about giving discounts on large orders--say, whole-house refurbishment, where the designer's bill total would be in the $15,000 to $20,000 range. The idea is to make a 'big' client happy--keeping the possible sale by...
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October 28th 03 02:42 PM
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