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T-shirt neck styles by Rob
I am looking for T-shirts and/or sweaters that have a "raised" neck. That is the cloth comes about half-way up the neck but is not rolled-- over. Not the classical T-shirt bottom-of-neck height or a rolled-over or sewn turtleneck (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polo_neck); something between the...
August 6th 09 10:42 PM
by Kay Lancaster Go to last post
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Favorite Fabrics for costumes/clothing? by SlimmerCat
I'm sixteen, and a huge nerd for the local Renaissance Faire, so last summer I taught myself how to sew on my grandmother's ancient Bernina so I could make my own costumes. I've since then bought a machine and now I costume just about all the time, but I still know next to nothing about fabrics....
July 12th 09 12:41 PM
by Kate XXXXXX Go to last post
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OT -- all these ads! by Mary
Ok, I've about had it with all the ads cluttering the group! How do we get rid of them?
July 1st 09 01:39 AM
by Mary Go to last post
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Huskylock430 by DeDe
Hello... I'm new to serger information. I have an opportunity to purchase a Huskylock 430 for under $100.. My question is.. does this sew a seam, finish the seam and trim the seam at the same time? And is it a self threader? Thanks -------------------------------------
June 23rd 09 11:37 PM
by Jenn Ridley[_2_] Go to last post
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Huskylock430 by DeDe
Hello... I'm new to serger information. I have an opportunity to purchase a Huskylock 430 for under $100.. My question is.. does this sew a seam, finish the seam and trim the seam at the same time? And is it a self threader? Thanks -------------------------------------
June 23rd 09 09:07 PM
by DeDe Go to last post
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Dress form recommendations? by John Smith[_2_]
I am starting to search for a dress form online, and I'm having difficulty finding much information. Can anyone suggest some good quality dress forms? Also, if the person I'm sewing for is on the border between a Small and a Large form, which size should I get? Thanks for any suggestions.
June 23rd 09 10:57 AM
by John Smith[_2_] Go to last post
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Auto sewing pattern - logo! Free! by den361
Audi - all formats http://www.n-needlework.ru/forum/forum7/topic559/messages/ Bentley http://www.n-needlework.ru/forum/forum7/topic560/messages/
June 20th 09 11:44 AM
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Need help with making pro wrestling gear by Seth
I have been a pro wrestler for the past 10 years and have decided rather than relying on others to make my gear (costumes) for me, I would like to make my own. I have done research on the internet concerning sewing lyrca/spandex, stretch velvet. Most of the information pertains to costuming,...
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June 18th 09 02:54 AM
by seventhtribe Go to last post
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Little Ballerina Sock Monkeys! 35 Designs by gg52tech
These are a new style from the same artist as our other sock monkeys, but just too cute for words: http://www.gnrembroidery.com/Little-Ballerina-Sock-Monkeys.html I have more of these to digitize, so be on the lookout for more new Sock Monkeys! To be released this weekend: Dads Day Bookmarks -...
June 17th 09 04:32 PM
by Pat Go to last post
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June 9th 09 12:40 AM
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Fleece Materials With Some Spandex by W
I'm looking for solid color fleece fabric - sold by the yard - that is about 85% to 95% nylon fleece, and the remainder spandex (to make the fabric stretch well during use). Can anyone recommend a site that has good quality fleece fabric with these characteristics? -- W
June 1st 09 12:27 AM
by W Go to last post
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Help out MIT researchers by helpout
A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE… Help MIT researchers to help people to live better … by sewing We are looking for a volunteer to help us design and sew wristbands for a project that will hopefully help people stay healthy. We are part of MIT research group working with mobile technologies in the...
May 19th 09 09:36 PM
by Who Me? Go to last post
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Best fabric for placemats and napkins? by Pat
Can anyone tell me of the best fabric for making placemats and napkins that won't wrinkle and curl and need to be ironed? I want something that comes out of the dryer looking halfway decent. Denim maybe? thanks, Pat
May 17th 09 02:46 AM
by enigma Go to last post
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Repair manuals for Pfaff 6091 and 1540? by Doug McLaren
My wife has a Pfaff 1540 and a Pfaff 6091 sewing machines. She makes purses and sells them, so she puts a lot of wear and tear on these machines, and they go into the shop quite a bit. But the shop takes about three weeks to fix things, and sometimes both machines end up being out of commission...
May 15th 09 04:21 AM
by Who Me? Go to last post
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Need fabric recommendation for lawn targets by Square Peg[_2_]
I would like to make several targets for practicing golf shots. These would be circles of various sizes from from about a 1-yard radius up to a 5-yard radius -- possibly a bit larger. I have been using rope, which works fairly well, but it's difficult to lay out the rope in a nice circle and keep...
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Instruction manual for sewing machine by Michael[_4_]
Could anyone tell me where I might find a market for an Instruction Manual for a Brother's BAS-320 sewing machine? Thank you Michael
May 3rd 09 07:49 PM
by Michael[_4_] Go to last post
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AD: Color Me Sunflowers, and Pet Animal Applique Blocks(LAST DAY onsale) by Babe
You know those days when the kids-grandkids, neighbor kids, all stand around with nothing to do? Well, here is something they will have fun doing, and you will have something to show off all their talent. Color Me Sunflowers. You can use them strictly as Redwork, or use black and let the kids...
May 2nd 09 02:23 PM
by Babe Go to last post
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Need a new machine, but which one? by PatTX
Hi, everybody. I last bought a sewing machine in 1982, a trusty Pfaff 1463. It's time to buy something new, but which one? Are there any brands that are made sturdier and better than the others? I need a machine that will be able to work on fabrics for making new seat covers for a '79 Prelude as...
April 30th 09 01:21 AM
by Kate XXXXXX Go to last post
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Foams by SteveB[_8_]
I want to make a bench seat for a boat. I want to cover it with Sunbrella. Just put piping around the edge, and wrap the canvas around the foam and staple it under the plywood base. What type of foam would be best to use for outdoor application. No direct sunshine, but lots of heat, and...
April 28th 09 11:49 PM
by PatTX Go to last post
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Turning suit jacket into bolero style jacket by Emilie97
Hi there people...I am completely new to this website and to sewing!!! I hope you guys will be able to help me. I am thinking about converting a normal suit jacket that I have into a bolero style jacket for a madonna concert. I am going to dress up as madge when she was in her 80's era..she wears a...
April 19th 09 12:57 PM
by betsey Go to last post
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