Latest Sewing Discussions

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Jcpenny model # 7043
Trying to replace tensioner assembly
6 days ago
Janome MyLock 134D - Good or Bad?
I have owned my 134d for 21years and never had it serviced(regrettably) it stopped today and I am going to seek another one. It has been a great machine and doesn't do fancy stuff but sees beautifully...
1 week ago
Janome mylock 235 left needle issue
Hey, got a suggestion to try this forum from a friend as I'm out if clues as to what is happening with my overlocker. On the wrong side of the fabric my left needle stitches are being pulled into my r...
1 week ago 4
Singer 514 Stylist Thread Breaking
We've had an old Singer 514 Stylist in the basement for about a decade (received from my husbands mother, who got it from her mother, who got it from her mother). Recently brought it out to make masks...
4 weeks ago 1
Location of Dog feed lever
Have a Kenmore sewing machine Model 385.12618890 and cannot lower the dog feeder. Cannot find any type lever to accomplish this. If the feed dogs cannot be lowered, there was usually a little cover-pl...
4 weeks ago 4
Left most needle's thread does not sew when try to sew a 4 read coverstitch on my Juki MO735
I have been working all day to try and get my serger to stitch a 4 thread cover stitch and have nothing to prove it but most of all don't want to claim defeat. I have a JUKI MO-735 serger which I have...
1 month ago 4
For some reason I can't reply on my original post re Emily
Joan, Emily lived in the Houston area for many years. She lived with her son, Richard. If you want his email or home address is there some way I can contact you off group. I don't want you to put your...
1 month ago
"One more seam" syndrome
While getting ready for my nap, I noticed a nine-by-fourteen piece of gauze lying on the sewing machine and pinned the narrow ends together, but I did not stitch them. I have learned that when I sew "...
1 month ago 2
Sad News
Dear Sewing Friends, It'my sad duty to tell you that a long time member of the group, Emily Bengston past away on Saturday, April 6th. I received an email this morning from her son telling me of Emily...
1 month ago
How to thread a viscount 200
Can you help me thread Viscount 2000 sewing machine Here is a site to buy a manual. By the picture it looks like a standard machine with pretty standard threading.
1 month ago 1
Mask pattern
Wearing masks is all the rage now, and I've been thinking of making one so I'd be in fashion on the rare occasions that I venture out. But I don't have a mask to copy. The design is very simple: tear ...
2 months ago 21
Elna Star Series 62C
Hi Folks ; I just discovered some youtube videos for my favourite machine - the Elna "blue top". Including two 28 minute videos for changing the camstack gear. I've got a sweet Air Electronic that nee...
3 months ago
Does anyone have a Singer 10uj13 serger sewing machine that can help me with mine
A friend gave me this machine and it is now not overlocking, both needles keep coming unthreaded. I have the tension loose on all 4 threads, have tried adjusting the tension and they still unthread no...
4 months ago 3
Elna Supermatic Flywheel not tightening
Hi, I have an old Elna Supermatic. It was fully serviced then put into storage for a bit, now I have set it up again the Flywheel isn't tightening in order to run properly. When I hold the large outer...
4 months ago 1
3 to 4 years boy Night suit pattern drafting
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 ftrrs P.S. and would like if there is a...
4 months ago 1