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best non veg restaurants in Bannerghatta bangalore | family restaurants in ...


May 8, 2019, 12:20 pm

Welcome to kinara family restaurant, one of the most popular family restaur ant in and around kiadb industrial area, Jigani known for Chinese, North In dian food. Situated in the heart of the Banga... Read more »

Jaw Dropper


April 24, 2019, 4:35 pm

I was looking on Amazon for wool bicycle tights and was directed to a page of silky durags -- the pictures show do rags. The fiber content is 70% velvet, 30% polyester. ? Maybe they've learned h... Read more »

Re: HAAALP! Pfaff CODE for 1475 Machine!!


April 19, 2019, 5:58 pm

Seriously old thread! Did you try the method suggested in a post a few (years) prior to yours? 3/26/99 The manual has instructions on pages 34 -36 on how to add, remove, and change the saf... Read more »

Pfaff 1209


April 17, 2019, 1:18 am

Hi All ; Today I found a new-looking Pfaff 1209 at the Thrift Store - hope it works as good as it looks & sounds ! One hitch - I'm pretty sure it came with the incorrect bobbin case - it ... Read more »

Passing on a Sewing Machine


April 13, 2019, 1:13 pm

My happiness knows no bounds. My Daughter in Law just asked me for advice on buying a sewing machine. I can pass on that lovely tough as heck, stitches beautifully 1970's New Home, and she wants... Read more »

Motor lock or hand crank frozen


April 12, 2019, 9:44 pm

Singer 626 model. I can hear the motor wanting to run but it seems frozen. And when I go to turn the hand crank it moves very very little. The machine has been very well kept for it?s years and is ve... Read more »

Pattern weights


April 3, 2019, 2:52 pm

Mom held her patterns down with the green-glass salt shaker and other things found in the kitchen. I used to use books. Today, I went into the garage and brought back a six-volt, four amp-hour ba... Read more »

Napkins


March 30, 2019, 8:54 pm

I love and only use cloth napkins. I love making napkins with a mitered corner, but it has always been a case of I hope I get it right this time. I finally found a tutorial I that works for me. I... Read more »

Cutting out


March 29, 2019, 4:44 pm

Cutting out has always left me wiped, but I used to be able to do it in hours, not weeks. -- joy beeson at comcast dot net http://wlweather.net/PAGESEW/ The above message is a Usenet post. ... Read more »

Hemming tape adventure


March 26, 2019, 11:31 pm

I had an adventure with the hemming tape. The seam that goes the entire length of the pant leg is very thick. The heat from my iron would not reach the tape to melt it. I tried sewing that area, b... 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 »

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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 »

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dishtowels


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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Fabric names


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

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make your own leotards


make your own leotards www.leotardmaking.com ------------------------------------- ##-----------------------------------------------## Delivered via http://www.sewgirls.com/ Sewing Community of the ... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »