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Is fusible tape the answer for hemming pants? by Bill[_5_]
I have about 20 suits and a good 6 of them have at least one of the pants leg hems in some state of unsew-dom. For those of you who have this, it sometimes gets worse when you put the pants on because you can catch your foot in the gap and rip even more threads out. I will either have to leave...
December 25th 13 01:17 AM
by David Scheidt Go to last post
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Stubby screwdriver by Stumpy
I've been breaking needles and creating bird's nests under the needle plate. It takes me a while to unscrew the needleplate with the supplied flat Singer screwdriver. Has anyone found a driver short enough to fit under the housing that you can spin instead of having to change your grip? This...
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November 19th 13 07:11 PM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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Singer 4411HD advice by Stumpy[_2_]
This is a very inexpensive machine, only $120 on Amazon, and the manual is weak. I'm teaching myself to do some work and having a hard time. It doesn't work very well when I freehand attaching straps to fabric - can't make the fabric feed sideways. Is making multiple "buttonholes" a good...
November 18th 13 06:37 PM
by Stumpy Go to last post
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FOR SALE: Children Cotton Socks and Tights - Made in Europe. by Children Socks and Tights
Hello, We supply a wide assortment of quality children cotton / bamboo / woolen socks, as well as 100% cotton and 100% polyamide children tights for prompt shipment and ongoing supply. Air (express parcel) or sea delivery to any country. Seeking Buyers (Importers) worldwide. To view detailed...
August 30th 13 11:33 AM
by Children Socks and Tights Go to last post
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Singer Touch and Sew Zig-Zag Model 606 by [email protected]
On Thursday, July 1, 1999 1:00:00 AM UTC-6, Theresa Gooding-ray wrote: I'm looking for the instruction book for the Singer Touch and Sew Zig-Zag Model 606. I got the machine from my mom, who has no idea where the book is and doesn't live close enough for me to get information from her on how...
August 29th 13 06:03 AM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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Boys suit pattern needed by [email protected]
On Monday, October 28, 2002 5:09:31 AM UTC-7, Sewing Mum wrote: I am looking for a pattern to make a size 8 boy a suit for a wedding. I can't find one on simplicity - is there one anywhere? Help - I'm running out of time. I'm particularly interested in shirts and trousers. Thanks. Try...
July 20th 13 01:17 AM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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Humidity on steroids by BEI Design[_3_]
Andrew needs to cool his workspace: Andrew Stephens shared a link. 4 minutes ago We need to cool the large studio area down and know we are getting into a major electric bill, so I went looking for solutions and this seems like it will do the trick. Anyone ever made one yet?...
June 29th 13 12:43 AM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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Expensive Men's Suits by auredry
I would suggest you to buy a suit from a very famous tailor.. HIMARKMARTINTAILORS is a very knowledgeable, adriots and also very skillful, on them you can fully rely. The most useful service is that they provide online service to the customer.
March 4th 13 07:03 AM
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Where can I get custom patterns for men's suits. by alcordia
I think you should take help from google in this. Many custom tailors are available there. You may also check custom patterns on LKTAILOR site. They have displayed there patterns.
March 4th 13 05:41 AM
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Directions to finish 60 year old rug by candc0107
I have a partial rug that was being made about 60 years ago by my great aunt. She died before finishing it. She used the handle of a toothbrush to “sew” the strips of fabric together. (She treaded the fabric strips through the hole of the toothbrush). The rug appears to be oval in shape. My Mama...
February 24th 13 03:22 AM
by Junob @teranews.com Go to last post
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Lilia Vanini Boutique by [email protected]
I studied and graduated in graphic design, I moved to Miami where I worked for many years in the Miami Herald Newspaper and several Miami Fashion Magazines, in a vacation trip I knew the city of Venice, Italy, which fell in love and decided to move for a while, this led me to discover my true...
February 17th 13 10:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ladies dress pants by Belinda Alene
Please help decide a discussion between my daughter and me. My training is that ladies dress pants zip on the side or down the back. Her claim is that modern styles include front zip with a fly styles for ladies dress pants. This is not really a big deal. The daughter is old enough to make her...
February 4th 13 02:46 AM
by pattycake52 Go to last post
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Dress Form by Alcordia
Hi friends.. I am alcordia..I think jjstailors give the perfect dress look, because they gave me that. My business purpose suits are by jjstailors.
January 21st 13 06:54 PM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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Tell Me Suits Aren't Hard by Alcordia
Hie friends.. This is alcordia.. Tailored suits aren't hard but if they are from good tailor like jjstailors.
January 21st 13 06:53 PM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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postings by Juno[_3_]
I'm still not able to post on alt.sewing so I'll go here for now. DS didn't have a chance to check anything out this weekend. With 20 family members here to celebrate a late Christmas, it got a little crazy. I can read alt.sewing just can't reply or post. So please put up with me for awhile...
January 8th 13 02:43 PM
by Juno[_3_] Go to last post
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basic fit nederland by [email protected]
klacht: Basic Fit Kerkrade - RODA JC sluit op zondag (als Anne-Marie daar werkt) eerder dan de sluitingstijd de deuren. Ik heb diverse malen om 15:30 daar voor gesloten deuren gestaan terwijl 16:00 de officiele sluitingstijd is. In augustus kwam ik daar om 15:25 trainen en ben toen de toegang...
December 7th 12 05:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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WAKE UP!! It's past time to start your Christmas sewing!! by [email protected]
Whatcha making? You sew folk have been sleeping all year. There have been no new posts in a long time.Where is everyone? Cea
November 20th 12 07:23 AM
by Claire Owen[_3_] Go to last post
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Parachute 'silk' by Belinda Alene
I am seeking a source for very inexpensive parachute 'silk'. I am not real particular as to color, more seeking inexpensive artificial fiber 'silk' for near water tight tent walls.
October 1st 12 08:20 PM
by Belinda Alene Go to last post
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Ready made curtains: creases due to packaging by [email protected]
Every time I buy ready-made curtains they come out of the pack with deep creases on them, where the curtain has been folded. I invariably have to spend a lot of time ironing them to get the unsightly Last night it took me 2hrs to iron a pair of 66inch x 72 inch drop polycotton curtains, using an...
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September 23rd 12 09:09 AM
by BEI Design[_3_] Go to last post
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Industrial Serger - Stuck Crankshaft / Handwheel / Differential by [email protected]
Hi All. My wife recently purchased a Wilcox & Gibbs Industrial 5-Thread Serger (515-4-52). The handwheel and crankshaft mechanism are completely stuck and only rotate about 1/8" in either direction. I got it to work briefly when we first set it up by strongly turning the handwheel until it...
August 14th 12 11:55 PM
by Ron Anderson Go to last post
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