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Re: Pillow covers
David Scheidt wrote:
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I often pink AND serge.  Pinked edges are stable for just that  
little bit longer before starting to shred/unravel, making matching  
seam allowance edges that more precise.

Before I had a serger, pinking was a very useful edge finish, and  
cutting out with pinking shears saved one additional step, plus the  
1/8" deep "pinks" gave me a 1/2", 3/8" or 3/4" seam allowance,  
useful on many types of fabric.  Since I bought my first serger I  
almost always serge the pinked edge off on any seam allowance which  
will be "exposed" I just think it's a more finished look.  On lined  
garments I still leave the edges pinked unless the fabric really  
demands serging for stability.

As always, YMMV.

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Beverly
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Bet you thought I would never answer.  LOL.  Been rather ill.

Thanks for the information on the pinking shears!  


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Hope you're feeling much better.
Juno

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Le 15/02/2014 19:28, Juno a écrit :
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They look terrific. Pat your self on your back.

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Claire in Montreal FRANCE
www.claireowenperso.free.fr

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On 2/18/2014 6:32 AM, Claire in France wrote:
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  Thanks, Claire!

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The other day in the doctor's office, the lab lady had on a shirt with an  
extra pocket stitched over each frot pocket.  They were stitched at an angle  
with the "high" side being toward the center front and the low side an inch  
lower toward the side.  My usual pockets are a rectangle divided into 3  
parts.   I want to try the "new" idea on my next apron to have double  
pockets.  Just wanted to share!
Barbara in Florida ( 80 degrees )  



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On 2/18/2014 1:34 PM, Bobbie Sews more wrote:
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That sounds interesting.  Be sure to post some pix when you've done this.

I find that I am using pockets more and more.  It's better for me to put  
my wallet and cell phone in a pocket when I go to the store than it is  
for me to carry a purse.  I found a hunting vest on sale that I bought  
for this purpose, too.  That takes care of a few Kleenex and my keys as  
well.
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Joanne
stitches @ singerlady.reno.nv.us.earth.milky-way.com
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Re: Pillow covers
On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:34:23 -0500, "Bobbie Sews more"

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My pants pockets always have a small patch pocket inside.  It was
originally a "watch pocket"; pocket watches have gone the way of the
dodo, but there are often small things I want to find without taking
everything out.  I also put a patch pocket on the outside of the
pocket, which I call a "passport pocket"; I usually use that for large
bills or a debit card.

http://roughsewing.home.comcast.net/~roughsewing/BROADJPG/POCKETS.JPG

The pieces in the picture are to be folded in half to form the
pockets.

Nowadays I catch one side of the "watch pocket" in the side seam, but
I haven't taken a photograph of that version.

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joy beeson at comcast dot net
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On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:34:23 -0500, "Bobbie Sews more"

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My pants pockets always have a small patch pocket inside.  It was
originally a "watch pocket"; pocket watches have gone the way of the
dodo, but there are often small things I want to find without taking
everything out.  I also put a patch pocket on the outside of the
pocket, which I call a "passport pocket"; I usually use that for large
bills or a debit card.

http://roughsewing.home.comcast.net/~roughsewing/BROADJPG/POCKETS.JPG

The pieces in the picture are to be folded in half to form the
pockets.

Nowadays I catch one side of the "watch pocket" in the side seam, but
I haven't taken a photograph of that version.

--  
joy beeson at comcast dot net

I usually sew my patch pockets in the side seam also.  I really like to have  
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Re: Pillow covers
:On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:34:23 -0500, "Bobbie Sews more"

:> The other day in the doctor's office, the lab lady had on a shirt with an  
:> extra pocket stitched over each front pocket.  They were stitched at an angle  
:> with the "high" side being toward the center front and the low side an inch  
:> lower toward the side.  

:My pants pockets always have a small patch pocket inside.  It was
:originally a "watch pocket"; pocket watches have gone the way of the
:dodo, but there are often small things I want to find without taking
:everything out.  I also put a patch pocket on the outside of the
:pocket, which I call a "passport pocket"; I usually use that for large
:bills or a debit card.

:http://roughsewing.home.comcast.net/~roughsewing/BROADJPG/POCKETS.JPG

:The pieces in the picture are to be folded in half to form the
:pockets.

:Nowadays I catch one side of the "watch pocket" in the side seam, but
:I haven't taken a photograph of that version.

into the side seam is how that pocket is done on jeans.  (and usally a
rivet on the othre corner.)

I find that my trousers all get holes in the right rfront pocket, from
my keys; also the trouser front right there is the first thing to wear
through.).  I've started making the bottom third of the pocket bag
fron double.  solves both problems with one stroke.   Next pair of
jeans I make, I'll line the back pockets as well, which solves the
next place holes appear.


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:On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:34:23 -0500, "Bobbie Sews more"

:> The other day in the doctor's office, the lab lady had on a shirt with an
:> extra pocket stitched over each front pocket.  They were stitched at an  
angle
:> with the "high" side being toward the center front and the low side an  
inch
:> lower toward the side.

:My pants pockets always have a small patch pocket inside.  It was
:originally a "watch pocket"; pocket watches have gone the way of the
:dodo, but there are often small things I want to find without taking
:everything out.  I also put a patch pocket on the outside of the
:pocket, which I call a "passport pocket"; I usually use that for large
:bills or a debit card.

:http://roughsewing.home.comcast.net/~roughsewing/BROADJPG/POCKETS.JPG

:The pieces in the picture are to be folded in half to form the
:pockets.

:Nowadays I catch one side of the "watch pocket" in the side seam, but
:I haven't taken a photograph of that version.

into the side seam is how that pocket is done on jeans.  (and usally a
rivet on the othre corner.)

I find that my trousers all get holes in the right rfront pocket, from
my keys; also the trouser front right there is the first thing to wear
through.).  I've started making the bottom third of the pocket bag
fron double.  solves both problems with one stroke.   Next pair of
jeans I make, I'll line the back pockets as well, which solves the
next place holes appear.


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Yeah David, it has been about 1 & 1/2 years since I wrote that message and I  
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