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keep zipper sliders and handles intact while washing & drying?

November 2, 2019, 3:37 pm

I have two fleece/ cotton combination coats that I really like because of their warmth, but I have had either the zipper sliders, handle, or both detach after washing drying. I have with great c... Read more »

Need the manual for a baby lock BLSE300. Thanks

October 23, 2019, 6:14 pm

Just acquired this machine and have no idea how anything works. Would really appreciate a copy of the manual. I have been everywhere with no luck. Thanks so much Read more »

Tex 1 or DBx1 needles for a Huskylock 430

August 26, 2019, 4:13 pm

I need to find needles for my old Huskylock 430 TEX 1 or DBx1 size Read more »

Basic sewing machine

July 27, 2019, 6:01 am

I am looking for a basic sewing machine. I do not need any bells or whistles. I was in a sewing machine shop and they showed me some Brother machines. Cheapest was around $500. I do not need 26 ... Read more »

Hunky Dory Laser Level

July 11, 2019, 4:59 am

My husband borrowed my Black & Decker electric chalk line to hang some pictures, and in the process found a use for the spike on the magnetic base. Halfway through the job he came into the sewing ... Read more »

Sewing puzzles

July 8, 2019, 9:14 pm

Why is it that stitching around a cuff once puts at least three twists into the sleeve? -- joy beeson at comcast dot net The above message is a Usenet post. I do... Read more »

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 »

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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 »



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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »