Sewing Textiles - Main Page

Have a question or want to show off your project? Post it! No Registration Necessary.  Now with pictures!

Sewing Textiles Sewing: clothes, furnishings, costumes, etc.
Web, RSS and Social Media interface to rec.crafts.textiles.sewing
There are 5684 individual articles here that are part of 1042 discussions
Please see below the list of the most recent and the best rated articles in Sewing Textiles

The most recent discussions

Refurbish The Collection Of Your Store With The Best Womens Gym Shirts

December 15, 2017, 12:56 pm

Reputed manufacturers of women tees for gym wholesale, Gym Clothes is here with a collection of the same that is bound to impress. The shirts are constructed using the finest quality fabrics in the m... Read more »

19th century dye research in Glasgow

June 9, 2017, 10:05 am

Seen stuff like they're interested in?... if so let them know: ------------------------------... Read more »

Re: adjusting timing of hook on Pfaff 130

March 13, 2017, 5:40 pm

LOL! We no want pfuff hooks here. ************************************************************** NNTP-Posting-Host: Spammer is from Islamabad, Pakistan, what a shock! ************... Read more »

Re: WTD: Info on a Walton Celestial (516 MKIII)

October 11, 2016, 6:37 am

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I suspect Billie-Marie either found a manual at some point in the past 20+ years, or gave up. Read more »

Which button hole attachment fits a singer 306w

December 31, 2015, 3:50 am

I just purchased a beautiful black vintage Singer 306w. I am needing to find the correct button hole attachment that fits this specific model.. Can someone please help me? Read more »

Re: African American Counted Cross Stitch

June 7, 2015, 3:44 pm

In response to your request for African-American cross stitch, you may want to try found some of the most exquisite African-Americ an designs. I've purchased a few, adding them... Read more »

Creative Needle back issues available

May 28, 2015, 3:14 pm

I'm posting to let everyone know about a number of Creative Needle back iss ues and rare Collector's Editions I have. Creative Needle was a magazine th at specialized in smocking, handsewing, embro... Read more »

Problem with Janome 300e Presser foot/needle

May 3, 2015, 6:22 pm

Hi, I have had a Janome 300e for many years, most of which it has been packed away. I have recently decided its time to make use of the machine but when I turn it on it makes a hammering noise. The m... Read more »

Bernina 850 stitch bad

April 30, 2015, 4:34 am

I have an Industrie Bernina 850. It has been working great and all of a sudden the top thread did a whiplash motion and the backside of the stitch is very loose and loopy. I got a burr on the needle,... Read more »

I need a seamstress near Indianapolis who is proficient on Serger for swimw...

March 29, 2015, 9:45 am

I am starting a new business for swimwear. I have been unable to find a seamstress who can create the stitch, product I need. I need someone who can create the pattern and take orders for the produ... Read more »

Click here for other recent discussions »

The best rated discussions


seam guide for computerized sewing machines...

I just bought a Brother CS-6000i sewing machine from Wally World and while surfing the net I came to realize that you CANNOT use a magnetic seam guide on the computerized sewing machines! Can anyone... Read more »


what's the best sewing machine for teens & preteens?

I am looking for one for a 11 yr old that will last her a while. any recommendations? thanks Read more »


Canvas thread

I'm getting ready to play around with my walking foot Singer to make some awnings. What kind of thread should I get? I want strong, and UV resistant. Is this something available at a local store... Read more »


how to finish off

hello new to sewing ,how do i finish of a line once iv finished it so it doesnt undo on a sewing machine ,thanks ,i hope that makes sence to sombody please help . ------------------------------------... Read more »


Fabric stores in New York City

Hi fellow stitchers, I know this question has been asked in the past but stores come and go so I'd like up-to-date info. I'm going to NYC the week after Easter and would like to browse/shop at some q... Read more »


help with starter serger choice

Janome vs Brother vs White etc... Hi, I am considering a Brother 1034d serger through Amazon...with discounts and free shipping it's going to be $174. I have never used a serger before but I'm looki... Read more »


How do I tailor tack?

I am frustrated with pattern markings and getting them on both pieces of fabric. Saw a sewing program on tv and they used tailor tacks. they also used a special cotton thread from japan to do these.... Read more »


Best overlocker?

Please help. I know absolutely nothing about overlockers (or sewing for that matter) but I would like to buy one for my mother. Which is a good make, lots of extras etc. Any help will be greatly app... Read more »


half-moon windows

Does anyone have any ideas on how to go about making a curtain for a fairly large half-moon window? Are there any patterns available? Cindy Read more »


Need help with making pro wrestling gear

I have been a pro wrestler for the past 10 years and have decided rather than relying on others to make my gear (costumes) for me, I would like to make my own. I have done research on the internet co... Read more »