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A question by Bruce Fletcher (remove dentures to reply)
Maureen has inherited cross stitch kit #2313 "Paperwork" from "Design Works Inc, 170 Wilbur Plains. NY 11716". Has anyone on this list ever encountered kits from this company? -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
April 7th 09 06:17 PM
by woodswell Go to last post
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What should I make by binh
I received a lot of upholstery grade fabric samples made by Malden Mills from a very generous lady. The fabrics are mostly velvet. Now I need ideas on what to make. The samples are either 2ft or 1ft squares, and there are probably 100 of them! First off, I'm going to piece the larger pieces...
March 31st 09 09:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bear cotton thread? by Per Starbäck
At http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bear_cotton_thread.jpg is a picture of a cotton thread with at bear on it. It is made by the very large producer J. & P. Coats of Paisley, Scotland. Can anyone tell me anything about this? It was sold in Scandinavia since the 1910's or something like...
March 23rd 09 08:50 PM
by BEI Design Go to last post
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Kenmore Model 90 by Little Sis
Hi There! I just joined here. Hope this will be a great place to learn new things! I have a Kenmore sewing machine, Model 90 that was given to me. It is missing a manual, cams, attachments, etc. Does anyone know where I can find these items? Thanks so much for your help!
March 18th 09 04:26 AM
by Little Sis Go to last post
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Kenmore Model 90 attachments by Roger Peters
If you have an old Kenmore Model 90 sewing machine I have a manual, circular attachment, cams, buttonhole attachements, etc. you can have. I don't have this machine and have held on to them. All I ask is for you to pay the postage cost for shipping. Thanks, bpeters
March 18th 09 04:23 AM
by Little Sis Go to last post
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any one working on a project by Samatha Hill -- take out TRASH to reply[_2_]
Olwyn.Mary wrote: Then I'm taking a break and sewing some to beef up my work wardrobe before I go back to knitting, at which time I am going to do a cotton sweater that I don't have the yarn for yet. Samantha!! I thought you worked from home. Have you changed jobs without...
March 15th 09 03:47 PM
by SteveB[_8_] Go to last post
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looking for an old type fabric by Kitty[_2_]
Hi, in the seventies I used to make my nightgowns out of a cotton fabric with narrow bands of flat fabric and narrow bands of bubbled fabric between them. It often came with small roses printed on it. That fabric was THE BEST for nightgowns, but I haven't seen it in years. My sister thinks it is...
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March 9th 09 07:16 AM
by Helen.zhang Go to last post
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Linen Co-Op - High Quality European Flax Linen - March 2009 by Tristan el Gitano
Greetings unto the List, Please forgive the plug, but we have a fantastic linen co-op going on right now on our period fabric co-op group. Please come and join us and get yourself some great period fabric for cheap. Here is the yahoo group:...
March 7th 09 04:07 AM
by Tristan el Gitano Go to last post
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Hi Everyone! by [email protected]
Hi Everyone, I have joined this group to share with you this wonderful world of Sewing. My name is Nicole and I have some cute clipart at http://www.nicoleincolor.etsy.com Please take a look; I am sure you will find something you like. Thank You and I look forward to reading your...
February 26th 09 08:18 AM
by Nanci Go to last post
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It is a GREAT day today! by Samatha Hill -- take out TRASH to reply[_2_]
Tony the Tiger gr-r-r-r-r-r-reat, even. *beaming* It's always a great day, don't you think, when you find out that the optometrist who told you two years ago that you had two separate ophthalmologic conditions, either of which would cause you to go blind, was dead wrong? WHOOHOO!!!!!!!! (I...
February 26th 09 08:02 AM
by Kate XXXXXX Go to last post
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PATENT LEATHER NEEDLE? by P Y
Can someone please tell me what size and type of needle to use to sew patent leather? You may Email me at this address TIA ;-) Py
February 22nd 09 08:49 PM
by BEI Design 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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HuskyLock 430 by cwest
Hi All, Does anyone know whether the cutting blade can be moved out of the way or removed so that the overlocker does not cut the fabric as I overlock?!? ------------------------------------- H*E*L*P P*L*E*A*S*E
February 14th 09 09:44 PM
by BEI Design Go to last post
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Steam Iron by Faye
Hi, Anyone have a recommendation on a steam iron. My daughter doesn't like hers and I haven't bought one in a long time. Thanks in advance.
February 14th 09 07:16 AM
by Faye Go to last post
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Grommets and edging questions by SteveB[_7_]
I am repairing a pretty good shadecloth I had custom made about five years ago. The thread detereriorated, and the edging and some grommets pulled out. I was able to repair some of it by using some new cloth. But on the corner grommets, three pulled out completely, and the edging and cloth is...
February 13th 09 05:26 PM
by SteveB[_8_] Go to last post
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Problems with a steam iron by Just Askin
I recently bought a brand new Black & Decker Steam Advantage iron (model F2200). This is one with a "Ceramic Glide" soleplate. I've owned it less than a week and I am already having problems with it. The specific problem I am having is that on occasion it is staining my clothes. This...
February 1st 09 08:22 PM
by slavetoironing Go to last post
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Rope Pull? by SteveB[_7_]
Anyone know where I can get aluminum rope pull strips? You sew in a round cord on canvas, then thread the sewn canvas and cord through the aluminum extrusion. The extrusion has been fastened to something solid, and this gives you a starting point of attachment for the canvas on an awning. Is...
January 31st 09 02:32 AM
by SteveB[_7_] Go to last post
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Saw a beautiful fabric- how can I find it? by ryland424
------------------------------------- I saw the greatest fabric in Etsy used on a handbag. I have emailed the maker who has been very helpful but just had a remnant for it and the remnant has no signs of a name. I purchased the handbag from her she was so helpful but would love to find out where...
January 28th 09 02:52 AM
by Suzy[_2_] Go to last post
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Replace elastic around top of sock? by ascus.lsil
Does anyone know how to replace the elastic around the top of a sock? I have a bag full of socks that don't stay up any more but are perfectly fine. Thanks. JOhn
January 26th 09 09:18 PM
by Pogonip[_2_] Go to last post
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Sewing Silk by Woolstitcher
Hi, :) I'm a fairly decent sewer, I have sewn everything from market bags to complicated garments, however, I have never sewn with silk. A friend gave me a small bag of 100% silk ends and left overs. I thought I could piece them together to make the lining of a wool scarf. (I'm thinking that...
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January 25th 09 06:10 PM
by Kate XXXXXX Go to last post
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