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Anyone Sewing anything unusual?

April 26, 2017, 8:54 pm

My sewing is just the usual mending or adding an applique. I also sometimes sew a very simple summer top for myself. What are you making? Barbara in SC Read more »

Re: Any info on New Home machines

April 16, 2017, 9:38 am

Here's a copy of the manual for your machine, free, from Janome: Check p. 11 of the manual, 12 of the pdf... ... Read more »

Ping: Claire in France

April 11, 2017, 5:49 pm

How are your different sales booths doing? Are you still selling at the different local sales and special holidays? Hope all of them are doing good for you ! Barbara in SC USA Read more »

OT: Storms in SC

April 6, 2017, 3:20 pm

Monday, and again yesterday we had storms & tornadoes with uprooted trees, and roofs blown off houses here in the Greenville and surrounding areas of SC. There has been a LOT of damage in GA an... Read more »

Need a seamstress to sew small canvas bags

March 29, 2017, 7:14 pm

Hi, Looking for someone at home and wants to earn a little extra money with a heavy duty machine to sew small canvas bags. My last person retired. I'm in the cypress, Ca & Long Beach, Ca areas. Any... Read more »

Singer 6268 - Embroidery Unit

March 13, 2017, 7:28 pm

Have a 1985-1987 Singer 6268 with the embroidery unit. I can set it up to embroider without a problem and it will start sewing. The problem is it do esn't move the fabric, like the unit isn't re... Read more »

matching outfits

March 8, 2017, 9:09 am

and some may be On Topic for this forum I think I've got the link right this time Read more »

Who is making What?

March 4, 2017, 3:28 pm

haven't been sewing in a few weeks because of illness, but I wondered what others are making? It seems that most of my sewing has been altering my clothes because I am still losing some weight, ... Read more »

the critical sewing maching part

March 3, 2017, 1:31 am

the throat plate. any other suggestions? Read more »

Creative Collars

February 15, 2017, 1:55 pm

different edgings etc. not sure if I like most of them but it's a start htt:// Read more »

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line of patterns at Hancock's

I went in today for the first time in months, to take advantage of the sale on Christmas fabrics, more precisely, the cloth books to make for little ones. A friend is a 1st time GM to 2 G'babies a... Read more »


patterns good for silk dupioni

Hi!!! I'm Jill and I'm getting married in September. I'm trying to make it easy and inexpensive for my bridesmaids to be in my wedding. I am purchasing my chosen color of silk dupioni for their dre... Read more »


Pretty Punch Embroidery

I have lots of Pretty Punch supplies to sell. I was a dealer for many years, and need to sell my inventory. Please contact me for good prices. ##-----------------------------------------------##... 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 »


How to measure a fabric's stretch?

De-lurking for a moment to query the wisdom of this group! How can I accurately measure a fabric's stretch? I've pulled on 4 and judged the percent (50%, 75%, etc.) but I've been waaay off on several... 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 »


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 »


make your own leotards

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Reliable Ironing Boards?

I am looking at buying a Reliable Ironing Board, model c55 for $129. Can anyone offer advice on the Reliable brand? Is this a good ironing board? Read more »


Sewing for Beginners Tutorials?

Does anyone know of any really good vhs or dvd sewing tutorials for beginners? Things that show step-by-step, all the basics, etc? I mainly only sew for the occasional craft project which are gener... Read more »