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OT - Request for parents of babies by Kathy
Hi, I know this is an odd request. I am sewing a dress and panties outfit (McCalls 3994, you can see it here http://www.mccallspatterns.com) for my 3 month old granddaughter. However, I'm making it in a larger size, for babies between 16 and 18 lbs. The directions for the panties say to...
July 15th 03 12:41 AM
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thread breaks after 2-3 inches of a seam by Alice Boyce
"David Macaskill" wrote in message ... Thanks folks for the advice. I've made sure that the spool's diagonal cut is not in the way of the thread's flow, I'm pretty sure the top thread flow is clear, I...
July 14th 03 09:31 PM
by Alice Boyce Go to last post
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Macedonia, OH shops by Gerry Leath
I'm soon going to be moving to the Macedonia, Ohio, area. What can anybody tell me about the area, especially fabric stores. Thanks. Gail
July 14th 03 09:26 PM
by Alice Boyce Go to last post
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Sewing cats hats by Trishty
On Wed, 2 Jul 2003 02:13:47 +0200, Michèle wrote: Its first time I post here, I am a cat lover and saw a great serie of hat for cats, I upload them on my place he http://mapage.noos.fr/teddy-red-tabby/H/Photos.html is there someone who could help me to find pattern or help to do such ...
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July 12th 03 08:45 PM
by Marilyn Go to last post
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r.a.sf.c. sewing thread by joy beeson
You should bip over to rec.arts.sf.composition and see what they are saying about us in one branch of the thread "American English; probably more than you wanted to know" On r.a.sf.c, changing the subject line doesn't work unless you changed the subject on purpose -- trying to keep up with thread...
July 12th 03 12:30 AM
by Jenn Ridley Go to last post
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how do I size thread? by Jean Peach
I often wondered how to find out how to compare threads for size. There is a book called Threads for Lace, which also includes embroidery threads. Not only do I make lace, but I have been doing my City & Guilds Machine Embroidery. This book has been invaluable to me, especially if I need...
July 11th 03 05:30 PM
by Dianne Lewandowski Go to last post
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Scissor sharpening by Andy Dingley
On Mon, 07 Jul 2003 20:42:56 GMT, Steve B wrote: Where do people get their scissors sharpened, and what are the results? I never sharpen my scissors - most of them can't be anyway. Scissors can be honed, and this is quite easy. Honing is working on the edge of the...
July 11th 03 12:34 PM
by Andy Dingley Go to last post
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test - please ignore by Penny Lemire
July 11th 03 11:58 AM
by Penny Lemire Go to last post
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Looking for a replacement sewing machine by [email protected]
Looking for a replacement sewing machine "Jim" wrote: I have a Singer Stylist, which I've had for about 30 years...do I try to have my Stylist repaired (will it only last a couple of months) or should I consider buying a new machine? --- You're asking this of a group...
July 10th 03 04:06 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...
July 7th 03 09:29 PM
by Penny S. Go to last post
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[OT] Away for a bit, maybe longer. by Roberta Zollner
Good luck to you -keep quilting! Roberta in D "Charlie" wrote in message ... I'm going away on holiday for a week to Portugal (Sao Rafael to a villa!) with Boyfriend and my Dad and his girlie friend so I won't be here at...
July 5th 03 10:57 AM
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Fabric stores in London, England by kristi
Hello-- one of my Guild friends will be in London for three weeks and would like to visit some fabric stores while she is there. The info I've seen posted on this topic is several years old. Can someone point me to a listing of apparel and upholstery fabric sources in London? Thanks in...
July 4th 03 11:44 AM
by Trishty Go to last post
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OT How to mend fine linen and where to find the thread by Ellice
On 6/6/03 6:09 PM,"Valkyrie" posted: Oh no, mine has his own home and own washer/dryer. He actually just shows up here to check the Honey Do list when I need a little help and eat "Mom Food" from time to time. I haven't done much of his laundry since he was in Jr ...
July 3rd 03 10:20 PM
by Ellice Go to last post
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Tapestry by justme2
oops....forgot to ask.....also looking for golf and yorkie tapestry...:) Thanks, Jeanne
July 2nd 03 05:04 PM
by Emily Go to last post
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Dressmaking courses in Nottingham, UK by Lloer
Can anyone recommend any evening/weekend courses? Many of the Husqvarana Studio courses are weekday daytime and I work fulltime. I have seen a City and Guilds Level 2 course, is it any good? I'm not a complete beginner but need to establish some good habits and progress beyond following the...
July 2nd 03 11:08 AM
by Lloer Go to last post
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Finally De-lurking by Kate Dicey
Alicat wrote: Hi all... I thought it was about time I delurked and said Hi. I am Ali (Alison), 27 and live in Essex in the UK. I do a lot of sewing, from dressmaking to soft furnishings and am starting to do some quilting. Its one of the things that keeps me sane in the
July 2nd 03 10:32 AM
by Charlie Go to last post
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Need help with Singer 416 sewing machine by L. Kelly
"Lewis Campbell" wrote in message ... | Hi, I recently came into possession of a Singer Stylist 416 sewing | machine and, being a dumb old guy, I'm having trouble getting it to do | what I want. | | Is it possible that you...
July 2nd 03 03:32 AM
by Polly Esther Go to last post
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Looking for fabric by justme2
Hi All, Was wondering if anyone know's of anyplace that I can get fabric with Yorkshire Terriers on it?...i've been searching for over a year now... TIA Jeanne
July 2nd 03 03:07 AM
by Nana2B Go to last post
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seek transparent/translucent cotton/silk gauze by joy beeson
(Alan Horowitz) wrote: I seek a source of silk or cotton gauze. http://www.dharmatrading.com/ sells both. NAYY, Joy Beeson -- http://home.earthlink.net/~joybeeson/ -- needlework http://home.earthlink.net/~beeson_n3f/ -- Writers' Exchange
July 1st 03 03:40 PM
by joy beeson Go to last post
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Sewing machine--buttonholes by Jim Shields
I recently bought a new machine. Since I too do lots of "clothes" sewing I was not interested in embroidery stitches but in a first class no hassle buttonhole maker. I purchased a Brothers 7800 which is being phased out. It was mentioned in the August(?) issue of Threads. Because it is being...
April 12th 03 05:48 PM
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