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I'm rich ! :-)

March 6, 2018, 10:54 pm

< chuckle > For those not familar with the web site - Kijiji is a popular online classifieds site - like Craigslist. in Canada. John T. Read more »

brother exedra e-40

February 25, 2018, 10:17 pm

bonjour elle se desenfil souvent jai changer aiguille . verifiez les tensions .changer de fil mais toujours le meme probleme y a til une personne a qui cest arriver et a pu resoudre son probleme merc... Read more »

Do you ever...

February 23, 2018, 7:01 pm

...scroll through a high-end retailer's site, looking for inspiration, and every once come across something really interesting, such as: And then you look at the pr... Read more »

You know that feeling....

February 18, 2018, 9:59 pm

... you get when you gleefully anticipate working on some lovely new fabric for a special occasion, and as you enter your sewing room you discover that stack of Christmas napkins you laundered an... Read more »

Re: Childrens pattern sizing

February 13, 2018, 8:17 am

What question? Yes, pre-shrink the fabric exactly as the finished garment will be laundered (washer and dryer). Are you using the right size pattern? Read more »

Help.... Serger won?t make a chain.

February 12, 2018, 11:42 pm

Hello! I was sewing and my fabric got jammed. Like a newbie, I just pulled it out rather than cutting it out. Now my serger won?t serge! I?ve replaced the needle and re-threaded her with no luck... Read more »

Glue gun recommendations

February 3, 2018, 9:36 pm

Looking for some glue gun recommendations. Need the type that uses 11 mm glue sticks. I want a gun that does not leak all over the place like my last gun. Thanks, Andy Read more »

Coverlock stress

January 29, 2018, 7:50 am

Yesterday's adventure. Janome 1000 CPX was working perfectly but I was about to start a new project so I decided to change the needles. The result of this move was skipping all over the shop. Va... Read more »

Better way of darning holes

January 12, 2018, 5:51 pm

I am looking for an easier way to repair holes in socks. There has got to be a better way than sewing the holes. Like maybe a flexible material that can be ironed over the hole? Thanks, ... Read more »

I have White superlock 534.Need GEARS not loopergear .are they available?

December 31, 2017, 7:16 pm

-- My serger seem to work fine .Itook it to shop several years ago and they told me its the gears needed But they are not made now .So wondering if they are available out there .Its a shame cause thi... Read more »

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Do I really need to use interfacing for medium weight garments? I bought this beautiful fabric for a dress for my toddler. When I fold the fabric it doesn't fall fla... Read more »


Looking for sources for bathing suit fabric and/or bias tape in bulk

Hi everyone, I have been wanting to make some bathing suits for myself and the fabric stores around here really have nothing in that category. I was looking at the new Land's End catalog and they ... Read more »


Janome Sewist 521

I am looking for a good basic machine for my daughter, who is doing a little quilting and sewing. The local shop guy suggest this 521 for about $275. Is this a good idea at that price? thanks, Jef... Read more »


Waistband for satin skirt

I've made a couple of skirts, but this time I decided to do one in satin (the local fabric store had a good price on some polyester satin), and I'm running into a problem with the waistband. Normally... Read more »


some pics to share

Hey All, Remember a while back when I was looking for directions on how to turn a t-shirt into a baby romper? Well, thought I'd better update on that one. The project went alright. Few glitches. ... Read more »


Skirt pattern drafting

I was browsing to find better directions for my 6 panel skirt. I wasn't sure as to figure out just exactly how wide to make the bottom of each panel. I found this site very helpful. It explains how... Read more »



My dishtowels are getting worn out, and I hate to buy new ones when it's so easy to just cut 'n' hem some fabric. I'm new to sewing, though, and don't know my cloths. What kind of fabric are dishtowe... Read more »


make your own leotards

make your own leotards ------------------------------------- ##-----------------------------------------------## Delivered via Sewing Community of the ... Read more »


Looking for fishnet stocking/pantyhose/body stocking pattern

Was taught the needlecraft arts (crochet and knitting) nearly forty years ago by my great-grandfather. I'm currently in the midst of a contest to create a complete outfit (sans shoes) with a female... Read more »


Fabric names

I came across the name of a fabric I haven't heard of before. Raschel. I saw it while looking through the site for bra fabrics. I'm assuming it is a different type of knit bu... Read more »