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Re: Bernette 720

July 12, 2018, 6:56 am

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Twenty-six years! I think this must set a new record for replying to an old post. Read more »

Elna model 62 Super oily

July 3, 2018, 2:48 am

I have a vintage 1960's Elna Model 62 Super. I want to know if it is possible to fix it. The previous owner said that the motor just stopped working. When I got it home, I noticed a lot of oil h... Read more »

Sewing machine wheel

June 23, 2018, 1:45 am

Hi I'm new to the group but frustrated in finding an answer to my problem from Singer - My machine is jammed - The wheel wont turn at all - Have cleaned bobbin area - everything else - Still wo... Read more »

Re: will psw1.1 run with windows 10 also how can i join yahoo group teamse...

June 21, 2018, 12:16 pm

Thank you very much. I called the singer dealer and he looked for a suggestion form singer and it said the software was designed using windows 98 and the latest software really copatibaliale is xp. ... Read more »

will psw1.1 run with windows 10 also how can i join yahoo group teamsewamu...

June 18, 2018, 8:09 pm

trying to load psw 1.1 on windows 10 my machine recongizes the card reaer/writer but psw does not. i got a usb serial cord to connet the card reader with. also keep seeing to go to teamsewamused yah... Read more »

Re: Need Sewing Machine Manual - Wards UHT J2000

June 9, 2018, 9:43 pm

Hi Tanya - I am replying to this message June 9, 2018, so unsure if you still have this sewing machine. I do have a Stitch Guide for Computer 2000 UHT J2000 for this exact model Please tell me if you... Read more »

Gluing curtain hems

June 2, 2018, 9:32 am

My wife died recently, half way through our moving house. We were planning to take and re-use many of our curtains, all of which were sewn by my wife. But many of them need re-sizing, especially w... Read more »

Stitches on Singer 514

May 31, 2018, 6:53 pm

Just got a Singer 514, working fine before but I must have changed a setting which means instead of each stitch being the same length, it goes long-short-long-short. How do I get them to go back to b... Read more »

Wooden Jersey

May 31, 2018, 1:43 am

As I was leafing past the sports pages in today's paper, a headline caught my eye: Brees Buys Wooden Jersey What a disappointment to learn that it was a jersey worn by a man named Wooden. I read... Read more »

is it necessary to prewash ribbon if sewing it on to a washable garment?

May 23, 2018, 1:32 pm

I'm making towel wraps for grad gifts this year and am wondering if it's necessary to prewash my ribbon before applying to the towels. The towels have all been preached. I'm thinking that the rib... Read more »

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interfacing for jacket

I have it in my head I want to make a tailored jacket. I have some wool fabric I bought for a couple of dollars at an estate sale that will be my practice jacket. I currently have Jackets for Real Pe... 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 »


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 »


bernina 950 industrial

The stars are in alignment, finally the money, and the machine at an affordable price have aligned. I have ordered the machine , it's 2nd hand and from a service centre. i just have to await i... Read more »


Alphabet for hand embroidery

Help please! I decided to make some friends needle books for Chritmas and embroider their initials on the front. I duly cut out my linen and then went to find my alphabet to stick on the window to... 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 »


Elan Patterns - CAUTION!!

The recent topic of bra making ....paired with the 60 Minutes expose on $2000 custom made bras from me thoroughly convinced to go ahead and try it. CAUTION....I Googled for Elan Pattern... Read more »


T-shirt neck alterations

I am blessed with the ability to buy crew neck T-shirts very cheaply. The problem is........I prefer a scoop or V neck. Is there a quick and easy way to alter them?? All suggestions gratefully accept... Read more »


Pattern for Polo Shirt and advice

I like short sleeved polo shirts, sometimes called golf shirts in US. They have a placket front with about 4 buttons, so they are Pullover style. Problem is: virtually all of them I used to buy now... Read more »