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Does anyone have a Singer 10uj13 serger sewing machine that can help me wit...


January 25, 2020, 7:49 am

A friend gave me this machine and it is now not overlocking, both needles k eep coming unthreaded. I have the tension loose on all 4 threads, have trie d adjusting the tension and they still unthre... Read more »

Elna Supermatic Flywheel not tightening


January 22, 2020, 12:35 am

Hi, I have an old Elna Supermatic. It was fully serviced then put into sto rage for a bit, now I have set it up again the Flywheel isn't tightening in order to run properly. When I hold the larg... Read more »

3 to 4 years boy Night suit pattern drafting


January 4, 2020, 9:38 am

Hello can someone help me and provide me pattern draffing of 3 to 4 years boy's night suit pattern drafting .so that i can print and make use of it for my grand son.Thanks ftrrs P.S. and would li... Read more »

We can meet at the weekend


December 21, 2019, 7:51 pm

Salut? Come on handsome? I want to have sex on the weekend. Write me here!!! ? https://vk.cc/a9YwWp ?? ??? Read more »

manual or how to thread riccar sewing machine model rw-7


November 25, 2019, 4:10 am

just got this sewing machine not sure how to thread it Read more »

Re: Yates American J170?


November 15, 2019, 5:17 am

I have a YA J-170. It is in excellent condition except the grooves in the speed positioning handle have worn down at the lower speeds, so the ball bearing slips out of place. I am unsure how or if th... Read more »

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 »

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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 »