A crafts forum. CraftBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » CraftBanter forum » Textiles newsgroups
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Post New Thread
Threads in Forum : Sewing Forum Tools Search this Forum Feed Icon
  Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Reverse Sort Order Replies Views
Making handbags by Sakamoto
My neighbor, her daughters and I just finished making handbags from a video DVD from Hip Line Media. We bought it off their website. It was great, very detailed. One of the girls was a true beginner and it helped us get her through it without any pain! We're going to make a number of them for the...
February 4th 04 07:37 PM
by im sew clever Go to last post
3 190
searching for vera like fabric by im sew clever
I'm am on the hunt for prequilted fabric in hip colors. No torrid paisleys or mauve flowers but hot pinks and lime greens, reversible is okay but not necessary. My daughter wants a vera duffle and luggage ensemble and this mom isn't paying that price for such a simple thing to sew. thanks
February 4th 04 07:33 PM
by im sew clever Go to last post
9 409
Sears Dress Form Sizing? by BEI Design
Anyone know what the bust-waist-hip _measurements_ of a "size 25" vintage Sears (or Sears-Simpson) adjustable dress form would be? I don't want to purchase it if it is too far off. TIA -- Beverly ---to reply, delete no spam and .invalid---
February 3rd 04 08:55 PM
by Pogonip Go to last post
4 231
faux leather by dragon tiger
Does anyone know of any resourses for working with faux leathers and pvc's. Like how do I press seams without melting the fabric and tip on sewing with it. -- Maigen Dragon-Tiger Clothing Todsy's Clothing with an Asian Flair and Costume Wear
February 2nd 04 08:44 PM
by Maine-iac Rose Go to last post
1 195
Linen thread for hemstitching by SarahEmm
I tried asking this on the uk group but got no reply - I bought some linen to make a tablecloth, but I haven't been able to find linen thread. I did try a lacemaking site, but I wasn't sure what type of thread to order and they never responded to my email. Can anyone help? A US source would be...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 2nd 04 03:42 AM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
15 508
Some new pix... by Kate Dicey
Got the DH to straighten out the wonky links to the quilt pix, more burgundy bridesmaids went up, and you can even see where Alan went for his walk last weekend, when he abandoned me to the sewing, if you dare to click on his pages! I'll try to get the first sets of pix of the blue bridesmaids up...
February 1st 04 09:28 PM
by AmazeR Go to last post
1 256
Help please.... My Singer 27K (old) has indigestion by canna
I have a copy of the old Singer 27k manual, but even so cannot improve the mess I'm in. The machine sews with a long line of thread on the top surface of the material, with intermittant loops over the thread. The fun starts underneath the material, where there is a tangled forest of sewing...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
February 1st 04 09:26 PM
by AmazeR Go to last post
24 595
Sewing Machine Recommendations by Brooke
Hello I currently have a Pfaff sewing machine and I am considering purchasing a new machine. I have made some enquiries from a local dressmaker, she recommended Bernina, I also enquired at a local Patchwork supplies shop and the woman there highly recommends Husqvarna. Since hearing such an...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3 ... Last Page)
February 1st 04 09:23 PM
by AmazeR Go to last post
37 791
dress form question by Marilyn
I have a question for those of you who use dress forms. I had a "vintage" dress form given to me. It is a Sears Roebuck Magic Fit form from I would guess the 60s. Never used. All the parts appear to be there. The little bags of hardware are still sealed. The instructions are with it. It even...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
January 31st 04 05:07 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
14 722
A Sewing related Funny by Tia Mary-remove nekoluvr to reply
Hi Guys, I copied this from one of the AOL Needlework boards and thought you would all enjoy it! I nearly choked when I read it -- LOLOL! Donna Reed LIVES :-)))) Advice from a Singer Sewing Manual from 1949. "Prepare yourself mentally for sewing. Think about what you are going to do...never...
January 31st 04 02:41 PM
by joy beeson Go to last post
8 405
Blanks to sew???? by joy beeson
On Thu, 29 Jan 2004 13:34:21 GMT, wrote: I would love to know where i can buy some blank........bibs handkerchiefs or anything really........Any help would be appreciated...cause i just don't know where to start.......... Dharma's paper catalog has quite a lot of clothing...
January 30th 04 10:47 PM
by Ev Dugan Go to last post
1 517
Overlocker - thread breaks by Vilna
Hi everyone! I bought an overlocker Elna 744 recently. It does all the stitches beautifully but not the cover hem. If I'm lucky the left needle skips stiches but normally the thread breaks. It's only the top left needle that seems to have problems. I've tried everything the manual suggests and I...
January 30th 04 05:47 PM
by Sally Holmes Go to last post
7 827
Costuming Question by TerriLee In WA
I know that at least one of you illustrious folks will know exactly where to find what I'm looking for. I've recently be asked to join an ethnic vocal music group at our church (they needed a tenor). Problem is this. I'm the only "white" person, as the rest of the members are all from different...
January 30th 04 04:28 AM
by Liz Go to last post
7 353
How to Iron Drapes? by Key Bored
Hi All, I bought several made-to-measure drapes from JC Penney via their website. They were delivered pleated and folded in a long box. I need to iron the drapes to get rid of wrinkles and to press the creases that run vertically from the pinch pleats to the bottom of the drape. What's the best...
January 30th 04 12:28 AM
by BEI Design Go to last post
3 340
Flannel by Angela Moak
Okay, I went a little nuts after Thanksgiving at JoAnns and bought about 40 yards of flannel. My question is this, it is labeled "not intended for children's sleepwear" does this include things like receiving blankets? I want to make some light receiving blankets for two of my employees, but I...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
January 29th 04 09:58 PM
by Cynthia Spilsted Go to last post
25 678
Viking 950 Walking Foot? by Chris_Signe
Hello, I am looking for a reasonably priced source of a walking foot for a 1986 Viking 950. My local shop lists a new one at $84. Anyone with alternate sources please let me know. Signe
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
January 29th 04 02:08 PM
by Donna Gennick Go to last post
10 346
looking for WWI & WWII patterns by Dru
I'm looking for sewing, knitting, and crochet and another kind. For women, men, boys, girls, and infants
January 29th 04 01:05 AM
by JoyceG in WA Go to last post
1 154
hologram and metallic disc material by Eve Poret
I have approximately 200 yards of beautiful and unusual fabric which I am willing to sell for 20% of the wholesale price. The bulk is silver hologram, a lesser amount in purple hologram and 3 black fabrics with silver, gold and black metallic disks. I would be happy to mail swatches to anyone who...
January 28th 04 06:24 PM
by Cynthia Spilsted Go to last post
4 168
Instant Stitch: PM Stitch Creator 2.0 - new ! by TEL
Instant Stitch: PM Stitch Creator 2.0 - new ! 27Jan/2004 B12 Instant Stitch: PM Stitch Creator 2.0 If you have Googled your butt off, and haven't come up with anything ...., and for 14,000 more reasons, please send e-mail, , , ,
January 27th 04 11:23 PM
by TEL Go to last post
0 344
sun hat pattern by G
Hi all, I just came back from vacation w/ a nasty sunburn and I've been thinking about sewing my own sun hat, since hats at the stores are always too small for my evidently enormous head. Does anyone have some tips on how to construct one? I've seen a couple of patterns, but again the standard...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
January 27th 04 08:58 PM
by AmazeR Go to last post
25 526
Post New Thread


Display Options
Showing threads 1861 to 1880 of 2351
Sorted By Sort Order
From The
Forum Tools Search this Forum
Search this Forum :

Advanced Search

New posts New posts More than 15 replies or 150 views Hot thread with new posts
No new posts No new posts More than 15 replies or 150 views Hot thread with no new posts
Closed Thread Thread is closed  
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2018 CraftBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.