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Stitch Witchery REMOVAL by gouda
Help! I used Stitch Witchery to add a border on a skirt, which I have subsequently removed from the skirt. The inside hem now has leftover Stitch Witchery all over it, which has generated giant snags in my brand new pantyhose! How on earth do I remove this stuff??? Thanks! gouda
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February 20th 04 04:39 PM
by Debra Go to last post
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Altering a mens dress shirt by Mike
Hello All~ I was just curious - I have quite a few dress shirts that are a tad too big on me - but I still like the shirts. I was just curious as to how easy it would be to alter them into a size that fits me better - i.e. altering one from a 16 down to a 15 - I'm mainly just concerned with the...
February 20th 09 06:39 PM
by clotheshorse Go to last post
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elasitc (spandex) in socks too tight by mike
Many of the men's socks I buy have such tight elastic that it causes serious damage to my legs. I presume these are no longer made with old fashioned elastic but with spandex as all the new things are. Does anyone know a way to permanently stretch the ribbed part with the spandex so that it will...
August 4th 03 06:59 PM
by Jean D Mahavier Go to last post
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Bernina Bernette 234 serger manual download... by linuxlvrr
Someone was asking questions about the Bernette 234 serger. Here is a free download provided at the Bernina website for the Bernette 234 serger manual. I see that more than a few web stores sell it, but, why when it's...
August 13th 06 10:36 AM
by linuxlvrr Go to last post
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Has anyone ever MacGyvered way to have regular sewing machine hold thread cone? by Craftsy
A couple of years ago or so, I saw a sale for cones of thread at a very good price so I bought a couple. I've since never been able to figure out how to use them on my regular sewing machine. When I went around Xmas to fabric store, they told me that those were for sergers and that I couldn't use...
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October 31st 16 03:47 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Tape for keeping skirts and pants from slipping down? by Martin
They used to have a tape that had a rubber stitched face which was sewed or glued to the inside waistband of skirts and pants to keep them from slipping down. It was not the kind of elastic tape that stretches. Would anyone know what that tape was called and where I could get some, perhaps...
September 23rd 04 10:42 AM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
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Wilcom ES 65 V 8.0 / FOR SALE by Yoyo
Hey Gang, I am new here. I am a professional embroidery designer / artist. I do a lot of home sewing stuff and commercial logos. I have a Wilcom ES 65 V 8.0system that I bought strictly for educational purposes. I don't need it anymore and would like to sell it to someone for educational purposes...
July 30th 06 11:07 PM
by Melinda Meahan - take out TRASH to reply Go to last post
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seam guide for computerized sewing machines... by ScrapNana22
I just bought a Brother CS-6000i sewing machine from Wally World and while surfing the net I came to realize that you CANNOT use a magnetic seam guide on the computerized sewing machines! Can anyone tell me where I can get some type of guide for my Brother that is not magetized? In the meantime,...
December 19th 06 01:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Brother e touch embroiderer by Frances
I have just seen an advert for the Brother e touch embroiderer and would like others opinions on it. I already have a sewing machine which I love and don't really want to change it but at the same time would like to be able to do embroidery. The great selling point in the ad I saw was the Winnie...
March 19th 04 12:35 AM
by Emily Go to last post
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Pre-Quilted Doubled Faced Fabric by sewirish1969
Hi All, I was wondering if anyone knew of a place on-line that sold pre-quilted doubled faced fabric. Similar to the fabric used in the "Vera Bradley" bags. Thanks in advance! Sewirish
October 6th 04 07:00 PM
by sewirish1969 Go to last post
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Anyone have a source for men's thimbles? by BEI Design
I've googled, but everything I have found so far has been in women's sizes S-M-L or 0 up to 7. I have large hands and I wear a 7, it would be too small for my new SIL, who wants a large man's thimble, I'd like to find him both a metal and a leather one. Anyone??? TIA, --
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February 7th 05 04:43 AM
by BEI Design Go to last post
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permanent crease in knit collars by Rudy
Why do all my knit cotton collars develop a permanant crease in them after a few washings? It sure is annoying as most of the time I look like a slept in the shirt, anything that can be done to remove it, I try ironing but these are in permanantly. Seems to happen to every name brand I...
May 8th 04 09:57 AM
by Pogonip 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 05:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Singer Touch-Tronic 2010 by [email protected]
Found it this afternoon at a thrift shop, under $30.00. It's in need of a thorough cleaning, but makes a beautiful stitch, sounds good, and it's a touch-panel machine!! 29+ built-in stitches, and so easy to use. I think this one might be the machine I give to GDD. Except it has an extra-long,...
February 27th 04 02:24 AM
by Maine-iac Rose Go to last post
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Help! My Husqvarna Viking 21E by Astrid Tran
Hi everybody! I am looking for a scanned copy of the owner's operaton manual for my Husqvarna Viking automatic 21E which was generously given to me. Thanks for your help. Astrid
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March 4th 17 12:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Singer Monogrammer for slant needle by Tom Farrell
Well, I got a Singer Monogrammer for slant needle machines on ebay for a few bucks, and it just arrived. The good news: it's in excellent condition. The bad news: No way in heck will it attach to a vertical needle sewing machine, such as mine. The mounting point is angled for a slant needle...
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September 7th 04 12:07 AM
by Tom Farrell Go to last post
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Question about Old Viking Sewing Machine by flan
I recv'd an old Viking machine(from someone who knows nothing about sewing machines) which appears to sew just fine except for the huge (3 rows of 15 settings/bs LCR Manual) red selection stitch/embroidery? knob which will not turn and will only allow normal stitch and zig zag. I've tried to search...
August 11th 12 05:33 AM
by Margery Go to last post
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How to Hang Traverse Rods by Pennsylvania Lady
If anyone could point me to an interior decorating link or do-it-yourself site where they give good directions on how to hang traverse rods, I'd really appreciate hearing fromn you by post here. Thank you.
November 29th 03 12:11 AM
by Warrior_13 Go to last post
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Hemming suede pants? by KatKaylor
I got two pairs of beautiful suede pants on sale. Unfortunately, I am only 5 feet tall and they need to come up about 4 inches. What is the best way to hem suede pants? I heard that some people use glue. Right now the edge is just unfinished. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks! "It is never too...
March 4th 04 01:52 PM
by SewStorm Go to last post
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Refill bobbin Singer 758 by [email protected]
I just purchased a Singer Touch & Sew Zig-Zag Model 758. It came without an instruction manual. I cannot figure out how to refill the bobbin. Most everything else I've figured out on my own. Could someone possible give me a walk-thru on how to refill the bobbin? Thank you,
April 13th 07 01:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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